Xun Wang was born in Guizhou, China in 1990. She received her BA from the Art College of Xiamen University in 2013, and MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2018. Wang was majoring traditional Chinese painting when she was in college. As she makes the shift from two dimensional to three dimensional, she is looking to create works that resonate and blend content, form, material and environment. Now she works with a broad range of media, including installation, sculpture, drawing and painting. Wang has exhibited in the US and abroad including shows at 440 gallery in New York, and selected the Juror’s Choice Award. Xun Wang lives and works in New York.

EDUCATION

            2018     Rinehart School of Sculpture MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

            2016 Post-Baccalaureate, Fine Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

            2013 B.A, Painting and Drawing, Art College of Xiamen University, Fine Arts, Xiamen, China

                         Specialty: Traditional Chinese Painting

            2013 Summer Program, South Korea Department of Art, Inha University, South Korea


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 Baltimore LED Billboard, Baltimore, MD

            2018     Small Works Show, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

            2018 Illumination In the Black Box, Novado Gallery, New Jersey, NY

            2018 Untitled, MICA Grad Show, Baltimore, MD

            2018 Vicinus, Broadmead, Baltimore, MD

            2017 Documented, Fox 3 Gallery, Baltimore, MD

            2017 Juried Show, T Sheila & Richard Riggs Gallery, Baltimore, MD

            2016 Round & Round, T Sheila & Richard Riggs Gallery, Baltimore, MD

            2016 MICA Grad Show, Space Camp, Baltimore, MD

            2013 Thesis Show, Sandao Museum, Xiamen, China

            2013 Excellent Student Exhibition, Gaoxiong University Gallery, Taiwan

            2012 Traditional Chinese Painting Exhibition, Gaoxiong University Gallery, Taiwan

            2012 Traditional Chinese Painting Exhibition: 12/9 Revolution Anniversary, Sanjiacun,Gallery, Xiamen, China

             2011 Unexpected in Space: Public Installation Show, Main Building No.2; Science And Biology Building,

Xiamen University, Xiamen, China

            2010 Figure Painting Exhibition, Library Gallery, Xiamen, China

            2010 Drawing Exhibition, Library Gallery, Xiamen, China


SELECTED PRESS

           2018 Small Works Show, 440 Gallery

           2018 Small Works Show, Patch

           2018 Illuminating the Darkness, Beijing Review

           2018 Illuminating in the Black Box, The China Press

           2018 Another Possibility in the Black Box, Sina China

           2018 MICA Graduate Community, Vicinus, Maryland Institute College of Art

           2017 First Year Juried Show 2017, Maryland Institute College of Art

           

SELECTED AWARDS

           2018 Juror’s Choice Award, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

        2016-18 Rinehart School of Sculpture Merit Scholarship, MD

        2015-16 MICA Merit Scholarship, MD

           2013 Outstanding Graduate Scholarship, Xiamen, China

           2012 Outstanding Volunteer, Art College of Xiamen University, Xiamen, China


ARTIST TALK

           2018 Vicinus, Broadmead, Baltimore, MD

           2016 MICA Grad Show, Space Camp Gallery, MD