Born in Herbing, heilongijang, North China, in 1970
Lives and works in Beijing

Education

1996
Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, Painting Department
1990
Graduate of the Department of Fine Arts at the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Northeast China


Awards/distinctions

2011
Leader in Art,  Fashion Weekly
Creative Award, Max Mara

2010
The Most Influential Participants Of Chinese Art, AAC Artists Association of China
Winner of "Annual Contribution Award",
Hotspot
The Annual Young Artist, Annual Convention of Chinese Art Critics
Shu-Fang Hsiao Art Fund Award for Outstanding Female Artist, Wu Zuoren International

2001
Leader in Art, Fashion Weekly
Creative Award, Max Mara
The Most Influential Participants Of Chinese Art, AAC Artists Association of China

1998                                                                                                                                     
Women in the Art Society Award
, Comité "Century Women" Foundation of Fine Arts

Solo exhibitions
2014
Destiny of A Life Time, Today Art Museum, Beijing

2013
IU - You & Me, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou, China

2011                                                                                                      
Existential Emptiness
, Kiang Projects, Atlanta, USA
Discourse on Inner Humanity Tankloft
, contemporary art center, Chonqin, China
Existential Emptiness, Blindspot gallery, Hong Kong

2010                                                                                                                    

Cui Xiuwen, Galerie Dix9 hélène Lacharmoise, Paris
Existential Emptiness EKFA, New York
Today Art Museum, Beijing
Existential Emptiness, Tina Geng Gallery, Taiwan
Reshaping History - Chinese Art from 2000 to 2009, Dutch Cultural Center,
World Expo, Shanghai, China
Trans-realism, Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Christie's Rockefeller Center, New York

2007
Quarter? relocated, Firenze, Italy
Angel Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy


2006
Cui Xiuwen - DF2 Gallery, Los Angeles. USA
Cui Xiuwen- Marella Gallery, Italy and Beijing


Group exhibitions (selection)

2013  
                                                                                                               
La route bleue, Fondation Boghossian, Brussels, Belgium
Passage to History, Biennale de Venise, Arsenal Nord, Italy
UFO? , Museum of site (MOST), Hong Kong, China
The Evolution, exposition d?ouverture de l'ACAC, Avant-Garde Contemporary Art Center, Nankin, China
Leader of the contemporary, AAC et Today Art Museum, Beijing
Landscape, Fotomuseo, 5eme Biennale de la Photographie, Bogota, Colombia

2012
Phoenix Symphony : Female Contemporary Arts, Tree Art Museum, Song Zhuang, Beijing
Looking Away
: Contemporary Art, Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Omen New Chinese Art, Shanghai Art Museum, China
Female condition, Maison de la Chine, Paris
Dust from the Heart: Five Female Artists And Their Journeys, PealLam Galleries, Hong Kong
Magnanimity : Collection of Untypical Works, White Box Art Museum, Beijing
Coming Back, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Shang Hu Flowing Art Museum, Beijing
TransMedia Art&Fashion Exhibition, Shanghai Sculpture Space, Shanghai
Fashionable Climax,the 1st Feminist Art Exhibition, Enjoy Museum, 798 Art District, Beijing
Women's forum, Deauville, France
Scenes from Within: Contemporary Art from China, Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA, USA
Twenty Years of China?s Visual Arts, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Changing Vistas : Creative Duration, Biennale de Chengdu, China

2011                                                                                                                  
An Ode to Discernment, Eli Klein Fine Art, New York
Window in the Wall, Pearl Lam Fine Art, Shanghai
Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China, Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Scenes from Within: Contemporary Art from China, Georgia College, Milledgeville, USA
Twenty Years of China's Visual Arts, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Changing Vistas : Creative Duration, Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu, China
Video Series : Video Art from the New China, The Paul J. Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA

2010
Trans-Realism, Christie's Rockefeller Center, New York
What is Art, Times Art Museum, Beijing
Reshaping History - Chinese Art from 2000 to 2009, Dutch Cultural Center, Exposition Universelle Shanghai
See From the Movie: The Mark of Contemporary Modern Art and its Construction, Contemporary Art Center, Shenzhen, China

2009                                                                                                             
China: the contemporary Rebirth, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
Real life-Fairy Tales, Beyond Art Space , 798 Art District Beijing, China
Enantiomorphous - art of Female, White Box Museum of Art, 798 Art District Beijing
Paradise Lost, Funart space , 798 Art District Beijing
The Home Court, White Box Museum of Art, 798 Art District Beijing
Translucence - Female Contemporary Art from China, La Centrale Electrique, Bruxelles, Belgium
Collision - Experimental Cases of Contemporary Chinese Art, China Central  Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Beijing
The Fourth Chengdu Biennale, Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, China
Xun Dao - Searching for Spirituality in Contemporary Chinese Art, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York
Talk Statement - Contemporary art exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Taiwan
19 games, exhibition of T Art Center., Beijing
I have a dream : an international tribute to Dr.Martin Luther King.Jr - Carriage House Center for the Arts, New York

2008                                                                                                                 
Modern Times 2008, Hangil Gallery, Korea
Landscape Topology - The Inaugural exhibition of Magee Art Gallery, Beijing
The Evolution of Concept, 798 Space, Beijing
Reincarnated Flesh/Trangressive Body - Chinese and German artists group exhibition, Tape Club Art Centre, Berlin
Ongoing.Women, Mozen Art Museum, Beijing
Our Future : Guy & Myriam Ullens Collection, UCCA, Beijing
China Gold Exhibit, Maillol Museum, Paris, France
55 Days in Valencia Chjnese Art Meeting, IVAM Valencia, Spain
Free Zone, BSI Art Collection, Lugano, Switzerland
4 Triennale der Photographie, Art China Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Deep Breath-19 Samples of Chinese Contemporary Female Artists, Creek Art, Shanghai
Bizarr Flavor, Leehwaik Gallery, Séoul, Korea
Let's consume!, Xin Dong Cheng Space for Contemporary Art, Beijing
The Metamorphosing Female - Female artists exhibition, Osage, Shanghai
Time-Lag:: the new force of Chinese contemporary art, Opening Exhibition of Magee Art Gallery, Madrid

2007                                                                                                             
China Lady, Galeria Moriarty, Madrid, Spain
China is close
, Arts Building, Naples, Italy
The power of the universe - an exhibition of the Frontier of Contemporary Chinese Art, Asia Art Center, Beijing
Premonition, J&Z, Shenzhen, China
China-Facing Reality, MUMOK, Modern Kunst Museum, Vienne, Autria
China New Media Arts Exhibition, Bundeskanzleramt - Kunst, Vienne, Austria
Today's Documents, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Floating-New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
The Third Chengdu Biennale, Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, China
China Under Construction - Contemporary Art from the People's Republic, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, USA
The Thirteen: Chinese Video Now, John Harsard gallery, Southampton, GB
Transform of Dragon - Independent photography and video exhibit, 798 Art Festival, Beijing
Thermocline of Art, KM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
Engagements and Estrangements:Video Art from China, Toronto, Canada
Gana Photo Festival, Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Artist in the wonderland, The Baltic Sea Cultural Centre, Gdansk, Poland
China Square, New York
The Screen-Eye or the New Image - 100 videos to rethink the world, Casino Luxembourg
Historias Interrumpidas, Video Art Exhibition, Valencia, Spain
Zoom on China, Group show on Chinese photography, Vanvitelliano Brescia, Italy
Milan MiArt Exhibition, Italy
Art now Shanghai, Beijing Art Now gallery, Shanghai Station, Shanghai

2006                                                                                                                       
Festival international de photographie, Séoul, Korea
Between Past and Future - New Photography and Video from China, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham NC, USA
Woman in a society of double-sexuality, Bangkok, Thailand
IDAA International Digital Art Award, Qut Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia
Seoul International Photography Fetival, Korea
Plato and his seven spirits, OCT Contemporary art terminal, Shenzhen, China
Russia international photography art festival, Moscou, Russia
Jianghu-Tour, Exhibition of Chinese Art in Europe and America, New York
The Thirteen: Chinese Video Now, PS.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
Between the observer and the observed, Lian Zhou International Photography Annual Exhibit, Guangdong, China
Post Nora, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Passion and Force, Beijing Ren Club, Beijing
5×7, the first PingYao Photo Biennial, Pingyao, China

2005                                                                                                              
Art
: what was make-believe has become true - Plato and It's Seven Genius Exhibit, OCT Contemporary Art Centre, Shenzheng, China
ElectroScape, International New Media Art Exhibition, Zhengda Art Museum, Shanghai
Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Guangdong, China
Between Past and Future : new Photography and Video from China, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
The Second Triennial Of Chinese Art - Archaeology of the future, Nankin, China
Second biennial for video art contour, Mechelen, Belgium
Always to the Front-China Contemporary Art, Guandu Art museum, Taipei
Techno-orientalism, Tokyo Gallery, Beijing-798
Body temperature - Invoking the legacy of Hans Christian Anderson through Chinese Contemporary Art
Cloud Rain, Beijing Art Now Gallery
Loft Of Language, Three quarters Gallery, Beijing
Vehicle & Mirror, Beijing New Art Projects
Produce clouds with one turn of the hand and rain with another, Contemporary Art Exhibition", TS1 Contemporary Art Center, Beijing

2004                                                                                                              
Untitled : Julia Loktev
- Julika.- Cui xiuwen, Tate Modern, Londres, UK
Between Past and Future - New Photography and Video from China, International Center of Photography and Asian Society, New York.
Cui Xiuwen - Kan Xuan" ? a dual-video exhibition, CAPC , Bordeaux, France
Out the Window-Spaces of Distraction, The Japan Foundation forum, Tokyo
Spellbound Aura - the new vision of Chinese photography, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
China - the body everywhere? Musée d?art contemporain, Marseille, France
The 11th Nippon International Performance Art Festival, Japan

2003                                                                                                          
GuangYIN, offiCina, Viterbo/Rome, Italy
New zone chinese art, the Zacheta national gallery, Poland
City_net Asia 2003, Seoul Museum, Korea
Alors. la Chine ? , Centre Pompidou, Paris
Prague Biennale 1 - peripherles become the center, Prague, Tchek republic
Guangyin, Viterbo, Italy
Out of red, Marella gallery, Milan, Italy
Everyday-contemporary art from China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Denmark
The first Israel international Image biennale, Israel

2002                                                                                                              
The first Guangzhou triennial, Guangzhou, China
Under_Construction, the Japan Foundation Asia Center, Tokyo
C?est pas du cinema, Le Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains, France
The 2nd women?s art festival, Seoul women?s Community center, Korea
Run jump crawl walk, the high seas art center, Beijing
Sorry for inconvenience, Project 304, Bangkok, Thailand

2001                                                                                                           
Dialogue-Others, Bari city museum, Italy
Made in China, Ethan Cohen fine arts, New York
Dialogue with Dali, France Gallery, Shanghai
Beijing with Contradiction, Oulu city art museum, Finnish Museum of Photography, Finland
Up- Rice, Museum of site most, Hong Kong House for the arts - Singapore. arts café - the National Art Gallery Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Wha Shang art district.Taipei - rail warehouse Chiayi.BASH (Beijing art gas station)
Constructed Reality, Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Center.
Cross-Pressure, Chinese Photography and Video Art Exhibit, Art Station, Beijing
China-Germany New Media Art Week, Zang Ku New Media Art Centre, Beijing

2000
Post-Material, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing
Australia New-Media Exhibition, Australia New Media Art Department
Back Substance Video Exhibit, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing
About me, New Vision Gallery, Shanghai
News Today?s, Art Commune, Hong Kong

1999                                                                                                             
Difference of surprise, Siren art studios exhibition, Ryder Art Center, Beijing

1998                                                                                                         
Century
. Women art exhibition, Outlying show, Beijing
Gender Platform, TEDA Art Museum, Tianjin, China
Sense & Sensibility, Schoeni gallery, Hong Kong.


1997
Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Shanghai Art Museum
Urban personality Art exhibition portfolio, Chengdu, China