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|Xu Min was born in 1945 and is originally from Shanghai, China. After graduating from the Nanking Industrial Arts School, he continued to study Chinese painting at the Ling Nan Art School in Hong Kong. |
For three decades, he has resided respectively in Xinjiang, Hong Kong, Australia, Taiwan and Canada. He has participated in over twenty solo and joint exhibitions in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, Japan, France, the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, the USA and Canada. He has also won the Asian Modern Arts Exhibition Award and achieved numerous prizes for his works.
1945 Born of a Family of Arts Collectors in Shanghai, China
1968 Graduated from the Nanking Industrial Arts School,Painting in the Xinjiang Province in China for many years
1980 Studied at the Ling Nan Arts School in Hong Kong
1981 Solo exhibition at the City Hall, Hong Kong. Immigrated to Sydney, Australia
1984 Solo exhibition at the Yang Tzu Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1985 Personal Exhibition at Asia Center, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Solo exhibition at Hua Kong Museum, Chinese Cultural University, Taipei. Solo exhibition at Kong Change Gallery, Taipei
1986 Immigrated to Vancouver, Canada
1988 Solo exhibition at University of British Columbia Exhibition Pavilion, Vancouver, Canada
1990 Solo exhibition at the Victoria State Bank Gallery in Australia. Solo exhibition at the China Television Services Arts Center, Taipei
1992 Solo exhibition at the Asian Arts Center, Taipei
1993 Solo exhibition at the Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
1994 Solo exhibition at the J.P. Art Gallery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Solo exhibition at the Genius Art Center, Taipei; Solo exhibition at the Manila Hotel, Philippines; Solo exhibition at the Jing Dian Art Center, TaiNan
1995 Solo exhibition at the Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan; Taipei Art Fair International
1996 Auction at the Heritage Arts in Taipei, Taiwan. Taipei Art Fair International.
1997 The Auction of Oil Paintings by Chinese Artists in Hong Kong. The Fifth International Fine Art in Singapore. Solo exhibition in Taiwan
1994 Auction at the Heritage Arts in Taipei, Taiwan.
1999 Spring Auction, Outstanding Twentieth Century Paintings in Taipei. Personal Exhibition at Linda Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2000 Solo exhibition at Shoreman Art International, Taipei
2001 Solo exhibition at New City Arts Gallery, Taipei
2002 Solo exhibition Linda Gallery at Singapore.
2003 Solo exhibition at HaiShang, Shan Art Centre, Shanghai. Solo exhibition at Redstar Culture Hotel, Hang Zhou. Solo exhibition in HangZhou, China.
2004 Solo exhibition at Howe Street Gallery of Fine Art, Vancouver, BC.; Solo exhibition in 99 Art Center, Taipei, Solo exhibition in 99 Art Center; Solo exhibition in Art Gallery of Women Technology College, Tainan; Solo exhibition in Art Gallery of Women Technology College; Solo exhibition at HaiShangShan Art Centre, Shanghai
2005 Solo exhibition at Howe Street Gallery of Fine Art, Vancouver, BC .Solo exhibition at HaiShangShan Art Centre, Shanghai; Solo exhibition in 99 Art Center, Taipei
1965-2006 Participated in more than thirty joint arts exhibitions in U.S.A Canada, Japan, France, and Australia. Recipient of Asia Modern Arts Exhibition award, Japan and other two international Arts Exhibition awards.
Submitted by Mark Lewis, whose source is the Chinese Canadian Artists Federation of Vancouver.
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