YIFENG TAN . BIO & CV



EDUCATION

1993    Graduate Diploma of Art, Canberra School of Art, Institute of the Arts, ANU

1995    Associate Diploma of Art, Canberra School of Art, Institute of the Arts, ANU

1991-95     Associate Diploma of Art, Canberra School of Art, Institute of the Arts, ANU

1984-86     Associate Diploma of Art, Nanjing Teacher’s University

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014     Drawing Four dimension art space. Beijing.

2014     Heaven and Apple Australian National University ,Canberra .  Australia

2012     Eight Gods Cruise sea, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China

2010    Yifeng Tan's New Paintings,Jackman Gallery, Melbourne, Australia. Australia.

2010    Yifeng Tan's New Paintings & Sculptures, Artimagrs Gallery, Adelaide, Australia.

2009    Eight Gods Cruise sea, Jackman Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

2009    Inspiration, Solander Gallery, Canberra, Australia.

2009    floating Yifeng Tan's solo show, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China.

2008    Yifeng Tan's New Paintings, Paddington Contemporary, Sydney. Australia.

2007    Apples Series Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai. China

2007    Yifeng Tan’s New Paintings, Prints, Impression on Paper Gallery, Canberra.

2005    China Landscape Stephanie Buie Fine Art. Canberra.

2004    Big Sky Stephanie Burns Fine Art.

2003    New Directions Contemporary Art Space, Canberra

2003    Yifeng Tan’s painting, Stephanie Burns Fine Art, Canberra

2003    Fishermen Span Gallery, Melbourne

2002    Yifeng Tan’s painting, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney. Australia.

2002    Collection Room, Stephanie Burns Fine Art, Canberra.

2001    Across the Fence, Canberra Museum and Gallery, Canberra.

2000    Across the Fence, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney, Australia.

2000    Football Field, Tin Sheds Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

1999    Drawing and Painting, Spiral Arm Gallery, Canberra, Australia.

1999    In and Out, AAAA Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

1993    Chinese Brush Painting Exhibition in Graphix Brasserie, Canberra.

1989    Yifeng Tan Solo Art Exhibition, Nanjing, China.

1988    Yifeng Tan Solo Art Exhibition, Harbin, China.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013    Baimiao Project  Baimiao  Village. songzhuang. Beijing. China

2013    Not Strangers Huandao Art Gallery. Songzhuang. Beijing. China

2012    Now Four dimension art space. Beijing. China.

2012    The First Contemporary Art “weibo” Exhibition. Songzhuang Art Gallery. Beijing. China

2010    Crossover International Contemporary Art, Sunshine International Art Museum, Beijing, China.

2010    Comings and Goings Chinalink Gallery, Sydney,  Australia.

2009    Coming Home Lin Da Gallery, Beijing, China.

2009    Important Australian artist show, Solander Gallery, Canberra, Australia.

2008    Southern Skies- Chinese Artists in Australia, Australia Embassy Beijing, China.   

2008    Art Warehouse East district art, Songzhoang, Beijing, China.

2008    From Mao To Now. Newlington Art Gallery. Sydney. Australia.

2007    International Contemporary Art. Front Art Gallery. Beijing. China.

2007    Living in Songzhuang. Songzhuang Art Gallery. Beijing. China.

2007    Songzhuang Contemporary Art Traveling Exhibition.

2007    Huan Tie times Art. Beijing. China.

2007    Duolun Museum of Modern Art. Shanghai. China.

2007    Eastern Modern Art Gallery.  Jining. China.

2007    Art Gallery of Lu Xun Arts University. Shenyang.China.

2006    Sulman Art Prizes, NSW Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2006    Our Biennale Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney.

2006    Art On The Rocks, Rockes, Sydney.

2004    Two Artists Show Bark Modern Art, Hong Kong.

2004    Represented, Sydney Affordable Art Show, Stephanie Burns Fine Art.

2004    Represented, Melbourne Affordable Art Show, Stephanie Burns Fine Art.

2003    Paint A Brighter Future Sotheby’s Australia, Sydney.

2003    Canberra Art Prize, Italo Australian Club, Canberra

2003    Individual Artist, Sydney Affordable Art Show.

2002    5 @ 5  Exhibition, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne.

2002    Unsaid: The Spiritual in Art, Stephanie Burns Fine Art, Canberra.

2002    Canberra Art Prize, Italo Australian Club, Canberra

2001    Exhibition 124A, Michael Carr Art Dealer, Sydney.

2001    Canberra Art Prize, Italo Australian Club, Canberra.

2000   The Hutchins Art Prize, The Hutchins School, Tasmania.

2000   The Real Thing at the Contemporary Art Space, Canberra.

2000   National Works on Paper, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria.

2000   The Hutchins Art Prize, The Hutchins School, Tasmania.

1993     Printmaking Art Exhibition at the MACHIDA CITY MUSEUM OF GRAPHIC ART, Tokyo.

1993    Graduate Exhibition, Canberra School of Art Gallery, ACT

1992    Graduate Exhibition, Drill Hall Gallery, ACT.

1992    BITE, Studio One Gallery, ACT.

1992    PRINT EXHIBITION, Foyer Gallery, Canberra School of Art.

1984    Printmaking Art Exhibition in Japan, an Exchange Event Organized through Tan Che Printmaking Association.

1984    Exhibition in the National Culture Palace, Beijing.

1979    Exhibition in the Nanjing City Art Exhibition

1980    Exhibition in the Nanjing City Art Exhibition

1981     Exhibition in the Nanjing City Art Exhibition

1982    Exhibition in the Nanjing City Art Exhibition

1983    Exhibition in the Nanjing City Art Exhibition

1984    Exhibition in the Nanjing City Art Exhibition

1985    Exhibition in the Nanjing City Art Exhibition

1986    Exhibition in the Nanjing City Art Exhibition

1987    Exhibition in the Nanjing City Art Exhibition

1988    Exhibition in the Nanjing City Art Exhibition

 

AWARDS

2003    The Winner of Canberra Art Prize, Oil Painting Award.

2001     Awarded Art ACT Grant, Canberra.

2000    Awarded Pat Corrigan Artist Grant, NSW, Australia.

1993     Emerging Artists Support Scheme, The National Recording Studio Group Award, Canberra.

1993     Scholarship, Canberra School of Art, ANU       

1992     Scholarship, Canberra School of Art, ANU

1991      Scholarship, Canberra School of Art, ANU

 

RESIDENCIES

2007 -2014    Artist in Residence at Songzhoang, Beijing, China.

2006 -2007    Artist in Residence at Megalo Printmaking Workshops, Canberra.

2004    Art Teacher at Brain Gym in Hawker College, Canberra College in Stirling Canberra.

2004    Art Teacher at Mawson Primary School in Mawson, Canberra.

1996 -2002    Art Teacher at Chinese School in Dickson College, Canberra.

1994    Teaching Chinese Brush Painting at Studio One, Canberra.

1986 -1989    Research & teaching at School of Fine Art in NanJing. Journey though Hu Nan, Hu Bei, Hei long Jiang, Jiang Shi, Shan Xi, Shan Dong, Mongolia, China.

1988    Artist in Residence at Culture of Railway Centre in Harbin, China.

1987    Visiting Artist at Culture of Folk Centre in Bei Jing and Culture of Railway Centre in Shang Hai, Hang Zhou,China.

 

COLLECTIONS

Beijing Songzhuang Art Gallery.

The Australia Prime Minister Hon Kevin Rudd MP.

The Australia Ambassador in Beijing Dr Geoff Raby.

Art Bank, Australia.

The Australian National University, Canberra.

National Recording Studio, Canberra.

Chun Sun Newspaper, Nanjing China.

Andrew Forrest Familiy Collection. Australia.

Janet Holmes a’ Court Familiy Collection. Australia.

Geoigina M. cainegie Familiy Collection. Australia.       

Private Collections throughout Australia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand , Paris, Singapore and USA.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013  Yifeng Tan, Heaven & Human Series (image). “Not Strangers” Huandao Art Gallery, Songzhuang. Beijing. China.  [catalogue]

2012    Dr Wang Yiyan, Chinese Studies, The University of Sydney. A Mountain Peak as the Portrait of an Artist. [Tan Yifeng’s art catalogue]

2012    Yifeng Tan, China bath, (image) The First Contemporary Art “weibo” Exhibition. Songzhuang Art Gallery. Beijing. China. [catalogue]

2012    Yifeng Tan, Heaven & Human Series (image). “Now”, Four dimension art space. Beijing. China. [catalogue]

2012    Yifeng Tan, "Eight Gods Cruise sea", Solo Exhibitions Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China. [catalogue]

2010    “Big Bowl Series” Today’s Art Circles, Beijing, China. [catalogue]

2009    Mark Opie, The Art of Yifeng Tan and Jackman Gallery, “Yifeng Tan 2009” Beijing, China. [catalogue].

2009    Sasha Grishin, “Whimsically”, The Canberra Times 1 September, 2009. Australia.

2008    Hon Kevin Rudd MP, Message From the Prime Minister of Australia, 

2008    Southern Skies - Chinese. Artists in Australia. [ catalogue].

2008    Dr Geoff Raby, Welcome from  Australia Ambassador to China, [catalogue].

2008    Dr Bruce Gordon Doar, Australia and China: Art and Frindship, an essay, Australia

2008    Southern Skies- Chinese. Artists in Australia. Beijing China. [catalogue].

2008    Catherine Croll, From Mao To Now. Newlington Art Gallery. Sydney. Australia. [catalogue].

2007    Helen  Musa, Etched impressions. The Canberra Times, Art & Entertainment, 26, January, 2007. Australia.

2007    Yifeng Tan “Apples Series” . Beijing  China [catalogue].

2007    Lyn Mills, Joys of new artistic life.  The Canberra Times, 29, January, 2007. Australia.

2006    Yifeng Tan, Big bowl (image). The Canberra Times, Art & Entertainment, 24                  November 2006. Australia.

2006    Yifeng Tan, Big bowl (image).Imprint. austrliainprint. ACT News. Canberra painter returns to printmaking, p.28. Australia.

2005    Sonia Barron, Cultures meet in art. The Canberra Times, 14 November 2005. Australia.

2004    Ron Cerabona, Study in contrasts. The Canberra Times, 29 April 2004. Australia.                                                   Local work on display, Chronicle, 4 May 2004. Australia.

2003    Yifeng Tan, Artistic Home … Canberra Times, 23 August 2003, Panorama. Australia.

2003    Sonia Barron, Tan’s ‘Fishermen Series’ catches the Imagination Canberra Times 20 August 2003. p. 16. Australia.

2003    Yifeng Tan, Fisherman series (image). The Canberra Times, 9 August 2003,Panorama: The Arts, p.19. Australia.

2003    Russell Smith, New Directions. Contemporary Art Space, Canberra [catalogue]. Australia.

2003    Sonia Barron, A highly personal graphic style. The Canberra Times, 7 July. Australia.

2003    Yifeng Tan, Red Apple, Wentworth Courier, Front cover of Lifestyle, 27 August. Australia.              

2003    Yifeng Tan, Red Apple. Art Almanac, Front cover. Australia.

2003    Emilyn Ang. Inspired by life. The Canberra Times, 26 June, 2003, p.6. Australia.

2002    Juan-Carlo Tomas. Critic’s Picks, Metro, Sydney Morning Herald 27June, P.27. Australia.

2001     Susan Acret. Yifeng Tan: “Shifting the goal posts”. Australia. [catalogue].

2001     Peter Haynes. Yifeng Tan: “Across the fence”. Canberra Museum and Gallery, Canberra. Australia. [Catalogue].

2001     Linda Shi. The social game. Canberra Chinese News, 15 February, p.3. Australia.

2001     Sonia Barron, Unease and quirky wit. Panorama, C. Australia.

2001     Ron Cerabona, Multicultural soup. The Canberra Times, 25 January, p.10. Australia.

2000    Lindsay Dumbar, Some coffee with that? December Art Monthly, Australia.

2000    Critic’s Picks, Metro, Sydney Morning Herald. 11 August, P.27. Australia.

2000    Linda Shi, Across the fence. The Chinese Herald (Sydney, Australia).  3 July Australia..

2000    Yifeng’s Football. The Independence Daily (Sydney, Australia). 26 June, p.4 Australia.

1999     Sonia Barron, Different perceptions of what we know to be real, Panorama, The Canberra Times. 24 July, P.15. Australia.

1999     Melissa Chiu, The Real Thing, catalogue introduction, Contemporary Art Space,   Canberra. Australia.

1999     Sonia Barron, Imagination and wit constantly intriguing.

1999     The Canberra Times, 17 May, P.10. Australia.

1999     Cassie Proudfoot, Ins and outs of painting.

1999     The Canberra Times, Time out magazine, 13 May, P.10. Australia.

1999     Helen Musa, Ex refugee’s recipe: Plate to palette.

1999     The Canberra Times, Panorama Magazine, 8 May, P.17. Australia.

1999     Art Beat, The Chronicle, 27 April, P.35.Canberra, Australia.

1994     Asian Art News, Vol. 4, P.63. Hong Kong.

1994     ‘Australien’, catalogue introduction, March, P.1 & 6.

1994     Prospectus, Visual Arts Graduate Program, P.26. Hong Kong.

1994     The Sunday Telegraph, 14 March, P.175. Australia.

1992     Bite, catalogue introduction, P.19-20. Australia. [catalogue].

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