Guang Yu Zhang

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About Guang-Yu Zang

Guang-Yu Zhang is currently based in Shanghai, China. In 2012 He received his BFA from Central Saint Martin’s College of Arts and Design, London.

Saatchi Art recognised Guang as one of their notable emerging artists and featured him in their ‘One to Watch’ list first. They also selected Guang as one of the” Best of 2014″. Guang was a finalist in the ArtGemini Prize exhibition in 2013 at London’s Rebecca Hossack Gallery, and was selected for the international emerging artists exhibition “Continental Shift” at the Saatchi Gallery in April, 2014. His works are displayed in the digital screens for the exhibition “Source Collage” at the Tate Britain in London in August, 2014.

Oriental inspiration takes on a Western twist. The mythical realm blurs the boundaries of reality. Guang’s work presented the aesthetic impression that produce by fusion of strong contrast elements, like the fusion of eastern and Western culture, integration of classical and modern art. He references a lot of Chinese classical art forms and elements, and expresses through the contemporary techniques and aesthetic way.

Exotic birds gaze across vibrant backgrounds, exploring rich vegetation and soft diffusions of bright hues. Tonal infusions drift across striking backgrounds, adding a dreamy element, almost like a splash of watercolors. Intricate patterns pay attention to even the smallest of details, creating a contemporary collage of contrasting feathers and mystical creatures. Eastern landscapes evolve with poignant motifs and bold brushstrokes, unleashing the imagination to explore a new and untouched world. An innovative mix of traditional elements of culture and travel, creating a fresh balance of texture and color.

 Solo Exhibitions

2016

Fashion salutes Art. Woolff Gallery, London, UK

Burst into Life.  Popsy Room, Hong Kong(SAR), China

2015

Mechanical Phantasy.  A Style Gallery, Hong Kong(SAR), China

2014

Secret Jungle. A Style Gallery, Hong Kong(SAR), China

 

Art Fairs

2017

Affordable Art Fair 2017 Singapore, Singapore,

Affordable Art Fair 2017 Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China,

2016

Affordable Art Fair 2016 Singapore, Singapore

Asia Contemporary Art Fair 2016, Hong Hong, China

2015

Affordable Art Fair 2015 Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China.

 

Group Exhibitions

2017

PHOTO X 2017 Finalists. Greenrooms Hotel, London, UK

3. Lemon Frame Art gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Timeless. Lemon Frame Art gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2016

Art in the City.  Chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Opening.  Lemon Frame Art gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Between Reality and Imagination. Lemon Frame Art Gallery at the Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

2015

Art light up Fashion.  Gallery Different, London, UK

2014

Source – August Texture and Collage.  Tate Britain, London, UK,

Continental Shift.  Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

ArtGemini Prize 2013.  Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, London, UK

2013

Open 2013. Bohunk Institute Galley, Nottingham, UK

Showcase City. Rich Mix London, London, UK

2012

70 Artists 7 Days.  Mile End Art Pavilion, London, UK

Summer Show.  Central Saint Martins, London, UK

2011

Shen-yang Art Fair. Shen-Yang, China

Very Un-kettle’s Yard.  Kettle’s Yard Gallery (House), Cambridge, UK

Dragons in the Lion’s Den. Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, London, UK


Collections

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Shark Series


Oriental Memories

Fictional Photography

 


Dreamland & Fairy Land


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