Birth in China at 1968.

City of Residence: Burnaby, Canada

Immigrated to Canada in 2004 under the Outstanding Artists category

 

EDUCATION

1986-1989    Central Academy of Art and Design, Beijing, China

2008-2009    Traveled through Europe and Asia, Canada and the US for 

              independent art research 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012           Amelia Douglas Gallery, New Westminster, BC

2004           Arts in Progress, Ontario Gallery of Chinese Arts, Toronto


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018           Sculpture "The Visitor" acquired into Alpharetta Conference and Tourism Bureau Collection

                   "The Visitor" showed at the Miscellany Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Arts Alpharetta, Georgia

2016-18     Gallery Without Walls, Lake Oswego, Portland, Oregon – Nationally recognized Public     

                   Art Program

2016-17     Castlegar Sculpturewalk – Outdoor Public Art Exhibit

2015           Eastside Culture Crawl Open Studio Event, Vancouver

2015           Art in the Garden, North Vancouver Arts Council

2015           British Society of Portrait Sculptors, FACE 2015 Exhibit, London, UK

2015           Hot Art Wet City Gallery, Tribute to David Suzuki, Vancouver

2014           Bellwether Connect: Sculpture Exhibit, City of Bellevue, WA

2013           Eastside Culture Crawl Open Studio Event, Vancouver

2012           Eastside Culture Crawl Open Studio Event, Vancouver

2010           Deer Lake Art Gallery, Burnaby, British Columbia

2010           District Foyer Gallery, North Vancouver

2008           80 & Still Going Strong, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto

2008           Body Works, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto

2007           Joy, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto

2007           Concretely Complex, Arta Gallery, Distillery, Toronto

2007           Toronto Outdoor Show, Toronto City Hall

2007           East and West, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto

2007           Obsession, Richmond Hill Public Library, Ontario

2006           New Member Show, Canadian Sculpture Centre, Toronto

2006           Sculpture Bust Show, Markham Varley Art Gallery, Ontario

2005           Art Weekend of Toronto, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

2001           Fifth National Sports Art Exhibition, Provincial Gallery of GuangDong, China

1998           Chinese Huaihua Cup Mega game of the Environmental Sculpture,   Dalian

                   Museum, China

1997           Chinese Art Exhibit — Contemporary Sculpture Exhibit, Chinese National

                   Exhibit,    Beijing, China

1996           Third Chinese Arts Expo, Chinese National Exhibition Centre, Beijing, China  


 

MAJOR SCULPTURES

2014          Woman Washing Her Hair in the River, plaster

2013          Jim Green Portrait Sculpture, 8-foot statue, Fibreglass and acrylic paint

2012          Creation,  Fibreglass and acrylic paint, John Knox Christian School, Burnaby

2007          Pierre Trudeau Portrait Bust, bronze, Private Commission, Toronto

2006          Mr. Ng Portrait Bust, bronze, Private Collection, Toronto

2000          Monument to the Republic, Monumental sculpture to commemorate the

                  50th anniversary of the Shanghai Pioneer Pharmaceutical Company, Shanghai, China

1999          Mr. Zhoucheng Portrait Bust, bronze, Corporate Collection, Japan

1999          Mr. Makoto Portrait Bust, bronze, Sino-Japanese Friendship Association, Japan

1998          Mermaid and the Sea, large-scale brass relief, Qinhuangdao International Hotel,    

                  Hebei, Qinhuangdao, China

1997          Peace Through Friendship, copper plate relief, Peace Hotel, Qinhuangdao,

                  Hebei Province, China

1994          Monument to Electricity & Industry, Competition winner for monumental

                  sculpture, 28-meters high, stainless steel, Panyu City, Guangdong, China 

 


MEDIA AND PUBLICATIONS

2015          Sing Tao newspaper, Richmond, BC, Nov.

2015          Ming Pao newspaper, Richmond, BC, Nov. 4

2015         “On the go!” Vancouver Sculpture Studio on Shaw TV, May 27

2015         “Lecture and statue honour Jim Green”, Vancouver Sun, Feb. 28, p.A5

2013         “Interview with Xin Meng”, Ming Pao newspaper, Richmond, BC, Nov. 16

2000          Arts of Decorative Sculpture, Beijing 1998     SCULPTURE,  Beijing

1997          Chinese Art Exhibit — Contemporary Sculpture Exhibit, Beijing

1997         ’97 Chinese Sculpture, Beijing 

 

 

AWARDS

1998          China Sculpture Expo Gallery, Collection Sculpture Competition, Beijing

1998          Arts Talent Award of Across the Century Exhibit, Beijing

1997          Arts Talent Award of Across the Century Exhibit, Beijing

 


TEACHING

2015         Artist Mentor in the Master of Fine Arts program, Lesley University, Boston, MA

2012-2017.12  Private and group instruction at the Vancouver Sculpture Studio  

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2018-present    National Sculpture Society 

2006-2011        Sculptors’ Society of Canada

1996-2004        Academic Committee of Chinese Talent Research Association

1994-2004        Professional Sculpture Committees of Chinese National Arts and Crafts Society

1994-2004        Chinese Industrial Design Association

1993-2004        Chinese Minority National Arts Promotion Committee

 

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© 2016 By Nora Zhong