b. 1963 Artist CV
Portrait by Rich Huang
Li Chen was born in 1963 in Yunlin. He graduated from National Dajia Senior High School in 1981. He currently lives and works in Taichung. His selected solo exhibitions include: Being: In/Voluntary Drift – Li Chen Solo Exhibition (Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, 2017), Journey of Solitary Existence: Li Chen Ordinary People Debut Exhibition (Asia Art Center, Beijing, 2014), Chineseness–A Documentary Exhibition on Li Chen (Asia Art Center, Taipei, 2013), Li Chen 2013 Place Vendôme Premiere Solo Exhibition in Paris (Place Vendôme, Paris, 2013), Li Chen: Eternity and Commoner (Frye Art Museum, Seattle, 2012), Greatness of Spirit: Li Chen Premiere Sculpture Exhibition in Taiwan (National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, 2011), Li Chen: Mind．Body．Spirit (Singapore Art Museum, Singapore, 2009), Energy of Emptiness (Telecom Italia Future Centre, 52nd International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 2007). His selected group exhibitions include: The Return of Elegancy – Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition (Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, 2016), Rest on Water and Gargle with Stone – Chinese Contemporary Literati Arts (Asia Art Center, Beijing, 2015), Culture．Mind．Becoming (Palazzo Mora, 55th International Art Exhibition – 2003 La Biennale di Venezia), Spirit of the East II – Bridging (Asia Art Center, Beijing, 2010), Spirit of the East I- Accumulations (Asia Art Center, Beijing, 2008), China Onward: Chinese Contemporary Art, 1966-2006 (Israel Museum, Jerusalem;The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen). His artworks were collected in: Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts (Kaohsiung) and Olenska Foundation (Geneva).