SANG Huoyao

Sang Huoyao, born in Zhejiang Province, China in 1963, currently lives and works in Beijing. He completed his master degree of Chinese Painting from Chinese National Academy of Arts, and currently works as a member of the Artistic Creation Steering Committee in Chinese National Academy of Arts, the vice-president of China National Academy of Painting and a National First-Level artist. Adding to this multi-varied background is also his experience as a researcher in the “Wu Guanzhong Research Center” in Tsinghua University.

Significant Solo Exhibitions: “The World is Square: Affective-Imagoism – Art Exhibition of Sang Huoyao” (Asia Art Center, Ningbo, 2021), “Affective-Imagoism: Artworks by Sang Huoyao” (Asia Art Center, Beijing, 2020), “Affective-Imagoism: Sang Huoyao’s Works Exhibition” (Long Museum, Shanghai, 2019), “The Cosmic Spirit – Sang Huoyao Hangzhou Solo Exhibition” (Renke Art Gallery, Hangzhou, 2018), “Sang Huoyao Solo Exhibition –  Horizons of the Mind” (Museum of Contemporary Arts, Singapore, Singapore, 2018), “Chaos-Exhibition of Sang Huoyao’s works” (National Art Museum of China, Beijing, 2017), “Poetic Encounters – Itinerant Exhibition of Sang Huoyao’s works” (Hongchuan Museum of Modern Art, Qingzhou, 2017), “Poetic Encounters- Sang Huoyao’s Works Exhibition” (Weifang Museum, Weifang, 2017), “Universe Within – Works of Sang Huoyao 1/2 Show” (Fuyan Commune, Beijing, 2017), “Sang Huoyao’s Dialogue with Stephen Exhibition” (Epoch Art Museum, Wenzhou, 2016), “Sang Huoyao and Rothko: Breathing Tone” (Renke Art Gallery, Hangzhou, 2016), “Edge of Time – Sang Huoyao’s Solo Exhibition” (Fuyan Commune, Beijing, 2016), “Jing Xiang – Sang Huoyao Solo Exhibition” (Alioth Art Gallery, Shanghai, 2016), “Cloud – Sang Huoyao Art Work Exhibition” (Henglu Art Museum, Hangzhou, 2016), “Peach Blossoms on the River – Sang Huoyao Jing Xiang Ink Painting Exhibition” (Hwa’s Gallery, Shanghai, 2014), “On the River -Sang Huoyao Jing Ink Painting Exhibition” (Renke Art Gallery, Hangzhou, 2014), “Jing Xiang – Sang Huoyao Art Works Exhibition” (Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, 2013), “Jing Xiang – Sang Huoyao Art Works Exhibition” (Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, 2012), “Universal Tour – Solo Exhibition of Sang Huoyao” (Today Art Museum, Beijing, 2011), “Jing Xiang – Solo Exhibition of Sang Huoyao” (Soka Art Centre, Taipei, 2010), “Half A Day’s Leisure – Jiang Xiang, Solo Exhibition of Sang Huoyao” (Soka Art Center, Taipei, 2009)

Group Exhibition: “Ink Painting on Going: 2000 – 2019” (Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, 2020), “Narration of Times: Shandong Art Museum Collection Highlights” (Shandong Art Museum, Jinan, 2020), “Chinese National Academy of Arts Group Exhibition” (National Art Museum of China, Beijing, 2019), “Ink and Things” – The Second Biennial Exhibition of Wuhan Ink Art (Wuhan Art Museum, Wuhan, 2019), “Similarities and Diversities in Symbiosis – China & CEEC Contemporary Art Exhibition” (Sofia Chinese Cultural Center, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2018), “The 4th Biennale of China National Academy of Painting” (National Art Museum of China, Beijing, 2018), “2015-2016 Art Creation Exhibition of Chinese National Academy of Arts” (National Art Museum of China, Beijing, 2016), “Annual Review Exhibition of China Contemporary Ink Painting 2015-2016” (Today Art Museum, Beijing, 2016), “Chinese Color”(Asia Art Center, Beijing, 2015), “Contemporary Ink Art Evolution Itinerant Exhibition”(Inside-out Art Museum, Beijing; Brussels, Belgium; Chicago, USA, 2015), “Infra-Mince Realm-Painting to Painting: Mountains, Rivers and Landscape” (Mingyuan Art Museum, Shanghai, 2015), “Art and City Theme Exhibition”, The 10th International Contemporary Art Biennale (Florence, Italy, 2015), “Ethereal Dimness: New Ink Painting Invitational Exhibition” (Nanjing Avant-garde Contemporary Art Center, Nanjing, 2014), “Asia Contemporary Art Group Exhibition” (Today Art Museum, Beijing, 2012), “Asia Contemporary Art Exhibition” (Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, 2012), “Asia Contemporary Art Group Exhibition” (Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2011), “Collateral Event of Chinese Art” at the 54th Venice Art Biennale (Venice, Italy, 2011), “Chinese Ink Painting Art Exhibition” in Russian-Chinese Cultural Festival (Moscow, Russia, 2008)

Public Collections: National Museum of China (Beijing), National Art Museum of China (Beijing),  Today Art Museum (Beijing), Shanghai Art Museum (Shanghai), Long Museum (Shanghai), Guangdong Museum of Art (Guangzhou), Zhejiang Art Museum (Hangzhou), Shandong Art Museum (Ji’nan).


Spring Breeze



This Year

Light of Mind



Mist in the Mountain

No Obstacles


Indefinite Landscape

Understanding of Life




Land of Peach Blossoms


Beyond the Sky

Fulfilled Wish

Words Fall Through Me

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