b. 1969 Artist CV
Wang Shaoqiang, literary name After Hiil, born in 1969 in Shantou, Guangdong. Wang Shaoqiang is the current director of Guangdong Museum of Art. He is also a professor, doctoral advisor, and is honored as an expert by the State Council. He is concurrently a director of the Chinese Artists Association Vice President of Painting and Calligraphy Academy (Southern Branch) of China Central Institute for Cultural and History, and Vice Chairman of the Guangdong Artists Association. He is a member of the Steering Committee of Higher Education Ministry of Education, the Curatorial Committee of the Chinese Artists Association, the Academic Committee, the National Art Museum Professional Committee. He is also the Director of the Curatorial Committee and Executive Vice President of the Guangdong Museum of Art Association. His honors as an educator include being a researcher and doctoral advisor at the Chinese Academy of Art. He is the former Dean of the School of Visual Art and Design of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. As a curator, Wang helped planning the Guangdong Centennial Art Exhibition and is the chief planner and documentary curator of the 2017 Guangzhou Image Triennial, the 2021 Guangzhou Image Triennial, and the 6th Guangzhou Triennial. Other honors include being selected in 2008 as a development model, part of provincial tertiary education’s, “Thousand, Hundred, Ten Project” in Guangdong, and, in 2009, Wang was again selected as a cultivation inspiration for the same event. In 2013, he was named as an outstanding teacher of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. He is considered a leading cultural talent and was listed as a notable figure in the “Chinese Art Power List” twice in a row as well as within the “National Arts” list. Wang currently lives and works in Guangzhou.
Selected Solo Exhibitions: “Jade Treatment: Discussing the Impact of Wang Shaoqiang’s Art” (After Hill Art Center, Guangzhou, 2022), “Jade Treatment: Discussing the Impact of Wang Shaoqiang’s Art” (He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, 2021), “If Two, Then One: Wang Shaoqiang Solo Exhibition” (Asia Art Center, Beijing, 2021), “After Hill, Heart Flower” (Seven Trees Art Center, Guangzhou, 2021), “After Hill, Heart Chart – Wang Shaoqiang’s Exhibition” (Lin Quan Shan Fang of Hushang Magazine, Hangzhou, 2019), “‘After Hill – Solo Exhibition of Wang Shaoqiang’ Theme Exibition of Art Guangdong” (Guangzhou Liuhua Exhibition & Trade Center, Guangzhou, 2019)
Public Collections: The National Art Museum of China (Beijing), Guangdong Museum of Art (Guangzhou), Zhejiang Art Museum (Hangzhou), Shandong Art Museum (Jinan), Guan Shanyue Art Museum (Shenzhen), He Xiangning Art Museum (Shenzhen), Xi’an Art Museum (Xi’an), Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (Guangzhou)