Lan Wang

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Watercolour on Canvas 40 x 40 cm
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Watercolour on Canvas 40 x 40 cm
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Lan Wang

王兰

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]Born in Beijing, China, 1953

Lives and works in Sydney

Wang Lan was born in Beijing and graduated with Bachelor of Art from The Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts in Shenyang, China in 1982 and Master of Art in 1989. She taught at The Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts from 1989 to 1991 before she migrated to Australia. She was awarded the Bronze Medal in the Chinese Sixth National Art Exhibition Prize in 1984 and the Silver Medal in the Chinese Seventh National Art Exhibition Prize in 1989. She had exhibited in the National Art Museum of China in Beijing, National Museum in Canberra, Petronas Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, and she had solo exhibitions in The Coventry Gallery in Sydney in 1993 and 1997.

Wang Lan had major commissions in 1997 for the mural, Our World, for Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick and in 2008 for the mural, Merdeka, in collaboration with renowned Chinese Australian artists Shen Jiawei and Wang Xu. Her work is in the collection of The National Art Museum of China, The Liaoning Museum, Shenyang, Heilongjiang Art Gallery, Harbin, The Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang and Sydney Children Hospital, NSW, Australia as well as in private collection in China, USA, Australia, Germany, Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong.

BIOGRAPHY

1953            Born in Beijing, China
1969-1976  Work as a farmer and part-time artist in the Great Northern Wilderness, China
1977-1981  Graduate Studies: Department of Print of The Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang, China
1982            Bachelor of Art
1982-1986  Teaching: The Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts
1985            Membership of the Chinese Artists’ Association
1986-1989  Post Graduate Studies: The Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts
1989            Master of Art
1989-1991  Teaching: The Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts
1991            Migrated to Australia
1992-1994  Part-time Artist, Sydney
1995 – Present Full-time Artist, Sydney

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1982    The Lu Xun Art Gallery, Shenyang, China
1989    The Lu Xun Art Gallery, Shenyang, China
1993    The Coventry Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1997    The Coventry Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2010    Art Atrium Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2001    to Present Bundeena Maianbar Art Trail open studio
2014    Art Atrium Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2017    Art Atrium Gallery, Sydney, Australia

MAJOR GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1976    Group Exhibition of Woodcut Prints, the Corps Gallery, Jiamusi, China
1977    Northeast China Prints Exhibition, the Heilongjiang Art Gallery, Harbin, China
1979    National Prints Exhibition, the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1980    National Youth Art Exhibition II, the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1983    Chinese Prints Exhibition, Berlin, East Germany
1984    National Art Exhibition VI, the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1985    National Youth Art Exhibition III, the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1986    National Prints Exhibition, the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1988    Mainland China Prints Exhibition, Taibei, Taiwan
1989    National Art Exhibition VII, the National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1991    Royal Art Show, Sydney, Australia
1992    Royal Art Show, Sydney, Australia
1993    Royal Art Show, Sydney, Australia
1993    Celebrating Sydney Art Exhibition, the Coventry Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1994    Asian Artists Group Exhibition, the Fire Station Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1994    Group Exhibition, the Hui Yi Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1995    Group Exhibition, the Hui Yi Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia
1998    Beyond China, the Campbelltown City Art Gallery, NSW, Australia
1998    Ten for Ten, the Kirribilli Neighborhood Centre, NSW, Australia
1998    Home Thoughts From Abroad, the Fairfield Regional Centre, NSW, Australia
1998    The AAP Bundeena Artists’ Exhibition, the AAP Centre, Sydney, Australia
1999    Sydney 1999, Sydney, Australia; Shanghai, China
1999    Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, Hazelhurst Art Gallery, Gallery 4A, Wollongong City Gallery and Project Centre,..Australia
2000    Sutherland Shire Art Exhibition, Hazelhurst Art Gallery, NSW Australia
2001    Southern Exposure I, Hazelhurst Art Gallery, NSW Australia
2003    Southern Exposure II , Hazelhurst Art Gallery, NSW Australia
2005    Southern Exposure III, Hazelhurst Art Gallery, NSW Australia
1997 to 2013 Bundeena-Maianbar Art Exhibition, twice per year, Bundeena Community Centre and Bundeena Public School, NSW Australia
2001 to 2013 Bundeena-Maianbar Art Trail Exhibition, once per year, Sydney, NSW Australia
2008    Merdeka, the Seymore Centre, University of Sydney, NSW Australia
2008    Wallscape, Petronas Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2011    A New Horizon, Contemporary Chinese Art, National Museum, Australia
2012    Women Artists Group Show, Art Atrium Gallery, NSW Australia
2013    Hu Ming & Friends Artist Group Exhibition, SOHO Galleries, Sydney
2013    The Art Trail Exhibition, China Construction Bank, Melbourne
2014    Seeking, Workshop Art Centre, NSW

AWARDS

1980    Chinese National Youth Art Exhibition Prize: Third Prize
1984    Chinese Sixth National Art Exhibition Prize: Bronze Medal
1989    Chinese Seventh National Art Exhibition Prize: Silver Medal
Several Provincial art awards obtained during 1980-1989 in China

COLLECTIONS

The National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China,
The Liaoning Museum, Shenyang, China
The Heilongjiang Art Gallery, Harbin, China
The Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, Shenyang, China
The Dalian Youth Club, Dalian, China
The Sydney Children Hospital, NSW Australia
Private Collections: China, U.S.A., Australia, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, etc

COMMISSIONS

Mural Our World for Sydney Children’s Hospital in Randwick, NSW Australia in 1997.
Mural Merdeka for Malaysian private, Collaborated with J.Shen and X.Wang, in 2008[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]