Xu Yang Biography

Short Biography

XU Yang (b.1996), London based artists born in Shandong, China, she has been awarded the degree of Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours at Wimbledon College of Arts, now she is studying in Royal College of Arts.

She has Collaborated with artist Monster Chetwynd, Dr.Susanna Round, Dr.Annie Xu and the Painting Research at the Wimbledon College of Arts with the Tate Morden. She has also been a apart of many group shows and shortlisted from many prizes such as The Signature Art Prize, Clyde & Co Art Award, Whitechapel Gallery First Thursday University Competition and the Olympus UAL Photography Award


2018 - 2020     Royal College of Art, London, MA Painting

2015 - 2018     Wimbledon College of Arts, UAL, London, BA (Hons) Fine Art: Painting                                                     

2014 - 2015     CCW, UAL, London, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design 

Collaboration Project

2017     Generation Exchange in Collaboration with Dr. Susanna Round, Wimbledon Space. 

2017     Imaging Technologies Artist-collaborator with Painting Research at Wimbledon College of Arts, Tate Exchange, Tate Morden, London.

2016     Blood Pressure,The Archive Room, Wimbledon College of Arts, London, United Kingdom. 

2016     What Happens to Us, Wimbledon Space, Wimbledon College of Arts, London, United kingdom. 

2016     Here She Comes, Royal Festival Hall, London (performance in collaboration with Monster Chetwynd).

solo Exhibition 

2017     An Empty Room, Deyin Hardware Head Office, ZiBo, ShanDong, China.

2017     She is Me as Myself, Yishu Gallery, ChangZhou, China. 

2016     Contemporary Painting,City Milu Space, ChangZhou, China.

group exhibition 

2019 Where We Once Were Someone, A Yngspc Online Exhibition, Online, Instagram.

2019 The Signature Art Prize, Bankside Hotel, London, United Kingdom.

2019 Celebration, Roost Studios and Art Gallery, NYC, United States.

2018     Clyde & Co Art Award, St Botolph Building, London, United Kingdom.

2018     Beijing Summer Show, NL Gallery, Beijing, China. 

2018     Redefining Artistic Canon: Sharing&Coexistence, China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China.

2018     RA Summer Exhibition Shortlist, Royal Academy, London, United Kingdom. 

2018     Neulinge, The Crypt Gallery, London, United Kingdom. 

2018     HuangYan, Chelsea Triangle Space, Chelsea College of arts, London, United Kingdom.

2018     The Flow of Nature, WWF Rag Group Exhibition, London, United Kingdom. 

2018     Wimbledon College of Arts Open Studio, Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom.

2017     Bring Me My Cloak, LVP House, North Acton, London, United Kingdom. 

2017     Xu Yang, Ghost Space, Wimbledon Library, Wimbledon college of art, London, United Kingdom.   

2017     Unicorn, Wimbledon Library Space, London, United Kingdom. 

2017     The Currents of Identity, The Crypt Gallery, London, United Kingdom. Curated by Xu Yang, Co- curate with Dr. Annie Xu.

2017     Infinite Possibility, Espacio Gallery, Bethnal Green Rd, London, United Kingdom.

2017     To be continued… , North China University of Science and Technology, Hebei Province, China. Curated by Dr. Annie Xu.

2017     Whitechapel Gallery First Thursday University Competition, The Black&White Building, Rivington Street, London, United Kingdom.                            

2017     Remarquable, Anaglifos Art Gallery, Carrer d’en Monec, Barcelona, Spain.

2017     Materiality in Painting, 26 Spaces, Wimbledon College of Arts, Wimbledon, London.      

2017     Olympus UAL Photography Award, Art Bermondsey Project Space, London, United Kingdom. 

2017     One Year Anniversary Art Fair, Deptford Does Art, The Brookmill, London, United Kingdom. 

2016     Exhibit Here’s Art Maze,Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse, London,   United Kingdom. 

2016     Bridge–Crossing & Conversation, Totem Il Canale Gallery, Venice, Italy. 

2016     Bad Art is a Journey, 1933 Ancient Slaughterhouse, ShangHai, China.

2016     Line of Edge, Art in Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. 

2016     Capsticks Exhibition, Selected from WCA Students, London, United Kingdom.

2016     Moment, Coningsby Gallery, London, United Kingdom.