Zai Kuang, Two people, 2020, oil on board, 29x51cm
Zai Kuang

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Zai Kuang

Zai Kuang (b. 1962, China) holds a Masters degree in Fine Art from the Academy of Art at Tsinghua University, as well as a Masters degree by Research from Monash University. His work has been presented in over 16 solo and 44 group exhibitions. He was represented by the late Eva Breuer from 2005 to 2013.

Kuang has been selected as a finalist in the Archibald Prize, the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, the Sulman Prize, the Fleurieu Art Prize, the Albany Art Prize, the Redland Art Awards, the Willoughby Art Prize, the R & M McGivern Art Prize, the Lexus Mortimore Art Prize and the A.M.E. Bale Art Prize. He has been awarded the Calleen Art Award and the Best Oil or Acrylic prize at the St. Kevin’s Art Show. 

His works are held in various public collections, including the Cowra Regional Art Gallery, BHP Billiton, Monash University, Macquarie University, as well as various private collections internationally.

 

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1962 Born in China
Present Lives and works in Melbourne
2018 Basic Food, Blockprojects, Melbourne
2013 Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
Mossenson Gallery, Melbourne
2011 Gadfly Gallery, Perth
Mossenson Gallery, Melbourne
2010 Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
Firbank Grammar School, Melbourne
2009 Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
2008 Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
2007 Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
2006 Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
2005 Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
2004 Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
2003 Hilton Hotel, Melbourne International Airport, Melbourne
1999 Holmesglen Institute of TAFE, Melbourne
1992 Beijing Contemporary Art Gallery, Beijing, China
2018 Spring 1883, Blockprojects, The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne
2017
Calleen Art Award, Cowra Regional Art Gallery, NSW Who Is Looking At You? Cambridge Studio Gallery’s Portrait Prize, Cambridge Studio Gallery, Melbourne
2016 St Kevin’s College Art Show, St Kevin’s College, Melbourne
Cambridge Studio Gallery’s Portrait Prize, Cambridge Studio Gallery, Melbourne
The First Australian National Lunar New Year Joint Exhibition for Profound Chinese-Australian Artist (2016), 204 Art Space, Melbourne
2015 Cambridge Studio Gallery’s Portrait Prize, Cambridge Studio Gallery, Melbourne
2014 2014 Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award, Bega Valley Regional Gallery, NSW
2012
City of Albany Art Prize, Albany Town Hall, WA The A.M.E Bale Art Prize, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne
St Kevin’s College Art Show, St Kevin’s College, Melbourne
Sir John Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
2011 City of Albany Art Prize, Albany Town Hall, WA
Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide, SA
Fleurieu Art Prize, SA
The A.M.E Bale Art Prize, Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Melbourne
2010
City of Albany Art Prize, Albany Town Hall, WA Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, State Library of NSW, Sydney
The Belly Rules The Mind, NG Art Gallery, Sydney
The King’s School Art Show, Sydney, NSW
2009 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, State Library of NSW, Sydney
Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize, The Substation, Melbourne
Walker Street Gallery, Melbourne
2008
The Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney City of Albany Art Prize, Albany Town Hall, WA
The Fleurieu Bienale Art Prize, SA
The Redland Art Awards, Redland Art Gallery, QLD
2007 The Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney
Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, State Library of NSW, Sydney
MacarthurCook Art Award, fortyfivedownstairs Gallery, Melbourne
He Who Dreams, Walker Street Gallery, Victoria Willoughby Art Prize, Willoughby Civic Centre, Sydney
2006 R & M McGivern Art Prize, Maroondah Art Gallery, Melbourne
The Redland Art Awards, Redland Art Gallery, QLD The Lexus Mortimore Prize, Sydney
Willoughby Art Prize, Willoughby Civic Centre, Sydney
2005 Willoughby Art Prize, Willoughby Civic Centre, Sydney
2004 The Melbourne Affordable Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
2003
Victorian Salon des Refusés, Montsalvat, Victoria 2002 Postgraduate Exhibition, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
2001 The Controlled Space, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
The Work Exhibition, Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
2000 Monash University Gallery, Melbourne
1995 The Second National Still life Exhibition, Beijing, China
1994
The 8th National Art Exhibition, Beijing, China 1990 The National Young Artist Exhibition, Beijing, China 1985 China National Painting Exhibition, Beijing, China
The National Sport Painting Exhibition, Beijing, China

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