© Lili Yuan 2019

About
the Artist

 

Awards

2008

2005

2002

 

 

2001

Nomination for the 7th Great Exhibition of Gongbi Painting China, Parting Museum Beijing,China

Award for the International Chinese Calligraphic and painting Art Competition, Beijing, China

 

Silver Award for Fine Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, Wu-Daozi-Museum, Henan, China 

Award of Excellence of the first Chinese Heavy Colour Painting Competition Beijing, China 

Lili Yuan, born into a family of artists in Shanghai, China is a freelance painter, member of the

“German National Association of Visual Artists” and has been living and working in Germany since 1992.

 

Lili Yuan had already graduated in Japanese literature at Fudan University in Shanghai, when she came to Germany in 1992 to study art history at Ruhr University Bochum. At the same time her artistic activity began in traditional Chinese ink painting. In 1999, she completed an advanced training course in heavy color painting at the Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing led by Professors Jiang Cai Ping, Uemura Atsushi (Japan) and Professor Liu Xinhua.

 

Her work “Memory” was awarded the Excellence Award of the first China Heavy Color Painting Exhibition organized by the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2001; In 2008, the meticulous painting “Purple Rhyme from the East” was selected for the 7th National Competition of Gongbi painting organized by the Chinese Artists Association; In 2005, her work “Lotus” was honored with the Excellence Award of the International Art Exhibition for Poetry, Painting and Calligraphy sponsored by the Chinese Painting Research Institute of the Ministry of Culture.

In addition to painting, Lili Yuan is also an author and director of seminars and workshops both in various public institutions and her own studio. Since 2011 she is also a lecturer at the Confucius Institutes of Free University Berlin and Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, since 2012 she is an associate at the East Asian Museum in Cologne.

Major Exhibitions

and Art Fairs

2017

2017

2016

2016

2016

2016–17

2015

2015

2014

2013

2012–13

2011

2010

2008

2008

2008

2008

2008

2006

2005

2005

2002

2000

1997

3th ART AMOY Art Fair, Xiamen International Convention and Exhibition Center, China

Winter Exhibition, BBK Art Forum Düsseldorf, Germany

19th Beijing International Art Expo, Beijing Exhibition Center, China

BBK Art Forum Düsseldorf,  Germany

Art Salon D'HIVER, Lyon, France

20th and 21st ART Innsbruck, International Fair of Contemporary Art and Antiques, Austria

Chinaforum Galerie T, Kürten near Cologne, Germany

23rd International Art Fair T, Huntenkunst, Ulft, the Netherlands

Natur Forum Bislicher-Insel, Xanten, Germany

Kunsthalle in the district town hall Lindenthal, Cologne, Germany

22th and 23rd Art Fair Women's Museum, Bonn, Germany

Gallery of the Chinese Cultural Center, Berlin, Germany

20th Art Fair Women's Museum, Bonn, Germany

11th Salzburg International Art Exhibition, Austria
10th Osnabruck International Art Exhibition, Germany

7th Great Exhibition of Gongbi Painting China, Parting Museum Beijing, China

Kulturhaus Wort Bild, Wiesbaum, Germany

Municipal Gallery Orangerie, Kamp-Lintfort

Cultural and City History Museum, Duisburg, Germany

Art Gallery of China National Academy Painting (Award-winning Exhibition), Beijing, China

Art Exhibition-Auction Volunteer Center Krefeld, Germany
Charity exhibition Deutsch Welle Cologne, Germany
Municipal Museum Kalkar, Germany
Municipal Gallery Castrop-Rauxel, Germany