1984 Born in Jinan/Shandong, China
1988 Moved to Germany
2002-08 Studied Fine Arts at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK) with Georg Baselitz,
Daniel Richter and Robert Lucander, Meisterschüler degree
2003-09 Studied Art History, Philosophy and East Asian Art History at the Humboldt-Universität and Freie Universität Berlin, M.A. degree
2003-09 Scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2006-07 Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
2010 Artist residency in Shanghai (Andrew James Art/JIA Shanghai) and Beijing
2012-16 PhD scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2013-14 Associate lecturer at the UdK Fine Arts Department
2017 PhD in Art and Visual History, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
2019-20 Associate lecturer at the University of Graz, Art History Department
Lives and works in Berlin.

Solo Exhibitions

2021 Paradise, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing

2019 Words of Art, Ce Jian & Yuzheng Cheng, Yell Space/M50, Shanghai

2018 ArmadaWHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing

On Paper 2 Solo ProjectZapbeijing/798, Beijing

Bannermen, Gallery SU:, Seoul

Transeuropa, Ce Jian & Yuzheng Cheng, Whiteconcepts, Berlin

CAPTCHA, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf

2016 The Grand Illusion, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing

Elephant, NON Berlin Project Space, Berlin

Velum, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf

Round Corner, Galerija Contra, Zagreb
Frontiers, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf

ProjectionWHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing

Tangram, Galerie Herold, Bremen/Germany
XY - false reject, Confucius Institute, Dusseldorf
Smile Without A Face, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing  

A Maze, Galerija Contra, Koper/Slovenia
The Maker, Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin

Models, Galerija Contra, Koper/Slovenia 
Fact=Fiction, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing

Marco Polo. A Travel Guide, Andrew James Art, Shanghai
1 für ALLE, Läkemäker Gallery, Berlin

Ce Jian, Galerija Contra, Koper/Slovenia
Wie Sie sehen..., Läkemäker Gallery, Berlin

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2021 SonderlageLage Egal, Berlin
2020 El Lissitzky's RoomsSurplus Space, Wuhan, China

ÉtudeAranya Art Center, Beidaihe, China
2019 FAS 2019, Rongyi Art Museum, Shanghai

A White Space Odyssey, WHITE SPACE BEIJING, Beijing

Kunstraum BerlinGerman Embassy, Beijing
Yellow Reflection, Galerie Liusa Wang, Paris
BOX, Zapbeijing/798, Beijing
The X, Whiteconcepts, Berlin
2018 Remixing Ground: Deconstructing Damage, La Chapelle de Clairefontaine, France

Art PatronsQiao Space, Shanghai
A World in a Grain of SandFosun Foundation Collection, Atlantis Sanya, China
2017 The 6th Art Sanya | Huayu Youth Award 2017Huayu Art Center, Sanya, China
On Paper One, Zapbeijing/798, Beijing

The Second Self, Peres Projects, Berlin
I'm not a robot. Ce Jian & Lin Ke, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf
2016 Unflattening, Gallery SU: / Space Kaan, Seoul

Our Painting, Yang Art MuseumBeijing

Painting As Straight GateHive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

New Capitalism, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu, China

B-Movie, J:Gallery, Shanghai
2015 Saloon, Sexauer Gallery, Berlin
Painting Lesson IV: Trinity of Profile-Shape-Image, Yang Gallery, Beijing
2013 Geographic Laboratory, Philine Cremer Gallery, Dusseldorf
Aufwachen! Besser machen!, Kleine Humboldt-Galerie, Berlin
2012 Wall, Zhong Gong Art Space, Mianyang, Sichuan, China

Here We Are / Tu Smo, Museum of Contemporary Art of Istria, Pula, Croatia
2011 Phantome, Uferhallen, Berlin

Das Ich im Anderen, Mercator Foundation, Essen, Germany
2010 At Second Sight. (Re)Constructing Reality, Blackbridge Off, Beijing
New Spirit of Painting, Galerija Contra, Koper, Slovenia

The Best of Dimension 5, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin
2009 Prolog 4, Galerie parterre, Berlin
30 gegen 3000000. Skulptur und Malerei aus Berlin, Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, Germany

  © Ce Jian 2021