Born in 1978 in Tongjiang, Sichuan, China
Lives and works in Beijing, China

CHEN Ke

education

2005
- Graduated with MFA from the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Sichuan, China

solo shows

2016
- Dream·Dew, Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong

2015
- Cover: Recent Works by Chen Ke, Star Gallery, Beijing, China

2013
- The first Art Basel Hong Kong: Frida•A Woman-Chen Ke, Hong Kong Convention
and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

2012
- With “You”, I Will Never Feel Lonely, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2010
- Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Star Gallery, Beijing, China

2009
- Another Me in the World, Kunsthaus Viernheim, Viernheim, Germany

2008
- Personal War, Star Gallery, Beijing, China

2007
- With You, I Will Never Feel Lonely, Star Gallery, Beijing, China; Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy

group shows

2016
- Chinese Whispers: Recent Art from the Sigg & M+ Sigg Collections, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland

2015
- The Story of Painting: Inaugural Exhibition of Ginkgo Art Center, Ginkgo Art Center, Beijing, China
- As Far as We See: Chinese New Painting at Post Financial Crisis Era, A Beautiful New World: The 2nd Nanjing International Art Festival, Nanjing International Exhibition Center, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
- It’s Not Right But It’s Okay, UCCASTORE, Beijing, China
- Within Sight: Chinese New Painting at Post Financial Crisis Era, Ploy Gallery, Hong Kong; Foundation Taylor, Paris, France
- Inspired by Fashion: An Exhibition of Art and Fashion Crossover Pieces, Poly Gallery, Hong Kong

2014
- Within Sight: Chinese New Painting at Post Financial Crisis Era, Poly Art Museum, Beijing, China
- By the name of Dayliness: Chinese contemporary art everyday discourse and generate ideas, Blue roof art museum, Chengdu, China
- Re-View: Opening Exhibition of Long Museum West Bund, Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, China
- Uneasy Trip in Asia 2014, Star Gallery, Beijing, China

2013
- Criss-Cross: Artworks of Young Chinese Contemporary Artists from Long Collection, Long Museum, Shanghai, China
- Portrait of the Times: 30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
- Uneasy Trip in Asia IV, Poly Gallery, Hong Kong
- Portrait of the Times: 30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
- Uneasy Trip in Asia III, CANS Tea&Books House, Taipei
- Uneasy Trip in Asia I, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
- MIRROR AND SHADOW, National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

2012
- Spin: the First Decade of New Century, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
- After Deliverance, 798 Space, Beijing, China
- Face, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2011
- Shanshui: Poetry without Sound? Landscape in Chinese Contemporary Art -
- Works from Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland Day Break, Arario Gallery, Cheonan,Korea

2010
- Self-Image: Interpreting A Perspective of Chinese Woman Art in the 20th Century, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
- Writing: the 1st Nanjing Biennial, Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum, Nanjing, China
- The Franks-Suss Collection, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
- Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art: Painting 1979-2009, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
- RESHAPING HISTORY China Art from 2000 to 2009, China National Convention Center (CNCC), Beijing, China
- Modern Mirror, Michael Ku Gallery, Taipei

2009
- China: The Contemporary Rebirth, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
- The Kingdom of Denmark Paradise Lost, F.FINE Gallery, Beijing, China
- Biochemistry- Between the True and the False: 2009 Animation Biennale
- Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

2008
- Couples in Contemporary Art, Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
- Looking for Me, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
- China MoCA Envisage II - Butterfly Dream,Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
- Facing Reality-Selection of Chinese Contemporary Art, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
- Free Zone: China-An exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Art, Spazio in BSI bank, Lugano, Switzerland
- Enclave: New Contemporary Chinese Painting, Sifang Contemporary Art Museum, Nanjing, China

2007
- China - Facing Reality, Museum Moderner Kunst stiftung Ludwig wien, Vienna, Austria
- Your View, My Story, Berlin, Germany
- Chen Ke, Wei Jia, Li Jikai, Thomas Erben Gallery, New York, USA
- Floating- New Generation of Art in China, Doart Co., Seoul, Korea
- Starting from the Southwest: Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Southwest of China, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
- Generation Sweet and Sour: Chinese new Art, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheimer, Germany

2006
- Naughty Kids, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
- The Originals: New Aesthetics of Animation, Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
- Beyond Experience: New China, Arario Gallery, Beijing, China
- New Interface: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Liu Haisu Art Museum& Red Bridge Gallery, Shanghai, China
- Surpassing Boundaries: New Chinese Painting, Xifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China

2005
- Next Station, Cartoon? He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China; Star Gallery, Beijing, China
- Archaeology of the Future: the Second Triennial of Chinese Art, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
- The 2nd Chengdu Biennial Landscapes: the "Century" and the "Paradise", Chengdu, China
- The Self - Made Generation: A Retrospective of New Chinese Painting, Shanghai Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
- Making Clouds with One Hand and Rain with the Other, TS1 Contemporary Art Center New Works Exhibition, The One Club, Beijing

public collection

- The Franks-Suss Collection, London, UK
- The Sigg Collection, Lucerne, Switzerland
- Lorenzo Sassoli de Bianchi, Italy
- Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
- Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Publications

2012
- After Deliverance, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
- With You, I Will Never Feel Lonely, China Youth Press, Beijing, China
- Face, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

2011
- Shanshui: Landscape in Contemporary Chinese Art (Contemporary Works from the Sigg Collection), Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland

2010
- Self-Image: Interpreting A Perspective of Chinese Woman Art In The 20th Century, Lingnan Arts Publishing House, Guangzhou, China
- Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Star Gallery, Beijing, China

2009
- Chen Ke, Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, Berlin, Germany

2008
- Personal War, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
- Looking for Me, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
- Time–lag, the new force of Chinese contemporary art, Magee Gallery, Madrid,
Spain
- Deep Breath -19 Samples of Chinese Contemporary Female Artists, Shanghai, China
- AVATARS AND ANTIHEROES—A GUIDE TO CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ARTISTS,
- Kodansha International Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
- Young Chinese Artist-the next generation, Prestel, Germany

2007
- With You, I Will Never Feel Lonely, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
- Generation Sweet and Sour- Chinese new Art, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheimer, Germany
- China- Facing Reality, Museum Moderner Kunst stiftung Ludwig wien, Vienna, Austria
- Floating- New Generation of Art in China, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

2006
- Naughty kids-The Chinese New Generation Born After 1970, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
- Fancy.Dream, DAMIANI Press
- Beyond Dimension-Chinese New Painting, Hubei Fine Arts Publishing House, Changsha, China

2005
- Next Station, Cartoon?, Star Gallery, Beijing, China
- Archaeology of the Future- the Second Triennial of Chinese Art, Hubei Fine Arts Publishing House, Wuhan, China
- NEW VISION NEW FACE—Young Artists in the Chengdu Biennial, Hebei Fine Arts
- Publishing House, Shijiazhuang, China

2001
- Yangban Model Art in China-2001 Chengdu Biennial, Sichuan Fine Arts
- Publishing House, Chengdu, China

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