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Ren Zhen Yu

Chinese, b. 1976


Ren Zhen Yu born in Tianiin in 1976 and graduated from The Tianiin Academy of Fine Art in 1999. His paintings have been recognised and appreciated by collectors and museums worldwide including Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei and National Art Museum of China, Beiiing.

Ren Zhen Yu's artworks are very distinctive. He paints with scraper knives. Ren often paints portraits, landscapes or abstract full of vivid colours, and these colourful paintings bring high energy and faith to the audience. Ren presents these political icons in a heroic matter. His colour blocks enhance his paintings, they become more modern, and contemporary. Ren cleverly applies rainbow colours from his palette to his artworks, seemingly iust random without any patterns but they are indeed well-thought-out. Interpretation of his art creation:

Fomous icons like Choirmon Moo, Che Guevorvo, Andy Warhol, Bruce Lee, etc. are iust a few of the many which Ren is fond of painting. Ren Zhen Yu's painting technique manifests Mao in his brilliance, Andy Warhol in his mysterious and stern face, the legendary Michael Jackson in his charisma…Ren rebuilds the past with abstract expressionism, enabling these stars to radiant externally.

Ren Zhen Yu won the 7th National Oil Painting Scholarship known as "Luo Zhongli Art Scholarship"

He also won the 9th National Fine Art Exhibition organized at the Shanghai Art Museum in 1999.

Has had over 9 solo exhibitions in major cities such as Hong Kong, Beijing, Singapore, London and Amsterdam.

Has exhibited in group exhibitions internationally such as Hong 

Kong, China, Singapore, Malaysia, U.K., U.S.. Austria, Switzerland, Germany and Spain.

Ren Zhen Yu's artworks are well-collected and promoted by 

galleries and art collectors worldwide.

Education and Background


Graduated from Tianjin Academy of Fine Art,
oil painting department



Outstanding Young Artist, Today's Art Museum, Beijing

Silver Award, National Fine Art Exhibition Award, Beijing

The Bust at Art in 21st Century, Essen, Germany


Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

Me Collectors Room, Berlin

Museum Ludwig, Cologne

Mountainart Foundation, Taiwan

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei

United Overseas Bank Group, Singapore

National Art Museum of China, Beijing

Times Museum, Beijing

Solo Exhibitions

One Man, One World, Ode To Art Gallery, Singapore

You are my imagination, Art Futures Group, Hong Kong


On Faith, Galerie Frank Schlag & Cie, Essen, Germany


Political Icons, Ode To Art, Singapore


Visible and Invisible, Galerie Frank Schlag & Cie, Essen, Germany

Iconic, Olyvia Oriental Gallery, London, England


Wind-Flowing, Joyce Gallery, Hong Kong

New Pop Face, Gallery Beijing Space, Beijing

Ren Zhenyu's Oil Painting Works Solo Exhibition, Willem Kerseboom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Looks Just Beautiful, Ode To Art, Singapore

Looks Just Beautiful, Joyce Gallery, Hong Kong

Another Portrait, Gallery Beijing Space, Beijing

Group Exhibitions


"The Illumination of Love and Philanthropy" Charity Art Exhibition,

Art Futures Group, Hong Kong


The Bust at Art in 21st Century, Galerie Frank Schlag & Cie,
Essen, Germany

Serenity Coast Collectors, Sanya, China

Art MO, Macao, China

The 12th National Art Exhibition, Zhejiang Art Museum, China

Together on the Path: The 1st "Ovation Star" Excellent Works Exhibition for Youth Support Plan, Today Art Museum, Beijing

Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Taiwan Great Teacher Exchange Exhibition, Taiwan


Asia Contemporary Art Show, Hong Kong

Asia Young Artist Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing

Empty - Contemporary Art Exhibition, Mingsheng
Art Centre, Beijing

Asia Contemporary Art Exhibition,Galerie Frank Schlag & Cie, 

Essen, Germany


Art Ordos International Art Exposition, China

Memory Lost and Found, Gallery Beijing Space, Beijing


Art Malaysia Expo, Kuala Lumpur

Art021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai

Art Stage Singapore, Singapore


Where Two Different, Arts need to Share, EGG Gallery, Beijing

Seal Tract - Contemporary Art Exhibition, China Beijing Times
Art Museum

ARCO Modern Art Exposition, Spain


About Love? About War? The Highest Degree and Modern Art in China, Stux Gallery, New York, USA

Art021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair, Shanghai

Chicago Art Expo, USA

Different Forms Same Moral, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

FRIEZE ART FAIR, London, England


Art Basel Miami Beach, USA

Asian Contemporary Art Exhibition, Salzburg, Austria

Art Basel, Switzerland

Art Cologne 2008, Germany

Ju Shata -2007 New Elite Award Exhibition, Yan Huang Art 

Museum, Beijing

Amsterdam International Art Exposition, Netherlands

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