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Zhu Hai

Chinese, b. 1980


Student of famous contemporary Chinese artist Zhong Biao, Zhu Hai is a young and talented artist born in 1980 and graduated from the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute with MA in 2006. Zhu Hai was awarded Luo Zhong Li Art Scholarship Award in the year of graduation, which he was made an outstanding young artist before the start of his painting career. He dedicated his early years paintings the series of 'Eyes of the heart' and 'Eye wild shut', and current series belongs to his more matured paintings created in 2013. All artists are philosophers, and Zhu Hai is no exception Through his paintings Zhu Hai wishes to share扣s life phi­losophies he learned through story-telling... problems he tackled include'how to define success','nothing is eternal', 'greed is infinite', etc. Zhu Hai often uses blue and golden yellow in this series to paint a wide range of things with dif­ferent settings. The uniqueness of this series which needs to put forth must be his way of presenting one certain函ect transparent- the existence and non-existence; can be seen, can be iudged or vice versa. 

Zhu Hai graduated from the famous Si­chuan Fine Arts Institute with MA in 2006. 

Zhu Hai's teacher is a world famous Chi­nese contemporary artist, Zhong Biao. His talents has been recognized by his teach­er. Zhong Biao has writ􀁠ten a thorough introduction of Zhu Hai's works. 

Zhu Hai received the Marie Art Outstand­ing Scholarship in 2002. 

Zhu Hai was awarded Luo Zhong Li Art Scholarship Award in 2006. 

Zhu Hai was nominated as the year's best young artist held by Hotspot Magazine in China in 2009. 

Zhu Hai's artworks have been shortlisted and showcased at the Alumni of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute Art Exhibition held at Suzhou Art Museum in May- June, 2013. The show featured oil works created by outstanding alumni from class of 1992- 2012. 

Has had international exhibitions in major cities such as Hong Kong, Beijing, Suzhou, Guiyang, Guangzhou, Taipei, Tokyo and Milan. 

Educations and Background


Graduated from Sichuan Fine Art Institute, oil painting department



Luo zhongli Fellowship, Awards

Solo Exhibitions


Eye wild shut Solo Exhibition, Ming Art Gallery, Taipei 


Eyes of the Heart, Solo Exhibiton, Chong Qing
Art Museum, Chongqing 

Group Exhibitions


The importance of the details. ACACART, Nanjing 


The importance of the details, Chengdu Art Museum, Chengdu

Urban living room-10th Shanghai Biennale. Jingan Kerry Centre


Evolution & Co-presence Chinese new reality painting, Fortezza 

da basso, Florence, Italy 

City Phantasm-Chongqing Youth Art Biennale, Chongqing Art Museum, Chongqing 


Be conscious of yourself-the experimental practices from the oil painting department of SCFAI, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou 

The Fifth Element, Suzhou Art Museum, Suzhou 


Knocking on the door of the Chongqing, Opera Gallery, Hong Kong 


Sichuan painting 30 years, JCFC, Tokyo, Japan 

Thought > feel, Today art museum, Beijing 


Fairytale, Marella gallery, Milan, Italy

Group Exhibitions



Starting from the Southwest-Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Southwest China. Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou 

Nuclear transformation-new paintings from China, Marella gallery, Guiyang Art Biennale Exhib巾on, Guiyang Art Museum, Guiyang 

Law -Art-Culture, Peking University Law School, Beijing


Potential Dialogue, RCM Art Museum, Nanjing

Contemporary Painting from Chongqing, Macdonald Stewart Art Center, Guelph, Canada

Beyond dimension-Chinese new painting,
Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing

Varied Images-Invitation exhibition of Chinese contemporary paintings, Shanghai art museum, Shanghai


Archaeology of the future-2th Triennial of Chinese Art, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing 


L'un L'autre-Exhibition of contemporary arts form SCFAI, Toulouse Cultural Centre, France


Turning, SCFAI Art Museum, Chongqing

Third national exhibition of oil painting, China National
Art Museum, Beijing


Floating Dreams, Artistic commune, Hong Kong 

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