Qiu Sheng Xian

Chinese, b. 1955

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Qiu Sheng Xian is a famous Shanghai-based contemporary artist and the creator of "Mother and Son" and "Fuwa Integration" style of painting. He held a number of positions in arts and culture: Branch Director of Chinese Artists; Vice Chairman of Chinese Arts Association, etc, Qiu integrates classical Chinese Art with contemporary expressionism in the form of portraits of Chinese women. The vivid contrasts between the historical and fashionable, spiritual and material, and logical and contradictory are core to his work. It subverts the viewers' inherent perceptions and promotes a freedom of expression. It shows the infinitely nobleness and greatness of human spirit.

Qiu integrates oriental classic with modern concepts which has become his signature. The influence of his paintings has won recognition amongst both public and private collections. 

 

Qiu received a number of art award which includes The 8th national art exhibition - “Excellent Award”, Real Star 2012 Frankfurt Century Hall Award Ceremony - “The Most Shining Star” etc. 

 

Qiu has held a number of positions in art and culture by obtaining high honor and appreciation in the industry. 

 

Qiu has numerous of solo exhibitions around the world, which includes Berlin, Florence, Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong etc. 

 

Nowadays, Qiu’s works are globally collected by the well-known corporations and Art organizations including The White House and IBM Corporation.

Private Collectors included The White House (United States), Mr. Gerhard Schroder (former Chancellor of Germany), Mr. Bernd Freier (CEO of German fashion brand S. Oliver), Mr. Jean-Pascal Tricoire (CEO of Schneider Electric), Mr. Marco Landi (President of The Digital Box Italy & former COO and President of Apple Computer in Cupertino), Mr. Iwai (Founder or 1wai Holding), Mr. Cheng Zheng Ping (former Company Director of Energy Shipping Holding Taiwan), Mr. Jiang Cheng Jin (top celebrity agent Taiwan) and etc.

Educations and Background

 

1982

Graduated from Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute

Awards

2014

Presentation - Conference in Saint Paul de Vence, Nice, France

2013

《Real Stars 2012》Frankfurt Century Hall Award Ceremony

-“The Most Shining Star”

2001

Nanjing 19 Cities Art Exhibition - Silver Medal

2000

The Culture Ministry “Star Awards”

1998

Beijing China Art Exposition – "Excellent Award"

1997

Shanghai First Art Fair“Excellent Award”

1994

The 8th National Art Exhibition “Excellent Award”

Solo Exhibitions

2018

"Unparalleled Beauty" Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, Hong Kong

Qiu Sheng Xian Studio Open Day, Qiu Sheng Xian Studio, Shanghai

2017

"Mood" Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, 798 Polar Bear Gallery,

Beijing, China

Ann Niu & Qiu Sheng Xian Contemporary Chinese Art Duo Solo Exhibition, Art Futures Group, Hong Kong

2016

Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, Provence Art, Shanghai

2016

Art Revolution Taipei – Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, Taipei World

Trade Centre

2015

Art Revolution Taipei – Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, Taipei World

Trade Centre

2014

Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, Fabrik Gallery, Hong Kong

Asia Contemporary Art Show – Solo Exhibition, Hong Kong

2013

Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, Berlin

2012

Outstanding – Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, Hong Kong

2012

Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, Provence Art, Shanghai

2011

Outstanding – Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, Shanghai

2008

Outstanding – Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, Shanghai

2003

Shanghai First Spring Salon – solo exhibition, Shanghai

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Group Exhibitions

 

2017

2017 Art Beijing, Agricultural Exhibition Centre of China, Beijing, 

China

Art Stage Singapore 2017, Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre,

Singapore,

2016

Art Fair Tokyo, Tokyo International Forum

2015

Art Expo Malaysia, Matrade Exhibition & Convention Centre

The Consonance – China and South Korea Modern Art Painters 

2 Person Show, Korean Cultural Centre Shanghai

Asia Contemporary Art Show (Spring Edition), Hong Kong

L.A. Art Show, USA

2014

Asia Contemporary Art Show (Fall Edition), Hong Kong

2011

Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai MART

2010

Shanghai Spring Art Salon, Shanghai

Barcelona Contemporary Art Festival, Barcelona

2009

"The Year of Chinese Culture" Exhibition in Nice, France , France

The 13th Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai

Shanghai Spring Art Salon, Shanghai

2008

Exhibition of Four Artists, FRY Gallery, Florence, Italy

Shanghai Spring Art Salon, Shanghai

2007

Beijing International Art Exposition, Beijing

Shanghai Spring Art Salon, Shanghai

2006

Duo Lan Fang Gallery - group show, Shanghai

2005

Qiu Sheng Xian Solo Exhibition, J Gallery, Shanghai

2004

Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai

Collections

The White House of the United States

Germany S.Oliver

Germany Siemens

The Deutsche Bank

Holland Philips

French Art Academy

H&M 

Italy FYR

IBM Corporation

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