1970 Born in China

1988-1991 
Studied at Zhejiang Academy of Arts, Hangzhou
1992-1998 
Studied at Kunstakademie Düsseldorf with Prof. Gotthard Graubner
1993
Advancement Award of Hedwig und Robert Samuel Foundation Düsseldorf
2000 
Artist in Residence Program of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany
2013
Artist in Residency, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju-City
2014
Artists Residency, Heinrich Boll Cottage, Achill Island, Co Mayo
2016
Laforêt Summer Vacation Project, Lake Maggiore


Selected One Person Exhibitions
2017
River of Light, Ginkgo Space, Beijing
Defined Spaces in Ambiguous Worlds, Galerie Albrecht, Berlin
2016
Stefan Vogdt/Galerie der Moderne, München
New Painting, Taguchi Fine Art, Tokyo
Neue Arbeiten, Galerie Frank Schlag & CIE., Essen
Der Maler Chen Ruo Bing, St. Georg, Hattingen
Der Maler Chen Ruo Bing, Kunstmuseum Bochum
Squaring the Circle, Colour.21, Köln
2015
Looking for Now, Ginkgo Space, Beijing
Chinese Contemporary Abstract Art, Gallery Kong, Seoul
2014
The Trace of Origin, AC Galerie Tholen, Herford
The Trace of Origin, taguchi fine art, Tokyo
2013
New Painting, Galerie Reul, Bonn
Minimalism+, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju-City
2012
Malerei, SHI FANG Fine Art, Düsseldorf
Chen Ruo Bing Malerei-Abraham David Christian Skulptur, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen
Image of Time, Wellside Gallery, Seoul
Image of Time, taguchi fine art, Tokyo
2011
Image of Time, Galerie Reul, Bonn
Looking Back, taguchi fine art, Tokyo
2010
Body of Light, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen
Body of Light, taguchi fine art, Tokyo
2009
De Stilte van het Light, Galerie De Rijk, Den Haag
Licht und Farbe, Galerie Reul, Bonn
Works on Paper, taguchi fine art, Tokyo
2008
The Silence of Light, Wellside Gallery, Seoul
Licht + Farbe, Kunstraum Falkenstein-Elke Dröscher, Hamburg
The Silence of Light, Wellside Gallery, Shanghai
Chen Ruo Bing, Gallery Kong, Seoul
Thinking in Color, taguchi fine art, Tokyo
2007
The Process of Responding, onemoon, Beijing
Zeichnung, taguchi fine art, Tokyo
2006
Chen Ruo Bing, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Into the Light, Kunstraum Fuhrwerkswaage, Cologne
2005
Into the Light, taguchi fine art, Tokyo
2004
Into the Light, Galerie Fesel, Düsseldorf
Chen Ruo Bing, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund
2003
Chen Ruo Bing, Saarländisches Künstlerhaus, Saarbrücken
Malerei, taguchi fine art, Tokyo
2002
Chen Ruo Bing, Kunstverein Lippstadt, Lippstadt
Chen Ruo Bing-Malerei, Kunstraum Falkenstein-Elke Dröscher, Hamburg
2001
Color walked in, Galerie Philippe Casini, Paris
2000
Open House, The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany
1999
Winterrot, Galerie Philippe Casini, Paris
1998
Malerei und Zeichnung, Galerie Konrad Mönter, Meerbusch


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Abstract Quad Exhibition, AroundSpace Gallery, Shanghai
4ABSTRACTs2NOT, QuadrART, Dornbirn
#FARBE, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen
Künstler der Sammlung, Galerie Konrad Mönter, Meerbusch
Intermezzo, Galerie Albrecht, Berlin
2017
China-Dialogue-Transmission, Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz
Mutual Supplementary and Wedge, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai
2016
Plural, Ginkgo Space, Beijing
Cologne-Berlin-Cologne, Galerie Albrecht, Berlin
Abstraction and Beyond: The Research Exhibition of Abstract Art in China, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
My Abstract World, me Collectors Room/Foundation Olbricht, Berlin
Abstract Art in China 2016, Mingyuan Art Museum, Shanghai
Nonobjective Art in Process, Right View Art Museum, Beijing
Beyond Form - Abstract Art in China, Inside - Out Art Museum, Beijing
The Research Exhibition of Abstract Art in China, Today Art Museum, Beijing
2015
Beyond Form: An Exhibition of Abstract Art in China, Epoch Art Museum, Wenzhou
The Concept of Form-Chinese History and Aesthetic Expression of Abstract Art, China Millennium Monument, Beijing
Following Traces, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju
Die Farbe hat mich, COLOUR.21, Cologne
Chinese Abstract Painting Today, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen
Die Farbe der Leere, SHI FANG Fine Art, Düsseldorf
Void: There's nothing more left, but a little trace from human being, Ginkgo Space, Beijing
The Boundaries of Order, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Chinese Abstract Painting, S+Gallery, Busan
Conception & Perception, Art Issue, Taipei
Handmade, Mao Space, Shanghai
2014
The Third Kind of Critic: Critical Thinking of Art Language, Times Art Museum, Beijing
The New Generation of Abstract Art, SiShang Art Museum, Beijing
Logic of Perception - Case of Chinese Contemporary Abstract Art, IAM Art Space, Beijing
Position of Chinese Abstract Art, Deshan Art Center, Beijing
Die übermacht der Unsichtbaren, Museum für aktuelle Kunst - Sammlung Hurrle, Durbach
Form does not differ from Emptiness, Meijiang Art Center, Tianjin
2013
Farbe - Rückblicke und Ausblicke, Bernd Fesel Modern Art, Sonsbeck
peer to peer, Galerie Reul, Bonn
New Abstract, Phoenix Art Palace Museum, Wuxi
Rhythm and Method, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Contemporary Art from China, Japan and Korea, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen
2012
China - Germany: Abstract Painting today! Casper Ludwig Opländer Foundation, Dortmund / Beijing
Chinese Abstract Slow Art, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen
2011
The Reality of Painting - Ma Shuqing and Chen Ruo Bing, Esse Space, Beijing
China Abstract Painting Now, Galerie Frank Schlag, Essen
Neue Kunst aus China, Kunstkabinett Mönter, Meerbusch
Visible Soul - The Fourth Chinese Abstract Art Exhibition, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing
Facing China - Chinese Abstract Slow Art, Singer Laren Museum, Al Laren, Holland
2010
Assimilating Antiquity - Depth in Space in Contemporary Abstract Chinese Painting, Yuan Art Museum, Beijing
Array with no Objects - Exhibition of Contemporary Abstract Art, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
2009
Stille-Leere-Konzentration, Galerie Elke Dröscher, Hamburg
2008
Quiet Request - Realism to Abstraction, onemoon, Beijing
2007
Lines - Chinese Abstract Art, Creek Art, Shanghai
2006
visibleinvisible, onemoon, Beijing
An Existence: Chen Ruo Bing, Hirata Goro and Yoon Heechang, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo
2005
Metaphysics 2005 - Black & White, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
1999
Junge Kunst-Malerei bis Multimedia, Haus der Kunst, München
1997
Basis - 28 Artists, Museum Insel Hombroich, Neuss
1993
über Grenzen - übergrenzen, Hedwig und Robert Samuel Foundation, Düsseldorf


Works in public collection


China Art Museum, Shanghai
Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Times Art Museum, Beijing
China Academy of Art, Hangzhou
Kunstmuseum Bochum
Foundation Museum Insel Hombroich, Neuss
Foundation Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf
me Collector's room / Collection Olbricht, Berlin
Landesvertretung Hamburg beim Bund, Berlin
St. Georg Hattingen
Collection Marli Hoppe-Ritter, Waldenbuch
Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Kwangju-City
Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont