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

2006

Museum House of Light was founded in Jiaxin

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

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

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

Museum House of Light, Jiaxin

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