Wenqin CHEN born in 1979 China working and living between Britain and China I love to cast some historical event or cultural situation from the present or past. I use my emotions and intellect to create the final object.
1999.07 BA in Arts & Design College of Fuzhou University CHINA;
2004.10 MA in the Winchester School of Art, Southampton University UK;
2000 Work of “New Generation” was selected for Science and Art exhibition at Museum of China in Beijing CHINA;
2003 Installation work of “Human Civilization, Spirit and Strength” showed in the Winchester Gallery in Winchester UK;
2004 Solo show at FarmiloFiumano Gallery in London UK;
2006 Series works of “Perfect” showed at the Cavendish Gallery UK;
2007 The environment theme sculpture exhibition of "Color of Life" hold by Wenqin Chen and Xinmin Fu in Xiamen CHINA;
2007 Work of “Will Be” showed at the Third Songzhuang Art Festival in Beijing CHINA;
2008 Work of “Changing” was selected for the first sculpture exhibition of Fujian Province at Xiamen City Art Gallery CHINA;
2008 Work of “Life Posture No.1” showed at the Third exchange exhibition of Chinese and South Korean sculpture in Beijing CHINA;
2008 Nov. Work of “Comparison No.1” I showed at the Tallinn Winter Exhibition ESTONIA;
2008 Works of “Changing”, “Up Side Down” and “Kang” showed at the First Cross-Strait China Cultural Industry Fair in Xiamen CHINA;
2008 Work of “Life Posture No.1” show at the Open Exhibition "IN COMMON" New Greenham Arts UK;
2009 Work of “Comparison No.1” showed at the Art of Peace 2009 Exhibition USA;
2010 Work of “Standing factor No.3” was selected for the first international contemporary art festival China Jimei in Xiamen CHINA;
2010 Series work of “Breath” showed at China – Holland Contemporary Art Exhibition in CHINA;
2000 Designed and made relief sculpture for the China Millennium Monument in
1999 Attained the Second Prize of the National Snow Carving Competition in Harbin CHINA;
2000 Attained the Third Prize of the international Snow Carving Competition
In Harbin CHINA;
2001 Attained the Memorial Award of the National Ice Carving Competition in Yanqing CHINA;
2009 Work of “Bring Out” has been short listed for the inaugural Spitalfields
Sculpture Prize in London UK;
2009 work of "Up Side Down" trees won the runner up of the 4th showdown at Saatchi Gallery UK;
2011 work of “Endless Curve” won the Public Speaks at the Broomhill National Sculpture Prize 2011 in UK.
Selected Articles and Reviews
2007 installation work of “Specimen” has been published in the Sun newspaper with the name of “The World at One O’clock” on May 28 2007 in UK.
The work also has been published in the Banner of the boston –
bay state on July 19 2007.
2010 Work of “Infinity Curve” collected by Prof. Dr. h.c. Viktor Dulger donated to the City of Heidelberg that is erected at important location GERMANY;
2011 work of “Endless Curve” collected by the Broomhill National Sculpture