About the artist
Liu Yan was born in Shaoyang, Hunan province, P.R. China in 1979.
2003-2006, Hunan Vocational College of Art, Playwright
Most important experience
2008, started oil painting in Beijing
2013, Oil painting 'Double bed' selected in Artists of New China, Painting Volume, p119
2013, Start human interaction personal art project Utopianism in Boston, USA (to be completed)
2014, Start personal performance photography project Depressed Portraits including American Portraits and Chinese Portraits in Boston, New York, Beijing, Hunan and Yunan (to be completed)
Most important personal art exhibitions
2011.5, "No story - AdiSiDe" Yan Liu Art Exhibit, at Yang Hong Art Gallery, Beijing
2015.3, exhibition of Liu Yan's oil painting, at the Qian Xing Art Gallery, Changsha, Hunan
Main group art exhibitions
2012.12, On the road of realism - Nomination Art exhibitions of Hunan Yong artists, in Changsha 798 Yusi Space, Hunan Oil Painting Association, Nomination
2013.1, Performance Generation - Beishi Times, at Song Zhuang Xiao Bao Yi Zhan Art Center, by Shong Zhuang Art Association of Advancement.
2013.6, Self-portrait exhibitions of 115 artists, Beijing Contemporary Art Gallery
2013.9, Self-portrait exhibitions of the twentieth anniversary of Song Zhuang Artist Group, at Song Zhuang Art Gallery, Beijing.
2015.1, Dangliang Art Exhibits, in Changsha Li Art Gallery, by Hunan Oil Painting Association, Bronze award
2015.6, Visual Art Exhibits, at Dali Erhaichuangqi Gallery, Dali Yunnan