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Xiaoze Xie

 

 

 

 

 

"The Brooklyn Historical Society (Civil War)"
2008
oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches

 

 

 

 

"The Metropolitan Museum of Art Library (Dunhuang)"
2008
oil on canvas, 24" x 42" (61 x 106.7 cm)

 

 

sold

 

 

'the MOMA library'

61x91,5 cm, 2007

 

XIAOZE XIE

 

 

BORN:

 

1966

P.R. China

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

1996

Master of Fine Arts, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

1991

Master of Fine Arts, Central Academy of Arts and Design, Beijing, P.R. China

1988

Bachelor of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China

 

 

AWARDS and COMMISSIONS:

 

2003

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2002

Art in Architecture Program commission for the Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Davenport, IA

2001

Minority Junior Faculty Award, Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

1999

Arizona Artists Materials Fund Grants, Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, AZ

1996

Awards to Artist, The Kimbrough Fund Award, Dallas Museum of Art, TX

1995

First Place, Voertman Art Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX

 

 

ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

 

2005

Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2004

2001-2003 Fragmentary Views, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY *

2003

History: A Microscopic View, China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing, P.R. China *

 

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2002

Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

2000

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

 

Order: Installation and Paintings by Xiaoze Xie, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ

1999

Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX

 

The Blinding Light - Paintings and Photographs, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

1998

Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX

1997

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

 

Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

 

Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX

1996

Puppet, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

 

Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX

 

The Library Paintings, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, TX

 

Part I: The Library Paintings, Arts Council of Brazos Valley, Local Color Gallery, College Station, TX

 

Part II: Flags and Banners, College of Architecture Gallery at Texas A&M University,

College Station, TX

1995

Mosaics Series, Dallas Visual Art Center, TX

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2007 PAN Amsterdam,Willem Kerseboom Gallery

2005

A Summer Group, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

The Daily News, Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

 

2004-06

Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US, Samek Art Gallery, Lewisburg, PA; travels to: Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA; Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ; Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA; Ewing Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN; University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville, VA*

 

 

Misleading Trails, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China: travels to: NIU Art Museum, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL; University Art Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX; Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; Vanderbilt University Art Gallery, Nashville, TN; Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD

 

2004

Texas Vision: The Barrett Collection, The Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

 

 

Inaugural Group Show, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

 

Chinese Artists in Academia, Columbia Art League, Columbia, MO; St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, MO; Chesterfield Arts, Chesterfields, MO 

 

2003-04

Natural Forces: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

 

2003

Across the Divide, Gatov and Werby Art Galleries, California State University, Long Beach, CA

 

The Great Drawing Show, 1550- 2003, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2001

Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

 

 

Art League, Houston, TX

 

 

Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

 

2000

Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

 

 

Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong, P.R. China

 

 

Phoenix Art Museum, AZ

 

 

Rosalyn Richards and Xiaoze Xie, Bucknell University Art Gallery, Lewisburg, PA

 

1999

West Looks East, LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

 

1998

Building for the Millennium: Recent Acquisitions, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, AZ

 

1997

George Segal and Xiaoze Xie, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA

 

1996

First Texas Annual, The Contemporary Art Center of Fort Worth, TX (curated by Dave Hickey)

 

 

Inviting the Muse, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK

 

 

X-tracted, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

1995

Scott Barber and Xiaoze Xie, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

 

Voertman Art Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX

 

 

Members Invitational, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX

 

 

Dallas City Hall, Dallas, TX

 

Art Tex/ MFA at CAA, state-wide invitational exhibition of current graduate           students, the University of Texas at San Antonio Art Gallery, San Antonio, TX

Dishman Competition, the Dishman Art Gallery, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX

1994

Unity and Diversity, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

 

Union Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

 

Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas, TX

 

26th Annual Juried Fine Arts Awards Exhibit of North Texas Area Art League,     Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX

 

1993

25th Annual Juried Fine Arts Awards Exhibit of North Texas Area Art League, Center for the Visual Arts, Denton, TX

 

1991

Four Young Artists, Shantou Painting Institute, Guangdong, China

 

 

Faculty Show, Department of Arts and Design, Shantou University, Guangdong,

P.R. China

 

* = catalogue

 

 

COLLECTIONS:

 

University of Seattle, WA

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, AZ

Eastfield College, Dallas, TX

Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA

 

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

2005

Laster, Paul, “Reviews: New York,” Art Asia Pacific, Winter, p. 84.

 

Muchnic, Suzanne, "Old Meets Bold," LA Times, March 20.

2004

Heartney, Eleanor, “A War and Its Images,” Art in America, October, pp. 51-55.

 

Coleman, Rufus, “Painting the News,” The North Texan, Winter, pp. 34-35.

Wu, Penghui, “The Possibilities of Implication, Misleading Trails”, Art World, September, p. 16.

Ah Chang, “Regeneration”, Art World (China), September, p. 15.

Nichols, Matthew Guy, "Xiaoze Xie at Charles Cowles," Art in America, June/July, p.181.

Suh, Sangsuk, “Painted History through Slices of Newspapers,” Wolganmisool (Monthly Art, Korean), June,. cover & pp. 111-115.

 

Dault, Julia, “New gallery decks its halls,” National Post, May 13, p. AL12.

 

Goodbody, Bridget L., "Reviews," Time Out New York, April 8-15, p. 53.

 

Robinson, Gaile, “Local Scene: Visual Art,” Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, April 4.

Heartney, Eleanor, “The Certainty of Uncertainty: History and Memory in the Work of Xiaoze Xie,” Catalogue essay for “Xiaoze Xie: 2001- 2003 Fragmentary Views,” Charles Cowles Gallery, New York City.

 

“Goings On About Town: Galleries-Chelsea: Xiaoze Xie,” The New Yorker, March 29, pp.17-18.

 

Loos, Ted, “Fish Wrap, Bird Cage Liner, Still Life,” The New York Times, March 21, Arts & Leisure Section 2, p. 32.

Li, Xianting, “The Regeneration of Three Traditions,” catalogue essay for “Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US,” Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, January.

2003

Mak, Gerry, "Disposable History," That's Beijing, October, p. 38.

 

Leanza, Beatrice, “Double-Code Reality: Slow Motion and Still Cropping from the Age of Symbosis,” curator’s essay, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing,       October.

Zevitas, Steven T., ed. “Xiaoze Xie”, New American Paintings, No. 44, March, pp.158

2002

Chinen, Nate, “Xiaoze Xie,” digitalcity.com New York, April.

 

Pollock, Lindsay.  “Art Show Action”, artnet.com magazine, February 22.

2000

Josslin, Victoria.  “Loss, Disintegration and Nostalgia at the Davidson Galleries”,

Seattle Post-intelligencer, November 11.

Hopkins, Debra L., “Order: An Installation and Paintings by Xiaoze Xie,” curator’s

essay, Scottsdale Mueum of Contemporary Art, Arizona, May.

Horodner, Stuart, “Book ‘em,” curator’s essay, Bucknell Univeristy, Lewisburg,

Pennsylvania, February.

1999

Updike, Robin.  "Show Wrestles With Reality, Books Dominate Xie's Haunting,

Ambiguous Work," Seattle Times, February 25.

 

Fugami, Tracey.  "A Bookworm's View," International Examiner (Asian American

Journal of the Northwest), Volume 26, Number 4, February 17 – March 3, p.11.

1977

Newman, David.  "Between Painting and Photography:  Four Works by Xiaoze Xie,"

Curator's Essay, Brookhaven College Center for the Arts, February.

1996

Inman, Marice.  “New Talent Gallery to feature work by Xiaoze Xie”, ARTimes,

October, p. 2.

 

Kutner, Janet.  “Museum Distributes Six Grants/ DMA lists winners, names new

Trustees”, The Dallas Morning News, May 24, p. 43A.

 

Shang Chong.  "On Xiaoze Xie's Art," Jiangsu Art Monthly, November, pp. 31- 35.

 

Wilson, Wade.  "Illiteracy on Canvas," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, April 28, Section F,

p. 2.

 

Swift Wes.  "An Artistic History of Protest," The Battalion, March 20, p. 3.

 

Bever, Jennifer.  "Searching for Artistic Freedom, Chinese Painter's Work Open to

Many Interpretations," Bryan College Station Eagle, March 17, Section D, p. 9.

1995

Wilson, Wade.  "A Moving Mix of Classical Style, Powerful Statement," Fort Worth

Star-Telegram, November 26, Section F, p. 4.

 

Wilson, Wade.  "Mosaics Puts Together Pieces of Chinese Culture," Fort Worth

Star-Telegram, June 11, Section F, p. 4.

 

 

 

 

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