• 2023


    “Art Macao: Macao International Art Biennale 2023” curated by Qiu Zhijie opens at the Macao Museum of Art

    “Art Macao: Macao International Art Biennale 2023” (hereinafter referred to as “Art Macao 2023”) was inaugurated with an opening ceremony held at the Macao Museum of Art (MAM) on 28 July 2023. “Art Macao” is an international art event organized by the Macao Special Administrative Region Government. Qiu Zhijie is invited to be this year’s chief curator.

    Competition awards creators of digital future of art and exhibitions

    Winners of a virtual exhibition curating context recently were announced and awarded; yet they didn't attend in person, rather, their virtual characters received the prizes at an online ceremony — an envisioning of how the world of art will function in the future of meta verse.

    Profiling Xinjiang

    It is not uncommon to find people posting about their journeys to different parts of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region these days on social media platforms.

    China International Communications Group (CICG) announced the logo of Orchid Awards designed by CAFA

    Chinese organizers on Wednesday announced the shortlist for the Orchid Awards, an event committed to promoting international cultural dialogue and exchanges.

    A Special Exhibition of Female Artists' Works opens in CAFA Art Museum

    The efforts to create and live independently made by women artists since the beginning of the 20th century have constituted an important part of, and enriched, modern Chinese art. The varying situations they face, and the ways in which they express their concerns and emotions collectively reflect the changes in Chinese culture and social development over the past century. Multidimensional Sensibility, an exhibition at the art museum of Central Academy of Fine Arts till Sept 1, puts the spotlight on the leading women artists active since the 1990s.

    VIEW IN MOTION ——International Motion Graphic

    The advent of the screen era and the paperless era has broken the traditional definition of "graphic". The development of media technology and the updates of information communication have continuously promoted the self-renewal and transformation of "design". In this context, motion graphic, a product of distinctive characteristics of the times and intellectual innovation consciousness, has developed rapidly around the world and has become one of the most potential and dynamic trends in the field of contemporary design.

    Leng Wen, a Ph.D. student from the class of 2022, was awarded the 6th Dior Award for Photography and Visual Arts for Young Talents

    In July 2023, local time, Ms. Leng Wen, a doctoral student from the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in the 2022 cohort, was awarded the Dior Award for Photography and Visual Arts for Young Talents, in its sixth edition, announced in Arles, France. Ms. Leng Wen represented CAFA in the competition and was invited to attend the award ceremony and exhibition opening in Arles.


    Stunning paintings showcased at CAFA Graduation Exhibition

    The annual showcase of graduating artists from the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) offers a glimpse into the future of contemporary art. From vibrant paintings to immersive installations, this exhibition celebrates the diversity of artistic voices. Reporter Li Qiong takes us to the exhibition hall featuring traditional Chinese paintings.

    CAFA Graduation Exhibition unveils sculptural marvels

    The annual graduation exhibition of the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) has captivated art enthusiasts from all walks of life. To unravel the enigma behind its immense popularity, reporter Li Qiong explores the artistry and narratives that lie within.

    Veteran of art leaves deep spiritual legacy

    From humble origins, iconic painter left an impressive array of works, covering many fields, Lin Qi reports.

    Ink artist depicts microcosmic universe with fine brushwork

    In classic Chinese literature, yinyun literally meant dense mist and meanwhile, its extended meaning referred to the microcosmic world in which the living beings developed and interacted with each other to generate an atmosphere of energies.

    Kang Jianfei’s Experimental Exhibition opens in Shanghai

    Kang Jianfei graduated from the Printmaking Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1997 and won the highest award at the graduation exhibition. He has remained at the academy as a teacher ever since. His artistic research spans over twenty years and maintains a "self-experimental" attitude. He believes that the primary task of an artist is to deal with the interactive relationship between the artist's identity and the artistic medium, and this relationship determines an artist's artistic attitude. Eleven years ago, the YIBO Gallery held an exhibition titled "Art as Media/Kang Jianfei Exhibition," and now, eleven years later, Kang Jianfei returns to YIBO Gallery’s space in M50 with his latest experiments.


    Artist's immersive show a digital interpretation of traditional culture

    Jin Jun hails from a cross-disciplinary background: Born to an oil painter father, he was introduced to fine arts at a young age. He studied nuclear electronics at Tsinghua University, and transferred to pursue a master's degree in art and design in the United States. Now the vice-dean and professor of School of Design, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Jin has invested much time in the advancement of digital art especially, in recent years, in regenerating classic Chinese art and cultural traditions.

    Zhu Pei was honored as UC Berkeley “2023 CED Distinguished Alumni Award”

    On the evening of May 14, “2023 CED Distinguished Alumni Award” of UC Berkeley was officially announced at the College of Environmental Design (CED) Commencement held at the Greek Theatre at UC Berkeley.

    CAFAIFC 2023 Graduation Exhibition "WHAT IF" opens online

    Founded by the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2005, the International Foundation Course Program (CAFAIFC) is a unique educational platform that aims to cultivate international talents in art and design. The 2023 Graduation Exhibition "WHAT IF", is showing online.

    CAFA holds 2023 postgraduate works exhibition in Beijing

    Visitors view a piece of artwork named "ON" at 2023 China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) postgraduate works exhibition in Beijing, capital of China, May 9, 2023. Over 3,000 pieces of postgraduate works were displayed in the exhibition, including paintings, sculptures, digital art, etc. (Xinhua/Yin Dongxun)

    Call for submission: Curating Virtual Exhibitions 2023

    In 2022, the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) organized “Curating Virtual Exhibitions 2022: The 1st Global College Student Competition”. The competition received a total of 619 submissions from 1,153 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students from 270 universities and colleges around the world. With the success and achievements of the first competition, we are now organizing “Curating Virtual Exhibitions 2023: The 2nd Global College Student Competition”.  We call for submissions from college students around the world. The call for submission ends at 11:59pm (Beijing Time) on May 20th, 2023. Please note that all submissions must be uploaded through https://vlam.cafa.edu.cn.

    Liu Xiaodong presents an exhibition of new works from his Shaanbei series in Lisson Gallery(NY)

    Lisson Gallery is pleased to present Shaanbei, a new body of work by Liu Xiaodong, one of the artist’s most ambitious and personally significant projects to date. Featuring large-scale paintings, works on paper, diary entries and a documentary, the exhibition expands Liu’s stature as one of China’s foremost artists.


    Art competition scouts for future curators and educators

    The Central Academy of Fine Arts initiated the first virtual curatorial competition last year, which was well received among art schools around the world and drew more than 1,100 competitors.

    The "Way of Type - Modernisation of Chinese Typography Exhibition" Stages in Cape Town, South Africa

    To celebrate the 2023 International Chinese Language Day, "The Way of Type - Modernisation of Chinese Typography" was opened at the Welgemeend Function and Conference Venue in Cape Town, South Africa on April 19, in the afternoon, the local time.