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Li Hongwei (b.1980) is a contemporary artist.  He works and lives in Beijing and New York. His works have been acquired by The British Museum, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, The Art Institute of Chicago, The Israel Museum, Harvard Art Museums, Philadelphia Museum of Art, etc. His works have been exhibited in a number of international art institutions, including the National Art Museum of China, The US Embassy, The New Mexico Museum of Art, The Fox Art Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and The Dublin Castle in Ireland, etc. 

Hongwei holds a bachelor’s degree in sculpture from the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing; a master’s in ceramic art from the New York State College of Ceramics at the Alfred University at Alfred, NY. As a visiting artist, he has been invited to give lectures in different institutions, including Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 




Collections

 

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, 2022

Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, 2022

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, 2021

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, 2021

Tang Teaching Museum, Saratoga Spring, NY, 2021

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, 2020    

New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, 2020    

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2020    

University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY, 2019    

Alfred Ceramic Art Museum, Alfred, NY, 2019     

Vassar College Art Museum, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2018    

Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, 2018    

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 2017    

The British Museum, London, UK, 2017    

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2017    

MGM COTAI, Macao, China, 2017    

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2016    

He Art Museum, Guangzhou, China, 2016    

Zhu Zhong Art Museum, Beijing, 2016    

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, 2015    

China APEC International Conference Center, Beijing, 2014    

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas, 2012    

Herrick Memorial Library, Alfred University, Alfred, NY, 2008    

Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, Alfred, NY, 2007    



Honor and Awards


Gallery Tour with Li Hongwei, Asian Art Council, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, July 27th, 2019    

Invited speaker for the "Elegant Forms and Sensuous Glazes Symposium", The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, March 16th, 2019    

Visiting artist of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2019    

Visiting artist of University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts, Lexington, KY, 2018     

Beijing Excellent Talent Grant, Beijing, China, 2017    

“Leading Person” of the Cultural and Creative Industries of Beijing, 2016     

“Talents Project” of the “Youth Plus” Young Artist Project, China National Arts Fund, Beijing, China, 2015      
Visiting artist of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2015     

Beijing Outstanding Young Talent Grant, Beijing, China, 2014    

Taylor Prize, 2013 Louvre Museum International Exhibition, Paris, France, 2013     
Award for excellence,1895 China Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition, Nantong, China, 2013    




Full CV of the Artist