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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 collected 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, New Orleans Museum of Art, Crocker Art Museum, 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, 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 degree in ceramic art from the New York State College of Ceramics at the Alfred University, NY. As a visiting artist, he has been invited to give lectures in a few of art institutions, such as Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). 

 



  



Collections

 

2019     New Orleans Museum of Art

2019     Crocker Art Museum

2019     University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY

2019     Alfred Ceramic Art Museum, Alfred, NY

2018     Vassar College Art Museum, Poughkeepsie, NY

2018     Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

2017     Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
2017     The British Museum, London, UK
2017     The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2017     MGM COTAI, Macao, China

2016     The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2016     Media Group, Guangzhou, China

2016     Zhu Zhong Art Museum, Beijing

2015     Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2014     China APEC International Conference Center, Beijing
2012     San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas
2008     Herrick Memorial Library, Alfred University, Alfred, NY
2007     Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, Alfred, NY



Honor and Awards


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

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

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

2017     Beijing Excellent Talent Grant, Beijing, China
2016     “Leading Person” of the Cultural and Creative Industries of Beijing
2015     “Talents Project” of the “Youth Plus” Young Artist Project, China National Arts Fund, Beijing, China 
2015     Visiting artist of Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2014     Beijing Outstanding Young Talent Grant, Beijing, China
2013     Taylor Prize, 2013 Louvre Museum International Exhibition, Paris, France
2013     Award for excellence,1895 China Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition, Nantong, China




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