1991   Teaching at the Tianjin Fine Arts Institute, Tianjin, China
1991   Graduated from the Oil Painting Department, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1986   Graduated from the Fine Arts Department, Anhui Normal University, Wuhu, China
1965   Born in Tunxi, Anhui (China)
 
 
Solo Exhibitions:
 
2015   Static and Flowing, Triumph Art Space, Beijing, China
2014   Cai Jin: Returm to the Source, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
2013   Cai Jin: Returm to the Source, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, China
2012   Cai Jin: National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China 
2011   Cai Jin: Works on Paper, Hadrien de Montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China
2008   Red Tide, Cai Jin: Galerie PICI, Seoul, Korea
2007   Cai Jin: Beijing Cube Gallery, Beijing, China
2005   Cai Jin: Eros in Red, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong, China
2003   Beauty Banana Series: The Art of Cai Jin, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA  
2003   Cai Jin: Sound in Red, Fujikawa Gallery/Next, Osaka, Japan
2000   Cai Jin: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
1999   Banana Plants Paintings: Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin, Germany
1999   Cai Jin: Off the Canvas, The Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China
1997   Cai Jin: Chinese Hand Studies from Life, Ethan Cohen Fine Art, New York, USA
1995   Cai Jin: Recent Works, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, USA
1991   Cai Jin's Oil Painting: Art Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
 
Group Exhibitions:

2016   Cold Light, Jindadi1912 Museum, Hefei, China
2016   No Doctrine, Topredart Gallery, Beijing, China 
2016   Post-Academy, Art Museum Of Guangzhou Academy Of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China
2015   Lantai Reminiscence, Big House, Wuhan, China
2015   The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2014,Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China
2015   In the mood of love Gauguin Gallery, Beijing, China
2015   Sensibility Art Exhibition, Distance Gallery, Tianjin, China
2015   Nonfigurative Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2015   The Temperature of History, Shanghai, China
2015   Group Exhibition, hasrien de montferrand Gallery, Beijing, China
2015   Wu Wo Liang Wang, FM Art Space, Guangzhou, China
2015   Like a Flavor——the Exhibition of Four Female Artists, Xuhui Art Gallery, Shanghai, China
2015   Oriental Stream of Consciousness, Li Art Museum, Changsha, China   
2015   Liberating the Past from the Present: Contemporary Art in China, SZ Art Center, Diaghilev Mu-seum of Contemporary Art, Galleri Astley Museum, Beijing, Sweden, Russia
2015   Visual Transformation——Contemporary Painting with Multiform Expression, Art Department of Traffic University of East China, Nanchang, China
2015   Subcurrent, Exhibition of Eight Contemporary Artists in Anhui, Hefei, China
2015   Pretty Women and Wonderful Epoque, Manet Art Feast, Beijing, China
2014   Pink Public Option—Contemporary Art Exhibition of Chinese Female Artists, Museum of Con-temporary Art Xinjiang, Urumchi, China
2014   Childhood and Beyond, Times Art Museum, Beijing, China
2014   Tai—Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Shone-show Gallery, Beijing, China
2014   Se-context-1984, 7.8ARTLAB, Beijing, China
2014   Trace of Heart-Trace of hand——Exhibition of Artists’ manuscript, CFC&WallartBeijing, China
2014   Long Scroll: Allegorization of the World: Distance Gallery, Tianjin, China
2013   Hidden Power, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Museum, Beijing, China
2013   Dawn Blossoms Plucked at Dusk, A.C Art Museum, Beijing, China
2013   Inspiration from Nature——Plumoon Female Artists Exhibition, Times Art Museum, Beijing, China
2013   Men’s JOKER Crossover Art Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2013   Outside Method, Da Xiang Art Space, Taibei, Taiwan, China
2013   Breakthrough, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine, U.S.A
2012   Dust from the Heart: Five Chinese Women Artists and Their Journeys, PearlLam Galleries, Hong Kong, China
2012   Hannover Messehalle, Hannoven, Germany
2011   Absent Identity, Fujian Art Museum, Fujian, China
2011   Love and Hope-Art World Assisting Children Affected by the Japanese Disasters, Iberia Center For Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2011   Nv Yishu-Series V: Viriditas, Imagine Gallery, Beijing, China
2011   Scenery, Silhouette-Triumph Art Space Collection of Portraits, Triumph Art Space, Beijing, China
2010   Reshaping History, China National Convention Center/Arario Gallery/Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2009   Yipai, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2009   Memory of the Muse, Wall Art Museum, Beijing, China
2008   Women's Work, Osage Gallery, Hongkong, China
2008   Trasforming Women, Osage Gallery, Shanghai, China
2008   Deep Breath-Chinese Contemporary Female Art Exhibition, Suhe Art, Shanghai, China
2008   Ing-Female Art Exhibition, Muzhenliao Art Museum, Beijing, China
2008   Chinese Contemporary Art of Exhibition, Gehua Art Museum, Beijing, China
2007   Everloving Shuimo-The 2th Invite Exhibition of the Shuimo Union of Songzhuang China, East Region Art Center, Beijing, China
2007   New Voyage-Contemporary Art Exhibition, Yu Qingtang Gallery, Nantong, China  
2006   Chinese Oil on Fire, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, USA
2006   Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art From China and the US, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, USA
2006   New Chinese Occidentalism, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, USA
2006   Woman in a Society of Double-Sexuality, Beijing Tang Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China
2006   Chinese Masters of Contemporary Oil Painting, Wall Art Museum, Beijing, China
2006   Summer Solstice of Arts, Aye gallery ,Beijing , China
2006   Temptations Cai Jin and Deng JianJin Oil Painting Exhibition, Wall Art Museum, Beijing, China
2005   Born in China ,Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA
2005   Eros Untimely Death ,Tokyo Gallery, Beijing, China
2005   Tomorrow-Never Look Back-Chinese Contemporary Art, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, China
2005   Chinese Contemporary Youth Art Exhibition, Hangart-7, Salzburg, Austria
2005   In Honour of ’85:2005→1985, Shanghai Duolun Mordern Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2005   Inter-Tivity: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
2005   Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US, ASU Art Museum-Arizona, State University Art Museum, Tempe, USA
2004   Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US, Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell Regeneration: Contemporary Chinese Art from China and the US, David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, USA
2004   Lodz Biennale 2004, Poland International Arists Museum, Lodz, Poland
2004   The First Nominative Exhibition of Fine Arts Literature, Museum of Hubei Academy of Fine Arts, Hubei, China
2004   Forbidden senses?: Pornographic words in Chinese Contemporary Art, Francois Mitterrand Cultural Center, France
2004   Beauty on the Cultural Edge, Goedhuis Contemporary, New York, USA
2003   The Inverse Mirror, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
2003   The Art of Contemporary Asian Women, Fisher Studio Arts Building, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
2002   Femininity in Contemporary Asian Art, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, USA
2002   1st Guangzhou Triennial–Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art (1990-2000),Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China   
2001   Masterpieces, Made by Chinese, Asian Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany
2001   Towards a New Image: Twenty Years of Contemporary Chinese Painting, National Art Museum, Beijing; Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai; Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou; Chengdu Art  Museum, Chengdu; China
2001   Confessions: Contemporary Art by Asian Women, the Hammond Museum ,New York, USA2000   Home? Contemporary Art Projects, Yuexing Furniture Warehouse, Shanghai, China
2000   20th Century Chinese Oil Painting, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
2000   The Zone of Age and Myth: Between Tenderness and Tension, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, China  
1999   Transience-Chinese Experimental Art at the end of the 20th Century, The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
1999   Transience-Chinese Experimental Art at the end of the 20th Century University of Oregon Muse-um, Eugene, USA Group Show, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, USA
1999   Art China, Limn Gallery, San Francisco, USA
1999   The Unseen Seen, Peng Gallery Philadelphia, USA
1999   Koln-Beijing, Beijing-Koln, Gothaer Kunstforum, Cologne, Germany
1998   Canalogy, A Site Specific Exhibition on the Gowanus Canal, Carroll Street Bridge, Brooklyn, New York, USA
1998   Half of the Sky, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany
1998   Century: Woman Art Show, National Fine Art Museum, Beijing, China
1997   Against the Tide, The Bronx Museum,New York, USA Women and Flowers, Art Gallery of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1997   Betemisia Ego and Society, Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, USA   
1997   Contemporary Art by Chinese Women Artists, Department of Fine Arts, University of California, Berkeley, USA
1997   China's New Art, Post ’89, Chicago Museum of Arts, Chicago, USA
1996   China–Aktuelles Aus 15 Atelier, China Art Festival, Munich, Germany  
1996   Reality: Present and Future, International Art Palace Beijing, China
1996   96' Seoul International Art Fair, Seoul, South Korea
1996   Inaugural Show of Chinese Oil-Painting Society, National Fine Art Museum,  Beijing, China
1995   Contemporary Chinese Art Exhibition, Goteborgs Konstmuseum, Sweden
1995   Women's Approach to Chinese Contemporary Art, Beijing Art Museum, Beijing, China
1995   Exhibition of Chinese Female Artists, National Fine Art Museum, Beijing, China
1995   Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, Sino-Japanese Friendship Hall, Fukuoka, Japan
1995   3rd National Exhibition of Chinese Oil Paintings, National Fine Art Museum, Beijing, China
1994   The Annual Exhibition of Works of the Artists Nominated by Art Critics(Oil Painting), National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
1994   Current Trends in Chinese Oil Painting, University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
1994   Works by Woman Artists form China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Hanart T Z Gallery, Hong Kong, China
1994   China's New Art, Post ’89, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd.,London, England
1994   2nd National Exhibition of Chinese Oil Paintings, National Fine Art Museum, Beijing, China
1993   China's New Art, Post ’89, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
1993   China's New Art, Post ’89, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China
1992   Contemporary Chinese Oil Paintings, Beijing Worker's Cultural Palace, Beijing, China
1991   China's First Exhibition of Oil Paintings, Beijing History Museum, Beijing, China
1991   Cai Jin, Art Gallery of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1991   24th Festival International de La Peinture, Cognes Sur-mer, Paris, France