1956   Born in Chongqing, Sichuan, China 


1982   Graduated from the Yunnan Art Academy, Yunnan, China 


1984   Stared working at the Kunming Film Production Company, in charge of painting

promotional posters 


1993   Became a professional artist 


1996 - 1999   Taught at the Oil Painting Studio of the Yunnan Art Academy 


2001   Teaching in the art department at Yunnan University 


2001   Current Member of Yunnan Oil Painting Association 


2001   Vice-president of Yunnan Oil Painting Society 



Selected Exhibitions



2008    ROAD Mao Xuhui's Drawing Course 1973-2007, Red Bridge Gallery, Shanghai (solo) 


2007    Mao Xuhui:30 Years An Artist, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong (solo) 


2007    In 10 one 'feels' 1997-2007 parallel exhibitions 


2007    New Interface 3¡ª¡ªSearching the Futute, Back to the Gui Mountain, Soobin Art

Gallery, Singapore 


2006    Create History: Chinese Contemporary Art form the 80s of the 20th Century, OCT

Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen 


2006    Academic State: Chinese Contemporary Artists Invitational Exhibition, Nanjing

Museum, Nanjing 


2005    2005 'Air of Destiny', Shenzhen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China 


2005    Contrasts and Contradictions, Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai, China 


2005    In Honor of 85, Shanghai Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China 


2005    Scissors--Mao Xuhui, Nordica Gallery, Kunming, China (solo) 


2004    Mao Xuhui: Scissors, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong (solo) 


2004    Awakening: La France Mandarine—The French Influence on Chinese Art, Shanghai Urban

Planning Center, National Art Museum of China 


2004    Yunnan Contemporary Art Exhibition, Museum of California State University,

California, USA. 


2003    From China with Art, Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta,Indonesia 


2003    Embracing The New Century--The Third Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, National Art

Museum of China, Beijing, China 


2003    Guiyang Biennial of Oil Painting, Guiyang, China 


2002    Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China 


2002    China--Korea Contemporary Painting Exhibition, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea 


2001    Dream 2001 Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, The Red Mansion Ltd, London, England



2001    Made by China, Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, France 


2000    Tale of Two Cities-Asian Contemporary Art Exhibition, London, UK 


1999    1999 Chinese Art Exhibition, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, USA 


1999    Scissors, Mao Xuhui”, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong (solo) 


1998    Inside Out: New Chinese Art, Asia Society and P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New

York; Museum of Modern Art and Asia Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, USA and

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Mexico 

1998    China's New Art Exhibition at the Observation de Montreal, Artist-Run Exhibition

Center Montreal, Canada  

1998    The First Collection Exhibition of Upriver Gallery, Chengdu, China  

1997    Quotation Marks: Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Painting, Singapore Art Museum,


1997    Red and Grey, Eight Avant-Garde Chinese Artists, Soobin Art Gallery and Tresors

International Fine Art Fair For Asia, Singapore 

1997    Dream of the Red Earth, Mao Xuhui, Soobin Art Gallery, Singapore (solo) 

1996    Shared Dreams, Jamaica Center, New York, USA 

1993    China's New Art, Post-1989, Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong 

1993    Mao Goes Pop, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia