Born in Penglai County, Shandong Province on May 11, 1955. In 1978, he was accepted by Oil Painting Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts. He is a professional painter of Beijing Academy of Painting, member of Art Committee of Beijing Academy of Painting, trustee of China Artist Association and CAA Oil Painting Committee, vice-chairman of Beijing Artist Association.

 

Chronology

 

2011  Scenery, Silhouette: Triumph Art Space Collection of Portraits,Triumph Art Space,

      Beijing,China

2010  A Date with SpringWang Yidong Art Exhibition, Triumph Art Space, Beijing, China

2009  Brilliant China: Dialogue Between Artists&Collectors, Beijing Times Art Museum, Beijing

Participated the Post-seismic Reconstruction Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Mianzhu New Year Painting Museum, Sichuan

New China Fine Art 60th Anniversary Grand Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

Reporting o Our Motherland: The 60th Anniversary of CFLAC Memorial Exhibition, the Cultural Palace of Nationalities, Beijing

China Realism Oil Painting 5th Anniversary Memorial Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

2008  China Academy of Painting 50th Anniversary Memorial Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

China Realism Oil Painting 26 Artists Disaster Relief Auction, Raising fund 33.5 million RMBfor Sichuan disaster area

Han Guonan Academy of Painting Group Exhibition, Beijing Academy of Painting, Beijing

2007  China Realism Oil Painting Invitational Exhibition, Akili Art Museum, Indonesia

A Date with Spring, the 4th China Realism Oil Painting Exhibition, Poly Art Museum, Beijing

2006  By the Yihe River, The Remote Place in My Heart, the 3rd Chinese Realism Oil

      Painting Exhibition, National Museum of China, Beijing.

2005  The Sun in Remote Mountains, Chinese Trumpets Warmly Welcomes the Newlyweds, Wishes,the 2nd Chinese Realism Oil Painting Exhibition, National Art Museum , Beijing

2004  Joint Exhibition of Chinese Oil Painters: Wang Yidong, Cai Guoqiang and Zhang Hailin, Museum Kuppersmuhle Sammlung Grothe,Germany

      Snow in March, Beijing International Art Biennial Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

      Pure Times, Magpie, and the Sunshine in Winter the 1st Chinese Realism Oil Painting Exhibition, National Art Museum, Beijing

2003  Wang Yidong's Drawings & Sketches Exhibition, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong;

      Collection of Wang Yidong's Drawing Published

2002  Contemporary Paintings and Sculptures by 33 Artists-Celebration Exhibition for

      the Opening of Beijing Schoeni Art Gallery, Schoeni Art Gallery, Beijing

      Images of Women VII, Beijing

The 1st Beijing International Art Biennial Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

Excellence Prize of the 3rd Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

2001  Singapore Art Exposition, Singapore

Exhibition of Paintings on Paper, Shanghai Yibo Gallery, Shanghai

      Chinese New-Realism Oil Paintings, Liu Haisu Gallery, Shanghai

2000  Images of Women VI, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

1999  The Exhibition of Wang Yidong's Oil Paintings, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

      Images of Women V, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

      The third volume of Wang Yidong's Oil Painting published

      Professorship of the Central Academy of Fine Arts. Oct

Went to Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Italy and Spain to research and study art with Yang Feiyun, sent to France International Art City by CAFA

1998  Summer Exhibition, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

      Eastern and Western Realism Oil Painting Exhibition, Berlin, Germany

1997  5th Anniversary Exhibition of Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

      Images of Women IV, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

      The opening ceremony of 10th Anniversary of the Chinese Oil Paintings collected

      by Hefner Collection, USA, together with Ai Xuan, Luo Zhongli, Cao Li

      Invited by Macau government to took part in the opening ceremony of the Exhibition

      of Wang Yidong and Ai Xuan, Macau

1996  Images of Women III, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

      The Contemporary Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition-from Realism to Post-Modernism,  jointly by Galerie Theoremes, Brussels, Belgium and Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

      Invited by Swiss Rado Gallery and visited Switzerland for the ceremony of the oil painting of Wang Yi Dong collected by the Rado Gallery

The Exhibition of Chinese Oil Painting Association, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

1995  Vision of China: Paintings by Contemporary Chinese Artists, Pacific City Club, Bangkok, Thailand

      Art Asia'95, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

      Art Fair'95, World Trade Centre, Taipei, Taiwan

      Images of Women II, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

      The Swiss Rado Gallery collected one of Wang Yidong's paintings, which was the only one the Gallery collected among Asian artists

1994  Art Asia'94, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, and as a special guest to

      join the academic activities

      Images of Women I, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

1993  Inaugural Exhibition of Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

      Exhibition of Realism Paintings, the National Museum of China, Beijing

      Exhibition of Wang Yidong's Oil Painting, Schoeni Art Gallery, Hong Kong

      Asian Art Festival, at World Trade Centre, Singapore

      Art Asia' 93, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

      Wang Yidong's Oil Painting Collection published by Suzhai Publisher, Macau

1992  The 20th Century-China, at Central Academy of Fine Arts, and won the Excellent Prize

      for New Productions

      Group Exhibition of Teachers of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Hong Kong

1991  Wang Yidong's Oil Painting Collection published by Hunan Fine Arts Publishing Company.  The Wind Has Stopped took part in the Christie’s auction, Hong Kong

1990  Group Exhibition in Modern Art Museum, Dallas, Texas, USA

      International Art Fair, Chicago, USA

      Exhibition of Oil Paintings and Sculptures of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore

1988  Oil Painting Exhibition of Human Body, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

1987  Attended the Opening of Contemporary Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition at New

      York, USA, with Mr. Wang Huaiqing, Mr.Ai Xuan and the leaders of China Association of Fine Artists, and as a visiting scholar for the academic investigation and lecturer in USA

      Wang Yidong's Oil Painting Exhibition at the Hefner Gallery in New York, USA  International Art Exposition, New York, USA

      The Chinese Realism Painting Exhibition, Modern Museum of Art (MMOA), Santa

      Ana, California, USA

1986  First Oil Painting Exhibition of International Arts and Literary Circles, National Art Museum of China, Beijing

      7th Asian Art Exhibition, New Delhi, India

      Portrait of Wife, in the Contemporary Oil Painting Exhibition, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, collected by National Art Museum of China

1985  The Old Village, the Secondary Prize of the 3rd Youth Fine Arts Exhibition of China, National Art Museum of China, Beijing; collected by National Art Museum of China

1984  10th World Art Festival, France

6th Asian Painting Art Exhibition, Japan

      The Peasant Mother and Daughter, winner of the golden prize of the 6th Fine Arts Exhibition of China, National Art Museum of China, Beijing; collected by Beijing Association of Fine Artists

1977  Spring Came to Yimeng Mountain, Laughter At the Paper Tiger, selected for the Fine Arts Exhibition for the 50th Anniversary of the PLA of China