Chen Ronghao – The way of silk


CHEN Ronghao artist, born in 1961 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, graduated from the Department of Fine Arts of Wuhan University.

He has lived and worked for 30 years in Quanzhou, Fujian Province, on the south-east coast of China.

He is director of the Qingyuan Institute involved in the research of silk works, and is also secretary-general of the International Silk Exchange Center of China. In his artistic practice he explores the use of mixed materials on silk where he makes emerge the dynamics present in nature.

He has been awarded numerous prizes at numerous art fairs in China for his research and support of the Asian cultural heritage.

In 2011 he opened his private museum in Quanzhou, the Dacheng Museum of Silk Art.

In January 2015 he was commissioned by the committee of the Old Summer Palace to reproduce 40 paintings of landscapes of the said palace preserved at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.

In December 2016, he was selected in the “Hundred-Talent Progamme” list of Fujian Province.

This traveling exhibition is supported by the National Art Fund of the Ministry of Culture of China

05.2010: Solo show, Quanzhou, China

01.2011: 3 rd edition of the Asian Art Fair in Beijing, China

05.2011: The National Crafts Exhibition of China, Beijing, China

09.2011: Solo show, Quanzhou, China

11.2011: Salon d’Automne, Paris, France

01.2012: 4th edition of the Asian Art Fair, Beijing, China

04.2012: Personal exhibition, Fuzhou, China

10.2012: Salon d’Automne, Paris, France

01.2013: 5 th edition of the Asian Art Fair, Beijing, China

03.2013: Personal exhibition at the Prince Gong Palace, Beijing, China

11.2013: Capital Art, Grand Palais in Paris, France

11.2014: Thematic exhibition on the maritime silk route organized by UNESCO, at the time of “the day of the sea”, Paris, France