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Pengyi Jiang
b. 1977, Yuanjiang, Hunan Province, China
I Am The Central Academy Of Fine Art Model by Zhao Gang
Everything Illuminates No. 2
2012Archival inkjet print
70 x 52 cm
Edition of 5 + 2APs

Jiang Pengyi graduated from the Beijing Institute of Art and Design in 1999. He was awarded the Aletti ArtVerona Prize for Photography in 2011, the Jury Grand Prize from the Société Générale Chinese Art Awards in 2010 and the Tierney Fellowship Award from the First Annual Three Shadows Photography Award in 2009. Jiang was invited to participate in the Helsinki Photography Biennial 2012 and was nominated for the Prix Pictet 2012. Jiang’s work has been collected by a variety of private and public institutions worldwide, including Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation Collection in Switzerland, the French Regional Contemporary Art Fund of the Loire Region (Frac des Pays de la Loire) in France, the Tierney Family Foundation and ArtNow Contemporary Art Collections in USA, the UniCredit Art Collections in Italy and Germany, and the Bank Aletti Foundation (Fondazione Banca Aletti) in Italy.


Solo Exhibition

  • "SH Contemporary 2012", Booth: Aike-Dellarco, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China          
  • "ART HK", Booth: Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong            
  • "Luminant", Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong       
  • "No East", Aike-Dellarco, Palermo, Italy 2008        
  • "Jiang Pengyi Solo Exhibition", Galerie Paris-Beijing, Beijing, China
  • Selected Group Exhibitions


  • "Seven Sunsets, Waiting Dawns, All In One. How to kill a wondrous time...not wanting a thousand hours", Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
  • "REVEL - Celebrating MOCA's 8 Years in Shanghai", Museum of Contemporary Art - Shanghai, Shanghai,          
  • "The Rapture of Romantic Illusions", Fudi Aromatic Villa, Shanghai, China        
  • "ON | OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice”, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art


  • "Everyday", Shanghai Gallery of Art, Shanghai, China
  • "Revolving Stage - Contemporary Video Art in China', Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea            
  • "The Discreet Charm of the  Bourgeoisie: Contemporary Visions on China”, Yi&C, Taipei, Taiwan       
  • "A History of Chinese Contemporary Photography”, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Brussels, Belgium       
  • "CAFAM . Future", CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China       
  • "Memento Mori", Arario Gallery, Beijing, China            
  • "Architekturfotografie - Made in China”, Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln (MAKK),  Cologne,    
  • "No Exit - Urban Space", Helsinki Photography Biennial 2012, Helsinki City Museum, Helsinki, Finland



  • "The Other Wave: Contemporary Chinese Photography", Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK 
  • "Be Natural Be Yourself", Frac des Pays la Loire Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain, Nante, France  
  • "Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art - Moving Image in China (1988-2011), Minsheng Art Museum,                  
  • "People & the City", WINZAVOD Contemporary Art Center, Moscow, Russia      
  • "Daybreak", Arario Gallery, Beijing, China               
  • "See the Light", Espace Louis Vuitton, Hong Kong
  • "Recurrent Shadows", He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China          
  • "Gallery Artists Group Exhibition", Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong       
  • "0°Space", Aike-Dellarco, Shanghai, China


  • "Get It Louder 2010 - Sharism", Sanlitun Soho, Beijing, China      
  • "A Departure from Reality III: The Tender Truth", Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong          
  • "the mARkeT: I'm", Beijing Center for the Arts, Beijing, China          
  • "Will to Height - Contemporary Art Exhibition", epSITE Gallery, Shanghai, China            
  • "NY Photo Festival 2010", New York, USA        
  • "The Butterfly Effect - An Artistic Communication Project of Cross-Strait Four Regions", "Digital Generation", Galerie Paris-Beijing, Beijing, China


  • "Lianzhou International Photo Festival 2009", Guangdong, China      
  • "Cheng Ran and Jiang Pengyi: Immersion and Distance", Ullens              
  • "2008-2009 First Annual Three Shadows Photography Award Exhibition", Beijing, China


  • "Moscow International Biennale for Young Art", Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
  • "Zoology", Osage Soho, Hong Kong            
  • "Urban Episodes", Osage Soho, Hong Kong             
  • "Seeing China", Beijing Imperial City Art Museum, Beijing, China          
  • "Photo Beijing 2008 Contemporary Photography Art Fair - Photo Beijing", National Agriculture Exhibition 


  • "Lianzhou International Photo Festival 2007", Guangdong, China


  • "New Folk Arts Movement-The Reconstruction of Communal Living", Contemporary Art Exhibition, Ucool Modern Art Space, Beijing, China