Mr. Xie Ke

Biography of Xie Ke

1955 Born in Hong Kong
1978 Graduated from Hong Kong Ling Hoi Art School
1978-80 Was a graphic designer and illustrator at Hong Kong Television Broadcast Ltd, Golden Harvest Film and Rediffusion Television (Hong Kong)Ltd
1980 Graduated from First Institute of Art and Design, Hong Kong
Went to further studies in History of Traditional Chinese Art at Beijing’s Central Academy of Craft & Design (now known as Tsinghua University, Academy of Fine Arts)
1981-87 Returned to Hong Kong to teach at First Institute of Art and Design as a senior lecturer and Hong Kong Polytechnic as a visiting lecturer
1987-95 Set up a design studio and publishing house in Hong Kong
1996 Migrated to Singapore
1997 As the organizer of the Executive Director of the first of Singapore International Art Fair
The same year was founded "HaKaren Art Gallery" in Singapore, specialist to promote Chinese artists and organized more than 100 art exhibition
2007 Relocated to Beijing and designed own art studio

Selected Exhibitions and Publications

1980-Hong Kong Society of Illustrators Group Exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Centre
1985-Chinese New Year’s Traditional Block Prints - Xie Ke private collection exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Centre
       Wrote Chinese New Year’s Traditional Block Prints, published in Hong Kong
1987-Wrote The Art of the Chinese Pagodas, published in Taiwan
2004-Participated in Contemporary Chinese Art group exhibition, Marseilles Art Museum, France
2008-Took part in ARTSingapore 2008 and ARTBeijing 2008
2009-Exhibited in ARTSingapore 2009
2010-Charisma – A Solo Exhibition of Xie Ke, Hanmo Art Gallery, Beijing
       Exhibited in Fine Art Aisa 2010, Hong Kong
2011-Took part in CIGE 2011, Beijing and ARTBeijing 2011
       Took part in SH Contemporary 2011
       Sensation of Contemporary Art group exhibition, Singapore
2012-The Territory of Xie Ke – A Solo Exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Centre
       Dialogue Contemporary Art group exhibition, Langham Place Beijing
2013-Micro-infiltration Group Exhibition, Sui Feng Art Centre, Beijing
2014-International Art Biennale, QingDao 2014, Shandong, China
2015-Took part in Beijing and ARTBeijing 2015
       Young Heart Burning Love – A Solo Exhibition by Xie Ke, Enjoy Museum of Art, Beijing
       Beyond Belief – A Solo Art Exhibition by Xie Ke, Singapore
2016-in88 • PDFCHIC – Group Exhibition, Beijing
       Took part in Beijing and ARTBeijing 2016
       Alumni exhibition of Tsinghua University and Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
       Elites' Treasures Show, Art Gallery of Sun International Auction Ltd, Hong Kong
       The 60th anniversary of the founding of Academy of Fine Arts Tsinghua University Alumni Nomination Exhibition, Beijing
       Unbounded Art Exhibition, Beijing
       8090 Ink Painting Invitational Exhibition, Hong Kong
       Xiamen international 3D print Fashion Festival - Contemporary Sculpture Invitational Exhibition, Xiamen, China
2017-Took part in Beijing and ARTBeijing 2017
       Alumni exhibition of Tsinghua University and Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing