Born in 1965, Jilin province, China

Lives and works in Shanghai, China

<b>Untitled 1 </b><br/>Etching, aquatint, dry-point, 2RC Essence Technique on 3 copper plates, printed in 5 colours<br/><br/>74 x 45 cm, Magnani paper 115,7 x 77,5 cm<br/>2013/<br/>Edition of 48 and V artist proofs. Printed and published by 2RCCAFA, Beijing
<b>Untitled 2</b><br/>Etching, aquatint, dry-point, 2RC Essence Technique on 2 copper plates, printed in 3 colours<br/><br/>47 x 75 cm, Magnani paper 115.7 x 77.5 cm<br/>2013-<br/>Edition of 48 and V Artist proofs. Printed and published by 2RCCAFA, Beijing



Graduated from Arts & Design Institute of Wuxi Technical University, Jiangsu, China

Currently teaching at the Arts & Design Institute of Donghua University, Shanghai, China


Solo Exhibitions


Hauser & Wirth Somerset, ‘Four Seasons’, Somerset, United Kingdom


Hauser & Wirth, ‘The Box’, London, United Kingdom

K11 Art Foundation Pop- Up Space, ‘Space Painting by Zhang Enli’, Hong Kong

Shanghai Night Club, ‘Hair’, Shanghai, China


Museo d’Arte contemporanea di Villa Croce, ‘Landscape’, Genova, Italy

ICA, ‘Space Painting’, London, United Kingdom


Hauser & Wirth, ‘Topology’, Zurich, Switzerland


Hauser & Wirth, ‘Zhang Enli’, New York, USA

Shanghai Art Museum, ‘Zhang Enli’, Shanghai, China


Minsheng Art Museum, ‘Zhang Enli’, Shanghai, China

Hauser & Wirth London, ‘Zhang Enli’, London, United Kingdom


Kunsthalle Bern, ‘Zhang Enli’, Berne, Switzerland (Travelling Exhibition)

Ikon Gallery, ‘Zhang Enli’, Birmingham, United Kingdom (Travelling Exhibition)


ShanghART H-Space, ‘Zhang Enli’, Shanghai, China


Hauser & Wirth Zürich, ‘Zhang Enli’, Zurich, Switzerland


W&B House / Buero Friedrich, ‘Zhang Enli’, Berlin, Germany


BizArt, ‘Human, Too Human’, Shanghai, China


ShanghART, ‘Dancing’, Shanghai, China


Group Exhibitions


ShanghART Beijing, ‘Comfort’, Beijing, China

PAC Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, ‘Jing Shen, The Act of Painting in Contemporary China’, Milan, Italy

SPSI Art Museum, ‘My House Is Your House’, Shanghai, China

Jinji Lake Art Museum, ‘Garden Splendors’, Suzhou, China

ShanghART Singapore, ‘Paper’, Singapore

Minsheng Art Museum, ‘The System of Objects’, Shanghai, China

Lehmbruck Museum, ‘China 8, Contemporary Art from China at the Rhine and Ruhr’, Duisburg, Germany 

San Antonio Museum of Art, ’28 Chinese’, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Aurora Museum, ‘Nobody Knows Where, Zhang Enli and Christopher Doyle’, Shanghai, China

Villa Reale’s Galleria d’Arte Moderna, ‘Don’t Shoot the Painter – UBS Art Collection’, Milan, Italy

YUZ Museum, ‘Myth/History II: Shanghai Galaxy’, Shanghai, China

Changjiang Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Blow-UP—Chinese New Painting at Post Financial Crisis Era’, Changjiang, China

Overbeck-Gesellschaft, ‘Die Beiläufigkeit der Dinge’ (‘The Incidental Nature of Things’), Lübeck, Germany

Chongqing Changjiang River Contemporary Art Museum, ‘Within Sight – Chinese New Painting at Post Financial Crisis Era’, Chongqing, China


Long Museum West Bund, ‘Re-View’, Shanghai, China

Vancouver Art Gallery, ‘Unscrolled: Reframing Tradition in Chinese Contemporary Art’, Vancouver, Canada

Yokohama Museum of Art, ‘Yokohama Triennale 2014’, Yokohama, Japan

Long Museum, ‘Broken. Stand, The New Painting to Order’, Shanghai, China

Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Aura of Poetry’, Shanghai, China

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art / Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, ‘Hans van Dijk: 5000 Names’, Beijing, China / Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Yuz Museum, ‘Myth/History: Yuz Collection of Contemporary Art’, Shanghai, China


Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, ’28 Chinese’, Miami, Florida, USA

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, ‘Metropolis: Reflections on the Modern City’, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Cafa Art Museum, ‘O’Clock - Time design - Design Time’, Beijing, China

ShangART Gallery, ‘Foundational Work’, Shanghai, China


Kochi-Muziris Biennial 2012, Kochi, India

ShanghART, ‘Place of residence’, Shanghai, China

The National Art Museum of China, ‘On Contemporary Era – The First Chinese Oil Painting Biennial’, Beijing, China

SSCAC Suzhou, ‘People and Object – Across Memory’, Suzhou, China

OCAT Shenzhen, ‘The Seventh Shenzhen Sculpture Biennial – Accidental Message: Art is Not a System’, Shenzhen, China

Minsheng Art Museum, ‘Face’, Shanghai, China

ShanghART Gallery, ‘Revitalising – A Gathering Upon Awakening of Insects’, Shanghai, China


Today Art Museum, ‘Guanxi’, Beijing, China

Instituto Paranaense de Arte, ‘The 6th Curitiba Biennial: Beyond the Crisis’, Curitiba, Brazil

Guangdong Museum, ‘Relation’, Guangdong, China

Boers-Li Gallery, ‘Breaking Away, An Abstract Art Exhibition’, Beijing, China


Minsheng Art Museum, ‘Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art’, Shanghai, China

Shanghart, ‘Beds’, Shanghai, China

Gwangju Biennial Hall, Gwangju Museum of Art, ’10,000 Lives. The Eight Gwangju Biennale’, Gwangju, Korea


EACC – Espai d’art contemporani de Castelló, ‘5×5 Castello’, Castello, Spain


7th Shanghai Biennial, ‘Translocalmotion’, Shanghai, China

ShanghART H-Space, ‘Selected’, Shanghai, China

Ke Center for the Contemporary Arts, ‘Art Multiple 2008’, Shanghai, China

Hall B ArtGallery Blackbridge, ‘Blackbridge 08’ Contemporary Art Exhibition’, Beijing, China

Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘The World of Other’s: A Contemporary Art Exhibition’, Shanghai, China

La Spezia Contemporary Art Museum, ‘China New Vivison – The Contemporary Collection of Shanghai Art Museum’, La Spezia, Italy


Shanghai Contemporary (special artist presentation), Shanghai, China

ShanghART Gallery, ‘Individual Positions 1’, Shanghai, China

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, ‘Size Matters – XXL – Recent Large-scale paintings’, Peekskill, New York, USA

Royal Academy of Art, ‘Summer Exhibition 2007’, London, United Kingdom

Objectif_exhibitions, ‘Circulez! Il n’y a rien à voir’ (with Moshekwa Langa), Antwerp, Belgium

Shanghai Art Museum, ‘China’s Neo Painting’, Shanghai, China


Galerie Patrick Seguin, ‘Galerie Patrick Seguin invites Hauser & Wirth’, Paris, France

Kunsthalle Bern, ‘Pre-Emptive’, Berne, Switzerland

Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, ‘Infinite Painting and Global Realism’, Udine, Italy

Satellite, Contemporary Art Pavilion, Shanghai, China


Creek Art Center, ‘Open Road’, Shanghai, China

Hangart 7, ‘YCCA – Young Chinese Contemporary Art’, Salzburg, Austria

ShanghART H-Space, ‘In their 40’s’, Shanghai, China


Irish Museum of Modern Art, ‘Dreaming of the Dragon’s Nation: Contemporary Art from China’, Dublin, Ireland

EastLink Gallery, ‘Matchmaking at Suzhou Creek’, Shanghai, China

Fabric and Accessories Museum, ‘Made in China’, Lyon, France

Original Impress Gallery, ‘Of One’s Own Accord’, Shanghai, China


Silpakorn University Gallery, ‘Overseas’, Bangkok, Thailand

Pingyao International Photography Festival, ‘It Is I’, Pingyao, China

Lijiang Triangle International Workshop, Lijiang, China

Bandao Gallery, ‘Different Choice. Joint Exhibition of Shanghai Artists Born in the Sixties’, Shanghai, China

Shenzhen Sculpture Institute, ‘China Edition’, Shenzhen, China


BizArt, ’24.30 Contemporary Art Exhibition’, Shanghai, China

Kunsthaus Wien, ‘Ost + West: Chinese Contemporary Art’, Vienna, Austria

General Consulate of Switzerland, ‘Quick Look! – Shanghai Zhejiang Jiangsu Anhui Contemporary Art Exhibition’, Shanghai, China


Shanghai, Belgiumijing / Off Triennial, ‘Poster Exhibition of Chinese Avant-Garde’, Yokohama, Japan

Shanghai Normal University, ‘Zero Point – Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition’, Shanghai, China

China Art Archives & Warehouse, Opening Exhibition, Beijing, China


Art Institute of Nanjing Normal University, ’99 Nanjing Modern Oil Painting Research Exchange Exhibition’, Nanjing, China

Pudong World Trade Tower, ‘Global Forum – Contemporary Art’, Shanghai, China


Canvas World Art Gallery, ‘Four Men’s Work’, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Changning District Culture Centre, ‘Figuration and Abstraction’, Shanghai, China

Changning District Culture Centre, ‘Contemporary Chinese Art’, Shanghai, China

Contemporary Art Gallery, ’97 Shanghai Oil Painting Exhibition’, Shanghai, China


Konsthallen Götaplatsen, ‘Change: China Contemporary Art’, Gothenburg, Sweden


Yokohama Art Museum, ‘Shanghai Modern Art Exhibition’, Yokohama, Japan


Shanghai Artists Gallery, ’92 ShaNghai Oil Painting Exhibition’, Shanghai, China


Shanghai Art Museum, ‘3rd Exhibition of Young Shanghai Artists’ Works’, Shanghai, China

China Textile University, ‘Two Artists’ Contemporary Art’, Shanghai, China