Yuzheng Cheng

Born 1977, in Suzhou, China
Lives and works in Berlin

Education

1995-1998 Interior Design at the School of Architecture Nanjing, China
2000-2001 Moves to Germany. Studies Graphic Arts at the Muthesius-School of Arts and Design, Kiel
2001-2005 Studies Painting under Prof. KH Hodicke at the University of Arts, Berlin
2005 Master scholar under Prof. KH Hodicke at the University of Arts, Berlin. Prize-winner of the Theodorus-Art-Prize 2005, awarded by the president of the University of Arts, Berlin

Solo Exhibitions

2009

“Zoo“, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens

2008

Kunstverein Karonier, Fechta

2007

"As seen on screen, Cheng Yuzheng", Thomas Levy Galerie, Hamburg
Galerija Contra, Koper

2006

"Cheng Yuzheng – Tiefstapeln. Neue Bilder", Galerie artMbassy
"Liebe Gruesse", Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
"Landschaften", Gallery Antje Wachs, Berlin
"Theodorus-Hospiz-Preis 2005: Cheng Yuzheng", Theodorus-Hospiz, Berlin

2003

"Cheng, Yuzheng", GFAM-Galerie fur aktuelle Malerei, Berlin

Group Exhibitions

2011

DREIZEHN - Junge Künstler aus Berlin, Galerie Filser & Gräf, Munich

2010

“Life as a Legend: Marilyn Monroe“, MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Group Show , MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

2009

“Go Sinnlich“, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
“hier & jetzt“, Wewerka Galerie, Berlin

2008

“Forgotten Bar Project – ausgebrannt, Galerie Im Regierungsviertel, Forgotten Bar, Berlin (closed)
“30 gegen 3 000 000. Skulptur und Malerei aus Berlin“, Kulturforum Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock, Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock

2007

"Marilyn Monroe: Life of a Legent", Art Center, Sioux City; Museum of Art, Boca Raton; Museum of Art, Huntington & Art Institute, Dayton

2006

"The harder you look. Works on Paper", Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
"Berliner Positionen", Kunst-Kabinett, Benz
"Durchgeknallt – UdK Berlin", Fahrradhalle portikussi, Offenbach
"Marilyn Monroe", Kunsthaus, Hamburg
"Salon de Mai", Gallery Thomas Levy, Hamburg

2005

"Graduates’ Exhibition", University of Arts, Berlin
"Junge Malerei aus Berlin", Gallery Thomas Levy, Hamburg
"Touche [1974-2005] Klasse KH Hodicke an der UdK", University of Arts, Berlin
Participations in the Art Frankfurt and the Art Cologne trade fairs

2004

"Identitat im digitalen Zeitalter", Federal Printing Works and Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

2003

"Klasse Hodicke", University of Arts, Berlin
"Schaustelle 8", Gallery Giesler+Partner, Berlin
"Neue Bilder III", GFAM, Berlin

2002

Kunst-und Kulturverein Artibus, Berlin
"Schaustelle 7", Galerie Eva Poll, Berlin

2001-2006

Annual participation in the University of Arts’ visitor’s days, Berlin

Bibliography

"Cheng, Yuzheng", catalogue edited by Christian Malycha, Berlin 2003.
Hanna Engelmeier ’Gutes Neues. Drei Kunstler von denen wir in Zukunft noch einiges erwarten durfen’, in "QVEST", No. 16, Berlin 2005.
"Identitat im digitalen Zeitalter", catalogue edited by the Federal Printing Works, Berlin 2004.
"Junge Malerei aus Berlin", catalogue edited by the Gallery Thomas Levy, Hamburg 2005.
"Levy 1st. VIEW: Yuzheng Cheng", catalogue (Art Cologne) edited by the Gallery Thomas Levy, Hamburg 2005.
Christian Malycha "Das Erscheinen ist ein Entziehen. Cheng Yuzheng | Shan Shui | 2005", Berlin 2005.
"Neue Bilder III", catalogue edited by the Christian Malycha, Berlin 2003.
"Subjektive Obsessionen", catalogue (Art Frankfurt) edited by the Gallery Michael Schultz, Berlin 2005.
"Theodorus-Hospiz-Preis 2005: Cheng Yuzheng", catalogue edited by the University of Arts, with contributions by Christian Malycha and Martin Rennert, Berlin 2006.
"Touche [1974-2005] Klasse KH Hodicke an der UdK", catalogue edited by the University of Arts, with contributions by Rene Block, Christian Malycha und Jorn Merkert, Berlin 2005.