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About Alvin



Born in 1987, Guangzhou (Canton), China

Emigrated to New Zealand in 2001

Alvin Xiong is an interdisciplinary artist based in Auckland, New Zealand. He works in painting, photography, installation, light work and performance.



EDUCATION

2015, studying MFA year 2 programme at Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, completed MFA year 1 programme at Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland, New Zealand

2013 , Transitional Certificate at Elam School of Fine Arts in University of Auckland, New Zealand

2012, contemporary art theory and contemporary art history certificates at Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design, Auckland, New Zealand

2011, graduated and awarded Bachelor's degree major of oil painting at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA), China

2007, graduated from The Attached High Art School of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015, 'The Feeling Memento', Vero Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, project 'Light Gemini', Corner Window Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'Cross influential', Pierre Peeters Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand



SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015, 'Prepare to fall in love', Papakura Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, 'Elam Grad Show 2015', Elam B building, Elam school of fine arts, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, 'The Trust Art and Sculpture Awards 2015', Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, 'Reaching The Horizon And Beyond', Uxbridge Art Centre/Malcolm Smith Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, 'Reaching The Horizon And Beyond', Studio One Toi Tū, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, 'Light', 30upstairs Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2015, 'Light|Umbrella|Shadow-Auckland Photography Festival', Circle Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, 'Dream Weavers', Pierre Peeters Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, 'Small Sculpture Prize 2015', Waiheke Coummunity Art Gallery, Waiheke Island, New Zealand

2015, 'Estuary Art Award 2015', Uxbridge Arts Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, 'First Impression II, National Printmaking Exhibition', Mairangi Arts Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, 'Initiate[s]', Lake House Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, 'Salon des Refúses', ArtsPost Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand

2014, 'Elam Grad Show 2014', Level 2 Mondrian Bd, Elam school of fine arts, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'Taranaki National Art Award', Sandfords Event Centre, Taranaki, New Zealand

2014, 'Greenhithe Art Exhibition', Greenhithe Community Hall, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'Into the mystic', Pierre Peeters Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'Braveheart Art Exhibition', ASB Show Ground, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'The Trust Art and Sculpture Awards 2014', Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'The next station is...', Circle Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'So where's home?', George Fraser Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'NZ Art Show', TSB Bank Arena, Wellington, New Zealand

2014, 'The Waikato River Award 2014', Foundation Bar, Te Awe, New Zealand

2014, 'Phoneography' in conjunction with Auckland Festival of Photography, Upstairs Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'Monster Valley Experiment', Basement Theatre, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'Be the light of my lantern', George Fraser Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'Impromptu', Pierre Peeters Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, 'Faith', Art-On Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand

2014, 'The Adam Portrait Award and Exhibition 2014', New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2014, 'New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2014', Hamilton Gardens Pavilion, Hamilton, New Zealand

2013, 'World Habitat Day 2013 Photography competition', NICAI Student Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2013, 'National Youth Art Award 2013', ArtsPost Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand

2013, 'The Trust Art and Sculpture Awards 2013', Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2013, 'Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2013', Waiheke Coummunity Art Gallery, Waiheke Island, New Zealand

2013, 'Life Drawing at Elam - An Exhibition of Working Drawing', Student Common Room, Auckland, New Zealand

2013, 'Some say I so I say light', Elam Projectspace Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2013, 'The Stockroom', Elam Projectspace Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2013, 'Child Cancer Foundation Art Auction', Hamilton Creative Centre, New Zealand

2013, 'Elam Graduate Show 2013', Level 2 Mondrian Bd, Elam school of fine arts, Auckland, New Zealandv

2013, 'Diffused Realities', Pierre Peeters Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2013, 'End of year show', Circle Gallery, Auckland New Zealand

2011, The Third Works Exhibition of The Sun At Eight O'clock, The Ucity Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China

2011, Undergraduates' Works Exhibition of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, The Ucity Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China

2011, China Contemporary Art Yearbook Exhibition, Shenzhen, China

2011, Art Canton: International Art & Collection Fair, Guangzhou Jinhan Exhibition Centre, Guangzhou, China

2011, 'Beyond The Nest - Photograph Exhibition About Europe Travel', Qing He Lang Run Gallery, Guangzhou, China

2010, The First Undergraduate Biennials Arts Exhibition in Guangdong Province, The Art Centre of Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, China

2009, The Second Works Exhibition of The Sun At Eight O'clock, The Fine Arts Centre of Yang Zhi Guang, Guangzhou (Canton), China

2009, Guangzhou Art Exhibition, China



GRANTS & AWARDS

2015, Finalist in 'The Trust Art and Sculpture Awards 2015', Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, Finalist in 'Small Sculpture Prize 2015', Waiheke Coummunity Art Gallery, Waiheke Island, New Zealand

2015, Finalist in 'Estuary Art Award 2015', Uxbridge Arts Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2015, Finalist in 'First Impression II, National Printmaking Exhibition', Mairangi Arts Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, awarded Tertiary Award in The Trust Art and Sculpture Awards, Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2014, awarded NZ Art Show Emerging Artist Awards, Wellington, New Zealand

2014, Finalist in 'The Waikato River Award 2014', Foundation Bar, Te Awe, New Zealand

2014, Finalist in 'The Adam Portrait Award and Exhibition 2014', New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2014, Finalist in 'New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2014', Hamilton Gardens Pavilion, Hamilton, New Zealand

2013, Finalist in 'World Habitat Day 2013 Photography competition', NICAI Student Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2013, Finalist and awarded in 'National Youth Art Award 2013', ArtsPost Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealandv

2013, Finalist in 'The Trust Art and Sculpture Awards 2013', Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2013, Finalist in 'Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2013', Waiheke Coummunity Art Gallery, Waiheke Island, New Zealand

2013, awarded Best Digital Artwork category in 'National Youth Art Award 2013', Artspost Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand

2011, awarded the Outstanding Graduate Creative Award in the Undergraduates' Graduation Works Exhibition in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China

2010, the first-class scholarship in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China

2009, the second-class scholarship in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China

2008, award of Cartoon Competition in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China

2008, the third-class scholarship in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China



 

 

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