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Xujun Han

1993 born in Beijing

Live and work in Beijing

Email: hanxujun1221@gmail.com | hanxujun@sina.com

Instagram: xujun_han 

EDUCATION

 

2018-2020

-School of the Art Institute of Chicago: MFA, Painting/Drawing

 

2017-2018

-School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Post-Baccalaureate in studio program, Painting/Drawing

 

2012-2016

-Communication University of China: BFA, Animation

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

-Walking Alex, Kubrick bookstore, Beijing, China

-Xujun Han Solo Exhibition, School attached to The Central Academy of Art & Design gallery, Beijing, China

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2021

- ‘Isomorphism’ Contemporary Art Exhibition, Luohu Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

- ‘Redirection’ Tree Art Museum, Beijing, China

- ‘loving animals’ Enjoy Art Museum, Beijing, China

- ‘Expressing Love with Pen’ Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition, Beijing, China

 

2020

- ‘Long Hello’ Green Gallery, WI, USA

-Graduate Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

 

2019

- ‘Jip’, Gummiesgallery, NY, USA

-Open Studio, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

 

2018

-Spring in motion, Mooch gallery, Chicago, IL

-Figure painting pros in a group show, Fine Arts building, Chicago, IL

-Open Studio, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

 

2017

-VENIZE BIENNALE 2017 Special program TRANS-BORDERING-ART: Everyone’s 5 min Solo Exhibition, Venice, Italy

-Open studio, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

-Young Blood, Modern Sky Festival Shanghai, Shanghai, China

-Young Blood, Modern Sky Festival Chengdu, Chengdu, China

-Young Blood, Modern Sky Festival Changsha, Changsha, China

 

2016

-Art book in China, Shanghai Mingsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China

-Art book in China, Beijing Dashilan, Beijing, China

-The Fifth China Illustration Biennale, Shenzhen, China

-BFA show, Communication University of China, Beijing, China

 

2015

- Applied Arts Mag annual winner exhibition, Toronto, Canada

 

SCHOLARSHIP

 

2018

-Merit Scholarship, Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency, Chicago, IL, USA

 

AWARDS/ HONORS

 

2021

- Best Artist Under 30, Plein Air Salon Art Competition from PleinAir Magazine, USA

- Exhibition Art Award, National Famous Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition, Beijing, China

 

2017

-Beijing Film Academy comic festival excellent works award, Beijing, China

 

2015

-American Illustration 34 Chosen winner, New York, NY, USA

-2015 Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Award, Toronto, Canada

-The Fifth China Illustration Biennale excellent works award, Shenzhen, China

-National original illustration design contest winner, Tianjin, China

 

2012

-The 6th China (Beijing) International Student Animation Festival, A Little White Poplar award   1st prize, Beijing, China

-1st place in Communication University of China 2012 National Comic and story competition, Beijing, China

-1st place in Beijing Film Academy 2012 National Comic competition, Beijing, China

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2021

- Interview, Chinese Artist Magazine, Beijing, China

 

2017

-Walking Alex: picture book of Xujun Han, published by New Start Press, Beijing, China

-Interview “walking Alex”, City Zine Magazine, Guangzhou, China

-Illustration for Modern Sky Young Blood music album, Beijing, China

 

2015

-Chocolate, Black and White Manga Culture Magazine, Hong Kong, China

 

PUBLIC​ ​PRESENTATIONS/LECTURES

 

2017

-Artist talk, Owspace bookstore, Beijing, China

-Artist talk, School attached to The Central Academy of Art & Design gallery, Beijing, China

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

2021

-Research assistant, Peking University, Beijing, China

 

2020-2018

-Teaching assistant for Painting class, SAIC, IL

 

2016

-Art designer and background artist, film Sibi Jataka, Dunhuang Research Academy, Dunhuang, China

 

2012-2016

-Art designer and background artist, film Mara’s tempertation, Dunhuang Research Academy, Dunhuang, China

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