Ruxue Zhang was born in 1992 in Wenzhou, China. She graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing (BFA, 2015), and California College of the Arts in San Francisco (MFA, 2018). Her oil paintings explore ways of seeing and capture sublime moments in life and the universe. She works and lives between San Francisco and Palo Alto, California.
California College of the Arts, San Francisco — MFA, 2018
China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing — BFA in Oil Painting, 2015
Root Division Studio Program, 2018-2019
January 2019— Burden Of Representation, Solo Exhibition, Frank-Ratchye Gallery, Root Dvision, San Francisco.
October 2018— The University Art 10th Annual Open Art Competition& Exhibition, “ Chandelier” won the 3rd Place of the Best of Show, University Art, Redwood City
October 2018— Wave Forms, Embark Gallery, Fort Mason in San Francisco
October 2018— Root Division’s 17th Annual Art Auction, Root Division, San Francisco
May 2018— 2018 California College of the Arts Commencement Exhibition, CCA Campus, San Francisco
April 2018 —2018 California College of the Arts MFA Thesis Exhibition, Minnesota Street Project Multiple Galleries, San Francisco
January 2018 — 2018 CAA MFA Exhibition, Sustainability and Public Good, Cal State University LA Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles
November 2015 – A Journey of Thousand Miles national exhibition of excellent works from art school, Sichuan Fine Arts Institute
June 2015 – The exhibition of graduates’ works, China Central Academy of Fine Arts at Beijing
2013 – The exhibition of CAFA junior students’ works in rural areas, Beijing
2011 – The exhibition of CAFA freshmen’s works in summer vacation, Beijing
2010 – The exhibition of Fine Arts School Affiliated to CAFA Grade 12 students’ works in rural areas, Beijing
Collections and Awards
2019— Studio Visit Magazine summer 2019
2019— Salann Magazine 2019
2018— Chandelier won the 3rd place of the Best Show, University Art, Redwood City
2015 – The Empty Room added to the permanent collection for CAFA Art Museum
2013 – China Central Academy of Fine Arts Scholarship
2012 – China Central Academy of Fine Arts Scholarship
2011 – The Bottles added to permanent collection of Fine Arts School Affiliated to China Central Academy of Fine Arts.