CV

 

 updated on 10/11/2018


Alvin XIONG 熊炜

   BA in oil paining, MFA

Born in 1987, Guangzhou (Canton), China

Live and work in Auckland, New Zealand

Alvin Xiong is an interdisciplinary contemporary artist of Asian heritage based in Auckland, New Zealand.

He is also an independent curator specified using contemporary art perspective to create the cross-over event in different fields between New Zealand and Asia.


EDUCATION

 

 

- 2015, completed Master of Fine Arts degree 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


LANGUAGES

- English - Mandarin - Cantonese - Hakka dialect - French


SOLO

EXHIBITIONS

 

- 2018, 'Come and go, wish you could stay', Malcolm Smith Gallery (Uxbridge Art Center), Auckland, New Zealand

- 2017, 'E=hv (光=人类视觉)', 5Art Space, Guangzhou, China

- 2017, 'Fusion' Tour Solo Exhibition, TESLA Stores, TESLA Service Centre & Steinway Music Hall, Guangzhou, China

- 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


- 2016, 'Kiwisual International Artist in Residence Project', Arteco, Guangzhou, China

RESIDENcies

 


SELECTED Group

EXHIBITIONS

 

 

 

- 2018, ‘When my family talk about the past’, Tacit Gallery, Hamilton, New Zealand

- 2018, ‘MAC showcase’, Mairangi Art Centre , Auckland, New Zealand

- 2018, 'Cherry Blossom Art Salon', FGS Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand 

- 2018, 'Blue & White', Northart Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand 

- 2018, 'Emergent', NZ Art Show, TSB Arena, Wellington, New Zealand

- 2018, '#Update', Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2017, 'I Live For That Energy', Studio One, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2016, 'Art Canton-International Art and Collection Fair', Guangzhou Poly World Trade Centre Expo, China

- 2016, 'All In', Wallace Gallery Morrinsville, Hamilton, New Zealand

- 2016, 'Estuary Art Award 10th Anniversary', Malcolm Smith Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2016, 'The Colour of your Heart is What Matters', Studio One - Toi Tū, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2016, 'Auckland Arts Festival's White Night Remuera' & 'White Night Parnell', Auckland, New Zealand 

- 2016, 'FishMike (borders)', Pierre Peeters Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2016, 'Auckland Lantern Festival', site one: Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences of University of Auckland, site two: Auckland Domain, New Zealand

- 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, 'Auckland Arts Festival's White Night Remuera' & 'White Night Parnell', 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 Zealand

- 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

 

- 2018, Finalist in - 2018, 'Emergent', NZ Art Show, TSB Arena, Wellington, New Zealand

- 2016, Finalist in 'Estuary Art Award 10th Anniversary', Malcolm Smith Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

- 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 Zealand

- 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


PUBLICATION

- 2011, book 'Tempera Research', Alvin XIONG, Alte Btücke Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany


- 2016, 'LALALA', University of Auckland, site: Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences of University of Auckland, New Zealand

- 2016, 'Morning Glory', Auckland Lantern Festival, site two: Auckland Domain, New Zealand

- 2015, 'Life is like summer flowers', Commissioned for Auckland Arts Festival White Night Remuera on behalf of the business and community of Remuera, New Zealand

SELECTED

Public COMMISsIONs

 


SELECTED

COLLECTIONS

 

- 2018, 'Vital Waltz' was collected by local design company, Wellington, New Zealand

- 2016, 'Eva's Dream' was collected by private collector, HongKong, China 

- 2015, 'Ab may7 (A flat man seventh)' was collected by private collector, Auckland, New Zealand 

- 2015, 'Improvisation', 'F maj7 (F major seventh)' and  'Ab suss (A flat suspended forth)' was collected by The Curiat Trust, New Zealand

- 2015, 'Two of me' was collected by private collector, Australia

- 2014, 'Symbiotic' was collected by James Wallace Trust, New Zealand

- 2013, 'Ten little landscapes' series was collected by private collector, Hamilton, New Zealand

- 2013, 'Impression' was collected by private collector, Cambridge, New Zealand

- 2013, 'Dancing in the darkness' was collected by private collector, New Zealand

- 2012, Portrait oil painting was collected by private colletor in Auckland, New Zealand

- 2009, The Oil Painting 'Reborn' was collected by China National Archives of Guangzhou, China


CURATORIAL

 

- 2017, 'Contemporary Art Meets TESLA', TESLA Stores, Guangzhou, China 

- 2017, Steinway & Sons, 'The Music In Painting And The Painting In Music', Steinway Music Hall,China

- 2016, 'Big Catch On live Bait', Nathan Homestead Community Arts Centre, Auckland, New Zealand  

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

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

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

- 2010 and 2011, Julita Beck from Switzerland,  the classical painting technique and technology workshop, Guangzhou, China. 

- 2010 and 2011, project: Art and Cultural Travel, 'Beyond The Nest - Travel of Art in Europe', China. 

- 2010, Julita Beck from Switzerland, 'conversation and restoration' lecture for the masters students in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, China


- 2018, Steinway & Sons, 'The Music In Painting And The Painting In Music - Baroque', V Fun Music Hall in Guangzhou Opera House, China

- 2017, TESLA, 'Contemporary Art Meets TESLA',  China

- 2017, Steinway & Sons, 'The Music In Painting And The Painting In Music', Steinway Music Hall,China

CrOssover

 


VOLUNTEER

- 2013, art tutor in Central Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2013, Peter Robinson "If You Were to Work Here: The Mood In The Museum' in 5th Auckland Triennial, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland War Memorial Museum, New Zealand

- 2012, guitar player in Auckland central St Andrew's church for the contemporary service, New Zealand

- 2010 and 2011, as a Class Monitor in First Studio of The Oil Painting Faculty of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China

- 2010 and 2011, assistant teacher and translator,  the classical painting technique and technology workshop, Guangzhou, China


ART TUTOR

 

- 2018 to present, Art Tutor at Lake House Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2018 to present, Art Tutor at Studio One, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2018 to present, Art Tutor at Mairangi Arts Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2018 to present, Art Tutor at Nathan Homestead Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2018 to present, Art Tutor at Uxbridge Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2013 to present, art tutor in Chinese New Settlers Service Trust, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2014, school programme: art class, Glenfield Community Centre

- 2014, school programme: chinese painting for Onehunga High School students 

- 2013 to present, private art tutor, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2013, after school art tutor in JNU Chinese School of NZ, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2010 and 2011, assistant teacher in the classical painting technique and technology workshop, Guangzhou, China


DESIGN/Commercial/Other

 

- 2018, Gallery Assistant & Mandarin Tour Guide, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand

- 2017, Director & Founder of AX Art Space, Auckland, New Zealand

- 2016, Exclusive Assistant to CEO, China

- 2016, Real-Estate Company,Art Director & Project Manager, China

- 2016, company logo design, China

- 2016, company website design and maintenance, Guangzhou, China

- 2015, company logo design, Dreamland Group ltd., New Zealand

- 2014, personal logo design, Vivian Rao, film make-up artist, USA

- 2014, brand logo design, Kooper's Ken, UK

- 2010 and 2011, design director for Shi Dai Long Meeting & Exhibition Company, Guangzhou, China

- 2010, team designed Shantou float and Shaoguan float for The China National Travel Festival, China  


FILM/VIDEO

 

2014, Alessandro Melis and Peng Fei Li's presentation, 'City Retrofitting: Through cultivable envelopes', Vienna, Austria 


selected

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

- 2017, 用心发现当代生活之美, 羊城地铁报(大洋网dayoo.com), http://ycdtb.dayoo.com/html/2017-05/11/content_3348955.htm

- 2017, 明范骚客丨熊炜:我做过最疯狂的事,就是让当代艺术与特斯拉发生关系,明范儿(MF),video: https://v.qq.com/x/page/r0503bslnd3.html , https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzIzMTAyOTA2OA==&mid=2649838533&idx=1&sn=8b4a078ad7333d95df0852d994f4416f&chksm=f0af93e6c7d81af03667f6805347ed797a4f571cb50cde49f1c163822d9ab63e9a955d8383b0&mpshare=1&scene=1&srcid=05133o51ZsWGjZdwsHEvMV4S&pass_ticket=oU1kGqPD5x1LWrp5SZEe3QKnmCUJc2eUGEXJcEi6n5ZUt%2B8lPRJ2ZYx3cub9%2Fcho#rd

- 2017, Crossover between Alvin Xiong and TESLA-Contemporary Art Meets TESLA and ‘Fusion’Tour Exhibition, 南方英语网(Southcn.com), http://travel.newsgd.com/default.php?act=article&id=5757

- 2017, 当代艺术遇见特斯拉熊炜畅谈跨界艺术, 现代装饰网(cnmd.net), http://www.cnmd.net/html/xdzs/news/shejiqianyan/201705/0911660.html

- 2017, 悦闻|当代艺术与特斯拉——熊炜的跨界艺术,搜狐网(sohu.com), http://mt.sohu.com/auto/d20170509/139255679_395187.shtml

- 2017,当代艺术遇见特斯拉熊炜畅谈跨界艺术,新浪网(sina.com.cn),http://gd.sina.com.cn/news/roll/2017-05-08/detail-ifyeychk7128128.shtml?from=wap

- 2016, 跨界艺术与设计的玩者–熊炜(Alvin Xiong), 搜狐焦点,http://home.focus.cn/news/2016-05-31/10922095.html 

- 2016, 跨界艺术与设计的玩者–熊炜(Alvin Xiong), 凤凰家居网(ifeng.com),http://home.ifeng.com/a/20160531/41616543_0.shtml

- 2016, Xiong, A. (2016). The Spark of Fusion. Exhibtion catelogue 

- 2016, Ready steady learn: sculptor Alvin Xiong, Auckland, New Zealand, http://95bfm.com/bcasts/ready-steady-learn-sculptor-alvin-xiong/

- 2016, Parnell Monkey business, Tv33 parnell猴子, Auckland, New Zealand, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmo-9OhDilg

- 2016, 'Morning Glory and LALALA at the Auckland Lantern Festival 2016', NICAI, University of Auckland, New Zealand http://www.creative.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/events/events-2016/2016/02/AucklandLanternFestival2016.html

- 2016, 'Morning Glory and LALALA at the Auckland Lantern Festival 2016', The Big Idea, New Zealand 

- 2015, 'Artwork gives contemporary touch to old church',Eastern Courier, Meghan Lawrence, Auckland, New Zealand, http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/eastern-courier/71049896/artwork-gives-contemporary-touch-to-old-church

- 2015, 'People in Auckland part 3', The Chinese New Zealand Herald, Ruth Jiang, Auckland, New Zealand,  http://www.chnet.co.nz/Html/2015-9-12/Paper.Html

- 2015, 'Traffic Top Concern', Eastern Courier, Meghan Lawrence, Auckland, New Zealand, http://easterncourier.realviewdigital.com/#folio=6

- 2014, NZ Art Show Emerging Artist Award Winners, http://artshow.co.nz/NZ+Art+Show+Emerging+Artist+Award+Winners+2014

- 2014, 'Keeping the faith', Arts The Nelson Mail, 12th March 2014, New Zealand

- 2010, 'Chinese Contemporary Art Yearbook 2010', Guangxi Normal University Press, ISBN/ISSN: 9787549545810, China 


TRAVEL

 

USA, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Monaco, Vatican, San Marino, New Zealand, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and around mainland China 


HOBBY

 

- instrument: guitar, piano, cajon

- music: brit-pop, heavy metal, hard-core, funk, jazz fusion, pop punk, crossover   

- sports: basketball, football, table tennis, badminton and swimming, etc.