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Kristin NG-Yang

b. 1970 Shandong, China, currently lives between Pietermaritzburg and Beijing, China

Kristin NG Yang draws on her dual Chinese and South African identity to reflect on questions of migration, nature, agency and identity.

Art Education

Studying for a PhD degree at University of KwaZulu- Natal
2003 Master of Fine Art, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts (majoring in oil paint painting), Beijing, China

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Perceptions & Prejudices, The Other Room, Durban
2016 Bird/Fish Solo Exhibition, Noeli Galley, Shanghai, China
2016 Bird/Fish Solo Exhibition,National Arts Festival, Grahamstown
2016 Bird/Fish Solo Exhibition, Durban Art Gallery & Rivertown Contemporary, Durban
2015 Kristin’s Solo Exhibition, Tamasa Gallery, Durban
2014 Diary in South Africa, Noeli Galley, Shanghai, China
2013 Living in South Africa, Noeli Galley, Shanghai, China
2012 Interpretation, Alliance Francaise, Durban
2008 Art works by Kristin Hua Yang, Fogolino Art Gallery, Trento, Italy
2008 Art works by Kristin Hua Yang, Cassa Rurale di Pergine, Pergine, Italy
2007 Nordic Forest, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
2004 Submerged Mindscape, Tamasa Gallery, Durban
2003 MAFA exhibition, Jack Heath Gallery, Pietermaritzburg
2001 Drawing and oil paintings, Jack Heath Gallery, Pietermaritzburg

Group exhibitions


2017 Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg
2017 Bird/Fish studio I (with Rory Klopper), Bird/Fish studio, Beijing, China
2016 Zhishang - Kongjian, Bird Nest Art Center, Beijing, China
2016 Zhishang - Wanwei, Ban Space, Shanghai, China
2016 Zhishang - Zhishang, National Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China
2015 Zhongshan Art Fair, Zhongshan, Guangdong, China
2015 Female Art Exhibition, Naked Eye Gallery, Beijing, China
2014 LiRenWeiMei, ShangShang Art Gallery, Beijing, China
2014 Chufu, Yixing Art Space, Beijing, China
2014 ChongGouYiXiang 1, Yi Space, Beijing, China
2014 Exhale, Art Space Durban
2013 Sound From Africa, East Gallery, Guanlan, China
2013 The 2nd Chinese Young Artist selected Prints Exhibition, 798 Art Zone, Beijing & Qingdao art Gallery, Shenzhen, China
2013 What Lies Beneath, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
2013 Consider China, Art Space Durban, South Africa.
2013 Chun Guang Za Xian, Yi Gallery, Beijing, China.
2012 Across the parallel lines (with Diane Victor), East Galley, Guanlan, China
2012 Lady of the Forest, Inky cuttlefish Studio, London, UK
2012 Art on Paper, Nairobi National Museum, Kenya
2011 Emerging Artist from South Africa, Pangyongjie Studio, Beijing, China
2010 10 Years, 10 Artists, Tamasa Gallery, Durban
2010 Art exhibition, St Paul secondary school, London, U.K.
2010 Red Eye, Durban Art Gallery, Durban
2010 Woman's Day, Durban Art Gallery, Durban
2010 Jabulisa 2001, Tatham Art Gallery, Travelled to Durban, Margate, Empangeni, Eshowe Museum and Newcastle
2009 Cultural Landscapes, Turbine Hall, Johannesburg
2008 CVA exhibition of staff and graduate students, Jack Heath Gallery, Pietermaritzburg
2008 Annual members exhibition, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
2007 Pure and Simple, duet exhibition at ArtSpace, Durban
2007 Intel Exhibition of Art Works, Johannesburg and Cape Town
2007 Woman's Day, Durban Art Gallery, Durban
2007 A4 from Durban, ArtSpace Berlin, Germany
2007 Annual members exhibition, KZNSA Gallery, Durban
2006 Renault Artists: Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg; Renault exhibition hall, Port Elizabeth & Renault exhibition hall, Paris, France

Scholarships


2002 Top 45 Postgraduate Student Scholarship, University of KwaZulu-Natal
2001-2003 & 2010-2012 Rita Strong Scholarship