(B. 1980, Guang Zhou)
2002 - 2004 MFA Photography, Royal College of Art, London
2001 - 2002 Postgraduate of Fine Art, Byam Shaw at Central St. Martins, London
2000 - 2001 MFA Fine Art, Byam Shaw at Central St. Martins School of Art, London
1996 - 2000 BA Fine Art, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing
I Am Your Mirror, The Vilcek Foundation Gallery, New York
O Zhang, Ooi Botos Gallery, Hong Kong
A Splendid Future for the Past, Forever & Today Gallery, New York
O Zhang - Horizon, Dirimart Gallery, Istanbul
The World is Yours, Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Philadelphia
Cutting The Blaze To New Frontiers, Queens Museum, New York
A Stream Bends For A Thousand Li, Asian Song Society, New York
Horizon (Sky), public art project, Vancouver Gallery, Vancouver
The World is Yours (But Also Ours), CRG Gallery, New York
The World is Yours (But Also Ours), Frieze Art Fair, London
Daddy & I, Pekin Fine Art Gallery, Beijing
My Little Girl, IMT Gallery, London
Horizon, Chinese Art Center, Manchester
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
The House in the Sky – Artists Imagine New Utopias, Hayward Gallery, London
Go-betweens: The World Seen from Children, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Chinese Female Artists from Oversea, He Xiangning Museum of Art, Shenzhen, China
The 13th Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China
Rising Dragon - Contemporary Chinese Photography, San Jose Museum of Art, California, U.S.A.
Postcard from the Edge, Sikkema Jenkins Co.Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Found in Translation, Deutsche Guggenheim Museum, Berlin, Germany
Rising Dragon - Contemporary Chinese Photography, New York, Krannert Art Museum, Ilinois
Royal College of Art 175th Anniversary Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Un Praise of Childhood, Getxophoto Festival, Bilbao, Spain
Mie Portrait, Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Postcard from the Edge, Cheim & Read Gallery, New York, U.S.A
Staging Selves, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai
Lowave – Human Frames, Kunst-Im-Tunnel Museum, Düsseldorf, Germany
Piccadilly Revisited, Hong Kong Art Festival, Hong Kong
Half the Sky: Women in the New Art of China, New Leonard Pearlstein Gallery
Philadelphia, co-curated by National Art Museum of China, Beijing
The Fokus Lodz Art Biennale, Lodz, Poland
Bumpy Ride, Fotografia Festival, Rome, Italy
Dirimart Gallery, The Armory Show, New York
Playboy Redux: Contemporary Artists Interpret The Iconic Playboy Bunny,
The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, U.S.A
Of Anna and Dreams, New Asian Film Festival, Vancouver, Canada
Piccadilly Revisited, Royal Opera House, London, UK
State of the Dao, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Global/National - The Order Of Chaos, Exit Art, New York, U.S.A.
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Peabody Essex
Museum, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Constant Stream, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
China Now: The Edge of Desire, Max Lang Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Ingenious Methodology, Chi Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, New York, U.S.A
The Borders, The Amelie A.Wallace Gallery, Old Westbury, NY, U.S.A.
Rave Forum, Li Space, Beijing, China
Eye World, Triple Candy Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
SHcontemporary Art Fair, Pekin Fine Art Gallery, Shanghai, China
798 Beijing Biennial, Beijing Tokyo Art Project, Beijing, China
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, UC
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, U.S.A.
Super-Modern: In Transitions Russia 2008, National Center for Contemporary
Art, Moscow, Russia
Intrude366, Outdoor project for Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
Red Aside-Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Joan Miro Museum, Barcelona, Spain
Art at the Tribeca Film Festival, New School Kellen Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
The First Show-New Blood, Li Space, Beijing, China
Food and Shelter, Pekin Fine Art, Beijing, China
Future Was Then...So Now What, PAM at Scope Art Fair, New York, U.S.A.
Out of the Spotlight, Ch’i Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, New York, U.S.A
Tokyo Art Fair, Pekin Fine Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Constant Stream, China Now-UK’s largest festival of Chinese culture, Helen Hamlyn Centre at Royal College of Art, London, UK
Dare to Struggle Dare to Win: Emerging Artists from the Chinese Diaspora, Deutsche Bank Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Volta 4 Show, Basel, Switzerland
SHcontemporary Art Fair, Shanghai, China
Chinese Eroticism, 456 Gallery, New York, USA
You Can’t Touch This: New Asian Art, Chelsea Center for the Arts, New York
Surge, tour show in 798 Festival, Dashanzi, Beijing, China
Dream Place, A-Space, Beijing, China
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Kunsthalle
Museum, Hamburg, Germany
MoCA Shanghai Envisagel– Entry Gate: Chinese Aestherics of Heterogeneity,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
Duolun Exhibition of Young Artist, Duolun Museum, Shanghai, China
Looking at the Other, ISE Foundation, New York
Cantonese Artists in the Sigg Collection, Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland
Metropolis Rise: New Art from London, Dashanzi Festival, Beijing, China
Purity and Innocence, Neuhoff Gallery, New York, U.S.A
Art Rotterdam, Domobaal Gallery, Rotterdam, Holland
Preview Berlin, Domobaal Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Chicago Contemporary Classic Art Fair, Museum Work, Chicago, U.S.A.
It's a Wrap, Photo Do Not Bend Gallery, Texas, U.S.A
Imagining a World, OXO Tower Wharf barge house, London, UK
Crime, Artist net work gallery, New York, U.S.A
On the Edge: Contemporary Chinese Photography and Video, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, U.S.A.
XS - an invitational exhibition, FA Project Gallery, London, UK
Who Am I, 456 Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Standing On the Edge, Hiscox Gallery, London, UK
Best of Royal College of Art Degree Show, Davis Langdon Gallery, London, UK
Summer Show, Hoopers Gallery, London, UK
The Progressive Development Plan, The Empire, London, UK
Vector, L'Espace des Blancs Manteaux, Paris, France
EMERGEANDSEE, tour show in Trafo House of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary and Kino International, Berlin, Germany
Portobello Film Festival, The Portobello Film Institute, London, UK
Essen Art Festival, Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
Chinese Art Today, Millennium Monument Art Museum, Beijing, China
Paris-San Francisco: One Exhibition Two Sites, Somarts Gallery, San Francisco and Glaz’Art, Paris, France
Vanishing, East73 Gallery, London, UK
Generator, L'Espace des Blancs Manteaux, Paris, France
Emerge and See - short film screening, Curzon Soho Cinema, London, UK
Orange/Dazed & Confused Big Break New Talent Awards Exhibition, Great Eastern Hotel, London,UK
48 Student Neukoelln Art and Culture Festival, Berlin, Germany
Behind the Closed Door, Seven Worcester Terrace Gallery, Bath, UK
Visual Art in Nunnery 2002, Nunnery Gallery, London UK
The Boston Drawing Project, Bernard Toal Gallery, Boston, U.S.A
Deal With It, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A
Synaesthesia Film Night, Chats Palace Art Center, London, UK
Challenge The Nail, Salon des Arts, London, UK
The 8th Annual Show, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, U.S.A
Eel, The Rhythm Factory, London, UK
Skin and Words, Artists Space, Hauts de Cagnes, France
Er-Chang Age, Wan Fung Gallery, Beijing, China
Contemporary Photography from China, Cypress College and BC Space Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Winter Sunshine, Panorama Gallery, Beijing, China
SELECTED MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
Guggenheim Museum, New York
Santa Barbara Museum, California
Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Millennium Monument Art Museum, Beijing
AWARDS AND HONORS
Bellagio Center Artist Fellowship, The Rockefeller Foundation, New York, U.S.A.
Tribeca Film Festival Art Award, Tribeca Film Festival, New York, U.S.A.
Big Break New Talent Awards, Dazed and Confused Magazine, London, UK
Fuji Film Awards, London, UK
RCA Photography Graduate Award, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Royal College of Art Fine Art Student Awards, London, UK
Photography Award, Wilson Centre For Photography, London, UK
Chinese Student Awards, Great Britain-China Educational Trust, London, UK
Artist Residency at Queens Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A.
Artist Residency at Brooklyn College, New York, U.S.A.
Artist Residency at The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, U.S.A.
Nominated for Beck's Future, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London, UK
Nominated for Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award, New York, U.S.A.
Nominated for the KLM Paul Huf Photography Award, Amsterdam, Netherland
Nominated for the Prix Picet Photography Awards, London, UK
Nominated for Chinese Contemporary Art Awards (CCAA), Beijing, China
O Zhang’s Chinese autobiography: “An Empire Where The Moon Light Never Fades” was on Best Seller List for four weeks, Guangzhou, China