Xiwen Zhu was born and raised in China. She currently lives and works in Shanghai. Xiwen received a Master of Fine Art degree in Photography from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2015. She often creates assemblages from appropriated images and found objects, employs various mediums to create a sense of idealism and nostalgia.

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Education 

2015 Master of Fine Arts, Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design, US 

2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film and Video Art, Communication University of China Nanjing 

Solo Exhibitions 

2017 Playtime!, Cos-J Artspace, Wuhan, China 

2014 Mined Matter, Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah, GA, US 

Group Exhibitions 

2018 Stories We've Been Told, Gr_und Project Space, Berlin, Germany

2018 Dérive, Tête, Berlin, Germany 

2018 A3 Art Project, Hubei Art Museum, Wuhan, China 

2018 Liang Xiang, Will Space, Beijing, China 

2017 Shanghai Young Art Fair, Shanghai, China 

2017 Image, Memory and Life, Arte Mundi, Wuhan, China 

2016 80x80, Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC, US 

2016 Anthropoceneans, New Hope Art Center, New Hope, PA, US 

2016 A New Light-Spring Awakening, Studio 5405 Artspace, Long Island, NY, US 

2015 Center Forward 2015, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, US 

2015 Hong Kong Art Fair, The Rotunda, Exchange Square, Hong Kong, China 

2015 Asian Artist Exhibiton, Wonder Root Art Center, Atlanta, GA, US 

2014 Tiny World, The New Bohemian Gallery, Brainerd, MI, US 

2014 Silver & Ink, Gutstien Gallery, Savannah, GA, US2014 Light Sensitive, Art Intersection Gallery, Gilbert, AZ, US 

2013 ACP 2013 Festival Ailliance Francaise d’Atlanta Colony Square, Atlanta, GA, US 

2013 Silver & Ink, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah, GA, US 

Awards 

2018 Toyko International Foto Awards, Portfolio Fine Art Category Honoroable mention 

2017 International Photography Awards Fine Art Category Honorable Mention 

2016 IPOY International Photographer of The Year Award Conceptual Category Honorable Mention 

2016 International Photography Awards Family of Man Professional Honorable Mention 

2016 International Photography Awards Fine Art Category Honorable Mention 

2016 Neutral Density Awards Fine Art Category Honorable Mention 

2015 8th IPPAWARDS Travel Category Honorable Mention 

2015 International Photography Awards Fine Art Category Honorable Mention 

2015 Neutral Density Awards Conceptual Category Honorable Mention 

2015 Neutral Density Awards People Category Honorable Mention 

Residency 

2018 Picture Berlin, Germany

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