BIO

Alex Long Yuan is a multidisciplinary artist based in London and Shanghai. He graduated with Distinction in MA Fine Art Sculpture from Camberwell College of Arts London in 2021 and received a MA in painting at Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts, Shanghai University. He centres his research on humans’ living state in modern times, the relationships between humans and nature, and humans across cultures.

In accordance with the requirements of his works and projects, he often cooperates with people and organizations with different backgrounds, including scientists, ornithologists, psychologists, NGOs, museums etc. Adept at artistic expression in public spaces and inter-media creation, his work probes into multiple challenges; confronting humans and nature in the Anthropogenic age.

His work has been widely exhibited including China Arts Museum, Shanghai Science & Technology Museum, Shanghai International Convention Center, Shen Zhen World Exhibition& Convention Center, West Bund Art Center, Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, South London Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, to name a few.

UPCOMING SOLO EXHIBITION

Garden, UOB Art Gallery, Shanghai, China, 2022

Sustainability Resonator, National Exhibition and Convention Cente, Shanghai, China, 2022

SELECTED EXHIBITION

Sisyphean, The Fitzrovia Gallery, UK, 2022

Flux, Espacio Gallery, London, UK, 2022

London Grads Now21, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK, 2021

Future Lab, West Bund Art Centre, Shanghai, China, 2021

MA Fine Art Graduate Showcase, South London Gallery, London, UK, 2021

REGROUP, No Format Gallery, London, UK, 2021

UNMUTE, Copeland Gallery, London, UK, 2021

"LOVE & HOPE"LUMIÈRES SHANGHAI, Xintiandi Bei Li, Shanghai, China, 2020

Regenerate Happiness, Liangdian art museum, Beijing, China, 2020

Continuous Regeneration, an international art exhibition, along with  YIN XIUZHEN, Zadok Ben-David, Antti Laitinen, Janet Laurence, Nele Azevedo, OnishiYasuak, Samuelle Green, Columbia Circle, Shanghai, China, 2019

“Suprasense” the art expo,No.1 Exhibition Hall, National Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing, China 2019

“Plastic Era” international art exhibition, Shanghai Science & Technology Museum, Shanghai, China 2019

SOLO EXHIBITION

Resonating, RGRT, Venice Arsenale La Tesa 105, Italy, 2022

Tree of Life, OGLORIA Center Square, Shanghai, China, 2022

Mother River, Yang Hu Wet Land, Hunan, China, 2021

THE EVERLASTING FLOWER BORDER, Aegean Center Square, Shanghai, China, 2021

WAVE, Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center Shenzhen, China, 2021

COMMISSION

“Light of Lingang”, Shanghai Lingang Special Area Administration, Shanghai, China, 2020

"Blow in The Oat Field", OATLY, 2020

“Heart of Shipping”, China Maritime Museum, 2020

"Plastic Twin Flower", SHUI ON LAND, 2019

“Yellow Duck”, Royal Norwegian Consulate General in Shanghai, 2019

AWARDS

Selected Artist, ArtConnect's Artists to Watch 2022

​Shortlisted Artist, The Signature Art Prize, London, UK, 2022

Selected Artist, Hannah Peschar Sculpture Awards, Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, Dorking, UK, 2021

Runner-up Prize Award, Art Show International’s PORTRAIT competition, 2021