Zhang Guang Yu
Born in Shanghai, China 1987
Lives and works in Shanghai and London

Guang is currently based in Shanghai, China. He first studied fine art at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing. And in 2012 received his BFA from Central Saint Martin’s College of Arts and Design, London.

Saatchi Art recognized Guang as one of their notable emerging artists and featured him in their ‘One to Watch’ list. They also selected Guang as one of the" Best of 2014". Guang was a finalist in the ArtGemini Prize exhibition in 2013 at London’s Rebecca Hossack Gallery, and was selected for the international emerging artists exhibition “Continental Shift” at the Saatchi Gallery in April, 2014. His works are displayed in the digital screens for the exhibition "Source Collage" at the Tate Britain in London in August, 2014.


2009-2012 BA(Hons) Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, University of the Arts London , London, UK
2008-2009 Foundation Diploma, Art and Design, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Duo Exhibition

2015   “Celebrate - No Boundaries” exhibition at the Shou Gallery, Zug, Switzerland

Solo Exhibitions

2016   “Burst into Life” exhibition at the Popsy Room, Hong Kong(SAR), China
2015   “Mechanical Phantasy” exhibition at the A Style Gallery, Hong Kong(SAR), China
2014   “Secret Jungle” exhibition at the A Style Gallery, Hong Kong(SAR), China

Art Fair 

2015   Affordable Art Fair 2015 Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong(SAR), China

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016   “Between Reality and Imagination” exhibition by Lemon Frame Art Gallery at the Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

2015   “Art light up Fashion”  exhibition at the Gallery Different, London, UK

2014    “Source - August Texture and Collage” display at the Tate Britain, London, UK
            “Continental Shift” exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
            “ArtGemini Prize 2013” exhibition at the Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, London, UK

2013    “Open 2013” exhibition at the Bohunk Institute Galley, Nottingham, UK
            “Showcase City”exhibition at Rich Mix London, London, UK

2012    “70 Artists 7 Days” exhibition at Mile End Art Pavilion, London, UK
            “Summer Show” exhibition at Central Saint Martins, London, UK

2011    Shen-yang Art Fair, Shen-Yang, China
            “Very Un-kettle’s Yard” exhibition at the Kettle’s Yard Gallery (House), Cambridge, UK
            “Dragons in the Lion’s Den” exhibition at the Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, London, UK
            “Montage” exhibition at Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, UK

Photographic Exhibition
24 Mar - 24 May 2016
Photographic Exhibition
by Zhang Guang Yu
Mechanical Phantasy
13 Jan - 1 Mar 2015
Mechanical Phantasy
by Zhang Guang Yu
Secret Jungle
8 Jul - 31 Aug 2014
Secret Jungle
by Zhang Guang Yu