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1970Born in Jinan, Shandong, China
1989-93 Painting, China National Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China, BFA
1998-01Painting, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), Indiana, PA, USA, MFA
CurrentlyLives and works in New York City
SELECTED ONE & TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2019Cui Fei: Counter Monument, Charles E. Shain Library, Connecticut College, New London, CT
2016Cui Fei: Tracing the Origin II, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, China
2015Cui Fei: The Journey of Transformation, W10 Window Project, Art-in-Building Program, New York, USA
2013Cui Fei: Tracing the Origin Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
2012Origins: Cui Fei and Taca Sui Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
2011Re-interpreting Nature: Recent Work by Cui Fei, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, USA
2011RE-NATURED: Cui Fei and Roy Nicholson, University Art Gallery, Stony Brook University, New York, USA
2010Cui Fei,Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA 
2010Manuscript of Nature V, The New York Public Library, New York, USA
2007Manuscript of Nature, Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, New York, USA
2003The Voice of the Voiceless, Gallery 456, New York, New York, USA
20002000 Master of Fine Arts — Thesis Exhibition, Kipp Gallery, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020The Illustrated Word: Artwork Inspired by Calligraphy, Chambers Fine Art, New York, 
2019Haft Paykar | Seven Beauties, Mohsen Gallery, Tehran, Iran
Needlepoint, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
Chambers Review II, New York, USA
Stele of Nature, Charles E. Shain Library, Connecticut College, New London, CT
2018Chinese Medicine in America: Converging Ideas, People, and Practices, Museum of Chinese in America, New York, USA
Blurred Boundaries, New York School of Interior Design Gallery, New York, USA
2017In Perspective, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
Workspace Artists-In-Residence, Center for Book Arts, New York, USA
Words in Characters, Books as Vehicle, Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA
2016SIP Fellowship Show, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, New York, USA
A Space-Time of Transitional Desires, The Clemente, New York, USA
Feminine Power: New Perspective, Daqian Contemporary Art Center, Beijing, China
 The Magic of Characters – 3000 years of Chinese calligraphy, Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne, Germany (catalog)
 Gifts from the Tang Center, Princeton University Art Museum, NJ, USA
2015The Magic Power of Characters – 3,000 Years of Chinese Calligraphy, Museum Rietberg, Zurich, Switzerland
A Tradition Re-Interpreted: New Work by Chinese Artist, The Galleries at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, USA
ARS CONTINUUM: Amelie A. Wallace Gallery 1978 to the Present, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, Old Westbury, New York, USA
New Ways of Seeing: Beyond Culture, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, New York, USA
Remembering Things Past, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY, USA
Mot Juste, Mandeville Gallery, Union College, Schenectady, NY, USA
2014Remembering Things Past, Patchogue Arts Council, Patchogue, NY, USA
The Intuitionists, The Drawing Center, New York, USA
Wonder Cabinets/The Art of Collecting, Children's Museum of the Arts, New York, USA
201340 ARTISTS / 40 YEARS: Selections from the Light Work Collection, Palitz Gallery at Syracuse University New York, USA; Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery at Light Work, Robert B. Menschel Media Center, Syracuse University, USA
2012EAF 12: 2012 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York, USA 
Alternative Processess: Alternative Content, Syracuse University, NY, USA
Encounters: Conflict, Dialogue, Discovery, Princeton University Art Museum, Njew Jersey, USA
Swept Away: Dust, Ashes, and Dirt in Contemporary Art and Design, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, USA
2011Inter-Mediate: Selected Contemporary Chinese American Art, The College of New Jersey Art Gallery, New Jersey, USA
Secret Messages, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY, USA
Characters, Chambers Fine Arts ArtFarm, Salt Point, NY, USA
Meditation in Contemporary Landscape, Asian Arts & Culture Center, Towson University, MD, USA
Sticks and Stones, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York, USA
2010NYFA Boot Camp Arts Festival, New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, New York, USA
The Book: A Contemporary View, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, DE; Towson University Center for the Arts Gallery, MD, USA
Coincidental Opposites, Causey Contemporary, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Close Encounter, Jeju Museum of Art, South Korea
Connection: Nature, Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University, NY, USA
Botanica, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, New Jersey, USA
Regarding Nature: thorns, twigs, buds, and branches, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, SUNY College at Old Westbury, New York, USA
Companion, EFA Project Space, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, USA
2009Contemporary Mark Making: Blurring The Lines Between Drawing And Writing, Alpan Gallery, Long Island, NY, USA
Here and Now, Museum of Chinese in America, New York, USA (Catalog)
H2O Film on Water, The Newport Mill, MD, USA
Paraphrase, Arario Gallery, New York, USA
Beyond the Fray, Art Sites, Riverhead, New York, USA
Present Tense Biannual, Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco, USA (Catalog)
Making It Selections from the 2008 NYFA Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists, 60 Wall Street Gallery, NYFA & Deutsche Bank, New York, USA
Women Forward, Brooklyn Watercolor Society in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, USA (Catalog)
Unbounded, ChinaSquare Gallery, New York, USA
In the Absence, Spheris Gallery, Hanover, NH, USA
2008-09Reason's Clue: 8 Artists Translate Past and Present, Lin and Keng Art Gallery, Beijing, China
2008Back to the Drawing Board, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, USA
Object Salon 2, White Space Gallery, London, UK
Aldrich Undercover, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, USA
Meditation in Contemporary Landscape, The Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, New York, USA (Catalog)
Chinese Biennial, Chinese Base, Beijing, China (Catalog)
Cross-Reference, ShuiMu Art Space, 798 Art District, Beijing, China (Catalog)
Chinese Gardens for Living: Illusion into Reality, Kunstgewerbe Museum (in cooperation with the National Art Museum of Beijing, China), Dresden, Germany (Catalog)
Chinese Traditions Reconfigured, Amy Simon Fine Art, CT, USA
Making Their Mark, Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA, USA
The West Meets the East: Encounter with Chinese Art, Delaware Art Museum, DE, USA
2007Touched by Women's Hands, Flushing Council of the Arts, New York, USA
Glyphe, Chinese Base, Beijing, China
Contemporary Combustion: Chinese Artists in America, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT, USA
NeoIntegrity, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, USA
Aberrance of Chinese Character, Chinese Base, Beijing, China
Cursive: Mixed Media Art Exchange Exhibition, Artist Commune, Hong Kong, China
Impossible Familiar, Art Gotham Gallery, New York, USA
2006The Artworks of 40 Leading Asian Artists, Asian Artworks, New York, USA (Catalog)
Objects of Desire, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA
Contemporary Chinese Visions, Amy Simon Fine Art, Westport, CT, USA
Music to my Eyes, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, USA
East Transplanted West, The Kean University Art Gallery, New Jersey, USA (Catalog)
Emerge 7, Aljira, the Center for Contemporary Art, New Jersey, USA (Catalog)
Transplant/Transculture, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York, USA 
Wet in Summer, TAMA Gallery, New York, USA
Art for Healing, Mushroomarts, New York, USA (Catalog)
Ides of March 2006, ABC No Rio, New York, USA
Well Read, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, USA
New Chinese Occidentilism, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, USA (Catalog)
2005-06Artville, 2 x 13 Gallery, New York, USA
2005Surface Tension, 2 x 13 Gallery, New York, USA 
2004-05Queens International 2004, Queens Museum of Art, New York, USA
2004Fantasy: New York & Shanghai Yung Artists Exchange Exhibition, Liu Hai Su Art Museum, Shanghai, China (Catalog)
The Drawn Page, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, USA
Ides of March 2004, ABC No Rio, New York, USA
2003Re-Do China, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, USA (Catalog)
Brewster Project 2003, Brewster, NY, USA
2002AIM 22, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York, USA (Catalog)
Bronx State of Mind, Hostos Gallery, Bronx, USA
Culture in a Jar, Longwood Gallery, Bronx, USA 
BADD! Ass Women, Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, Bronx, USA
Hopscotch: Associative Leaps in the Construction of Narrative, College Art Association show, Painted Bride Art Center Philadelphia, Pensylvania, USA
2001Reaction, Exit Art, New York, USA
Postcards from the Edge, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, USA
2000Annual Graduate Art Association Juried Exhibition, University Museum, Indiana, PA, USA
Juror: Marjetica Potrc
Word and Meaning, Elberly, IUP, USA
Untied Day, HUB, IUP, USA
Annual Graduate Art Association Juried Exhibition, University Museum, Indiana, PA, USA
1999re:place, Brew House Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Annual Graduate Art Association Juried Exhibition, University Museum, Indiana, PA
1995National Landscape Exhibition, China National Gallery, Beijing, China(Catalog) 
1993Graduation Show, Gallery of China National Academy of Fine Arts, HangZhou, China
1991Landscape Exhibition, Gallery of China National Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China
1990Xihu Lake Art Festival, Gallery of China National Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China
SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS
2016Workspace Artist-in-Residence Grant, The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY, USA
2015Artist's Fellowship (The Lily Auchincloss Foundation Fellow), New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY, USA
 SIP Fellowship, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Program, New York, NY, USA
2013Peer Leadership Circles, Queens Council on the Arts, Astoria, NY, USA
2012Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY, USA
2011Art Omi International Artists Residency, Ghent, NY, USA
 Artist-in-Residence, Light Work, Syracuse, NY, USA
2009The Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY, USA
2007NYFA Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, USA
2005Emerge program, Aljira & Creative Capital, Newark, NJ, USA (nominated by Jessica Hough)
2004Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio Center Award, New York, USA
Viewing Program Slide Registry, The Drawing Center, New York, USA
2002Irving Sandler Artists File, Artists Space, New York, USA
2001Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY, USA
Excellence in Arts Award, Bronx Council on the Arts, Bronx, NY, USA
2000Travel Grant, IUP, PA, USA
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Light Work, Syracuse University, New York, USA
Omi International Arts Center, New York, USA
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey, USA
Tang Center, Princeton University, New Jersey, USA
Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now China National Academy of Fine Arts), Hangzhou, China
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