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1966Born in Guangdong, China 
1988Bachelor of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
1991Master of Arts, Central Academy of Arts and Design, Beijing, China 
1996Master of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, University of North Texas, Texas, USA 
CurrentlyLives and works in Palo Alto, California, USA, and Beijing, China
2022 - 2023Xiaoze Xie: Flammable Ideas, Fragile Objects, East Asia Library, Stanford  University, California
 Xiaoze Xie: Heretical Knowledge, C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of  California, Berkeley, California
 Xiaoze Xie: Panorama of Eternal Night, Anglim/Trimble Gallery, San Francisco,  California
 Xiaoze Xie: Library Paintings, Pi Artworks, Art Basel Online Viewing Room: 2021
2021Xiaoze Xie: New Paintings from the Library Series, online exhibition, Nicholas  Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2020Out of the Dark: Works by Xiaoze Xie, online exhibition, Department of Art & Art  History, Stanford University, California
2019Xiaoze Xie: Objects of Evidence, Asia Society Museum, New York
THE ART SHOW 2019, Chambers Fine Art, Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), New York
Forbidden Stories: Installation and Photographs by Xiaoze Xie, Skillman Library, Lafayette College, Pennsylvania
Xiaoze Xie: New Paintings and Photographs, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2018Forbidden Memories, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Zoom In: Recent Paintings by Xiaoze Xie, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
2017Eyes On: Xiaoze Xie, Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA
 Endurance: New Works by Xie Xiaoze, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA 
Xiaoze Xie: Confrontation and Disruption, Stanford in Washington Art Gallery, Washington D.C., USA
Xiaoze Xie: Nocturnes, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
Empty Fiel:, Xiaoze Xie Solo Exhibition, Yibo Art Gallery, Shanghai, China
2016Xiaoze Xie: Albums, Prints and Photographs, Stanford Art Gallery, California, USA
2015Xiaoze Xie: Subtexts, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Xiaoze Xie: Excerpts, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Xiaoze Xie: Libraries, Moatti Masters/Contemporary, London, UK
2014Multiple Perspectives: Recent Works by Xie Xiaoze, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA
2013Multiple Perspectives: Recent Works by Xie Xiaoze, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, China
2012Xiaoze Xie, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, USA
Xiaoze Xie, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993-2008), Bates College Museum of Art, Maine, USA
2011Xiaoze Xie: Resistant Archeology, Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery, University of California Santa Cruz, California, USA
Transient Memories, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, USA
Layers: Recent Work by Xie Xiaoze, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA; The Bing Stanford in Washington Program, Washington D.C., USA
Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993-2008), Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, USA; Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
Xiaoze Xie: Theatre of Power, Mesaros Galleries, West Virginia University, West Virginia, USA
2010Layers, Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, China
Xiaoze Xie: Amplified Moments (1993-2008), Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Rhythm of Time, Corridor of Memory: A Site-specific Installation by Xie Xiaoze, MADA s.p.a.m. Architectural Studio Office at Red Star Kindergarten, Shanghai, China
2009Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2008Acts and Scenes 2001-2007 , Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, USA
Quotidian Truths: Paintings by Xie Xiaoze, Morono Kiang Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Both Sides Now, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, USA
2007Xiaoze Xie: Photographs, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, USA
Disposable Views, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, USA
Legacy, Gaain Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Transient Memories: Works on Paper by Xie Xiaoze, dARTex, The Danish Cultural Center, Beijing, China (catalog)
Xiaoze Xie: Works on PaperThe Modern Chinese Art Foundation, Ghent, Belgium (catalog)
2006The MoMA Library, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, USA (catalog) 
2005Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
20042001-2003 Fragmentary Views, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, USA 
2003History: A Microscopic View, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China
2002Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, USA
2000Order: Installation and Paintings by Xiaoze Xie, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
Davidson Galleries, Seattle, USA
1998Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, USA
1997Davidson Galleries, Seattle, USA
Evergreen State College, Olympia, USA
Brookhaven College, Dallas, USA
1996Puppet/Recent Work by Xiaoze Xie, New Talent Gallery, Irving Arts Center, Irving, Texas, USA
Xiaoze Xie: The Library PaintingsGallery 414, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
The Library Paintings, Gallery 414, Fort Worth, USA
Part I: The Library Paintings, Arts Council of Brazos Valley, Local Color Gallery, College Station, USA
Part II: Flags and Banners, College of Architecture Gallery at Texas A&M University,College Station, USA
1995Xiaoze Xie: Mosaics Series, Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas, USA
2023After Hope: Videos of Resistance, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco; Peabody  Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
2022Tradition and Modernity: Representative Works by Modern and Contemporary  Chinese Artists, ART HONG KONG, Hong Kong Convention and  Exhibition Center                   
Wuhan Biennale 2022, Wuhan Art Museum, Qintai Art Museum, He Art Museum, Wuhan, China
2021Future History 2020, Art Museum of the School of Fine Arts at Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China
2020Art Monthly 45th Anniversary Cover Project Exhibition, Art Museum of the Nanjing University of the Arts, Nanjing, China
Where the Heart Is: Contemporary Art by Immigrant Artists, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, California
The Illustrated Word: Artwork Inspired by Calligraphy, a special presentation for Asia Week New York 2020, Chambers Fine Art, New York, New York        
2019Ink at Current: 10th International Ink Art Biennial of Shenzhen, Shenzhen Fine Art Institute, OCAT Shenzhen, OCT Art & Design Gallery, Shenzhen, China On Paper: Collaborations in Print and Pulp from Wildwood Press, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas
 IN INK: Current Trends of Ink Art, Nan Hai Gallery, Millbrae, CA 
Napoleon Special Exhibition, Dialogue between Contemporary and Tradition, Himalayas Art Museum, Shanghai
Future Progress: Invitational Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art, ZiniTown of Art; Framework: Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, the College of Art at South China Agricultural University; both in Guangzhou. Part of the 6th                                     
Guangzhou Triennial organized by the Guangdong Museum of Art.
2nd Sculpture Projects Ping Yao 2019, Ping Yao, China
Swimming in the World of Images, We Gallery, Shanghai, China
2019 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB) (Shenzhen), Shenzhen, China                       
Global Conversations: Contemporary World in Dialogue, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
2018Industry 4.0: Power of Transformation, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China
Chen Jing: Contemporary Art Invitational Exhibition, No. 1 Wanjiang Art Museum, Dongguan, Guangdong, China
Visual Anthology: Artworks & the Book, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, California
2017Anren Biennale, Chengdu, China
 Vision and Voice: Reflections of Immigrant Artists in California, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, Oakland, USA
Latent Pleasure, V.Gorg Art Space, Guangzhou, China
2016Fragmentary Narratives, Stanford Art Gallery, California, USA
Seattle Art Fair 2016, Wildwood Press, Seattle, USA
Dallas Art Fair, Tally Dunn Gallery, Dallas, USA
2015Liberating the Past from the Present: Contemporary Art in China, Shengzhi Space, Beijing; Modern Art Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
What Can California Art Be? , Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, USA
Fragmentary Narratives: Fang Lijun, Xie Xiaoze, Yang Jiechang and Yang Shaobin, Changsha City Museum, Changsha, China
A Record of Architectural Transformation, The Ninth Songzhuang Culture and Art Festival 2015 Theme Exhibition, G-Dot Art Space, Beijing, China
2014The 1st China Xinjiang International Arts Biennale, Urumqi International Exhibition Center, Urumqi, China
Now Read This: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Driek and Michael Zirinsky, Idaho Center for the Book, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, USA
Deep Reading, Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza College, Cupertino California, USA
Mirrored and Obscured: Contemporary Texas Self-Portraits, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas, USA
Chroma, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Yuan Yunfu & Tsinghua Fine Art Group, East Exhibition Hall, National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing, China
Alumni Showcase: Rachel Cox, Elliot Johsnon, Xiaoze Xie, UNT Art Space, Dallas, USA
2013Zero State: 2013 the First Biennale of Installation Art in China, Museum of Contemporary Art, Beijing, Xiangshan Art Museum, Beijin, Tianjin Art Museum, Tianjin, China
The Awakening of Intuition, The 13th China Pingyao International Photography Festival, multiple venues, Pingyao, Shanxi, China
Living Legacies: The JSMA@80, Jordon Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
Mark my Word, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, Califronia ac-qui-si-tions: A Selection from the Past Decade, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany Texas We: 1994-2013 The 20th Anniversary Collective Exhibition of Chinese Song Zhuang Artists, Song Zhuang Art Center, Beijing, China
Ex Libris, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, USA
Lies that Tell the Truth: Magic Realism in Contemporary Art, University Art Gallery, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
The Moment for Ink: Documenting the History of Ink Painting in America, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, San Francisco State University and the Silicon Valley Asian Art Center, California, USA
2012Aspects of a New Realism (curated by Michael Klein) , Roger Arthur Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
2011-12Library Science (curated by Rachel Gugelberger), Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
2011Book-ish, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, USA
I Believe – Chinese Contemporary Art in Songzhuang, Song Zhuang Art Center, Beijing, China
2007Just Words: Xu Bing, Hong Hao, and Xie Xiaoze,Morono Kiang Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
What We Keep: An Exhibition on Books and Memory (Xiaoze Xie, Michele Oka Doner and Nina Katchadourian), Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, Idaho, USA
Between Reality and Illusion (curated by George Morton and Karol Howard), Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, USA
2006-08Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art (curated by Wu Hung), China Institute Gallery, New York; Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, USA
2006What War?, White Box, New York, USA
Why Lee Shot C: Buzz, she left 'em Vernon!, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA
2004-06Misleading Trails, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing, China; NIU Art Museum, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, lL; University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX; Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; Vanderbilt University Art Gallery, Nashville, TN; Boyden Gallery, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD; Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA., USA
2005-06The Daily News, Salt Lake Art Center, Utah; Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, Wyoming; Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho, USA
2004Texas Vision: The Barrett Collection, The Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA
2003The Great Drawing Show, 1550- 2003, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Cross the Divide, Max L. Gatov and Werby Art Galleries at California State University, California, USA (catalog)
2001Sally Packard and Xiaoze XieArt League Houston, Houston, USA 
20002000 Exhibition of Guangdong Contemporary Oil PaintingsGuangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
Rosalyn Richards and Xiaoze Xie, Bucknell University Art Gallery, Lewisburg, PA, USA
1998Building for the Millennium: Recent Acquisitions Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, AZ, USA
1997George Segal and Xiaoze Xie Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
1996First Texas Annual Grand Opening Group Show, The Contemporary Art Center of Fort Worth, Texas, USA
1995Scott Barber and Xiaoze Xie 500X Gallery, Dallas, USA
1994Unity and Diversity, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, USA
1991Four Young Artists Shantou Painting Institute, Guangdong, China
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio, USA
Arizona State Univeristy Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona, USA
Bates College Museum of Art, Maine, USA
Bucknell University Samek Art Gallery, Pennsylvania, USA
Eastfield College, Dallas, USA
The JP Morgan Chase Art Collection, New York, USA
Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, Washington
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA
Oakland Museum of California
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, USA
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Arizona, USA
Seattle University, Seattle, USA
2009-PresentPaul L. & Phyllis Wattis Professor in Art, Department of Art & Art History, Stanford University, California, USA 
2008-10 Guest Professor, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China
2007-09 Chair, Department of Art & Art History, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.
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