1953Born in Chengdu
1982Bachelor degree and graduated from the Traditional Chinese Painting of Sichuan Fine Art Institute
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018Wang Chuan Solo Exhibition: Unlimited, A Thousand Plateaus Art Space, Chengdu
Wang Chuan Solo Exhibition – The Box, X Gallery, Beijing
2017Wang Chuan Solo Exhibition – Forms of Line, Galerie Du Monde, Hong Kong
2016Wang Chuan Solo Exhibition Phase One – The Survivor, Linbart Gallery, Shanghai
Wang Chuan Solo Exhibition Phase Two – Significant Forms, Linbart Gallery, Shanghai
Ink-Well, Lelege Art, Beijing
2015Early Works by Wang Chuan, Alisan Fine Arts, Hong Kong
Always Going Home: The Recent Paintings of Wang Chuan, PIFO Gallery, Beijing
2014Wang Chuan - Grid, PIN Art, Beijing
2013Locus - Wang Chuan Solo Exhibition, A Thousand Plateaus Art Space, Chengdu
2012Wang Chuan’s Ink Painting Exhibition, Galerie 99 Aschaffenburg, Germany
The Elements of Chinese Ink Art: Wang Chuan Solo Exhibition, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
2010Wang Chuan's Oil Painting Exhibition, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing
2007Wangchuan’s Oil Painting, the Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China
2006Waking of Graffiti - Wang Chuan’s New Oil Painting, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen
Chinese Abstract (Oil Painting), Zhu Qizhan Museum of Art, Shanghai
2001Trace of Life - A Retrospective Exhibition of Art Paintings by Wang Chuan, He Xiang Ning Museum of Art, Shenzhen
2000Diary of a Reflective Life - Wang Chuan’s Ink Paintings, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
1999Wang Chuan’s Ink Paintings, Alisan Fine Arts Gallery, Hong Kong
Wang Chuan’s Ink Paintings, Shenzhen Fine Arts Institute, Shenzhen
1998Wang Chuan’s Ink Paintings, Gallery 456, Soho, New York, USA
1990Wang Chuan’s Ink Paintings, Hanart TZ Gallery, New York, USA
The Life Index, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
The Life Index, Hanart TZ Gallery, Taipei
Blackness - Wang Chuan’s Solo Exhibition, Shenzhen Museum, Shenzhen
1988Wang Chuan’s Ink Paintings, China Museum of Art, Beijing, China
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018Ink Worlds: Contemporary Chinese Painting from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang, The Museum of Fine Arts, Stanford
2017The Polars: New Ink Wash Painting Series Exhibition, Autumn Water Space, Hong Kong
A Thousand Plateous: Exhibition for the Tenth Anniversary, A Thousand Plateaus Art Space, Chengdu
Bent and Straight: The logic of Abstract, Hi Art Center, Beijing
Boundless: Ongoing-Chinese Ink Art 2017, Art Museum of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing
Spring X Discovery, A Thousand Plateaus Art Space, Chengdu
2016Since the Abstract – The Tour Research Exhibition of Abstract Art in China, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
About Painting Too, OCAT, Xi’an
Retrace of the world, Renke Gallery, Hangzhou
Abstract China 2016, Mingyuan Art Museum, Shanghai
Annual Review Exhibition of China Contemporary Ink Painting 2015-2016, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Poetic Community, The Art Space of the Comprehensive Cultural Platform in the Bonded Area, Xiamen
Poétique – The 9th Annual Exhibition of Abstract Art, PIFO Gallery, Beijing
China Line – School Art Contemporary Research Exhibition, Epoch Art Museum, Wenzhou
The Research Exhibition of Abstract Art in China, Today Art Museum, Beijing
2015Off the Beaten Track- Revisit Four Individual Cases of 1990s, A Thousand Plateaus Art Space, Chengdu
Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
About Painting too, OCAT, Xi’an
Inward - The Eighth Exhibition of Chinese Abstract Art, PIFO Gallery, Beijing
Post-Calligraphy in Chinese Contemporary Art, Foundation for art and Culture Bonn, Berlin, Germany
Living in Chengdu, Contemporary Museum, Chengdu
2014Living in Chengdu, Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei
Changing – Abstracts in China, Lelege Art Gallery, Beijing
Cosmos: Opening Exhibition of Shanghai 21st Century, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai 
2014’-The Seventh Abstract Art Exhibition, PIFO Gallery, Beijing
“Original Home” An Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Jia Pingwa Cultural Museum of Art, Xi'an
Opening Ceremony of Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai
Hanart T Z Gallery 30years, Hanart TZ Gallery Hong Kong
2013The Parallel show of the 55th Venice Biennale, Italy
RE-INK Contemporary Ink and Wash Painting, Hubei Museum of Art, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Mind and Hand in Accord: the 6th Exhibition of Chinese Abstract Art, PIFO Gallery, Beijing
Boundary of freedom, Fourth round, Chinese Contemporary Ink Towards Basel,Miami
Nina Torres Art Gallery: the Branch of Taihe Art Gallery in America
2012Chinese Contemporary Ink Painting Art Exhibition, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany
Undoing Shuimo, Internationational Contemporary Shuimo Invitational Exhibition, Shanghai DuoLun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
Attitude - About Abstract Art, Shanghai Suzhou River Art Center, Shanghai
Art· Frontier, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Songzhuang Art Center, Beijing
Art Beijing, China Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing
Self-essence Naturalism, Today Art Museum, Beijing
First Round of The Fourth Guangzhou Triennial Project Exhibition – Disenchantment of Chinese Imagination Chinese Contemporary Art Exhibition, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
2011I Believe That: Chinese Contemporary Art in Songzhuang, Songzhuang Art Center, Beijing
Visible Soul: The Forth Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Abstract Art, PIFO Gallery, Beijing
Not Absence from Attendance, Chengdu Wenxuan Art Museum, Chengdu
2010Pai - Century Thinking, Today Art Museum, Beijing
Geneva International Art Fair, Geneva, Switzerland
Open Flexibility: Innovative Contemporary Ink Art, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei
Abstract Art, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan
Thirty Years of Chinese Contemporary Art 1979 - 2009, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
2009Exhibition of Chinese Abstract Art: Return to the Modern, Hangzhou Museum of Arts, Hangzhou
Space for Perspective, Chang Art, Beijing
Where the Spirit Lives: Exhibition on Occasion of 100th Anniversary of Abstract, PIFO Gallery, Beijing
Yi Pai: Century Thinking, Today Art Museum, Beijing
2008Qi Yun - International Exhibition of Chinese Abstract Art, China Square, New York, USA
Going to Post-abstract, PIFO Gallery, Beijing
Case Studies of Artists in Art History and Art Critics, Space of Saint, Beijing
Yi Pai · 30 Years of Chinese Abstract Art, LaCaixa Form Art Museum Madrid, Spain
2007Start from Southwest -- Southwest Contemporary Art Exhibition, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou
Line -- Chinese Contemporary Abstract Art Exhibition, Creek Art, Shanghai
Ink Had Five Colours, PIFO Gallery, Beijing
QI YUN: International Travelling Exhibition of Chinese Abstract Art, OCT
Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen / Beijing Art Now Gallery, Beijing
2006Chinese Ink Documentary Exhibition, Nanjing Museum, Jiangsu
Wang Chuan, Yan Shanchun Double Show, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
Create History: Commemoration Exhibition of Chinese Modern Art in 1980s, OCAT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen
2005Retrospection of Experimental Ink & Wash 1985 - 2000, Shenzhen Gallery
Korean - Chinese Contemporary Ink Painting, Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
Gift for Hong Kong, Hong Kong Art Museum, Hong Kong
2004The 4th International Ink Painting Biennial of Shenzhen, Guan ShanYue Museum of Art, Shenzhen
2002Review Today's Works of 77', 78', Art Museum of Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Chongqing
2001Urban Slang - Chinese Contemporary Art of Zhujiang Delta, He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen
2000New Chinese Painting Grand Exhibition, Jiangsu Art Museum, Liuhaisu Art Museum, Jiangsu/Shanghai
The 2nd International Ink Painting Biennial of Shenzhen, Guan ShanYue Museum of Art, Shenzhen
China: 20 Years of Ink Experiment, Guangdong Art Museum, Guangzhou
1999The Gusto of Ink & Wash, German Herrenh of Mussbach Art Museum, Germany Exhibition of the Two Artists, Goldstrom Gallery, New York, USA
1998Looking Eastern - Three Artists, Goldstrom Gallery, New York, USA
The First Shenzhen International Ink and Wash Biennale, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen
1997Chinese Abstraction and Beyond, Alsan Fine Arts, Hongkong Art Center, Hong Kong
Chinese Art Grand Exhibition -- Ink and Wash Exhibition, Shanghai Library, Shanghai
1996Returning to Homeland, Gallery on the RIM, San Francisco, USA
The Aesthetic of Abstract, Alsan Fine Arts, Shanghai Museum, Hongkong/Shanghai
1994The Aesthetic of Abstract, Alsan Fine Arts, Hongkong
1993Post 89 of Chinese New Art, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong
Chinese Art of 90s -- Chinese Experience, Sichuan Art Museum, Chengdu
New Art from China: Post-1989, Hong Kong Arts Center, Hong Kong
199290s First Chinese Art Biennale, Guangzhou
1991Chinese After 89’ Contemporary Art Documentary Exhibition, Beijing
1990Metamorphosis -- Chinese Modern Ink and Wash, Hongkong Art Center, Hong Kong
Singapore 90’ National Exhibition, Singapore
1989China Avant-Garde, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
1988Aspetti Della Pittura Chinese Contemporanea, Ferrara Arts Museum, Italy
1986National 85’ Art New Wave Slide-show Seminar, Zhuhai
1983Beijing National Employee Art Exhibition, First Prize of Oil Painting, China Art Museum, Beijing
Beijing National Employee Art Exhibition, First Prize of Oil Painting, China Art
Sichuan Oil Painting Exhibition, Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong
1981Sichuan Art Institute Oil Painting Exhibition in Beijing, China Art Museum, Beijing
Award of The Second National Youth Art Exhibition, Beijing
Oil on Canvas “Goodbye! Road”, Ministry of Culture Honorable Mention
Beijing The Second National Youth Art Exhibition, China Art Museum, Beijing
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