Born in Zhejiang, People’s Republic of China, 1947.
Lives and works in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.
Pan Gongkai's research on The Road of 20th Century Chinese Art, especially in the field of Self-Awakeness and the Modern Transformation of Chinese Art, has attracted national and international attention.Through a series of cross-discipline conferences on〝Modern Transformation of Chinese Art,〞he conversed with top scholars from a broad range of fields including Philosophy, Ideological History, Anthropology, Chinese Studies, Modernity, and others.
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2011: Still Water Flow Deep, Macau Museum, Macau, China
2011: Still Water Flow Deep, Tokyo Art University Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2006-2009: Still Water Flow Deep Tour, Shanghai Art Museum; Hubei Academy of Fine Arts Museum; Guangdong Museum of Art; Shandong University of Design and Art Museum; and other cities; China
2008: Still Water Flow Deep, Sun Yatsen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan.
1997: Pan Gongkai Solo Exhibition, UNESCO Paris, Paris, France
1993: Pan Gongkai Solo Exhibition, Chinese Art Center, San Francisco, USA
1993: Pan Gongkai Solo Exhibition, Chinese Ink Painting Gallery, San Francisco, USA
1992: Pan Gongkai Solo Exhibition, Philippe Gallery, New York, USA
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2011: Snow-Melt, Venice Biennale, Chinese Pavilion, Venice, Italy
2011: China Vista—Art Exhibition on the 100 Anniversary of Xinhai Revolution, NAMOC, Beijing, China
2011: Art Exhibition on the 30th Anniversary of China National Painting Institute, NAMOC, Beijing, China
2011: Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Invited Exhibition—Zhejiang University Museum of Art, Hangzhou, China
2010: NAMOC Collection of Chinese Painting on Fans, Shoto Museum of Art SHIBUYA, Tokyo, Japan
2010: Chinese Art Invited Exhibition, Shanghai Expo, Shanghai, China
2010: ZAOXING—CAFA Faculty Work Exhibition (Fine Art), CAFA Museum, Beijing, China
2010: China National Painting Institute Ink Painting Invited Exhibition, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China.
2010: Paint for China—CAFA Faculty Work Exhibition (Chinese Painting), NAMOC, Beijing, China
2010: Chinese Painting Masters Exhibition, Sun Yatsen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
2010: Chinese Painting Biannual, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China
2010: China-ASEAN Art Exhibition, ASEAN Expo, Nanning City, China
2010: About Ink Painting—Dialogues with Contemporary Artists, Shanghai Xuhui Art Museum; Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art; China
2009: Art Exhibition on the 60th Anniversary of P.R. China, NAMOC, Beijing, China
2009: Open View—Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Artworks, Czech National Museum of Art, Prague, Czech Republic
2008: New Context of Ink Painting—Chinese Contemporary Ink Painting Exhibition, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden; Germany
2008: The 14th Contemporary Chinese Painting (Flower and Bird) Invited Exhibition, China National Painting Institute Museum, Beijing, China
2008: Accumulation-New Eastern Spirit, Asia Art Center, Beijing, China
2008: Ink-ism—Sunshine International Art Annual Exhibition, Sunshine Museum, Beijing, China
2008: Ever-lasting—Exhibition of Masters of Calligraphy and Painting from Zhejiang (Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary), Zhejiang Province Museum, Hangzhou, China
2008: The Road of Chinese Painting in New Time, NAMOC, Beijing, China
2008: 2008 National University Faculty Chinese Painting Invited Exhibition, National Painting Institute Museum, Beijing, China
2007: The 3rd National Chinese Painting Exhibition, NAMOC, Beijing, China
2007: Chinese top 100 Painting Exhibition, Jiangsu Province Museum of Art, Nanjing, China
2005: Landscape: Century and Heaven—the 2nd Chengdu Biannual, New International Expo Center, Chengdu, China