- geb. in Tianjin
- Stipendium in Deutschland
lebt seither in München und Shanghai
- Professorin für Kunst an der Tongji Universität Shanghai
Ausstellung ihrer Nanofotografien im LUDWIGMUSEUM in Koblenz
begleitend werden dort die zu den Nanofotografien in der Neuhauser Kunstmühle entstandenen ALUGRAFIEN gezeigt
Xiao Hui Wang, born in Tianjin, China, is an artist, mainly working in the field of photography as well as in film, in sculpture, media art and Literature. She has also made a name for herself as an author. In 1986 she was awarded a fellowship from Germany. Since then she lives in both Munich and Shanghai.
Xiao Hui Wang’s artworks have been presented in various exhibitions – most are solo-shows – in museums and galleries of numerous countries and are collected by private and public institutions alike. She has been awarded many times for her artworks both at home and abroad. To date, she has published over 40 books and most of them are catalogues of photographic works.
She has been a professor at Tongji University in Shanghai since 2002. Here she founded the institute “Xiao Hui Wang Art Center” in 2003 and the “Tongji International Media Art Center” (TIMAC) in 2006. Her team has won the general design for the theme pavilion (the „Urban Footprint Pavilion“) for 2010 Shanghai World Expo. Moreover, Xiao Hui Wang is active in the cultural communication between Germany and China. Her work as a “Cultural Ambassador” led her to receiving the “German-Sino Friendship Award” from the German Government. She was recognized as one of the top 50 “Chinese who Impact the Future of the World” by the Hong Kong magazine “Phoenix Life”.
Moreover, Xiao Hui Wang has been awarded many prizes in the last few years. She was appointed as an honorary member of the BFF (German Association of Freelance Photographers), the “International Star Artist Award” at Art Masters in St. Moritz, “Photographer of the Year” by Shanghai Media Group, “Artist of the Year” by South China Media Group, “Most Valuable Female Artist” by Harper’s Bazaar, “Gorgeous Awards for Artists” by Jaguar, “the Top 10 Leading Images in Creative Industry” in Shanghai, “Most Successful Women” by Jessica in Hong Kong, etc,. She is recently elected to be the “Most Sympathetic and Attractive Artist” by 2.76 million netizens of NetEase.