Tsong Pu

Currently

 

Part-time Professor of National Taiwan University of Arts and Tainan National University of the Arts.

Since 1979, Tsong’s works have been exhibited at and collected by various international and national galleries and museums.  Currently he is actively engaged in art creation and research.

1947

Born in Shanghai, China

1969

Graduated from Fu-Hsin Commerce & Industry High School, Taipei, Taiwan

1978

Graduated from La Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes de San Fernando de Madrid, Spain

1981

Returned to Taiwan, lives and works in Taipei

Solo Exhibition

2013

Moon Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan

 

“Der Turm der leuchtenden Sterne”, Apartment of Art, Munich, Germany

2012

“Ma Yuan at A Corner”, Main Trend Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

 

“Drifting Towards An End”, One Piece Room, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

 

“One of 7,034,071,329,” Inart Space, Tainan

2011

“Gleamingly Gleaming: Tsong Pu Solo Exhibition,” Yeh Rong Jai Culture & Art Foundation, Art Museum at The Art Park, Hsinchu

2010 

“Art from the Underground: Tsong Pu Solo Exhibition,” Taipei Fine Arts   Museum, Taipei

 

“Coordinates of The Distance: Tsong Pu Solo Exhibition,” National Chung   Hsing University Art Center, Taichung

 

“Estranged Rhythm,” Main Trend Gallery, Taipei

2008

“I Hate Takashi Murakami,” IT Park, Taipei

“A Flood of Tender Water, I Take One Scoop Only,” Main Trend Gallery, Taipei

2005

“In the Spectacular Snore……,” IT Park, Taipei

2004

“I See, I Seek,” Warehouse 20, Taichung

2001

 “Spinning Round and Round,” None Theme Park, Tainan

“I am Sorry,” IT Park, Taipei

1999

“On Line,” Eslite Gallery, Taipei

1998

“Solo Exhibition,” Center For the Humanities and Arts Yuan Ze University,Taoyuan

1997

“You are the Beautiful Flower,” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

 

 “Solo Exhibition 1997,” Galerie Pierre, Taichung

1995

“Name and Warehouse,” Bamboo Curtain Studio and Nomad Museum, Taipei

1993

“Love Never Dies,” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

1991

“The Frontier,” UP Art Gallery, Kaohsiung

1990

“A Tree, A Stone, and A Piece of Cloud,” Doors Art Space, Kaohsiung

 

“The Space Between Body and Soul,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

1989

 “A Tree, A Stone, and A Piece of Cloud,” Sala Alta Gallery, Kuenca, Spain

1985

“Temptation after Meeting by Chance,” Spring Gallery, Taipei /Ming-Men Gallery, Taichung

1983

“A Meeting of Mind and Material,” Spring Gallery, Taipei /San-Chai Gallery, Taichung

International Group Exhibition

2013

“Der Turm der leuchtenden Sterne”, Apartment of Art, Munich, Germany

2011

“26th Asian International Art Exhibition,” Hangaram Art Museum of Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

 

“Dual Senses and Dynamic Views—Contemporary Art Exhibition across the Taiwan Straits of 2011,” National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

2009

“Exhibition by Tsong Pu and Wu Tien Chang,” ART BEIJING 09 (Agricultural  Exhibition Center Booth A9 & A10), Beijing, China

 “First Connect—Contemporary Art Exhibition, Taipei, Kunming, Hong Kong,”  99 Art space, Kunming, China

2008

“Art is Alive,” Busan Biennale 2008, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan,Korea

2006

“Le Salon 2006,” Grand Palais, Paris, France

“PASS,” Nagoya University of Arts, Nagoya, Japan

“Art Trend in Taiwan, 1950~2000,” National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China

2005

“Taiwan Modern Art Exhibition,” Kunming City Museum, Kunming, China

2004

“Taiwan Contemporary Art Exhibition,” Diocesan Museum of Barcelona, Spain

2002

“Chinese Ink Tree,” Cambio Constante III, Monasterio de Veruela, Zaragoza, Spain

 “Encounter Over Seas-Physical Transplanting the Historical,” Old Ladies’  House Gallery, Macau

“PAUSE,” Gwangju Biennale 2002, Gwangju, Korea

2001

“Taipei Contemporary Art Exhibition,” Shanghai Museum of Modern Art, China

2000

“A the Game of Words,” University Buffalo Art Gallery, U.S.A

1999

“Pluralistic Vision, 1988-1999 Contemporary Art in Taiwan,” Beijing and Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, China

1998

“Masters of Today and Young Artists Exhibition-Special 40th Anniversary Exhibition,” Paris, France

“International Sculpture Symposium-You are the End, I am the Stone, and He is the Bone,” Guilin Uzi Paradise, China

“Inside Out / New Chinese Art”, P.S.1. Contemporary Art Center, New York,  U.S.A./San Francisco Contemporary Art Museum, U.S.A

1997

“Splits and Gatherings”, 47th International Venice Biennial Exhibition, Venice, Italy

1996

“Journey to the East, the Installation of Group Exhibition,” Hong Kong, China

“Taipei Contemporary Art Exhibition,” Shanghai City Arts Museum, Shanghai, China

1995

“Taiwan Contemporary Art Exhibition,” Australia

1994

 “Taiwan Contemporary Art Exhibition,” Portside Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

“Taipei Modern Art Exhibition,” The National Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

1989

“Message from Taipei,” Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

“A Tree, A Stone, and A Piece of Cloud,” Sala Alta Gallery, Kuenca, Spain

1987

“Chinese Contemporary Paintings,” National Museum of Contemporary in Seoul, Korea

1986

“The Invitational Exhibition from the International Modern Arts Association Japan,” Yokohama, Japan

1980

“China-Japan Two-People Exhibition,” Sala de Exposiciones de la Delegacion  Provincial de Turismo, Santander, Spain

“Two-People Exhibition”, Galeria Itxaso, Zaragoza, Spain

1979

“Group Exhibition of Chinese Artists in Europe,” Galeria Kienlong, Brussels,  Belgium

“Three-Man Exhibition,” Galeria El Buscon, Spain

“Three-Man Exhibition,” Galeria Rincon de Arte, Madrid, Spain

Domestic Group Exhibition

2012

“When Spaces Became Events… Dispositive of Modernity in the 1980s,

 

Taiwan”, Kaohsiumg Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan

 

“Xindian Boys - The determination of Life,” VT Artsalon, Taipei

 

“Formless Form - Taiwanese Abstract Art,” Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taiwan

 

“Daily Collection of Abstract Play”  Warehouse 20, Taichung

2011

“Beyond the Frontier of Color and Form:The Joint Exhibition of Five Abstract Artists”, Main Trend Gallery, Taipei

 

“Art Taipei 2011”, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei

 

“Dual Senses and Dynamic Views: Contemporary Art Exhibition across the Taiwan Straits of 2011,” National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichun

 

“Return to the Essence—Survey of Contemporary Abstract Painting in Taiwan part one,” Red Gold Fine Art, Taipei

2010  

“Every Chalice is a Dwelling Place –Thirteenth Taipei Culture Award ‘IT Park’ Promotional Event,” Taipei City Hall, Taipei

“Taipei Modern Art Exhibition,” Carrie Chang Fine Arts Center of Tamkang University, Taipei

“Beyond Vision: Highlights of Abstract Paintings from the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Collection,” National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts,Taichung

 “Loyalty Blessing,” 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Galerie Pierre, Taichung

2009 

“Viewpoints & Viewing Points – 2009 Asian Art Biennial,” National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung

“ART TAIPEI 2009,” Taipei World Trade Center (Area A&D), Taipei

2008

“SWEETIES: Celebrating 20 Years of IT Park,” IT Park, Taipei

“HOME-Taiwan Biennial 2008,” National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts,
Taichung

“Contemporary Explorations in Abstraction and Materials,” Impressions Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

“Architecture in Art-OPEN CITY,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

2007

“Generation.Dialog,” Impressions Art Gallery, Taipei

“Beyond the Frontier of Color and Form-Subversion and Reconstruction,”  Main Trend Gallery, Taipei

“STROLL,” IT Park, Taipei

2006

“Taipei/Taipei views and point,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

2005

“2005 Heroes of Kuandu-Taiwan Contemporary Art Exhibition,” Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei

“Linear Writing,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

2004

“Artists Festival,” Huashan Arts District, Taipei

“The Multiform Nineties: Taiwan's Art Branches Out,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

2003

“My Name,” Ming Hsin University of Science & Technology, Hsinchu

“Discourses on Love: 64 Conversations in SARS’ Era,” IT Park, Taipei

“Soul Reconstruction, Part III-Joint Exhibition Celebrating Life,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

2002

 “Contemporary Art in Taiwan,” Hong-gah Museum, Taipei

“A Vital Illusion,” IT Park, Taipei

“Faraway Reality,” IT Park, Taipei

2001

 “The Gravity of The Immaterial-Opening Exhibition,” Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taipei

“The Opening Exhibition-Sailing to A New Era,” Main Trend Gallery, Taipei

“Yi Jhih Sen Gallery Opening Exhibition,” Taipei

2000

“Spectacular Waves Beating The Shore/100 Years of Taiwan Fine Art,” Kuandu Museum of Fine art, Taipei

1999

“Magnetic Writing-Marching Ideas Works on Paper,” IT Park, Taipei

1998

“The Man Come from Hometown,” Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei

“In the Back Yard of Taipei City: the Installation Exhibition Homeland -Take A Break and Be Right Back,” Grass Mountain Chateau, Taipei

 “A Banquet-Moths Darting Into the Flame: 10th Anniversary Celebration of National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts,” National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts,Taichung

“A Story of River Bed” Enlighten the Canal Tainan Culture Center, Tainan

1997

“Exhibition by IT Park and Taipei Fine Arts Museum,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

“The Opening Exhibition-Reconstructing the Chaotic” YiamTiam Art Center,   Kaohsiung

1996

“The Black Society” The Dimension Art Foundation Gallery, Taipei

“Taipei Biennial: The Quest for Identity,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

 “The Independent Declaration,” Lin & Keng Gallery, Taipei

“The Ceramic Group Exhibition,” Taipei County Culture Center, Taipei

1995

“The Southern Way” Leisure Art Center, Taipei

“Transitional Site” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

1994

“Dialogue Between Creation and Material,” Home Gallery, Taipei

“Wandering” IT Park, Taipei

“Urban Nature,” The Dimension Art Foundation Gallery, Taipei

“Texture,” Number 2 Space, Taipei

“Monochrome” Gallery Elegance, Taipei

“The Indescribable Unknown-The IT Park Fund Raising Exhibition,” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

1993

“Stopping the World,” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

“An Idea About Flowers,” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

“Tradition and Creation,” Chinese Floral Arts Foundation, Taipei World Trade Center, Taipei

“The Subtropical Plant,” The Eslite Vision, Taipei, Galerie Pierre, Taichung

“Tsong Pu, Lai Chun-Chun, Hul Kun-Jung,” Three-Man Exhibition, IT Park Gallery, Taipei

“Culture of Gift Giving,” New Phase Art Space, Tainan

 “IT Kitsch – A gift of love,” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

1992

 “Art Expo,” Sung-Shan Exhibition Hall, Taipei

“Banquet of Awa “Wearing the Symbol” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

“Environment & Art-16 Ideas of Rubbish Handing,” Taipei Municipal Culture Center, Taipei

 “The Taipei Biennial of Contemporary Art,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

“Beginning from the Object,” IT Park Gallery. Taipei

“Taiwania Gallery Opening Exhibition,” Taiwania Gallery. Taipei“

1991

 “Sorcery Exhibition,” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

“International Mail Art Exhibition,” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

“Installation in the Eslite Book Store,” The Eslite Book Store, Taipei

“Contemporary Art Trends in the R.O.C. 1991,” Leisure Art Center, Taipei

“The Space between the Metaphysical and the Material,” Up Art Gallery, Kaohsiung

“Twelve-Man Contemporary Paintings Exhibition,” Dimensions Art Gallery, Taipei

1990

“Poems and the New Environment,” The Eslite VISION, Taipei

“Up Art Gallery Opening Exhibition,” Up Art Gallery, Kaohsiung

“Selected Exhibition of 300 Years of Taiwan Art Work,” Taiwan Museum of Arts, Taichung

“Yung-Han Gallery Opening Exhibition,” Yung-Han Gallery, Taipei

“IT Park Gallery Opening Exhibition,” IT Park Gallery, Taipei

“Contemporary Artists Drawing Exhibition,” Cherng Pin Gallery, Taipei

1988

“Joint exhibition of Tsong Pu and Chu Teh-I ” Cherng Pin Gallery, Taipei

“Media, Environment, and Installations” National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung

“Time and Creation Exhibition” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

1987

“Avant-Garde Installation Space,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

“Chinese Contemporary Paintings,” National Museum of History, Taipei

1986

“SOCA Studio Opening Exhibition,” SOCA Studio, Taipei

“Contemporary Art Trend in the R.O.C.,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei

1985

“Taipei Hsiung Shih Biennial Exhibition,” Hsiung Shih Gallery, Taipei

“Beyond Space,” Spring Gallery, Taipei

1983

“Difference in Space,” Spring Gallery, Taipei

“New Form Art Center Opening Exhibition,” New Form Art Center, Taipei

“Taipei Fine Arts Museum Opening Exhibition,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum,
         Taipei

1982

“Three-Man Exhibition,” Spring Gallery, Taipei

1979

“Contemporary Overseas Chinese Artists,” National Museum of History, Taipei

Prizes and Awards

2009

“The 13th Taipei Culture Award” (IT Park Gallery), Taipei City Government’s Department of Cultural Affairs, Taiwan

2007

 “The Best of Creativity,” The 1st Public Art Awards, Council for Cultural Affairs (CCA), Taiwan

1992

“The Taipei Biennial of Contemporary Art,” Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

1984

 “Taipei City Mayor Award for A New Vision of Contemporary Chinese Painting”, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

Public Art

2010

 “New Waves,” Southern Coastal Patrol Office, Coast Guard Administration,  Executive Yuan, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2008

“The Chink of Light,” Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation-Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taipei, Taiwan

2006

“The Scientist Said:……,” National Nano Device Laboratories, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2005

“Five Riverbeds,” Garage and Recycling squads, Department of Environmental Protection, Taipei City Government, Taipei, Taiwan

 “Stairs of history,” Taiwan Area National Freeway Bureau, MOTC-Cingshui Service Area, Taichung, Taiwan

2004

“The Art of Speed,” National Taiwan University Sports Center, Taipei, Taiwan 

“Scenery with Comma and Dot,” Nankang Software Park, Taipei, Taiwan

 “The Artist Said,” Taipei National University of The Arts, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan

2003

“Global Circle,” Taipei 101 Financial Center, Taipei, Taiwan

 “Drinking Fountain,” Neihu Sewage Treatment Plant, Taipei, Taiwan

1998

“Musical Skies,” Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation-Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall Station, Taipei, Taiwan

Collections

2010

Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2009

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

2000

Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

1998

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan

1994

Minato Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

1992

Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

1989

Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

1984

Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

Portfolio