2011 常熟博物馆 《旁依大江——孟昌明作品展》

CHANGMING MENG

2011 - present  Honored Professor of Chang Shu Institue of Technology, China                                                                                           

2009 - present  Honored Professor of Yan Chen Formal University, China
2001 - present  Art adviser for Modern Art of National Museum of Nanjing, China

Awards

2002 Taiwan Jin Tin Literature Award for “Thoughts and Ballad”

Selected Books/Articles by Changming Meng

"I see your beauty and melancoly", 2010, San Lian, China               

“I won’t budge an inch”, 2006, Shanghai People’s Publisher, China
“Stars over France”, 2004, San Min Book, Taiwan
“Selected Calligraphy works of Changming Meng”. 2004 San Min Book, Taiwan
“The Quest for Essence of Flight“, 2002, San Min Book, Taiwan
“Art and Science Lecture Series; Simplicity and Complexity” 2001, San Jose State University, USA
“The Form and Spirit of Chinese Calligraphy” Lecture Series, 2001, San Francisco
State University, USA
“Ink Paintings of Changming Meng”, 2001, the National Museum of Nanjing, China
“Thoughts and Ballad, Art Work of Paul Klee”, 2000, San Min Book, Taiwan
“Is it ecdysis? Is it break?” December, 2000, Visual Arts Magazine, Hong Kong
“Art and Philosophy” 1998-2001 Sing Tao Daily, USA
“Art Work of Changming Meng”, 1994, East West Culture Center, USA

Selected Solo Exhibition History


2011 "Changming Meng's Calligraphy", ARTCMM Gellery, Suzhou, China                                                                                                          2011 "Art Exbhition of Changming Meng", Chang Shu Museum, Chiang Shu, China                                                                                           2010 "Art Exbhition of Changming Meng", China Art Center, Germany                                                                                                                2009 “Autumn Lotus”: creation of the largest ink painting of lotus followed by the ceremony and exhibition of the art works; official invitation by the Xiang Shui County Government, China
2008 “Art Exhibition of Changming Meng” Art Works”. 298 M Art Center, Beijing, China
          “Changming Meng's Retrospective”, Takahimaya Art Gallery, Gifu, Japan
          “Art Work of Changming Meng”, Kintetsu Art Gallery, Gifu, Japan
2007 “Art Exhibition of Changming Meng”, Zizi Gallery, Oakland, USA
2006 “Art Exhibition of Changming Meng”, University of California, IEAS, Berkeley, USA
         “Art Exhibition of Changming Meng” Alta Galleria, Berkeley, USA
2005 “Art Exhibition of Changming Meng”, DAE Art Center, San Francisco, USA
2004 “Metaphysical Image of Ink”, Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2003 “Art Work of Changming Meng”, Daimaru Umeda Art Gallery, Osaka Japan
“Art Work of Changming Meng”, Takahimaya Art Gallery, Gifu, Japan
2002 “Art Exhibition of Changming Meng”, Hankyu Art Gallery, Kobe, Japan
2001 “Art Exhibition of Changming Meng”, The Nanjing Museum, Nanjing, China
2001 “Art Exhibition of Changming Meng”, Dragon Seeds, Palo Alto, USA
2000 “Art Exhibition of Changming Meng”, Yamanoue Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
         “Art Work of Changming Meng”, Takahimaya Art Gallery, Gifu, Japan
1999 “Changming Meng”, The Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, USA
         “Changming Meng ; Retrospective“, Nan Hai Art Center, Millbrae, USA
1995 “Wild Ox”, The Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, USA
1994 “Naked Face”, The Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, USA
1993 “The Last Waltz”, The Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, USA
1992 ”Samsara’”, The Novato Library, Novato, USA
1992 ‘Work of Changmimg Meng”, The World Journal Gallery, Millbrae, USA
1991 “Boundlessness”, The Kihachi Gallery, Kobe, Japan
1989 “Chaos”, The Palace Museum Art Gallery, Beijing, China
1988 “Labor Pains”, The Modern Art Gallery, Nanjing, China
1988 “Rational Criticism”, The Art Center, Nanjing, China

Selected Group Exhibition History

2006 ”Biennale International Ink Exhibition” Art Center of Taipei Science University, Taiwan
2004 “Lotus”, East-Osaka Art Center, Higashi- Osaka, Japan
1997 “Root and Land: The Natalie and James Art Gallery at San Jose State University, USA
1996 “Returning to the Homeland: Selected Contemporary Chinese Ink Work”,
          The Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, USA
1991 “Spring Art Show”; The Art Space, Palo Alto, USA
         “Selected Contemporary Chinese Ink Art Masterpiece Show”,
         The Ohta Exhibition Hall, Tokyo, Japan
1989 “China Avant-garde”, The National Art Museum, Beijing, China

Collection                                                                                                                                                                                                     

The Rational Criticism” (ink on paper), by Kobe Bank, Kobe, Japan
“Black Rest” (ink on paper) by Mizuki Company, Japan
“Eternal story and the opening window” “The “Lotus”(ink on paper) by, SOAR Foundation, USA
“Studio # 4”, “Looking at the moon”, “Gold fish” (Ink on Paper) by Nei, Japan
“The moon and willow tree” (Ink on Paper) by Japan Television, Japan
“The Tea House” (Ink on Paper) by Ichinokura Inc., Japan
“The Crane” (Ink on Paper) by Mitsuboshi Kamera Co., Japan
“ A poem”, (calligraphy on paper), by Jyoho System Co., Japan
“Work”, (ink on paper) by Luminus Group Co., Japan
“Landscape” (oil on canvas). By Hotel Alaska, USA
“Lotus” (ink on paper), “Ta Ya Rue Su” (calligraphy on paper), by Feng Yu Xiang Association, USA
“Work” (ink on paper), by World Journal Group, U. S. A
"Poem by Li He” (calligraphy on paper), by, Merrill Lynch, USA
“Jazz” (mixed media) by, Kihachi Gallery, Japan
“Wild Ox”, “Crane” (ink on paper), by Ever Trust, USA
“Church” (Acrylic on canvas), by Asia Pearl Company, USA
“Chaos” (ink on paper), by Mr. Bill Jackson, USA
“A pair’’, (calligraphy on paper) by Nan Hai Art Center, USA
‘God of the Door” by The Gallery on the Rim, San Francisco, USA

"Red Lotus" by Chinese Art Center, Germany                                                                                                                                                             “ "The sky is the home of cranes" and 13 other paintings by the Wu Xi High Court, China
Numerous private and public collections in Switzerland, Germany, USA, Japan, Brazil, China, Taiwan and France

Selected Bibliography

“The Daily Planet”, March 30, 2006, USA
SanKei Shibun, November 16, 2003, Japan
The Asahi Shinbun, Japan, November 3, 2003
The Osaka Nichinichi Shinbun, Japan November 14, 2003
Asahi National Newspaper, November 23, 2000, Japan
Nihon Keizai Shinbun(Japan Economy Newspaper), November 20, 2000, Japan
Hanako, November Issue, 2000, Japan
Gifu Shinbun Newspaper, November 11, 14, 2000, Japan
“New Chinese Vangurad”, The San Francisco Examiner, March 8, 1999, U. S. A.
“Retrospective of Changming Meng”, The World Journal, March 14,1999 U. S. A.
“Selected Calligraphy and Painting of Changming Meng” in The Modern
Arts and Calligraphy, November, 1998, China
“Conversation on Art and Philosophy with Changming Meng” in The Art World, December, 1997
“Root and Land: Four Chinese Artists from the Bay Area” in The Metro, March, 1997, U. S. A.
March, 1997, U. S. A. “Current of 20 century Ink Art Masterpiece”, National Art Publisher 1994
“Trend of Arts and Thought in China”, 1991, China
“Installation pieces by Changming Meng; Avant-garde Art in China” in China, 1989,
Oxford University Press, U. K.
Covered by numerous newspapers and magazines in the world including “Artist” in
Taiwan, “Jiang Su Art Monthly” in China, “Art Monthly’” in Japan

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