Who is O Zhang?
O Zhang is a Chinese artist based in New York. Although she is best known for her photographs depicting Chinese youth, Zhang also makes paintings, short films and installations. She was trained as an oil painter at the Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijing before moving to London where she earned two MAs, the first in Fine Arts from Byam Shaw School of Art, and the second from the Royal College of Art in Photography. In 2004 Zhang moved to New York City where she has since lived and worked, making yearly returns to her native China. O Zhang is represented by CRG Gallery, NY, which will present her first American solo exhibition, The World Is Yours, in December, 2008. Zhang is also represented by Pékin Fine Arts in Beijing and by FA Projects in London.
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- Nov 23, 1976
- China Central Academy of Fine Arts
- Royal College of Art