Mr. He Lihuai was born in Chongqing in 1961. He worked as an art designer at Capital Museum from 1985 to 1996 after receiving Art of Bachelor degree in oil painting at Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in 1984. As a member of Chinese Artists Association and a professional artist, He has been honored as a very talented oil painter in contemporary China.
Artistic career: 1989-2013
He’s paintings have been exhibited regularly at home and abroad as well as at the art auction company gave held by the organizations like Baoli and Zhongding, many of which have been kept by domestic and overseas art lovers.
1989: Two Tibetan Women was selected into the 7th National Artworks Exhibition.
1990: Participating in WARD-NASS GALLERY Exhibition (N.Y. USA) and Mask INTERNATIONAL GALLERY Exhibition (Seattle WA. USA).
1991: Earth — to Those Who Take Action participated in Sing for the Earth Exhibition by I.A.P, awarded with “unique style prize” and permanently collected by MUSEUM DE LA COMMANDERIE D UNET MODEN ART of France.
1992: Tibetan Woman was selected into Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition.
Attending “the Navigating Lighthouse” Exhibition by I.A.P (La Sorbonne, Paris, sponsored by the mayor of Paris)
Flowers was selected into the 1st Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition of Still Life.
1993: Slanting Sunshine was selected into the 13th international arts competition in September by ALEXANDRIA MUSEUM (L.A.USA, judged by the assistant curator of the Metropolitan Museum).
The copperplate etching work was selected into DEL BELLE GALLERY Exhibition (Toronto, Canada).
New Home was selected into the 8th National Artworks Exhibition.
1996: He was invited to visit South Africa, joining South African Watercolor Association and choosing CRAKE ART GALLERY as the agent to handle his works’ participation in annual exhibition by South African Watercolor Association.
2008: He had his first collection, A Selection of Works by He Lihuai — a Great Oil Painter in Contemporary China, published by Tianjin Yangliuqing Group.
2009: He attended “ART HK”.
2010: Tibetans’ Heads Series participated in “Focus — Representational Oil Paintings in Contemporary China” Exhibition organized by China Visual Arts Gallery.
D N A participated in a series show themed on “Tibet, Love and Harmony”.
2011: He’s works were displayed in “Slight Collision” Exhibition by the First Sound Gallery (798, Beijing).
New Vision introduced He Lihuai and his works.
2012: He took part in a joint exhibition themed on “Concrete Beauty” of Zhang Li, Li Shijin and He Lihuai.
2013: Huaxia Fine Arts introduced He Lihuai and his works.
Finalist the Art Renewal Center International 2012/2013 ARC Salon 9th Annual Competition.
Recognized one of the ARC Living Master.
Award the Honorable Mention of the Memorary the 70 Anniversary of the victory of world anti-fascist war Fine Art Exhibition.
Presentation TRAC 2014.The Represention Art Conference(CL.USA).
2014: Finalist the Art Renewal Center International 2013/2014Salon 10th Annual Competition. Paper ” Contemporary Chinese Atelier Training and Realist Oil Painting” has published in the proceeding of The Representation Art Conference 2014’s “Kitsch&Beauty”
2015: Entry the 8th Competition Figurative 2015 in MEAM(Europe Modern Art Museum). Award the Honorable Mention of the Modportrait 2015 in Spain. Award the 3Rd Place in the Portrait Society of America 11th Annual Members Only Competition of Non-Commissioned Portrait Category. Finalist the 11th Art Renewal Center International 2014-2015 Salon Competition.
2016: Selected one of teen the ARA Boston Figure Painting Competition. Published the LEONARD Guild 2016 in Espana. Work and paper publication in the International Artist Magazine 109 June/July 2016.
2017: He was invited the 57th VENICE BIENNALE by GAAF, The “Time Space and Exist” project of Personal Structures: Open Borders.
Selected the 9th Concurso Figurativas 2017 at MEAM Barcelona.
Award the First price of Queen ArtStudio-Padova and selected the Art Shopping Carrousel Louvre.
Award the third prize by 13th PortraitSociety of America Member Only Competition.
2018: Selected the RP 2018 in Mall gallery London.
Invited as a special guest by the 2th Asian Art Biennial AAB in HK.
Contemporary Chinese Artists Oil Painting Albums by Tian Jin Yang Liu Qing Fine Arts Press.
Contemporary Art Studio 2010 China.
Kitsch&Beauty by TRAC 2014 ,California Lutheran University.
Leonardo Guia de arts.
Artelibre Libertad XI XII.
Figurativas 2017 .
ARC Salon 2013,2014,2015,2016,2017 Catalogue.
GAAF and ECC 2017 Catalogue.
And many Chinese publication.