Bicheng Liang 梁必成, born in China, now lives and works in New York.


Liang received his BFA degree at the Central Academy of Fine Arts and now he is an MFA candidate at Columbia University School of Arts.  


As an interdisciplinary artist, Liang's work is multifaceted including large sculpture installations, photography, ceramics, and printmaking. He focuses on the subtle traces of time in the landscape and natural materials. Liang’s work has been exhibited at museums both nationally and internationally, including Curatorial Practice in School of Visual Arts, New York, CAFA Art Museum and Tsinghua University Art Museum, China; International Print Triennial Society in Krakow, Poland. Liang is the founder of the PRENTIS art platform that encourages interdisciplinary collaboration, information sharing, and communication for new emerging artists. He is also the co-founder of the Alchemyverse Collective.

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  • 2021 MFA (pending) Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, NY

  • 2018 BFA China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing, China


Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018 山行 Shan Xing, Luohu Art Museum, Shenzhen, China

  • 2018 起势 Aggregation Energy, CAFA Printmaking Exhibition Space, Beijing, China 


Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2021 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Lenfest Center for the Arts, Columbia University, New York, NY (forthcoming)

  • 2021 First-year MFA Show, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY (forthcoming)

  • 2020 The Interior Exteriorized, Charles Moffett Gallery, New York

  • 2020 21G+, Curatorial Practice, School of Visual Arts, New York

  • 2018 Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition, CAFA, Beijing, China 

  • 2018 Międzynarodowe Triennale Grafiki (MTG), International Print Triennial Society in Krakow, Poland

  • 2017 Academic Original Creative, Tsinghua University Art Museum, Beijing, China

  • 2017 Excellent Curriculum Exhibition, CAFA, Beijing, China

  • 2017 Growing Environment, Luren Gallery, Suzhou, China

  • 2016 Image and Thinking, CAFA, Beijing, China

  • 2015 Observation and Expression, CAFA, Beijing, China


Selected Awards and Scholarships

  • 2019 LeRoy and Janet Neiman Gift Scholarship, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York 

  • 2019 Visual Art Program Merit Scholarship, Visual Arts, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York

  • 2018 Third Prize, Excellent Work of On-Campus’ Students, CAFA, Beijing, China

  • 2017 Gold Medal, International Photography Award, Beijing, China

  • 2016 Second Prize, the Eighth Video Carnival, Beijing, China

  • 2015 Merit Scholarship, CAFA, Beijing, China

  • 2015 Outstanding Award, Observation & Expression Exhibition, CAFA, Beijing, China

  • 2014 Second-class Scholarship, CAFA, Beijing, China


Professional Experience

  • 2021 Collaborator in Project “We the Immigrants” for Tomas Vu, Brooklyn Rail, NY

  • 2020 Teaching Assistant, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York

  • 2019  Fellow, Neiman Center for Print Art, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York

  • 2016  Lecturer, Photography Department, Fun Job Art Institution, Beijing, China 


Extracurricular activities

  • 2015-2018 President, Media Department, Voluntary Service in CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China 

  • 2017 Volunteer, Book Tower of Beijing Design Week, Beijing, China

  • 2017 Photographer, The Opening Ceremony of First International Academic Printmaking Alliance, Beijing, China

  • 2015-2016 President, Blank Poetry Society, CAFA, Beijing, China

  • 2014-2015 Minister of Central Department, Student Union of School of Design, CAFA, Beijing, China

Media Feature

  • 2020 MFA Spotlight, Artforum, NY, USA

  • 2020 Special Interview with Bicheng Liang, JueJue ART, China

  • 2018 Silent Vientiane is bound to rebirth | Bicheng Liang, FarewellNT, China

  • 2018 BFA Thesis Show In CAFA | Bicheng Liang, Yi Mu Art Studio, China

  • 2017 The photography and exhibition of Bicheng Liang, JiaoYi, China

  • 2017 Bicheng Liang · Aggregation Energy, Raw-14 Space, China 



  • Bunkier Sztuki Art Gallery, International Print Triennial Society, Krakow, Poland

  • Private collections in China and the United States