About Us

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 Alchemyverse Collective.

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Education

  • 2021      MFA, 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            Art 52nd Street 2021

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

  • 2021            PPE, LeRoy Neiman Center Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2021            I thought it was a drought, Yonkers, NY

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

  • 2021            Teaching Research Exhibition of Printmaking, Taoxichuan Art Museum, Jingde 

  • 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

  • 2021                  Morty Frank Travel Fellowship, New York

  • 2019-2021      LeRoy and Janet Neiman Gift Scholarship, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York 

  • 2019-2021      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 

 

Affiliations & Residencies

  • 2022                   Resident, Desert 23' S, La Wayaka Current, Chile / UK

  • 2021                    Resident, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Governors Island, NY

  • 2020                   Co-founder, Alchemyverse Collective, New York

  • 2020                   Founder, PRENTIS art platform, WeChat, China

  • 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

  • 2021    Columbia’s 2021 visual arts class returns to Columbia in Wallach’s First Year MFA exhibition, Columbia Daily Spectator, NY

  • 2021    再现,延续,封装 | Bicheng Liang, The Art Hunter, China

  • 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 

 

Collection

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

  • Private collections in China and the United States