My recent work borrows pictures from all kind of magazines, in the service of large questions about social & political values. Many of the issues are discussed in these magazines because they are questions people already think about every day. Current affairs, Political, War Health, Beauty, Fashion Population, Poverty, Luxury The Environment & the Beauty of Nature Modern Life & Technology Sex & Taboo While I am collecting image for my papercut collage, I consider each small piece and its meaning, and when each piece finds its way into my work, it brings that message & connection to the world in to my work. Every day I see, hear, feel and think about the world through magazines which people glance through & then throw away. For me, I have found importance & value in these materials as in many ways they are mirror the world around us.
“Forefront 2020” Cynthia Reeves Gallery, Mass MoCa.
“Occupy project” the Consulate General of Greece in New York
“Cut Up/Cut Out” the Lamont Gallery in Exeter, NH“
OASIS” ChaShaMa’ s space Connect: Fordham Plaza 2020 Window Exhibition: Bronx, NYC
“Sitelines” Villageone Venue, SoHo NYC
“Cut Up/Cut Out” the Art Museum of West Virginia University in Morgantown, VA
“On Paper.Supreme” Exhibition in Shenzhen Value Factory museum, China
“Daogao International Art Exhibition”, iron plate sculpture become a outdoor permanent installation in the Dagao art district. Changde China
“On Paper.Supreme” Exhibition in Hohhot, China
“Cross-culture practice:recent work by Chinese artists in New York”, New York City college of technology, New York.
“Cut Up/Cut Out” Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, WI
“Paper Moon” Contemporary Art Museum of Crete at Rethymnon, Greece.
“The 7th Ulsan International Woodcut Festival”, Ulsan culture & arts center, Korean.
Live performance participate in “The Gallery” project curates by Wang Xin at Armory Show 2018,March 7th,(VIPs preview day) at Pier 92-94,NYC
“Aether space”solo show, XiHai art center, Beijing China.
"Sparkling" solo show,Pearl River Mart, 395 Broadway,NYC
"Blurred Boundaries"Recent works by Chinese Artist in New York, New York school of interior design gallery, NYC
“Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Reflections in East Asia”, The Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery, University of South Florida,Tampa.
“Cut UP/Cut Out” Pensacola Museum of Art, FL
“Cut Up/Cut Out” Huntsville Museum of Art, AL
“Fun House” Galerie Protege, Chelsea NY.
“Cross-border” Paper Art exhibition－Beijing International Design Week”, XiHai Art Center. Beijing China.
“Cut Up/Cut Out” Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, Washington.
“Of the Map” SG gallery, Scuola International de Grafica, Venice, Italy.
"Embrace or Rebel? Traditional Asian Art Techniques in Contemporary Practice.”Amelie A. Wallace Gallery SUNY College at Old Westbury, NY.
“Cut Up/Cut Out” Bedford gallery, Lesher Center for the Art, CA
“In Perspective” Chambers Fine Art, NY
“Infinite Compassion: Avalokiteshvara in Asian Art” Staten Island Museum, NY.
“Intimate Transgressions” Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall Mei-Ling Hall & Pick Jade Hall, TaiWan.
“Boundaries” Gallery d’Arte, NY.
Fog Art+design fair, invited by Pop 21"cut out" live paper cut performance. San Francisco.
“Intimate Transgressions” Hangzhou modern Library, Hangzhou China.
“Little Things Mean A Lot” Wookchio Gallery, NY.
“A-Tradition Re-Interpreted” New Work by Contemporary Chinese Artist, Cleveland State University Art Gallery, OH.
“Intimate Transgressions” Inter Gallery, Beijing, China.
“Intimate Transgressions” White Box Art Center, NY.
“The World Garden” Site-specific public permanent arts installation, PS170K, Brooklyn, Public Art for Public School Program, NY.
“Exploring Harmony with Nature” Flushing Town Hall, NY.
Art Athina 2015, Athens Greece.
Salon Art 2014, National Society of Fine Arts, Carrousel de Louvre, Paris.
“Finding new realities” Pace University, NewYork.
The “Asia Art Fair” Asia art week, NewYork.
“Art Beijing” Zhanzhou international, Beijing, China
Participate “Cut out the darkness” Panasonic launched a project to deliver solar lanterns and shades to non-electrified regions based on the designs contributed from all over the world.On Paper/Grand Central at 100,MTA arts for Transit and Urban Design, Grand Central Terminal Dining Concourse, Lower Lever. Sep 2013-Sep 2015. NYC.Darkness visible, Chinese and American Artist Group Show, National Art Museum of China, curator Richard Vine, Beijing.
Five Elements, site-specific public arts installation, Broadway Plaza, between 41-36street. July 2013-Feb 2014, NYC.
Living in a Material World, Featuring renowned Chinese and Chinese-American contemporary artist, SUNY Orange, New York.
Cutting Dreams, site-specific public arts installation, Prow Art Space, Flatiron Building, Oct 2012-Feb 2013, NYC
Peekskill Project V, site-specific public arts installation, guest curator Cheryl McGinnis through the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art.
Routes: Spiritual Odyssey of 12 Chinese Artists, produced by JL Global Entertainment Inc. and sponsored by Chase Bank, traveling exhibition with documentary of the same title.
August Unveiling of MTA Permanent Arts for Transit: Bay Parkway Landmark Station, D Line, Brooklyn, NY, Design for Laminated Glass Work, Public Art (awarded in 2010), highlighted on PBS program, Treasures of New York
Hindsight-Foresight, February 6 – March 10, Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, NY
Witchy Women, June 1 - July 13, 73 Dee Gallery, Montclair, New Jersey
Every Pictures Tells A Story, Amy Simon fine Art, Westport, CT.
The Point At The Infinity Of The Circle, Red Zone Gallery , Switzerland, Geneva.
2011 Paper Art Biennial National Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Inter-Mediate: Selected Contemporary Chinese-American Art, Sarnoff Museum, The College of New Jersey.
Ocean Fantasy,The Fashion Center Space for Public Art, New York, NY
Cut It Up! Contemporary Paper cutters Exhibition, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY
Song Xin: Contemporary Palimpsest, Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, New York, NY
MTA Permanent Arts for Transit: Bay Parkway Landmark Station, D Line, Brooklyn, NY, Design for Laminated Glass Work
Push/Pull, Dumbo Arts Festival, New York Foundation for the Arts, The Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists
The Last Loft Show, Puffin Room Gallery, Not-for-Profit, New York, NY
Breaking Lines: Hu Bing & Xin Song, Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, New York, NY
Trans-formation, Art Next Gallery, New York, NY
Seeds of the Wild, Puffin Room Gallery, Not-for-Profit, New York, NY
Coney Island, Maybe? Puffin Room Gallery, Not-for-Profit, New York, NY
Song Xin: New Bloom, Tao Water Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Song Xin, Fine Art Work Center Gallery. Provincetown, MA
Touched by Women’s Hands, Lin Yan Guest Curator, Catalogue, Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, New York, NY
Visual Art Fellow Group Exhibition, Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), Provincetown, MA
Touched by Women’s Hands, Lin Yan Curator, Flushing Town Hall, Smithsonian Affiliate, Flushing, NY
Going Underground, Art at Large, New York, NY
Home Room, Asian American Women Artist Alliance Gallery (AAWAA), Brooklyn, NY
EAT ART 8, Asian American Women Artist Alliance Gallery (AAWAA), Brooklyn, NY
Tunnels & Bridges, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
Beijing Spring, Song Xin Curator, Puffin Room Gallery, Not-for-Profit, New York, NY 2004
Talking Hand, AIR Gallery, New York, NY
Accumulative Efforts, Phoenix Gallery, Not-for-Profit, New York, NY
Treaders in the Snow, Installation, Puffin Room Gallery, Not-for-Profit, New York, NY
Ruffled Feathers, Puffin Room Gallery, Not-for-Profit, New York, NY
Warm Days, Blue Skies – Asian American Women Artist Alliance, Yan Kong Curator, Installation for Manhattan Borough President, C. Virginia Fields Offices, New York, NY
WAR, Puffin Room Gallery, Not-for-Profit, New York, NY
Leaps and Bounds, Phoenix Gallery, Not-for-Profit, New York, NY
Song Xin: Dream and Life, AmerAsia Bank Gallery, Public Space, New York, NY
Group Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, Not-for-Profit, New York, NY
Song Xin’s Dreams, Qingping Teahouse Gallery, Boston, MA
EAT ART Group Exhibition, Asian American Women Artist Alliance (AAWAA) AIR Gallery, NYC
China’s Future, The Hilton, Beijing, China
Song Xin, The Here and Now Bar, Beijing, China.
Invited by the Chinese Ministry of Culture to participate in The China Art Exposition. Work was selected for publication in accompanying catalogue and received an Honor’s Certificate.
TEACHING ARTIST RESIDENCIES AND WORKSHOPS
2012 Visiting Artist Lecture, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
2012 Chinese Paper Cutting Techniques, 150th Anniversary Event for Flushing Town Hall, Smithsonian Affiliate, Flushing, NY
2010 Artist-in-Residence, Art E, Art Enlightenment for Children, Cheryl McGinnis, New York, NY2010 Shadow Puppet Workshops, Flushing Town Hall, Smithsonian Affiliate, Flushing, NY
2010 Shadow Puppet and Paper Cutting Workshop, P.S. 1662009 Shadow Puppets and Paper Cutting Workshop, Calhoun private school, New York, NY
2008 Shadow Puppets and Paper Cutting Workshop, Public School 26205Q, Bayside, NY
2008 Kids Art Partners in Education, 6-week Program, Fine Art Work Center, program.6 week workshop
2008 Shadow Puppets and Paper Cutting Workshop, Puffin Grant, 4-week workshop, SoHo, Chinatown, New York, NY
2006-2007 Shadow Puppet Workshops, Brooklyn students and Brooklyn Public Libraries, NYC Dept of Cultural Affairs and the Ford Foundation/Brooklyn Art Council
2001 English Bridge, Featured artist & instructor for Chinese paper cuts, program on China Central Television.
1994 Graduated Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1990 Beijing Haidian Art Vocational School, Major: Fine Art, Beijing, China