Born in 1960 in Jining, Inner Mongolia, Su Xinping is currently a professor and Deputy Head of Printmaking at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing. Xinping creates paintings, prints, and video that range from landscapes to portraiture. Su Xinping addresses both personal and collective narratives, illustrating the impact of urbanization on people and their communities, as well as his own journey from the grassland of Inner Mongolia to the city of Beijing. Xinping's work has been exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Portland Art Museum, the Singapore Art Museum, the Shanghai Art Museum, and his work is also included in the collections of the British Museum, the National Gallery of Australia, and the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, Germany, among others.
Image courtesy of the artist.