Jiaqi Li



Jiaqi Li focuses on the field of visual art, specializing in painting and object making. He looks into electronic devices, studies the cultural bobble comes along with exotic aesthetic, blends related visual memories, and thinks about the consumption logic. Jiaqi Li earned his BFA from the Central Academy of Fine Arts (2019) and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as a China Scholarship Council-sponsored student (2021). Now he lives and works in China's Greater Bay Area.


2019-2021 MFA, Printmedia, School of the Art Institute of Chicago United States
2014-2019 BFA, Sculpture, Central Academy of Fine Arts China
2017-2018 Sculpture & Environmental Art, Glasgow School of Art United Kingdom


  Selected Solo Shows  
2024 AMBULANCIAGA, Studio Gallery 工作室画廊 Shanghai, CN
2023 🔘Brightness🔘Saturation🔘Glossiness, Double Double Gallery 協力空间 (798) Beijing, CN
Our TV, Your Success, @hā Art Space Changsha, CN


  Selected Group Exhibitions  
2024 Brand-new Architecture, Figurativism Loom on Every Floor, Kě Yi Gallery 可以画廊 Hefei, CN
2023 Fractal Resonance, Epoch Art Museum 年代美术馆 × RE’VAN Shanghai, CN
Untitled Source Youth Art Festival, Wind H Art Center 山中天艺术中心 Beijing, CN
Art Amoy International Art Fair 艺术厦门, EveryArt Gallery Xiamen, CN
2022 入村出城, Prickly Paper Studio 刺纸工作室 Guangzhou, CN
2021 The Principle of Hope, Inside-Out Art Museum 中间美术馆 Beijing, CN
The Beat Rhythm Of Each Player Playing 50 Boards, SIMULACRA 拟像
Art Teleported Korea 2021, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum Gimpo, Korea
2020 Clouds: New Media Art, Czong Institute for Contemporary Art Museum Gimpo, Korea
Back Home, Hunan Art Museum 湖南美术馆 Changsha, CN
2019 夹山改梁 Jasagala II, Private apartment in Hua Jia Di
2018 Art Nova 100 Opening Exhibition, Guardian Art Center 嘉德艺术中心 Beijing, CN
2017 夹山改梁 Jasagala, Exhibition Hall of Printmaking Department Beijing, CN


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2021 Pictorialized Living Space, Art Teleported Korea 2021, CICA Museum, Jan 24, online
The Principle of Hope Artists' Talk no.3: Li Jiaqi, Gary Zhexi Zhang, Inside-Out Art Museum, Nov 28, online
2020 MOST XCITING TALK, Departmental Grad Talk, Nov 24, online


2020 cafa.com.cn. "Overseas Art Students Under the Pandemic IV". Apr 15. CAFA Art Info
2019 art.ifeng.com. "Edge of 'Black Hole' ". Mar 20. Zhu, Ruihan
Feng Huo Monthly. "Jia Shan Gai Liang II". Feb. Issue 72
2018 artron.net. "Camouflage". Jul 26. Zhang, Xin


2023 Honorable Mention, Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards, Hong Kong Academy of Contemporary Arts and Culture
2022 Tokyo TDC Annual Awards (Ferris Gallery – Daido Moriyama: Seeping into Darkness, visual design photo portion, StudioTODO)
2020 Clay Morrison Scholarship, SAIC
2019 Chinese Government Scholarship (Full, to study at SAIC), China Scholarship Council
2018 Nomination for ASA-XYZ Young Artist Award
2016 The Third Prize Scholarship, CAFA
The third prize for Photography Awards "On the Road", CAFA
Excellent Prize for My 2015 – Sculpture Exhibition of Undergraduates, CAFA
2015 The Third Prize Scholarship, CAFA
2014 Outstanding Student Cadre of Foundation Department of School of Fine Arts, CAFA