Alvin Xiong


Education

2015 - studying MFA year 2 programme at Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland

2014 - studying MFA at Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland, New Zealand

2013 - Transitional Certificate at Elam School of Fine Arts in University of Auckland, New Zealand

2012 - contemporary art theory and contemporary art history certificates at Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design, Auckland, New Zealand

2011 - graduated and awarded Bachelor's degree major of oil painting at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts (GAFA), China


Publications

2011 - 'Tempera Research', Alte Btucke Verlag, Heidelburg, Germany  


Collections

2014 - 'Symbiotic' was collected by James Wallace Trust, New Zealand

2013 - 'Ten little landscapes' series was collected by private collector, New Zealand

2013 - 'Impression' was collected by private collector, New Zealand

2013 - 'Dancing in the darkness' was collected by private collector, New Zealand

2012 - Portrait oil painting was collected by private colletor in Auckland, New Zealand

2009 - The Oil Painting 'Reborn' was collected by China National Archives of Guangzhou, China



Selected Grant & Awards

2015

Finalist in 'Small Sculpture Prize 2015', Waiheke Coummunity Art Gallery, Waiheke Island, New Zealand

Finalist in 'Estuary Art Award 2015', Uxbridge Arts Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

Finalist in 'First Impression II, National Printmaking Exhibition', Mairangi Arts Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

2014

awarded Tertiary Award in The Trust Art and Sculpture Awards, Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

awarded NZ Art Show Emerging Artist Awards, Wellington, New Zealand

Finalist in 'The Adam Portrait Award and Exhibition 2014', New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

Finalist in 'New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award 2014', Hamilton Gardens Pavilion, Hamilton, New Zealand  

2013

Finalist in 'The Trust Art and Sculpture Awards 2013', Corban Estate Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

Finalist in 'Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award 2013', Waiheke Coummunity Art Gallery, Waiheke Island, New Zealand

2011

awarded the Outstanding Graduate Creative Award in the Undergraduates' Graduation Works Exhibition in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China