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The Cheryl McGinnis Gallery is proud to have their artists included
in international and national museum and gallery exhibits.

We are proud to have artist Song Xin interviewed by Paula Zahn, NYC-ARTS
Treasures of New York
an hour long program about the MTA Arts for Transit Commissions.

Song Xin’s monumental papercut from photographs will be unveiled in June at the landmark Bay Parkway D Line Subway Station.

Wednesday June 27, 2012 7PM
WLIW21, July 5, 2012 NYC-ARTS, Channel 13, 8:30 PM

This hour-long documentary highlights many of the 200 permanent artworks that enliven the city's subway and commuter rail systems. A massive public effort called MTA Arts for Transit was formed to improve the environment of the subway system, resulting in the installation of a diverse array of artworks in the underground. Host Paula Zahn talks with artists, city employees and art historians about the unique and beautiful mosaics, statues and large-scale art pieces that have beautified the subway and vastly improved the transit experience for New York's commuters.



Lin Yan and Wei Jia exhibit their work in Vaulting Limits, Tenri Cultural Institute of New York, March 2 - June 2.

Curated by Thalia Vrachopoulos and Michele Loh.

Lin Yan has a concurrent exhibition at Cheryl McGinnis Gallery


We are thrilled to exhibit Hu Bing, “Shattered Debris - Sheer Transformation”
at the Sprint Flatiron Prow Art Space, March 2 - June 2.

Select here for a short video of the installation

This exhibit began at the Brooklyn Museum in 1998, travelled to the Neuberger Museum the same year, in 1999 travelled to the Fraun Museum, Bonn, Germany, in 2006, a piece of the exhibit was seen in Between Two Worlds, at Flushing Town Hall, Smithsonian, in 2011 another piece of the original exhibit was on view in “Intermediate, Seclected Contemporary Chinese American Art,” at the Sarnoff Museum, College of New Jersey. Collaborating with curator Cheryl McGinnis, Hu Bing expands the original exhibit and further creates new work for a site-specific installation designed for the Flatiron’s triangular architecture.

Image: Hu Bing at the Flatiron Prow Art Space, Photo by Richard Kranzler

Song Xin:
Brooklyn Subway Commission
Opening June 2012

Song Xin continuing her series of Tree of Life has won a prestigious MTA grant for the landmark Bay Parkway D line subway station in Brooklyn.

Slated to open June 2012 Song Xin’s monumental papercut from magazines and photographs capture the essence and diversity of the surrounding area.

Song Xin joins this auspicious group of artists who have been awarded subway commissions.

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We are just delighted to have Richard Vine’s New China, New Art, Revised and Expanded available in the gallery. In this second addition Mr. Vine looks at the future stars of Chinese Art, with an critical eye towards its women, and he includes our own Lin Yan, Song Xin, Cui Fei.

Signed copies available at the gallery. Unsigned available at: Barnes and Noble, Amazon.com.


We are delighted to have gallery artists Wei Jia and Lin Yan works will be included in a group show “Asian Variegations” at the Chelsea Art Museum December 8-December 23rd. Curator: Dr. Thalia Vracholpoulos writes:

Lin Yan’s cast and torn paper works and black and white tones can be traced to the duality that exists between yin and yang, dark and light, and full and void, but her works are so much more complex. Yan’s American Pie (2011) and Gray City #5 (2010) omits details and colors that may readily identify the subject matter, such as flags or the colorful façades of buildings. The simple forms speak to her relationship to minimalist aesthetics and post-modern modularity.

Wei Jia’s work, while abstract, utilizes literal hand-made paper materials alluding to calligraphic characters. Jia’s softly layered and colored hand-made paper forms appear like ethereal floating sea creatures. Jia deals with dualities such as light on dark, and soft against hard materials with calligraphy that render his work even more flat and conceptual. This is a cultural proclivity evident in the very philosophy of Taoism, which embraces opposites in the path to enlightenment wherein the yin and yang forms are both full and empty simultaneously.

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Artist Duoling Huang’s work and vision is included in Infinite Instances, Studies and Images in Time Infinite Instances by Olga Ast offers a multidisciplinary range of time-related studies and visual meditations from international artists, writers and scientists.

Book signing and reception at Robert Miller Gallery, September 23, 2011. Book available through Amazon.com and The Cheryl McGinnis Gallery


Stephanie Hightower will be honored at the Chelsea Art Museum

October 11, 2011 by Nuture art for her work as the
Director of the Outreach Program for Cooper Union School of Art.


Zhang Hongtu, Hu Bing, Cui Fei, Song Xin exhibit their work in
Inter-Mediate: Selected Contemporary Chinese-American Art

October 26, 2011-December 11, 2011

Sarnoff Museum
The College of New Jersey


Laura McCallum’s work will be included in an exhibit along with April Gornik, Jenny Holzer, William Kentridge, Robert Longo, Mark Rothko, Pat Steir, Bill Viola, Xu Bing, et al.

The Value of Water
Curated by Federicka Foster

The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
September 2011-March 2011



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Annysa Ng at Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong


“Eyes Closed”
April 29-June 6, 2011





“Giving and Receiving; A Collaborative Exhibition of Contemporary Artist from China and the USA”

University of Colorado Art Museum, April 8 -July 2011

Including work by: Lin Yan and Wei Jia

Giving and Receiving: will feature distinguished contemporary Chinese and American artists exhibiting together as a cultural and artist exchange. The CU Art Museum is pleased to be hosting the America side of the cultural exchange following the 2007 exhibition titled Corresponding and Responding: United Exhibition of Chinese-American Artists, which was mounted at the The National Museum in Beijing, China. A major symposium is being planned in conjunction with the exhibition.




Urban Archives: Happy Together Asian and Asian American Art from the Permanent Collection

Bronx Museum, March 28-June 6, 2011

Including work by: Tomie Arai and Zhang Hongtu

The second exhibition related to the Urban Archives Project features artworks by Asian and Asian American artists from the Bronx Museum Permanent Collection as well as material from the Library at NYU selected by guest-curator Alexandra Chang. On view are archives related to artists Martin Wong and Tseng Kwong Chi, the collective Godzilla, and architect and former Bronx resident Nancy Sun.



"New Prints 2011/Winter"
Curated by Michelle Levy

International Print Center New York (IPCNY)
January 13-March 5, 2011

Including work by: Hilda Shen

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Over the Wall - China: Interpretation from Contemporary Art World

Connecticut College, Cummings Art Center
New London, Connecticut
April 22- May 29, 2011

Including work by: Zhang Hongtu

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Zhang Hongtu, Shan Shui Today

Tina Keng Gallery
Taipei, Taiwan
April 2-May 1, 2011


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