Tina Keng Gallery

Peng Wei
Born in Chengdu, China
Lives and works in Beijing, China
Peng Wei’s work combines classical Chinese painting and subjects with altered traditional and contemporary materials. She has focused much of her work on garments and embroidered shoes. In the recent years, she has expanded her practice by applying “traditional” Chinese paintings onto three-dimensional objects and creating installation art, without losing the meaning and proficiency of the traditional Chinese works. Peng Wei’s most recent solo exhibition was held at the He Xiangning Art Museum,Shenzhen, China (Taking off the Shell - Works by Peng Wei 2002-2011 (2011) and Tina Keng Gallery in 2010 (Body & Robe – Peng Wei’s Solo Exhibition (2010.5.15-6.20), and has also had solo shows in Beijing, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. Her works have also been included in group shows worldwide, including in Lucerne, Switzerland(2011), Brussels, Belgium(2009), Berlin and Dresden, Germany (2004), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2004), and Fukuoka, Japan (2004).