Xiao Hanqiu (b.1986, Beijing) graduated from Chelsea College of Art and Design in London with the MFA degree in 2011 and received her BFA degree from Leeds University in Leeds in 2008. She lives and works in Beijing, China.
Her recent solo exhibitions include There May Be No Pearls in This Shell, Leo Gallery, Shanghai, China (2020); Skating Through the Gallery with Tricksy Snakes, Tabula Rasa Gallery, Beijing, China (2018); That’s Quite Something, Canton Gallery, Guangzhou, China (2018); and Self-portrait, Tabula Rasa Gallery, Beijing, China (2016).
Since 2008, Xiao has participated in several group exhibitions in China and overseas, such as Le Romancier Naïf et Le Romancier Sentimental, Asia Now, Paris, France (2016); Spotlight,
Bund 18 gallery, Shanghai, China (2012); From Zero to Hero, Star Gallery, Beijing, China (2009); Independent Media Exhibition, L.I.M.E., London, UK (2008), just to name a few.
Her major publications include collections of poems: A dream comes true (2019), Three Minutes to Midnight Flower Thief (2018), Four Hearts