Zhang Gong


Zhang Gong Associate Professor

Master Supervisor

Email Address: zhanggong33@hotmail.com

 
Research Direction:
Creation of short art films and contemporary painting works
 
Academic View:

Creation of cartoon animation is the organic combination of meaningful content and form and the painting should be the artistic creation beyond utility

 
Academic Achievements:

Solo Painting Exhibitions

2010 Eli Klein Fine Art, New York, USA

2008 The Birth of Elder Sister Pan, ArtSide Gallery, 798, Beijing

2000 Exhibition of Zhang Gong’s Works in Tokyo, Japan

1998 Open-minded Boys, Shoeni Gallery, Hong Kong, China

1994 Themes of Beijing, Exhibition of Zhang Gong’s Works, Shoeni Gallery, Hong Kong, China

 
Video Works

1.Red Sister, short cartoon animation, 2009

2.Desire for Earthly World, short cartoon animation, 2006

3.Black and White Pigs, short cartoon animation (independently produced), 2005

4.Birds, short cartoon animation, 2004

5.Trees, short cartoon animation, 2003

 
Lectures
Giving lecture on cartoon animation at Li Xianting Film Foundation
 
Awards Received

1. Birds, short cartoon animation, 2004

Best Short Film Award and Special Jury Award for Short Film, the 10th Asian Film and Culture Festival, Lyon, France, 4-14, November, 2004

Nomination of Excellent Cartoon Films, China Huabiao Film Awards, August, 2004

Best 2D Short Cartoon Film Award, the 3rd Short Cartoon Films Awards of Chinese TV Workers’ Association, July, 2004

2. Trees, short cartoon animation, 2003

Excellent Short Film Award, the 10th Asian Film and Culture Festival, Lyon, France, 4-14, November, 2004

Excellent 2D Short Cartoon Film Award, the 3rd Short Cartoon Films Awards of Chinese TV Workers’ Association, July, 2004

Nomination of the 3rd Academy Award for Best Production of Cartoon Films of Beijing Film Academy and Audience Selection Award, December, 2003

3. Mysterious World, Nomination of International Jury Award, International Exhibition and Forum on Artistic and Scientific Works, 2001

 
Papers Published
Not Appeared after Repeated Calls-An Analysis of Embarrassing Development Cartoon Animations in China, Decoration, 2001
My Eight-Year Teaching Experience: Doing through Not-doing
Homeless Tom, P50, The Art World, Bimonthly Magazine, November -December Issue, 1997
The Road under Foot-The Development Direction of Chinese Cartoon Animations, Decoration
 
Publications
Textbook on Animation & Cartoon Art, Tsinghua University Press, 2002
Fundamentals of Animation, Tsinghua University Press, 2010
 
Works Displayed in the Exhibitions
 
Video Works

1.Red Sister, short cartoon animation, 2009

The 29th International Animation Film Festival of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium, 12-20, February, 2010

The 3rd Chongqing Independent Film Festival, 21-29, November, 2009

The 4th Beijing Independent Film Festival, Beijing, 1-7, September, 2009

2.Desire for Earthly World, short cartoon animation, 2006

Being projected in the Short Shorts Film Festival of Japan, 2008

Being projected in the 15th ANIMA MUNDI 2007, out-of-competition section, Rio de Janeiro, 14-23, July, 2007; Sao Paulo, 26-30, July, 2007

3.Black and White Pigs, short cartoon animation (independently produced), 2005

The 2nd Chongqing Independent Film Exchange Exhibition 2008, Open Cinema Workshop, 29-30, November, 2008

Beijing projected in Quebec Film Archive as representative Chinese short cartoon animation, Montreal, Canada, September 4, 2008

Being projected in WITHOUT BORDERS FILM FESTIVAL, Rome, Italy, 21-23, July, 2008

Being projected in the 2nd Beijing independent Film Forum, Songzhuang Art Museum, 30, November- 6, December, 2007

Being projected in the 8th SDAFF Film Festival, USA, 11-18, October, 2007

Being projected in London International Animation Festival, London, UK, 7-22, August, 2006

Being projected in the 14th ANIMA MUNDI 2006, Rio de Janeiro, 14-23, July, 2006; Sao Paulo, 26-30, July, 2006

Being projected in Melbourne International Animation Festival and Australia International Animation Festival, 20-25, June, 2006

Being projected in the 30th Annecy International Animated Film Festival, out-of-competition section, France, 5-10, June, 2005; being projected in the 11th Asian Film and Culture Festival, Lyon, France, 8-13, November, 2005

4. Birds, short cartoon animation, 2004

Being projected in WITHOUT BORDERS FILM FESTIVAL, Rome, Italy, 21-23, July, 2008

Being projected in Vilnius International Animation Festival, in-competition section, Lithuania, 27-30, October, 2005

Being projected in Athens International Short Film Festival, in-competition section, Greece, 18-24, September, 2005

Being projected in Short Shorts Film Festival EXPO of Japan, 2005

Being projected in the 21st Hamburg International Short Film Festival, in-competition section, Germany, 2005

Being projected in the 24th International Animation Film Festival of Brussels, 10, December, 2004

Best Short Film Award and Special Jury Award for Short Film, the 10th Asian Film and Culture Festival, Lyon, France, 4-14, November, 2004

Nomination of Excellent Cartoon Films, China Huabiao Film Awards, August, 2004

Best 2D Short Cartoon Film Award, the 3rd Short Cartoon Films Awards of Chinese TV Workers’ Association, July, 2004

5. Trees, short cartoon animation, 2003

Being projected in Vilnius International Animation Festival, in-competition section, Lithuania, 27-30, October, 2005

Being projected in Short Shorts Film Festival EXPO of Japan, 2005

Excellent Short Film Award, the 10th Asian Film and Culture Festival, Lyon, France, 4-14, November, 2004

Excellent 2D Short Cartoon Film Award, the 3rd Short Cartoon Films Awards of Chinese TV Workers’ Association, July, 2004

Nomination of the 3rd Academy Award for Best Production of Cartoon Films of Beijing Film Academy and Audience Selection Award, December, 2003

  
Solo Painting Exhibitions

2010 Eli Klein Fine Art, New York, USA

2008 The Birth of Elder Sister Pan, ArtSide Gallery, 798, Beijing

2000 Exhibition of Zhang Gong’s Works in Tokyo, Japan

1998 Open-minded Boys, Shoeni Gallery, Hong Kong, China

1994 Themes of Beijing, Exhibition of Zhang Gong’s Works, Shoeni Gallery, Hong Kong, China

 
Joint Painting Exhibitions with other Artists

2008 Transformation-Postmodernism in Chinese Contemporary Art, Hua Art Museum

2006 Virtual Love-Land of Youth, Jan.7-Mar. 5, Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art

Virtual Love-Star Bright, Jan.7-Feb.17, Bund 18 Creative Center, Shanghai

Virtual Love-Contemporary New Exotic Art, May 18-July 9, Singapore Art Museum

2001 Exhibition of the New Works of Yue Minjun and Zhang Gong, Courtyard Gallery, Beijing, China

1998 Exhibition of Works of Chinese Artists, Mara's Gallery, Netherlands

1997 “8+8+1” Touring Exhibition in Europe

1996 Basel Art Fair, Swiss

1996 China! Avant-garde Art Exhibition, Bonn, Germany

1995 Shih-shuo Hsin-Yu-Exhibition of the Works of Three Artists, Beijing, China

1995 Exhibition of Chinese Oil Paintings-From Realism to Postmodernism, Belgium

1993 Exhibition of the Works by Chinese, Russian and Swiss Oil Painters, Hong Kong, china
 
Teaching Tasks:

Behavioral Pattern of 2D Animation, Design of 2D Animation, and Production of Short Animation Films