Jun
7
to Jun 8

Open Studio

  • 201 46th Street Brooklyn, NY, 11220 United States (map)
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Ruonan Yan will participate in the Sunset Park Wide Open event on June 7 & 8. The two day event invites the public to visit exhibitions, to meet artists, curators, and researchers from all over the world.

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Dacia Gallery: Women Artists Group Exhibition
Feb
17
to Mar 1

Dacia Gallery: Women Artists Group Exhibition

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One of Ruonan Yan’s peach series will be exhibited in Dacia' gallery’s group exhibition ” Women Artists Group Exhibition”.

Exhibition Dates: February 17, - March 1, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 21, from 6-9pm. 

Artists: Liv Sage, Erin Fitzpatrick, Juliette Vaissiere, Ruonan Yan, Yana Beylinson, Lisa Rickard, Julie Severino, Radha Howard, Buket Savci, Kellie Pereira, Kellie Pereira, Mia Berg, Emily Hirtle, Sylvia Nitti, Aki Kano, Alaina Plowdrey, Theodora Capat, Ninni Heldt, Annamarie Trombetta, Michele Riche, Allison Kroll, Aneka Ingold, Maggie Parson and Ellen Maidman-Tanner.

Dacia Gallery: is a contemporary art gallery presenting museum quality solo and group exhibitions of established and emerging artists in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Since 2010, Dacia has gained extensive attention amongst collectors and art connoisseurs by mounting increasingly ambitious representational, landscape and abstract exhibitions, which have included notable artists: Noah Buchanan, Erin Anderson, Janet A. Cook, Max Ginsburg, Travis Little, Daniel Maidman, Christopher Pugliese and Patricia Watwood. Dacia’s success is a result of a fresh and unconventional approach as to what a gallery should encompass, and by partnering with artists to build a strong community of like-minded individuals willing to support and promote each other's achievements.

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Jan
10
to Feb 8

Giant Steps

Ruonan’s woodcut prints “Peeled Orange” and “Cashew” are showing in the group show “Giant Steps” at LIC Arts Open Gallery. The exhibition features a collection of large scale multi-disciplinary works including painting, drawing, print, sculpture and video from the collections of Joel Voisard alongside Bennett Blackburn’s The Beasties. Thanks to curator Richard Mazda for this opportunity.

Joel Voisard is a 3D artist whose work spans the fields of sculpture and interior/industrial designs. Celebrity clients and fans include Usher, Maura Tierney and Shalom Harlow.

Bennett Blackburn will premiere his latest series, The Beasties ; elegant and unusual sculptures in wood.

Also displaying the work of Efrat Baler-Moses, Kevin Barker – Herod, James Gardella, JP-Anne Giera, Caleb Gilbert, Katie Hector, Nina Hellman, Courtney Kates, Nicki Koning, Marlene Kryza, Kristen E Leonard, Nancy Miller, Marissa Mule, Joseph Santarpia, Dasha Shkurpela, Gildo Spado, Tommy Tommy II, E. Angelina Woehr, Ruonan Yan, Jiawei Zhao

The exhibition will be held just across the East River from Manhattan in Long Island City, Queens, at the LIC Arts Open Gallery at The Factory LIC. The management team at The Factory has generously donated this space to LIC Arts Open for hosting shows throughout the year, as well as providing additional gallery space for the annual LIC Arts Open festival.

Curated by Richard Mazda

Address: 30-30 47th AVE, LIC, NY 11101
Running: January 10th (Thursday) – February 8th (Friday), 2019
Opening Reception: January 10th, 2019 @ 5 PM – 8 PM
Gallery Hours: Daily, 9am – 9pm, 7 Days a Week

Galley Manager: Yvette Hidalgo
Gallery Director: Richard Mazda

Website link: http://www.licartsopen.com/giant-steps/

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Watercolor - Luminous Light
Jan
9
to Jan 29

Watercolor - Luminous Light

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One of Ruonan’s peach paintings is exhibited in National Association of Women Artists’s group show: Watercolor - Luminous Light

Jan 9-29, 2019
Reception: Jan 17, 2019 5-7 pm

Website link: https://www.thenawa.org/event/watercolor-luminous-light/


The National Association of Women Artists (NAWA), the oldest women’s fine art organization in the country, is a vibrant community of professional women artists that strives to support its members and women artists at large through exhibitions, programs and education.

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The Other Art Fair Brooklyn
Nov
8
to Nov 10

The Other Art Fair Brooklyn

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Ruonan Yan is honored to be selected in The Other Art Fair this year from Nov 8th - 11th. Presented by Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair showcases talented independent artists, each hand picked among 800 submissions by a committee of art world experts.

The Other Art Fair is the leading artist fair to discover and buy art direct from the very best emerging artistic talent. Founded in London, UK in 2011, the fairs are now strongly established in the US, UK, and Australia, with annual and biannual editions across the globe in London, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Sydney, and Melbourne.

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Little But Fierece
Jul
17
to Aug 5

Little But Fierece

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Little But Fierce is a group exhibition thoroughly investigates ferocity and the myriad ways it can be demonstrated in art. Some artists tackle difficult subjects head on, including environmental issues, gender expression, and the body, while others display their ferocity with more formal choices: high key colors, aggressive impasto, and a diverse range of artistic styles. Little But Fierce challenges viewers’ expectation that small art has a small impact, and each small work shines as a gem in this treasure of a show.

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A Serious Joke - Ruonan Yan Solo Exhibition
Mar
9
to Mar 22

A Serious Joke - Ruonan Yan Solo Exhibition

Ruonan Yan is very excited to announce her first solo show in New York.

March 9-22, 2017

Miranda Kuo Gallery
136 Eldridge StNew York


A
Serious
Joke

The greatest humor is never straightforward, but straightforward can be funny.

Yan’s huge woodcut prints convey a very subtle unseriousness. The one, and sole object is presented on paper in a deadpan way. Artist chooses, and focuses on odd subjects like peeled orange or cashew, and magnifies the unimportance of these objects.

The theme of food is a common first impression people have from Yan’s work. However, what’s more accurate is, Ruonan is expressing the ridiculousness that comes from ordinariness, or even rationality. 

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Cross-cultural Exhibition
Jan
26
to Jan 29

Cross-cultural Exhibition

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In this Chinese New York, two of Ruonan Yan's ink drawings are exhibited in the Cross-Cultural Dialogue-China and America Young Artists Exhibition

“Happy Chinese New Year: Fantastic Art China” is organized by Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China and undertaken by China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) , the most prestigious and renowned art academy in China, with US-China Cultural Institute. This is a grand international public art project that employs contemporary arts as its major medium to promote Chinese traditional culture. Joined by the preeminent artists and art institutes from both inside and outside of China. The exhibited works are selected carefully out of a great deal of entries.

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VOGUE FEATURE
Apr
5
9:30 PM21:30

VOGUE FEATURE

On the Tribeca Ball 2016, an annual fund raising party of New York Academy of Art, also one of the biggest even in New York City, Ruonan Yan's works were impressed by many guests. Her work "Broccoli " and "West Wind Rustle 西风响 " are featured on the next day Vogue article. 

It's such a honor to be featured in one of the most important press in the world. Among over 100 artists on the show, three of them left deep impression to the writer Mark Guiducci. The next day of the article publishing, Broccoli was purchased by a private collector right away.

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