Leping Yi

August 2018

Born in 1971 in Yueyang, Hunan, Leping Yi is currently living and working in Wuhan. He is professor of College of Art and Design of Wuhan University of Technology, Vice President of Public Art Institute of Wuhan University of Technology and Member of Hubei Artists Association. He also works as the director of the Aesthetic Society of Hubei Province and has the honor to be the distinguished sculpture of Hubei Province Academy of Arts. Leping is a member of the sixth Mural Arts Committee Hubei Province, China Sculpture Institute, Chinese Artists Association and a professional Sculpture Committee Member of China National Arts and Crafts Society.


Education

1997 Master degree of sculpture Department of Hubei Institute of Fine Arts

1994 Bachelor degree of Fine art Department of Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute


Recent Activities

Awards/Selected exhibitions

“Go Back to Come” participated in the 9th Hubei Province Exhibition of Fine Arts in Wuhan, China (2000)

“Crossed alike Fly” participated in the Album of Fine Arts Works to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Communist Party of China in Wuhan, China (2001)

“Crossed alike Fly”, “Black Tornado”, “Tattooed Monk” received Academic awards of “Communicate in their language” Hubei Small Paintings and Sculptures Exhibition in Wuhan, China (2002)

“Phoenix in Fire”, “Unicorn Warns” received Silver Award of the Second Hubei Art Competition in Colleges and Universities in Wuhan, China (2005)

“Go to Market” received Excellent Creation Award of Hubei Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition in Wuhan, China (2005)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists” participated in “Tradition and Modern Urban Civilization-Casting” Urban Plan of Sculpture Design Art Exhibition in Beijing, China (2006)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists” received Excellent Creation Award of China Beijing Olympic Park City Plan of Sculpture Design Exhibition in Beijing, China (2006)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists” participated in the “Dream of Beijing Olympic Art in 2007” International City Sculpture Exhibition in Beijing, China (2007)

“Go Back to Come” participated in the 1st Professional Sculptors Group Exhibition in Chengdu, China (2007)

“Black Tornado”、”Warrior Mage” received the Excellent Award of Chinese Art Teachers Annual Conference in Shenyang, China (2007)

“Crossed alike Fly” participated in the “Dialogue Between Sculpture and Urban-2007 Expo” International Annual Exhibition in Shanghai, China (2007)

“Dancing with Lions” participated in the 8th “Hanyu Cup” China Carving Art Festival in Shenzhen ,China (2007)

“Memories of the South·String” received Academic Award of the 8th China National College of art and Design Exhibition in Wuhan, China (2007)

“Memories of the Long March·Dong Biwu” participated in the Arts Exhibition for celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the Founding of People’s Liberation Army in Beijing, China (2007)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists” participated in the “Hundreds Sculpture of Beijing Olympic” and placed in the square of Beijing Olympic Central Area ,China (2008)

“Go to Market” participated in the “Hidden Harmony” Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition in Chengdu, China (2008)

“Memories of the South·String “, ” Crossed alike Fly ” participated in the “Time Impression” Chinese Contemporary Artists ‘ Studio Exhibition in Shenzhen, China (2008)

“Fellow Countryman·Sun Juxian” participated in the “Humanistic Platform” Contemporary Chinese Experimental Exhibition in Sculpture Department in Tianjin, China (2008)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists” participated in the National Urban Sculpture Exhibition in Binzhou, China (2009)

“Black Tornado” participated in China Impetus 2009 Chinese International Sculpture Almanac Exhibition in Beijing, China (2009)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists”、”Memories of the Long March·Dong Biwu” participated in the ” Review and Prospect ” Sculpture Exhibition in Wuhan, China (2009)

“Memories of the Long March·Dong Biwu” participated in the 11th National Exhibition of Fine Arts in Changchun, China (2009)

“Dance in Music” participated in the 11th Hubei Province Exhibition of Fine Arts in Wuhan, China (2009)

“Dance in Music” participated in the “Expression of Open” Exhibition of Young Artists in Shanghai, China (2009)

“Memories of the Long March·Dong Biwu”, “Black Tornado” participated in Hubei Institute of Fine Arts 90th Anniversary Art Exhibition in Wuhan, China (2010)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists”, ” Crossed alike Fly ” participated in Guocui Sculpture Exhibition & the Annual Nomination Exhibition of Sculpture Magazine in Beijing, China (2010)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists “, “Jade Arms & Clouds Hair” participated in the 3rd Art Festival of May Fourth International Youth in Beijing, China (2010)

“Jade Arms & Clouds Hair” nominated by the 16th Asian Games Sculpture Collection in Guangzhou, China (2010)

“Jade Arms & Clouds Hair” participated in the Chinese Annual Exhibition of Sculpture in Beijing, China (2011)

“Floating Cloud” received the Second Award of the 6th China (Hui’an) Carving Art Festival & International Stone Carving Competition,China (2011)

“Forerunner·Song Jiaoren” participated in the “Looking Back on China” 100th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1911 Art Exhibition in Beijing, China (2011)

“Forerunner·Song Jiaoren” participated in the “Impression of Wuhan” 100th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1911 Art Exhibition in Wuhan, China (2011)

“Dance in Music”、”Long-Drawn-Out” participated in the “Characteristics of Melody” Sculpture Exhibition in National Grand Theatre, Beijing, China(2011)

“Dance in Music”、”Long-Drawn-Out” received the Permanent Collection Award of China Sculpture Exhibition in the National Grand Theatre in Beijing, China (2012)

“Crossed alike Fly” participated in the International Pegasus Sculpture Competition in Zhaosu, China (2013)

“Blues Music” participated in the “Art of Sound” Biennale of Sculpture in Zhengzhou, China (2013)

“Wife’s Living Room” participated in the 1st Youth Sculpture Exhibition in Wuhan, China (2013)

“Crossed alike Fly” participated in the Ten Years Retrospective Art Center of Urban Sculpture Exhibition in Shanghai, China, (2013)

“Forerunner·Song Jiaoren” received the Best Creative Award of the ” Art Times ” National Youth Exhibition of Fine Arts in Tianjin, China(2013)

“The Ancient Music of Southern Fujian”、”Pearl Percussion”、”Memories of the South·Wind” 、”Blue-and-White” 、”Crossed alike Fly” participated in the 1st Exhibition of Garden Sculpture in Wuhan, China (2014)

“Heyday Song and Dance” participated in the “Changshuo Cup of Heavenly Creations” International Sculpture Competition Beautiful China in Anji, China (2014)

“Heyday Song and Dance” participated in the “Focus and Resonance” Sculpture Exhibition in Beijing, China (2014)

“Heyday Song and Dance” participated in the 2nd Chinese Cultural Festival in Berlin, Germany(2014),

“Heyday Song and Dance” participated in the “European Art Tour” Exhibition of Belgium Royal Academy of Fine Arts In Antwerp, Belgium(2014)

“Wife’s Living Room” participated in the 12th National Exhibition of Fine Arts in Taiyuan, China (2014)

“Nest of Mathematicians” participated in the 3rd National Large-scale Exhibition of Mural in Beijing, China (2014)

“Memories of the Long March·Lin Boqu” participated in “China Pose” the 3rd China Sculpture Exhibition in Jinan, China (2014)

“Merry Dance of Unfettered” received the Excellence of Youth Sculpture Design Competition in Harbin city, Heilongjiang province (2015)

“China on the March”, “Jade Arms & Clouds Hair” received the Top 10 Award of ” Realm of Epiphany ” the 2nd Hubei Youth Biennale Exhibition of Sculpture in Wuhan, China (2015)

“Jade Arms & Clouds Hair” participated in the 4th Hubei Exhibition of Sculpture Arts in Wuhan, China (2015)

“Wife’s Living Room”, “Bright Eyes & White Wrists”, “Heyday Song and Dance” participated in the “Road Trip” Alumni Exhibition of Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute in Jingdezhen, China (2015)

“Dance of Joy”, “Long-Drawn-Out”, “Flying Music”, “Heyday Song and Dance” participated in the ” Quartet of Student and Teacher ” Exhibition of Sculpture and Painting in Wuhan, China (2015)

“Memories of the Long March·Dong Biwu”, “Memories of the Long March· Lin Boqu” participated in Sculpture Exhibition in Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of Victory of the Chinese People’s W ar of Resistance Against Japanese and World Anti-Fascist War in Nanjing, China (2015)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists”, “Heyday Song and Dance” participated in the Museum Collection Exhibition of Wuhan University of Technology in Wuhan, China (2016)

“Merry Dance of Unfettered” participated in the Victoria Art Gallery “Rise of the Monkey King” China Art Exhibition in London (2016)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists”, “Flying Music”, “Jade Arms & Clouds Hair” participated in the “Prism” Fine Art Works Invitation Exhibition of College Teacher in Wuhan, China (2016)

“Flying Music” participated in the “Spirit vision” May Fourth International Youth Artist Nomination Exhibition in Changsha, China (2016)

“China on the March” participated in the 11th China Art Festival National Exhibition of Outstanding Works of Fine Arts in Xi’an, China (2016)

“Flying Music” participated in the 2016 China Putian International Sculpture Exhibition, China(2016)

“Blue-and-White” participated the “Belt and Road” 2017 Qingdao Invitational Sculpture Exhibition from the Countries along the Silk Road, China (2017)

“Heyday Song and Dance”, “One Light in Darkness” participated in ” Date country of Dushan” Luan International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Anhui, China (2017)

“Merry Dance of Unfettered” participated in “Rhythm of Opera·China” the 1st Theme Sculpture Competition in Nanjing, China (2017)

“Bright Eyes & White Wrists “, “Dance in Music”, “Long-Drawn- Out”, “Wife’s Living Room”, “Memories of the Long March·Dong Biwu”, “Bosom Friend” participated in the 5th Hubei Fine Arts Festival & the 3rd Hubei International Contemporary Arts Festival, China (2017)

“Bosom Friend” participated in the 6th Annual Arts exhibition of Anhui Province, China (2017)

“Flying Music” received the Excellent Award of the 1st “Spoonbill Cup” Public Art Elite Competition in Shenzhen, China (2017)

“Flying Music” participated in the “Neon’s Dating” Cross-Strait Original Art Exchange Exhibition in Taipei (2017)