Sun Yu

July 2018

Born in Yixing, Jiangsu Province ,China, 1992.


2011: College of Fine Arts, China Central Academy of Fine Arts

2015: Bachelor’s Degree, College of Experimental Arts, Central Academy of Fine Arts

2018: Master’s degree, College of Experimental Arts, Central Academy of Fine Arts.


Recent Activities


WANYING YOUNG DREAM—2018 DISCOVER YOUNG YALENT ,Wanying Art Space, Shijiazhuang , China

IDEAL WORLD,Eden Art,Beijing,China


Luminary—Sun Yu Individual Project,Tong Gallery,Beijing,China

The Future of the Present, Gallery Yang, Beijing, China

“Fresh Mountain” Phoenix Ridge Sketch Exhibition, Longquan Monastery, Beijing China


Relay Series Exhibition “Another Long March of Arts”, National Art Museum of China (NAMOC), Beijing, China

“Somewhere Only We Know”, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China

“Impermanent Sceneries: Group Exhibition”, Art + Shanghai Gallery, Shanghai, China


The Start of a Long Journey, the 6th Exhibition of Outstanding Works by Graduates of 2015 From Key Art Institutions of Higher Education in China, Luo Zhongli Art Gallery, Chongqing, China

Originality by the Academics Creative Art, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum (CAFAM), Beijing, China

Fresh Vision-Spy…Magnify! , Shenzhen OCT Loft Creative Group, Shenzhen, China

“New Being”—Sun Yu & Zhang Huai-ru Duet Exhibition, Tong Gallery+Projects, Beijing, China 2015  The 2nd Forum about the Development of Philosophy and Social Science in Chinese Art Institutions, CAFA, Beijing, China


Ten Years in One Inspection, CAFA Achievements Exhibition of Ten-Year-Education on Experimental Art, CAFAM, Beijing, China


CAFA Postgraduates Graduation Works, CAFA Outstanding Underground Exhibition Hall, Beijing, China

COART Asian Young Art Scene, Shuhe Ancient Town, Lijiang, Yunnan, China


The water in the Caspian Sea it a bit sweet 

I asked a few Iranians to write or draw something on one of my clothes with a local date sap. They were their definition of holy things. I took this piece of clothing to the shore of Caspian Sea. I stepped into in the big waves of the Caspian Sea and what was written on the clothes in sap melted into the sea.