Stride Arts Virtual Exhibition:

Folding2020

Stride Arts would like to share with you Mei Lu’s newest work created during the pandemic: ‘Folding 2020’ featuring 27 mixed media pieces. In this series, paper is folded and draped to form different shapes and layouts, transforming structures into astonishing new images.

Mei Lu uses the folded peaks, valleys and unpredictable nature of the medium to invoke the vicissitudes of a single person's life journey as well as those of a world facing the chaos and uncertainty of the current pandemic.

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Artist Bio

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Solo Exhibitions

2020 “Light Of Love” Lu Mei Solo show On the Fringe NYC gallery NY USA
2019 “Oriental Legend” Leah Poller & Lu Mei Solo Exhibition Hui Space Beijing China
2019 “Serenity” Lu Mei Solo Exhibition The Gather Space Beijing China
2018 “Lu Mei Solo show at Red Dot Miami Basel 2018 ” Miami USA
2018 “Painting is also thinking” solo Exhibition Yiyou Culture Gallery Beijing China
2018 “Heart Trace” Lu Mei Solo Exhibition Cohim Gallery Beijing China
2018 “In The Space Of Elsewhere” Lewisham Arthouse Gallery London UK
2018 “ Behind The Red Door” Lu Mei solo exhibition Stamford CT USA
2014 “Return” Solo Exhibition at Beijing 99 Museum China

Born in China, She graduated from the Fine Arts Academy at the Central Academy of Arts and Design in 1996, and continued her studies at CAFA , International Shuxiang Society and The Art Student League NYC. She is a professional artist whose works have been exhibited in China, the U.S. and the UK, France,Spain internationally. Her works are in the collection of museums and private collectors in China, the U.S. and Europe. 

 

Mei Lu's art works comes from her intensive study of different culture and her personal life experience. She thinks art is universalism, beyond time and space, Eastern and Western. In her “Pyramid” series, She repeat and overlay squares to form the “Pyramid” structure of our sub-consciousness “Reaching to the sky” illustrates the pathway that connects humans with the universe. "Pyramid” pushes through the earth’s gravity in the pursuit of dreams, spirits and the unknown, which awakes human self-awareness to pursue their dreams, spirits and restore more peace and love in the world. Her new creations “Folding” series, she folds and drape the paper to form different shape and layout, which like moving sculpture, she broke the structure to reshape new images from her heart. She said: Life is a Journey to return back home.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 “Worshipping in Spring. Awaken” Online Exhibition The Dahewan Museum Beijing 
2020 “COVID-19 ” Online Exhibition The Songzhuang Graffiti Beijing China
2019 “Like That Of Water” The Art Gallery Of Morehead State University USA
2019 “The Chines Ink Painting” The Art Museum of Nantong University China
2019 “Like That Of Water” The Forest China Art Museum Beijing China
2019 “Cross - Cultural Practice” Recent Works by Chinese Artists In New York CUNY NY

2019 “Export 2019” A Joint Exhibition Of International Artists NY USA
2018 “Spirit Animal” Coral Exhibition Mando Gallery Ibiza Spian
2018 “Paper Moon” Group Exhibition in Contemporary Art Museum of Crete Greece
2017 “The story of Art” Being 3 Gallery Beijing China
2017 “The First Tsinghua Alumni Art Week” in UN & Artosino gallery New York USA

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