Mai Cheng:




Born in Beijing, China, 1955

Norwegian citizen from 1989

Living in Norway, but with studio in France since 2001




Central Academy of Fine arts and Design, Beijing, 77-82

State Academy of Art, Oslo, 84-87

Vestlandets Kunstakademi (scholarship), 88

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris 93-94


Solo exhibitions (a selection):


Galleri Asur, Hegdehaugsveien 32, 18

Bærum Kunstforening, 16

Galerie Espen Artdenor, Cannes, 15

Oslo City Hall, 15

Oslo City Hall, 11

Hamar Sagbladfabrikk, 08

Oslo City Hall, 08

Molde Art Association, The Jazz Festival Exhibition, 07

Oslo City Hall, 06

Oslo City Hall, 04

Kjeldaas Art Gallery, Oslo, 03

Cour des Loges, Lyon, 03

Noho Gallery, New York, 00

Trondheim Center for Contemporary Art, 00

Gallery MIR, Reykjavik, Iceland, 99

EFTA Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, 98

Molde Art Association, 98

Kristiansund Art Association, 98

Gallery Asur, Oslo, 96, 97, 99 and 01

Gallery Framheim, 95

Espace Bateau Lavoir, Paris, 94

Atelier an der Elbtreppe, Hamburg, 94

Bodø Art Association, 93

Hamar Art Association, 93

Gallery OBK, 93

Maison de Norvège, Paris, 93

National Art Museum of China (NAMOC), Beijing, 92

Gallery LNM, Oslo, 91

Skien Art Association (Ibsenhuset), 90

Møre and Romsdal County Gallery, 90

North-Trøndelag County Gallery

(Namdal Scholarship), 89

Gallery Tonne, Oslo, 88 and 90


Art Fairs:


Shanghai Art Fair 2013

Art Palm Beach 2015


Approaching exhibitions:


L'exposition de l'art graphimage internationale", Paris

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Taipei




Scholarship for further education (Videreutdanningsstipend), 88

The Namdal Scholarship, 89

Norwegian Cultural Foundation (Norsk Kulturfond), 94

Ingrid Lindbäck Langaards Foundation, 96

Norwegian Illustrators' Foundation, 97

The Artists' Compensation Foundation (Vederlagsfondet), 99

Grafill's Travel Grant 01


Collectors (a selection):


Arne Blystad AS, 06

The Heart Center, Rikshospitalet, 03

Hakon Group, 00

Schibsted's Corporation, 99

Molde's New Stadium, 98

School Art's 50 year's anniversary, 98

School Art (KiS), 97

Art in the workplace, 95, 97

National Art Museum of China, Beijing, 83, 92

China Art Association, Beijing, 83

Art Associations of Namsos (89), Åndalsnes (93),

Bodø (93), and Ski (94).

North Trønderlag County, 89

Vikna Municipality, 89

Norwegian Radium Hospital, 88

Veritas, 88

Norske Skog, 89

Norwegian Postal Services, 89

Stena Line, 90

Porsgrunn Municipality, 93




Innovation Norway, evaluation of Norway's pavilion for World Expo

2010 in Shanghai, China

Hammartun comprehensive school

Police Security Service (PST)

The Mosaic Community (DMT)

The Heart Center of the Central Hospital

Schibsted's Corporation

The Health House (Helsehuset), Oslo

Norwegian Acupuncture School

Wall decorations for the library in Alexandria, Egypt (calligraphy)

Lufthansa Center, Beijing

Iveco, Beijing