About Shanghai Eye
Chris Gill works as an artist,illustrator and journalist in Shanghai.
Born in the UK he grew up in Jonannesburg,South Africa and came to China originally to study the Chinese language.
The main theme of his art work is creating a visual diary of the changing society in China,using predominately sculpture,painting and photography.
He trained and worked as a print maker in the UK.He opened his first studio in China in the old Summer Palace in 1992.Since then he has shown work in several group and solo shows across the country,and his work has been bought by collectors and galleriws from as far afield as Austalia and the Bahamas.
1995 Beijing Sanlitun solo exhibition(with Red Gate gallery)
1996 Beijing Shangdi economic development district solo exhibition
1997 Solo exhibition,Zhuqizhan Art Musium Shanghai
1998 Solo exhibition,Ying Yang Club Shanghai
2002 Solo exhibition,Casj Shanghai
1992-1993 Yuanmingyuan(Old Summer Palace)Beijing studio/exhibition
1994 Group exhibition.South Shields,UK
1999 Group exhibition,Shanghart gallery Shanghai
1999 "Just 5 minutes"group exhibition,Eastlink gallery Shanghai
2000 "Surfing 2000"groppu exhibition,Shanghai Fine Arts University art gallery
2001"Zero Point 21"group exhibition,Shanghai Normal University art gallery