Chairman of Taihe Art Space
Winner of the Outstanding Contribution Award between the United States and China
Mr. Jia Tingfeng is the Chairman of Taihe Art Space, Deputy Director of the China Decoration Art Professional Committee, Art Advisor of the Hong Kong Intellectual Property Exchange, and former Editor in Chief of the Art Collection magazine. He is currently a special columnist on the homepage of Yachang Art Network, a special columnist for Fortune Hall, China Economic Weekly, and China Culture Daily, a freelance writer, curator, independent critic, and contemporary art promoter.
Amongst the earliest pioneering practitioners of the Chinese art market, Tingfeng Jia has closely 30 years of experience in the art industry. Jia has established the very first contemporary ink art institution in the 798-art zone in Beijing -- the Taihe Art Gallery. Numerous of his academic writings were published by the major art media. He contributes especially to the establishment of a new value system of contemporary Chinese ink art by exhibiting and promoting more than 100 Chinese contemporary ink artists in Thailand, Nepal, South Korea, Japan, the United States, Italy, France, and Germany. His exhibition brand "Boundary of Freedom" is praised as the landmark exhibition of the 798 Art Zone.
Taihe Art Gallery is one of the first-generation galleries in China and a pioneer in Chinese contemporary ink art. At the beginning of the 90s, the gallery was founded in Hefei, Anhui Province, by Tingfeng Jia –senior curator and art agent. In 2009, Taihe Art Gallery moved to the 798 International Art District in Beijing. The 500 squaremeters gallery space sets in a reconstructed Bauhaus style large-span factory built in the 1950s. The exhibition hall scales 5 meters in height and more than100 meters in the display line. For more than 30 years, Taihe Art Gallery has exhibited hundreds of Chinese contemporary works, and has always been committed to promoting Chinese contemporary art globally.
Taihe Art Gallery is especially dedicated to the discovery and excavation of Chinese contemporary ink art, and the cultivation and promotion of artists with original spirit. Pay particular attention to promoting those marginalized artists who have independent will and free spirit. Deeply rooted in the heritage of ancient Chinese Culture and inspired by international art, Taihe Art Gallery aims to reshape the Chinese contemporary art standard and create a free and independent way of artmaking.
On September 14, 2019, Mr. Jia Tingfeng will personally attend the "Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between China and the United States, the 5th Outstanding Contribution Award Ceremony between the United States and China, and the China US Investment Summit Forum". Stay tuned!