Kailin Zhao

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Kailin Zhao

ARC Living Master TM

Chinese 21st Century Realist artist

Born 1961

Born in Bengbu, AnHui Province, China

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Kailin Zhao's work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions throughout Asia, Europe and the U.S and is part of notable public and private collections. His art works has been shown to Art News, Art & Antiques, Asia Art and other media for years.

Winner of a number of awards for his works, his realist oil paintings represent all walks of life. His work is widely loved and highly regarded by art collectors and connoisseurs.
  • 1991 graduated from the school of Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
  • 1992-1994 signed contract with Kurt Svenssons gallery and held personal oil painting exhibitions with galleries in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Immigrated to California, U.S.A.
    U.S Portrait Society member
  • 1992 June - The theme of "From the East" held the first personal oil painting exhibition at Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1993 - "Zhao Kai Lin's New Realism Oil Painting" exhibition at Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1994 - "Zhao Kai Lin's Realism Oil Painting across Northern Europe Region"exhibition at Stockholm, Sweden.
    Also, the exhibitions received most positive comments from professional art collectors.
  • 1994 - The oil painting "Lake" entered the "Asian Art Exhibition," and received the 2nd winner at Tokyo, Japan
  • 1995 - entered the "Asian Art Show", Hong Kong
  • 1995 - The oil painting "The Song of May", Christie's Hong Kong Spring Auction.
  • 1995 - October, "Xiaoxiao at Studio", "The Girl with Fan", International Art Fair. Beijing, China.
  • 1997 - invited by "America Western Coast and Eastern Culture" Foundation, with an international culture relationship, held an exhibition by the Foundation Art at Los Angeles, U.S.
  • 1998 "Out of China" Kail Studio artwork exhibition, Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 1998-1999 - held several exhibitions at Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Singapore.
  • 1999 - portrait of oil painting entered the "Art Chicago" U. S.
  • 2000 - The "New Journey beyond the Silk Road" Exhibition held for Kail studio
  • Artists group, Utopia Gallery, Cairns, Australia
  • 2000 - Oil Painting entered the "Art Toronto". Toronto, Canada
  • 2001 - International Art Fair at London, London. UK
  • 2001 - International Art Celebration, Naples, Italy
  • 2002 - "Portrait of Asian Artist" exhibition, Seville, Spain
  • 2002 - "The Kail Studio Artists Group Show", Perth and London, U K
  • 2003 - "Art London" 2003, London, U K
  • 2004 - The Kail studio artist group held the exhibition at gallery 27, London, U K
  • 2005 - "Art Miami" Miami, U S
  • 2006 - "Los Angeles Art Show", Los Angeles, US
  • 2006 "Zhao Kai Lin's Realism Oil Painting" exhibition at Contemporary Chinese Fine Art Gallery, Laguna Beach , California, US
  • 2007 - "Art London" London, UK
  • 2007 - Received the invitation by "Love without Boundaries" Foundation to create an oil painting portrait
  • 2008 "Los Angeles Art Show" Los Angeles, US
  • 2009 - "Art Miami" Miami, US
  • 2010 - "The Arts 2010 Art Space Exhibition" Eli Klein fine art New York
  • 2010 - "Shanghai Art Fair International Contemporary" Shanghai China
  • 2010 - "Art London", London, U .K
  • 2010 - "Art Miami", Miami, US
  • 2010 - "Out Of China" Three artists group exhibitions, Odon Wagner Gallery Toronto, Canada
  • 2011 - "Royal Academy of Art" exhibition London U.K
  • 2000 - "New Realism paintings Zhao Kailin" China, Beijing
  • 2006 - "Chinese power painter - Zhao Kailin" Tianjin, China
  • 2011- "Overseas Chinese Oil Painting Artist, Zhao Kailin" Jilin, China