Ping Zheng’s works on paper in oil stick feature elements of landscape, bold lines, and geometric shapes that at times suggest portions of the human form. She draws upon her experiences in nature and her own interiority, while working from her studio in the city, noting, "Living in New York, it is not so green, but a day of dawn and night is splendid, the color of sky is changing, city lights are everywhere at night and quite beautiful." Zheng was born in 1989 in Zhejiang, China and lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She received and MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2016 and a BFA in painting from the University College of London, Slade School of Fine Art in 2014.
The Illusion and Reality (Group exhibition)
Ning Gallery, New York, NY
February 7 - 21, 2019
Ning Gallery is pleased to present their first 2019 juried group exhibition: The Illusion and Reality, featuring 18 artworks created by 14 U.S. based artists, explores the relationship between certainty and uncertainty, existence and nonexistence, reality and unreality in painting, video, sculpture, photography, mixed media, and installation. This exhibition invites the viewer to see how artists use their artworks to bridge the gap between the world of imaginations and facts.