Heavenly Pond – November 2013

Confucius Institute for Scotland visiting artist Li Huai will open a site-specific installation `Heavenly Pond` at the Mathew Architecture Gallery on Monday, 11 November.

An artists` reception will be held from 5.30pm to 7.00pm on Tuesday, 12 November. All welcome. RSVP to info@confuciusinstitute.ac.uk.

Li Huai received her BA in fine arts at the Beijing Film Academy and her MFA in art at the California Institute of the Arts. She is on the faculty in the Visual Arts Department at the University of California, San Diego. Li Huai`s specialties include installation, painting, drawing, multi-media, and Chinese calligraphy. In thematic terms, her work deals with various issues related to East-West cultural interaction in an increasingly transnational age, including issues involving the Asian diaspora. Her major one-person shows include: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, the San Diego Museum of Art, Boehm Gallery, The Arts House (Singapore), The Substation Gallery (Singapore), the Carroll Gallery (Tulane University), the Hong Kong City University Gallery, and Galleria Ninapi (Ravenna, Italy). Her work has also been shown in group exhibitions in various national and international venues, including: the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art (San Diego), Morlan Gallery (Transylvania University), the Centro Cultural de Tijuana (Mexico), the Centre Internationale d`Art Contemporain (Montreal), the Third Chengdu Biennale (Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu, China) and in various contemporary art spaces in South Africa, Japan, and Italy. Li Huai is also art curator for the Women`s Museum of California.

The exhibition runs till 17 November. Open daily from 09.00 to 17.00.

Matthew Architecture Gallery
University of Edinburgh,
Minto House, 20 Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JZ