2007 BS, Biology, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China

2012 MA, Painting, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

2014 MFA, Painting, Boston University, School of Visual Art, Boston, USA

Lives and works in Beijing, China 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Wang Tuo: Empty-handed into History, UCCA, Beijing, China


Standing at the Crossroads, WHITE SPACE, Beijing, China


WANG Tuo: Smoke and Fire, Present Company, New York, USA


Only the Lonely: Nadim Abbas & Wang Tuo, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong, China 

WANG Tuo: Spiral, Beijing Contemporary, Beijing, China


Myths We Don’t Outgrow, WHITE SPACE, Beijing, China 

The Monkey Grammarian, Salt Project, Beijing, China


A Little Violence of Organized Forgetting, Taikang Space, Beijing, China 

Only the Lonely : Nadim Abbas & Tuo Wang, inCube Arts, New York, USA 

Chorus, Riverviews Art Space, Lynchburg, USA


A Study for Human Opera: Prelude, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions


Frequencies of Tradition, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, Korea

32nd Singapore International Film Festival, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore

The Precarious Field of Optimism: The Re-definition and Re-production of Failure, OCAT Institute, Beijing, China

The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2020, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China

Unknown Games, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
The 13th Shanghai Biennale “Bodies of Water”, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
The Circular Impact: Video Art 21, OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, China 

The Fourth Literature Exhibition Today | “A Stitch in Time”, Museum of Contemporary Art Chongqing, Chongqing, China 


The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2019, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
Cao Fei for LOOP, VIDEOCLOOP, LOOP Barcelona, online
Kino Der Kunst 2020, Munich, Germany
Étude, Aranya Art Center, Beidaihe, China

MMCA Asia Project – Looking for another family, MMCA, Seoul, Korea
Out of Blueprints, Serpentine Gallery, online
A Light Without Shadow, Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space, New York, USA 

OCAT × KADIST Emerging Media Artist Program 2020, OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Anonymous Society for Magick,Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong, China


The 4th Today’s Documents – A Stitch in Time, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

Long March Project: The Deficit Faction, Long March Space, Beijing, China

Sunset on a Dead End: The Notorious and Their Inexplicable Modes of Existence, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China

Forget Sorrow Grass: An Archaeology of Feminine Time, Times Museums, Guangzhou, China

A White Space Odyssey, WHITE SPACE, Beijing, China

Now Is the Time: 2019 Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition, Wuzhen, China

Hic Sunt Leones, Surplus Space, Wuhan, China

Hic Sunt Leones, 798 Art Center, Beijing, China

Psyche and Politics, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany

Remapping Reality – Selected Video Collection from Wang Bing, OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Roadside Picnic-Drawings, Owen Art Gallery at Gould Academy, Maine, USA

The Life Apps, How Art Museum, Shanghai, China


8102-On Reality, OCAT Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Replay, White Space Beijing, Beijing, China

Docile, SNAP Art Center, Shanghai, China

Light! Heat! Power!, Spare Space/Fy Foundation, Shanghai, China

New Metallurgists, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany

One Northeast, Zarya Center for Contemporary Art, Vladivostok, Russia

Play and loop, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong

Confusing Public and Private: The 3rd Beijing Photo Biennial, Cultural Industry Center of Beizhen City in Liaoning province, Beizhen, China

40 Years of Chinese Contemporary Photography, OCAT Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China 

Encounter Asia — Multi-vision of Youth Art, Museum of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing, China

The Exhibition of Annual of Contemporary Art of China 2017, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing, China

Ten Directions: The 10th Anniversary Exhibition of the Three Photography Award, Three Shadows Photography Art Center, Beijing, China

Assembling, chi K11 art space, Shenyang, China

Interlink: The 10th Three Shadows Photography Award Exihibition, Three Shadows Photography Art Center, Beijing, China

Infinite Rehearsal, Mocube, Beijing, China


Roadside Picnic, Chambers Fine Art, New York, USA

Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture: Ideas on the Move, Sally Project, Shenzhen, China

Indoors Universe: The 5th HuaYu Youth Award, Sanya, China

Phantom Pain Clinic, Jimei × Arles International Photography Festival, Jimei Citizen Center, Xiamen, China

To Be An Image Maker, Jimei × Arles International Photography Festival, Jimei Citizen Center, Xiamen, China

The Latch : That Obscure Object of Portraits, C-Space+Local, Beijing, China

Nine, Queens Museum, New York, USA

Dream-atic, Christian Louboutin, Beijing, China


Re-juvenation, Thornwillow Institute, Newburgh, USA

2015The Real Thing, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, TaiwanHouse of Flying Boobs, Nuyorican Poets Club & Bowery Poetry Club, New York, USAPeekskill Project VI, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, USA 

Archimedes’s Bathtub, Lorimoto Gallery, New York, USA

Tirana International Film Festival, TEN Multimedia Center, Tirana, Albania Re-make/Re-build/Re-stage, Vox Populi, Aux Performance Center, Philadelphia, USA 

CURATICISM |The Gam #2, NARS Foundation, New York, USA


6th Cairo Video Festival, Gezira Art Center, Cairo, Egypt

IMA International Film Festival, Kerala Sahitya Academy, IMA Film Society, India 

Convergence, 808 Gallery, Boston, MA, USA

Reminiscence of the Land, 798 Photo Gallery, Beijing, China

9th Annual Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston, USA

Awards, Residency & Scholarships


KADIST Research Residency, San Francisco, USA


Winner, Youth Contemporary Art Wuzhen Award, China


Winner, the 10th Three Shadows Photography Award, China

China Top Shorts Award, Beijing International Short Film Festival, China

Outstanding Art Exploration Award for Chinese Short Films, Beijing International Short Film Festival, China


Artist-in-residence, Queens Museum, Queens, NY

Residency Unlimited, New York, NY

NARS Foundation International Artists Residency, New York, NY


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