Chen Ruofan (b. 1996, Hubei, China, living and working in Shanghai) graduated from Royal College of Art with an MFA and School of Visual Arts with and BFA Honours. Her recent works focus on the change and flow of human emotions in the current technological age. Fascinated by subtle, elusive feelings and ephemera, Chen captures the most delicate emotions and traces sophisticated details in memory through various mediums, from traditional paintings to new media forms, where the combination of nature and technology resonates.

Her recent solo exhibitions and projects include: “Time moves with merciful slowness”, Gallery Func, Shanghai, 2023; “White Peach”, Powerlong Art Center, Xiamen, 2020; “Property of Neutral”, Paper Gallery, Manchester, 2020; Group exhibitions include: “Ode to the Unexpected”, MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai, 2024; aranya plein air, Chengde, 2023; “Non-Proxy Lyric” at East Gallery, Nanjing, 2023; “8 Chinese artist during Frieze” at Gallery Rosenfeld, London, 2022; “Romantic Street Dance” at Gene Gallery, Shanghai, 2022; “PROXY”, Cromwell Place, London, 2021; “Media Art; reinterpreted time”, Sattchi Gallery, London, 2021; “Low Fever”, Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong, 2021; “Carry-On”, Yuan Art Museum, Beijing, 2021; “Phase Transition”, West Bund Art Center, Shanghai, 2020. She was awarded as “ranran” Young Artist Prize by UCCA x XINTIANDI, Shanghai, China (2023) and Honor award of Galerie Biesenbach “ART MATTERS 2”, Cologne, Germany (2020), shortlisted by Royal Academy Summer exhibition, London, UK (2023), New Contemporaries, London, UK (2022), nominated for International Sculpture Center Outstanding Student Achievement in “Contemporary Sculpture Award”, New York, USA (2019).