Born in 1982, Zhao Zhao graduated from the Xinjiang Institute of Arts. A former assistant of Ai Weiwei, Zhao Zhao was trained both in sculpture and painting. He is a multimedia artist with a preference for large sculptures and conceptual painting.
One of the most applauded emerging artists in China, Zhao Zhao has received the support of numerous international institutions including MoMA PS1 – The Museum of Modern Art (New York, U.S.A), Tampa Museum of Art (Florida, U.S.A), PAC PADIGLIONE D’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA (Milan, Italy), Premi International d’art contemporani Diputacio de Castello (Castello, Spain) and UCCA (Beijing, China). Solo exhibitions were held in commercial galleries including Chambers Fine Art (New York, U.S.A / Beijing, China), Carl Kostyal (Stockholm, Sweden), Alexander Ochs (Berlin, Germany) and Platform China Contemporary Art Institute (Beijing / Hong Kong, China).