Born in 1963 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, Chen Qi is a doctor of fine arts, a professor with CAFA, secretary-general of Print Institute of China National Academy of Painting, member of Chinese Artists Association and member of Print Art Committee of Chinese Artists Association.
Chen Qi’s work has been awarded Bronze Awards and Awards of Merit of the 7th, 8th and 9th National Art Exhibition, Gold Award of the 13th Print Art Exhibition and the Award of Excellence of the 5th Beijing International Art Biennale. His work is collected by many museums and art institutions, such as National Art Museum of China, Shanghai Art Museum, Guangdong Art Museum, Jiangsu Art Museum, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen Art Museum, Zhejiang Art Museum, Qingdao Art Museum, British Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum (England), Ashmolean Museum(Oxford), Sotheby's Institute of Art(London), National Library of New York (America), Fukuoka Art Museum (Japan), Vienna Youth Art Museum (Austria), and the European Woodprint Foundation, etc.
Chen Qi was conferred many titles of honour, including “One of the 50 Excellent Young Artists in Jiangsu Province”, “Lu Xun Print Art Award”, “Fok Ying-tung Education Award”, and “Academic Leader of Jiangsu Youth Project”. His publications include “Printmaking Skills”, “Album of Chen Qi”, “Chen Qi Woodblock Prints”, “1963”, “A Simple Script of Time”, “Knife-cutting and Painting Masters – A Comparative Study of Chinese and Western Modality of Print in the 20th Century”.