Gao Qian was born in Nanjing, Jiangsu province in 1973. She graduated from Nanjing University of the Arts Institute with a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese art in 1995 and a Master’s degree in Chinese art in 1998. She is currently working as Director of Education Department at Shanghai Art Museum.


Gao has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Devotion to Ink organised by Galerie Ora-Ora at Hong Kong Maritime Museum (2014), Philosophical Interpretations of Painting at National Art Museum of China, Beijing (2013) and Chinese Art Exhibition in London (2012).


Her works have been collected by the Nanjing University of the Arts, Shanghai Art Museum and private collectors.