Xiao Xu was born in Chongqing in 1983. He graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute with a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Chinese Painting department in 2007 and 2010.


Xiao has participated in numerous exhibitions, including Devotion to Ink organised by Galerie Ora-Ora at Hong Kong Maritime Museum (2014), Enchanted Landscape-Ink Group Exhibition at Sotheby’s New York (2014), After 70’s: New Ink Painting - Yiqingzhai Collection Exhibition at Art Space, Sotheby’s Hong Kong (2013) and Danqinxi Gu Jin - HK-Taiwan Contemporary Ink Artists Series Exhibition at My Humble House Art Gallery, Taipei (2012).