2005    Worked as professor at Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, China
1990    Graduated from Shanghai University, Fine Arts Department
1983    Graduated from Shanghai Arts & Crafts Institute​



2001    Artist in Residence, Kuenstlerhauser Worpswede, Germany



2020    · Appearance of Crosses, Nova Contemporary, Bangkok, Thailand

2017    · Appearance of Crosses: A Chronicle, Xi'an Art Museum, Xi'an
             · Black and White, Timothy Taylor Gallery, New York, USA
             · Appearance of Crosses, Sean Scully Studio, London, UK
             · Ding Yi, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, U.K.
2016    · Re-Appearance of Crosses, Ding Yi Solo Show, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan,
2015    · Ding Yi: What's Left to Appear, Long Museum (West Bund), Shanghai
             · Ivory Black: Ding Yi Solo Exhibition, ShanghART Singapore, Singapore
2014    · Scintillement, DING Yi Solo Exhibition, Karsten Greve Gallery, Paris, France
2013    · 2013 Art Changsha, Changsha City Museum, Hunan Province
2012    · Appearance of Crosses, Galerie Karsten Greve AG, St. Moritz, Switzerland
2011    · Specific Abstracted, Ding Yi Solo Exhibition, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
             · Ding Yi, Appearance of Crosses, Galerie Waldburger, Brussels, Belgium
2008    · DING Yi, Recent Works, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany
             · Appearance of Crosses from 1989-2007, Solo Exhibition of Ding Yi, Museo
              d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
2007    · DING Yi, Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France
2006    · Graticule, Ding Yi's Works from 1989 to 2006, ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai
2005    · Ding Yi, Appearance of Crosses, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, U.K.
2004    · Crossed Vision, Works by Ding Yi, CAAW-China Art Archive & Warehouse,
2003    · DING Yi: Appearance of Crosses, Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland
2002    · DING Yi: Appearance of Crosses, Galerie Waldburger, Berlin, Germany
2000    · Ding Yi: Fluorescence Paint on Tartan, China Art Archive & Warehouse, Beijing
1998    · Ding Yi: Crosses '89-'98, International Art Palace, Beijing
1997    · Ding Yi: Crosses '97, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
1996    · 15 x Red, New Works on Paper by DING Yi, ShanghART Portman, Shanghai
1995    · Ding Yi: Opere su Carta (Paper Works of Ding Yi), Galleria degli Archi, Comiso,
1994    · Exhibition of Ding Yi's Abstract Art Works, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
             · Ding Yi's Work on Paper, Guangzhou Fine Art Academy, Guangzhou​




Pacific Asia Museum at University of Southern California, U.S.A.,
Z-art Centre, Shanghai
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, Guangdong
Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, Hubei
Chengdu Museum of Contemporary Art, Chengdu, Sichuan
The National Art Museum of China, Beijing
K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong, China
Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeongju, Korea
Morioka City Library, Morioka, Japan
CDU Art Collection, Australia
University of SydneyArt Collection, Sydney, Australia
The City of Hamburg Germany, Hamburg, Germany
Haudenschild Collection, California, USA
Chinese Modern Art Foundation, Ghent, Belgium
Stichting Van Tuyckom Foundation, Brussels, Belgium
UBS Art Collection, Zurich, Switzerland
Foundation Cartier pour I'Art Contemporary, Paris, France
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK
Fosun Foundation, New York, U.S.A.
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Daimler Art Collection, Berlin, Germany
M+Collection, Hong Kong
Long Museum, Shanghai
Yuz Foundation, Jakarta, Indonesia
DSL Collection, Beijing
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Uli Sigg Collection, Switzerland​