Brief introduction

Lantao Zhao

Associate professor of Jingdezhen Ceramic University;

Head of ceramic art department; Master tutor; Member of IAC.

To participate in art exhibitions more than 100 times in recent years, won national awards more than 10 times, over 20 articles about ceramic art theory are published, and over 8 books are published ,Ceramic art works are collected by Bristol Museum in UK, China Fine Art Museum, Henan Museum, National Centre of Performing Arts, Arts and Crafts Association of South Korea, Yinchuan Museum, Foshan Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, etc.

Education experience

  • 1993-1996, Anqiu NO.1 High school,Shandong
  • 1996-2000, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, majoring in ceramic art design, BFA
  • 2000-2003, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, majoring in ceramic art design, MFA
  • Since 2016, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, majoring in Artistic Design Theory, PHD candidate

Working and residency experience

  • 2017, KuangJoYo Studio workshop, Korea , Residency artist
  • 2017,Alfred University, Visiting teacher, USA.
  • 2010-2016, Ceramic Art Department, Academy of Fine Arts of Jingdezhen Ceramics Institute, Associate professor, Master tutor.
  • 2014, Changchun International Ceramic Art Studio, Residency artist
  • 2011-2012, Bergen National Academy of the Arts, Norway, Visiting teacher
  • 2005-2010, Ceramic Art Department, Academy of Fine Arts of Jingdezhen Ceramics Institute, Lecturer
  • 2003-2005, Ceramic Art Department, Academy of Fine Arts of Jingdezhen Ceramics Institute, Teaching Assistant

Solo exhibition

  • 2012, Zhaolantao Ceramic Art Exhibition, Galleri Langegården, Bergen, Norway
  • 2009, Spring Art Salon, Jingtong Art Gallery, Shanghai, China
  • 2008, Zhaolantao Ceramic Art Exhibition ,TianCe Gallery, Shanghai,China
  • 2007,Zhaolantao Ceramic art exhibition,Beijing,China

Joint exhibition

  • 2017, "Classic Recreation" International Ceramic Art Design Invitation Exhibition (Liling International Ceramic Valley Museum, Liling)
  • 2017, The 4th "Jie shang" China Contemporary Ceramic Art Invitation Exhibition (Shandong Museum, Jinan)
  • 2017, Space Transformation-Xi 'an International Contemporary Ceramic Exhibition (FuTao Ceramic Museum, Xi 'an)
  • 2017, "Design-Plan" Ceramic Art Exhibition (Sanbao Art Settlement, Jingdezhen)
  • 2017 ,"Landscape Voice and Color" Three-person Exhibition (Zhangzeduan Museum, Zhucheng)
  • 2017,“Camriver-cambridge” Chinese and British Contemporary Ceramics Art Exhibition (Cambridge University Church, British)
  • 2016 Liling "Style" International Ceramic Art Invitation Exhibition (International Ceramic Valley Museum, Liling)
  • 2016,The 1st Centre China International Ceramics Biennale (Henan Museum, Zhengzhou)
  • 2016, The 9th Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Ceramic Art Works Biennial (Art Museum of China Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou)
  • 2016, Asian Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition (Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan)
  • 2016, China-Japan-Korea Ceramic Art Exhibition (Jingdezhen Ceramic University Art Museum, Jingdezhen)
  • 2015, "The Power of the Institutes" Ceramic Art Invitational Exhibition, Jingdezhen, China
  • 2015, "Buddha Mind" Buddhist Statues Art Invitational Exhibition , Shanghai, China
  • 2015, Asian Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition, Hangzhou, China
  • 2015, "New China from China Ceramic Art Exhibition", Milano, Italy
  • 2015,"Positive Color of Glaze Ceramic Art Works Exhibition, Jingdezhen, Shanghai, Chengdu , China
  • 2015, International Art Biennale, the grand palace in Paris, France,
  • 2015,Across the Taiwan Strait Ceramic Art Exhibition, Taiwan, China
  • 2014, Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition of Buddhism , the temple of heaven museum, Beijing, China
  • 2014, Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair -International Ceramic Art Exhibition Invitational Exhibition , Jingdezhen, China
  • 2014, Academic Ceramic Artists Invitational Exhibition" , Shenzhen, China
  • 2014, "The New Silk Road" Ceramic Art Exhibition, Greece National Museum, Athen, Grace
  • 2013, Ceramic Art Invitational Exhibition, "Tree" Gallery , Beijing, China
  • 2013, "Dunhuang on porcelain" Chinese contemporary ceramic art exhibition, Louvre , France
  • 2013,"Great river assemble” - Contemporary Lacquer Art, Pottery Exhibition of 4 Provinces", Selected , Wuhan, China
  • 2013, South Korea-China Ceramic Art Ceramic Biennale , Seoul, Korea
  • 2013, "Ahead of the Curve: the New China from China" Ceramic Art exhibition, England,
  • 2013, "China Platinum" China ceramic art exhibition ,University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2012, "China Ceramics" Annual Exhibition, Shanghai, China
  • 2011, Academic Ceramic Art Exhibition , Beijing, China
  • 2011, Ceramic Art Invitational Exhibition, "space" gallery, Beijing, China
  • 2010, The 7th China Contemporary Young Artists Works biennale, Hangzhou, China
  • 2009, “Minlong Cup” National Ceramic Art Design Creativity competition Exhibition, Beijing ,China
  • 2009, “Keep Watch and Transcend” Ceramic Art Exhibition ,JDZ, China
  • 2008, Two Cities Gallery Ceramic Art Exhibition, Shanghai, China
  • 2008, NOOCA “Ultra-Crafts” art exhibition, Nanjing, China
  • 2008, China, Korea and Japan international ceramic invitation exhibition, Foshan, China
  • 2008, IAC international ceramic art education conference work exhibition, Xian, China
  • 2008, “Melting 2008”Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute alumnus ceramic art exhibition, Chengdu,China
  • 2008, China- South Korea ceramic invitation exhibition, Dehua, China
  • 2008, “Touch” China- South Korea ceramics and sculpture exhibition, Jingdezhen, China
  • 2008, Lechon international ceramic invitation exhibition, South Korea
  • 2006, “Jingdezhen Made”ceramic art exhibition, Jingdezhen, China
  • 2006, The ceramic art master work exhibition, Jingdezhen, China
  • 2007, The teacher’s work of Jingdezhen ceramic institute exhibition in National Art Museum, Beijing, China
  • 2007, Ceramic art work “The Lotus pond”was selected by National Art Museum, Beijing, China
  • 2007, The teacher’s work of Jingdezhen ceramic institute exhibition, USA.
  • 2007, 1st China teapot design biyearly exhibition, Foshan, China
  • 2006, 5th Chinese Middle and Young Ceramic Artist Biennale Exhibition, Hang Zhou, China
  • 2006, Ceramic Tea ware Design competition between China-Japan - Korea, Korea
  • 2005, Asia Ceramics network committee invited exhibition ,Seoul, Korea
  • 2004, SanBao Ceramic Art Invitation Exhibition ,JDZ, China
  • 2003, 2nd World Ceramic Biennale 2003 Korea International Competition, Icheon, Korea
  • 2002, 3rd Chinese Middle and Young Ceramic Artist Biennale Exhibition, Hang Zhou
  • 2001, 1st Nationwide Ceramic Art Exhibition , Beijing, China, excellent prize

Important Rewards

  • 2017, The 2nd China "Qingbai Yayun" Jingdezhen Song Dynasty Celadon Porcelain Ceramic Innovation Design Competition, Gold award (Jingdezhen Ceramic University Art Museum, Jingdezhen)
  • 2015, The 10th Session of the National Ceramic Art and Design Exhibition, Bronze Medal , Liling, China
  • 2014, "2014 Jiangsu Cultural Creative Design Competition ", Selected, Nanjing, China
  • 2014, The 12th Jiangxi Province Art Exhibition, won the second prize , Nanchang, China
  • 2013, British Ceramics Biennial Stoke - on - Trent ,selected, England
  • 2012, The 1st Chinese Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition , Selected, Beijing,China
  • 2010, The sixth Youth Arts Exhibition of Jiangxi Province, Silver Medal. Nanchang, China
  • 2010, The ninth National Ceramic Art and Design Innovation Appraisal , 0ne Gold medal and 2 bronze medals , Foshan, China
  • 2008, The 5th JingXi Province Fine Art Exhibition for young artist, Nanchang, China, silver medal
  • 2007, Jingdezhen Ceramic art Competition, 2 bronze medals,Jingdezhen,China
  • 2006, The 7th JingXi Province Fine Art Exhibition for young artist, Nanchang, China, two gold medal
  • 2006, 8th Chinese Ceramic Art creativity competition, 2 silver medals and 2 bronze medals , Yixing ,China,
  • 2004, The tenth nationwide Fine Art Exhibition, selected work, Shanghai,China,
  • 2004, The twelfth JingXi Province Fine Art Exhibition, sliver medal , Nanchang,China
  • 2004, The twenty third gold coast international ceramic art award , merit award, Australia
  • 2003, 2nd nationwide Ceramic Art Exhibition ,3 bronze medals, Tangshan,China
  • 2003,1st Chinese Ceramic Art Competition hosted by Light Industry Association,sliver prize,Beijing,China
  • 2002, Chinese Ceramic Artist Invitation Exhibition, silver medal ,Tangshan,China
  • 2002, World Building Ceramics Exhibition, merit award, Foshan,China
  • 2002, 7th Chinese Ceramic Art creativity competition , bronze medal, Longquan, China
  • 2001, Nationwide Young Ceramic Artist Exposition, bronze medal ,JDZ,China
  • 2001, JiangXi Province Artists Association Ceramic Art Exhibition,excellent prize, JDZ,China

Major collections

  • 1, 2017," Lotus in the Water NO 9", Collected by Henan Museum, China
  • 2, 2016,"Deep Thought", Collected by Liling Ceramic Museum , China
  • 3, 2015,"Meditation", Collected by Bristol Museum in Bristol , British
  • 4, 2015, "Rain", Collected by Yinchuan Museum , Yinchuan, China
  • 5,2012,"The Image of Landscape" was collected by National Centre of Performing Arts, Beijing ,China,
  • 6, 2007,"Lotus in the Water" was collected by The National Fine Arts Museum, Beijing ,China,
  • 7, 2005,"Golden River" was collected by Arts and Crafts Association of South Korea, Korea
  • 8,2002, "Porcelain,Metal" was collected by Foshan Museum of Modern Ceramic Art , Foshan ,China

Publishing books

  • 1, "Blue and White" ,China Ethnic Photographic Art Press, 2016
  • 2, "Life pottery", China Ethnic Photographic Art Press, 2012
  • 3, "Searching for Her thousands of Times - Zhao Lantao’s Ceramic Art World, Jiangxi Fine arts Publishing House,2010
  • 4, "Techniques of Hand—Sketch Drawing", Beijing Arts and Crafts Press,2009
  • 5, "Composite Materials Art Experiment", Wuhan University of Technology Press,2009
  • 6, "Techniques of Ceramic Art", The Peoples Press of Hunan,2008
  • 7, "Fundamental Ceramic Art", Chinese Light Industry Press, 2007