Tang Xuxiang was born in 1955 in Yangshuo, Guangxi. Professor, doctoral supervisor, member of China Artists Association, judge of China Arts and crafts masters, deputy director of China Arts and crafts Committee, director of Institute of metalworking and arts of China National Academy of painting, member of Degree Committee of Academy of fine arts of Tsinghua University, Deputy Secretary General of China traditional arts and crafts Research Association, editorial board member of art and science of Tsinghua University, China Deputy director of Jewelry Design Committee of jewelry jade jewelry industry association.
In 1977, he was admitted to the Central Academy of Arts and crafts. Learning from Li Keran, Bai Xueshi, Zhang Ding, Wu Guanzhong, Luo Gongliu and other masters, his artistic talent is highly appreciated.
Mr. Li Keran said that "Tang Jun is intelligent, studious and outstanding in painting". He thought that Tang Xuxiang's landscape painting "can get the true meaning of nature!" Mr. Bai Xueshi sighed at the exhibition of Tang Xuxiang's paintings that "paintings are expensive, courageous, emotional, and Xu Xiang's works deserve it!" He praised his landscape paintings as "strong strokes, magnificent mountains and rivers". In 1988, he was transferred to Beijing Institute of fashion and founded the first metalworking and jewelry major in China's art colleges. He was actively committed to bringing traditional crafts into the teaching practice of colleges and universities, advocating "learning tradition, but not repeating tradition, based on contemporary design". Therefore, it has opened a new chapter in the research and creation of China's metal technology, become a big banner that affects the development direction of China's metalwork art, and enjoy the reputation of "the godfather of China's metalwork".
◆ painting academic activities
In 1981, his work "red persimmon painting" was selected into the first exhibition of China Academy of painting (China National Academy of painting) and selected into the excellent works collection.
In 1982, a personal painting exhibition was held in the Central Academy of Arts and crafts. Mr. Bai Xueshi wrote the preface and Mr. Li Keran wrote the postscript and praised the painting.
In 1983, the works were selected as excellent works of teachers and students of Central Academy of Arts and crafts and exhibited in South Asian countries.
In 1983, Chinese paintings were published in art, Chinese painting and calligraphy and other magazines.
1985 comic book "Bo Dien"
In 1986, he created a huge landscape for the general office building of the State Council
1987 Beijing People's Publishing House published personal album
Personal painting exhibition held in Germany in 1989
In 1990, he created a huge landscape painting for the Chinese Embassy in Australia
In 1991, the work "moving picture of autumn objects" was selected into the "four seasons of China" art exhibition and was rated as an excellent work.
In 1992, Dunhuang was selected into the teacher works exhibition of China Arts and crafts University.
In 1993, he created a huge landscape for the outreach Department of the CPC Central Committee
In 1993, his works were selected into the exhibition of calligraphy and painting to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Mao Zedong's birth and collected by Chairman Mao's memorial hall.
In 2003, the exhibition of Tang Xuxiang's paintings and metalwork was held, and Mr. Zhang Ding cut the ribbon himself.
In 2008, Yantai Art Museum held a solo exhibition "Tang Xuxiang painting art exhibition"
In 2014, the exhibition hall of Yantai Academy of painting held a solo exhibition of "summer solstice, pine wind and idle cloud", and published a collection of works of "summer solstice, pine wind and idle cloud"
Exhibition held in Luoyang, Henan Province in 2015
In September 2015, Shandong Yantai Academy of painting held a solo exhibition of "mid autumn pine wind and idle cloud", and published a collection of works of "mid autumn pine wind and idle cloud"