Wang Jiajia was born in 1985 in Beijing, China. He attended Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, graduating with a BA Honours degree in 2008. Born to a generation eclipsed by the popularisation of television, advent of the Internet, and ubiquity of pop culture, motifs extracted from video games, cartoons, song lyrics, movies, sports, and memes have all been subject to his work.
Wang Jiajia’s recent solo exhibitions include, A Tree Cannot Pick Up Its Root, TANK Shanghai, China (2022); The Sun Is in My Eyes, Xiao Museum of Contemporary Art, Rizhao, Shandong, China (2021); Elegant, Circular, Timeless, SPURS Gallery, Beijing, China (2020); FOMO: Fear of missing out, Tao Art Space, Taipei, Taiwan (2020); Pop the Champagne, Boers-Li Gallery, Beijing, China (2018); and Alternate Realities, DE SARTHE, Beijing, China (2016). His recent group exhibitions include, Apostolic Succession, SPURS Gallery, Beijing, China (2021); CLEAN, SPURS Gallery, Beijing, China (2020); and One if by Land, Powerlong Art Center, Xiamen, China (2019).
Wang Jiajia currently lives and works in Beijing, China.