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Royal College of Art (RCA)                                                                           Sept. 2021-Jul. 2023

Master of Art in Fine Art, Sculpture

Zurich University of the Arts (ZUA)                                                              June 2022-Jul. 2022

PHD Summer School, Commoning Curatorial and Artistic Education

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)                                               Sept. 2018-Jul. 2021

Bachelor of Fine Art in Fine art, Sculpture

China Academy of Art (CAA)                                                                     Sept. 2015-Mar. 2018

Bachelor of Fine Art in Sculpture and Public Space (transferred)



2024 Feb-May RONG BAO IS ME, Saatchi Gallery, London, The United Kingdom
​"Rong Bao is Me," Bao's debut solo exhibition at Saatchi Gallery, not only marks a significant milestone in her career but also represents the first solo exhibition by a female Chinese artist at this renowned venue. 

2024 As Mountain As Feather, Inner Flow, Beijing, China 

2023 Buffer 2, Guts Gallery, London, The United Kingdom 

2023 Triple Bill, The Colab/RCA/YSP Artist Garden Show, London 安东尼格姆雷来参加了我的开幕式可我没去参加他的

2023 "A New Day, A New Dawn”, The Bomb Factory Art Foundation, London 

2023 Middlesbrough Art Week, Middlesbrough, The United Kingdom

2023 Land Art Festival of Huang Songyu Pinggu Beijing, Beijing, China 

2023 Up in the Air, Spurs Gallery, Beijing, China

2023 J_a_in, Tang Musume, GuangDong, China

2023 Hung, Drawn &Quartered, Standpoint Gallery (Residency), London, The United Kingdom

2022 ReA! Art Fair 2022, Via Ruggero Boscovich, Milan, Italy

2022 Muddy Mudlarks, Candid Arts Trust, London, The United Kingdom

2022 EXPO CHICAGO, Navy Pier Festival Hall, Chicago, The United States                           

2020 Art Nova 100 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Guardian Art Center, Beijing, China

2019 Art Bash 2019, Chicago Site Gallery, Chicago, The United States 

2018 Copper Field-T project exhibition, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

2017 Public Sculpture Creation Camp/ China (Hui’an) International Sculpture Art Exhibition


2024 Commissioned by Tate Collective

2024 Gilbert Bayes Award by the Royal Society of Sculptors

2023 British Council’s Connections Through Culture Grant Programme 

2023 The CoLab/RCA/YSP Graduate Award and Residency

2022 UCCA Lab New Emerging Artists Program Top 10

2022 New Contemporaries 2022 Shortlist

2020 Art Nova 100       

2019 OX-BOW Scholarship 2019 Summer

2018-2021 SAIC Distinguished Scholarship

2017  The Public Sculpture Creation Camp/ First Prize in China (Hui’an) International Sculpture Art Exhibition      

2016  Academic Award in Countryside Practice    

2015 CAA Freshmen Scholarship



2024 Glamcult | The Hard Candy Issue: Ginger Marmalade, Blossom Jelly, Rong Bao

2024 RCA| Meet our 2023 graduates a year after the RCA

2024 ARTZIP | Saatchi Gallery: RONG BAO IS ME by Jonathan Miles 

2024 Tate Collective Commission work in Feb 2024 我知道这个上面写过了但这个是TATE 你理解一下

2024 The Art Gorgeous | Rong Bao: Inflating Imagination In The Art World

2023 Living Maps | Walking Home: An Interview with Clare Qualmann and Rong Bao

2023 Knuckle Magazine | Artist Rong Bao

2023 UAAD | Rong Bao: The Sculptor of Rebellion and Reimagined Realities

2023 Made In Bed | Runqiu Peng in Conversation with Multimedia Artist Rong Bao

2023 China Academy of Art Public Space Art Research Institute | Rong Bao

2024 Sotheby's Institute of Art MA - Guest Lecture
2024 University of Utah's College - Guest Lecture

2022-2023​ The Walkative Society Project-Co-Presidents  

2023​ University of the Creative Arts-Visiting Tutor

2023​ South Thames College-Visiting Tutor 

2022  Nationwide Festival of Creativity-Green Space Dark Skies-Volunteer (Rong Bao is at 3'58")   

2022​ University of Westminster-Visiting Tutor

2019 Design for Non-Human Kinds, Toys for Elephants-Group Leader                   ​

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