Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2004  M.A. (Art History) University of Victoria, Canada
2000  M.A. (Art History) Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China
1997  B.A. (Art History with Fine Arts), Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2024  The Lost Lagoon, Art Rental & Sales, Vancouver Art Gallery

2022  Leisurely I see the Southern Hill, VisualSpace Gallery, Vancouver

2022  Simone Guo: Paintings, online exhibition, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver

2021  A Tale of the Land, VisualSpace Gallery, Vancouver

2020  Where the Water Ends, City Atrium Gallery, North Vancouver

2018  Melancholia Dreamland, Art Beatus Gallery, Vancouver
2015  TREE, Gallery at Queens Park, New Westminster
2014  Beyond Tranquility, Richmond City Hall Galleria, Richmond
2014  Shape and Shade, Leonore Peyton Salon, Place des Arts, Coquitlam

2013  Skylight and Cloud Shadows, Silk Purse Art Gallery, West Vancouver

2013  A place in your heart, Main Gallery, Port Moody Arts Centre, Port Moody



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021 Fall Group Show, VisualSpace Gallery, Vancouver

2021  Body & Mind: Figurative and Abstract Paintings from our Art Rental Collection, North Van    Arts virtual exhibition

2020  Congruence, I Like Your Work Podcast Online Exhibition, curated by Bridgette Mayer 

2019  Art Rental Show, Cityscape Community Art Space, North Vancouver
2017  ArtRich, Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond
2017  Landscapes, 1st Place Award, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Vancouver
2017  Muse, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Vancouver
2016  Art Exhibition by the Chinese Canadian Artists Federation in Vancouver, China Cultural Centre, Vancouver

2015  Art Party!, Seymour Art Gallery, North Vancouver
2015  Small, Smaller, Smallest, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Vancouver
2015  First Canada Chinese Arts Bridge Art Exhibition, Finalist Award, International Arts Gallery, Vancouver

2014  The Land, National Taiwan Arts Education Centre, Taipei, Taiwan

2013  The Art of Being Together, Finalist Award, Nikkei Museum and Heritage Centre, Burnaby

2013  Canvas Unbound, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Vancouver

2012  Autumn Salon, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Vancouver

2006  Roots, Remakes, Reflections: Global/Canadian Kaleidoscopes, McPherson Library Gallery, University of Victoria
2002  Involved (Multimedia Exhibition), Beijing, China
1997-1999  International Ink and Wash Painting Exhibition, Japan



PUBLIC ART PROJECT

2023 "HOMECOMING" multi-panel public art installation at Brighouse Terminus Station of Canada Line, Richmond, BC

2023  Electricity Kiosk Art Wrap at Railway Ave. & Garry St., Richmond BC



JURY & COMMITTEE

2024         Art Plinth Public Art selection panelist, City of Richmond, BC

2022         Harmony Arts Festival Group Exhibition juror, City of West Vancouver, BC

2021         ArtRich 2021 adjudication panelist, Richmond Art Gallery, BC

2021-22    Richmond Art Gallery Collections Committee, Richmond Art Gallery, BC

2017         Canada 150 Legacy Public Art selection panelist, City of Richmond, BC
2015         The Branscombe House Artist Residency selection panelist, City of Richmond, BC

2010-16    Richmond Public Art Advisory Committee, City of Richmond, BC



ARTIST TALK & INTERVIEW 

2024   Artist Talk, Art Rental & Sales at Vancouver Art Gallery, BC

2021    Video Interview by VisualSpace Gallery, director Yukiko Onley, videographer Koichi Saito

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqz2KLi89KQ

2021    Interview with Vancouver BOULEVARD Chinese and English Magazine    https://vancouverboulevard.com/2021/08/simone-guo-a-tale-of-the-land-畫家郭西萌:為大自然賦予情感/ 

2019    An Introduction to Western & Chinese Historical Paintings, Richmond Art Gallery, BC



ART HISTORY PUBLICATION IN CHINESE

Mei Guo Yi Shu (American Art), Hebei Education Publishing House, China, ISBN 7-5434-5257- X, 2003
Yi Si Lan Yi Shu (Islamic Art), Hebei Education Publishing House, China, ISBN 7-5434-5254-5, 2003
Xing Yue Zhi Hui (Radiance of the Star & Moon: Art of the Ancient Fertile Crescent), co-authored with Liang Shao, Hunan Fine Arts Press, China, ISBN 7-5356-1291-1, 1997