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Alan Xie

Faculty Member

Office: Arts & Sciences G111
Visual and Performing Arts
College of Arts & Sciences


Alan CaominXie is an Atlanta-based artist, originally from China, and has been working in the US since 1999. Xie holds a BFA in sculpture and an MFA in painting. Currently, Xie is teaching at Clayton State University.<br>Xie’s works have been widely exhibited nationally and internationally. His exhibitions include The Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2006 at Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery; <i>Electronic Media Painting 2008</i> at Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art in China and solo exhibition <i>Samsara</i> at the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia in 2011. <i>Map of Infinitude</i> Solo Exhibition at Savannah College of Art & Design Art Museum 2015, Group exhibition <i>Abstract China</i> at Shanghai Ming Yuan Art Museum 2016, and <i>Of Origins and Belonging</i> at Atlanta High Museum<b>.</b>


MFA, Painting, Savannah College of Art & Design, 2001

BFA, Sculpture, China Academy of Art, 1998

Awards and Honors

MOCA GA Working Artist Project 2010-2011, Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia, Award, 2010

Intellectual Contributions

Alan Caomin Xie, Xie Caomin's Work, National Arts Magazine – January 2016

Alan Caomin Xie, Mandala Series, Manifest Press – 2014

Alan Caomin Xie, Mandalas, Ruins, Paintings, Read My Art, National Arts Magazine – January 2014

Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits

Alan Caomin Xie, Of Origins and Belonging, Atlanta High Museum –  June 1 2019 to September 29 2019

Alan Caomin Xie, The First 21: Working Artist Project March 8 2016 to April 16 2016

Alan Caomin Xie, 4th China Onscreen Bienniale, UCLA Fowler Museum –  October 19 2018 to December 2 2018

Alan Caomin Xie, Digital Media Painting October 11 2008 to October 26 2008

Alan Caomin Xie, Gathered, Gerogia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists II February 2015 to April 2015


Alan Caomin Xie, Art & Diversity, Woodruff Arts Center Educator Conference, Woodruff Arts Center –  June 4 2019

Alan Caomin Xie, Conversation about My video Art "Parable of The Phantom City", 4th CHINA ONSCREEN BIENNIAL, UCLA –  October 28 2018

Alan Caomin Xie, What Happened to the Art School, Poverty of Sesibility: Art/Education in the 21st Century II, China Academy of Art, San Francisco Art Institute –  November 17 2018

Service to the University & University System of Georgia

College, Promotion & Tenure Committee, Committee Chair –  August 2019 to August 2020

Service to the Profession

Member, College Art Association 2000 to Present