Cai Zebin (b. 1988) is a visual artist based in Shantou, Guangdong province in Southern China. He graduated from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in 2012.
The often whimsical and fantastic scenes in Cai Zebin's paintings draw inspiration from his extensive knowledge of art history and literature, reinterpreting existing motifs and devices to evaluate the process of painting and, ultimately, making art.
Selected solo includes: From rue Perrel to Southern Gothic, TC101 SPACE, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), Shenzhen, China (2022); Hello, Self-portrait, L21, Palma, Islas Baleares, Spain (2021); A Revisit at 2 bis rue Perrel, Capsule Shanghai, Shanghai, China (2020); Laval, Paris Internationale, Paris, France (2019); The Defense, Capsule Shanghai, Shanghai, China (2018); Olive, NUOART Gallery, Beijing, China (2015). He has participated in the following group shows: A Place for Concealment, Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing, China (2022); Universes 5, The Hole, New York, USA (2022); Spring Antidote, curated by Capsule Shanghai, Blanc Art Space, Beijing, China (2022); Salon de Peinture, Almine Rech, New York, USA (2021); F#%k U & ur DisNey, Super Dakota, Brussels, Belgium (2021); 12 Artists, Harper's Gallery, New York, USA (2020); Metaphorical Reality, Almine Rech, Shanghai, China (2020); Exhibition of Young Power, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China (2020); Night Tour of the Pearl River, Guangdong Museumof Art, Guangzhou, China (2019); City Unbounded, Jing'an Sculpture Park, Shanghai, China (2018); The Latch, That Obscure Object of Portrait, C-Space+Local, Beijing, China (2017); "□", A+ Contemporary, Taipei, Taiwan, China (2016); Hinterland Project, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China (2015) among others.
Cai Zebin's work was featured on ArtMaze Magazine, Artforum, Leap, Artshard, Art Frontier, ArtAsiaPacific and Contemporary Art Daily.