Zhang Ruyi was born in 1985 in Shanghai, China.She graduated from BAPrintmaking Department, Shanghai University Academy of Fine Arts in 2007. In 2012, she graduatedfromMFA Synthesize Material Department, Shanghai University Academy of Fine Arts. She currently works and lives in Shanghai. Her solo exhibitions include: PAUSE (White Space, Beijing, 2016). Her selected group exhibitions include: La Chair (A+ Contemporary, Shanghai, 2016), A Beautiful Disorder (Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, United Kingdom, 2016), WE:A Community of Chinese Contemporary Artists (chiK11 ArtMuseum, Shanghai, 2015), No Figurative (21st Century Min Sheng Art Museum, Shanghai, 2015), Hands On 5 – Break and Breathe (College of Fine Arts Shanghai University, Shanghai, 2013).