Mei Chen Tseng 2023 Venice

Mei Chen Tseng ARE

  • MEI CHEN TSENG is born in Taiwan in 1977
  • ARE member of Royal Society of Painters and Print makers UK
  • Bachelor in English Literature  Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Laurea and M.A.F. in Painting and Printmaking, Accademia di Belle Arti Firenze, Rome University of Fine Arts , Roma, Italy.

Living and studying in both Taiwan and Italy has imbued Tseng with a heightened sensitivity to iconic, conceptual, and spiritual imagery. The rich artistic heritage of Italy profoundly influences her approach to portraying forms, playing with lights and shadows. Tseng’s deep love for printmaking, especially wood engraving is a reflection of her passion for words, literature and an appreciation for the intricacies of delicate details.

Lecturer, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2007-2011
Lecturer, Taipei National University of the Arts, Taipei, Taiwan, 2007-2011
Adjunct Faculty, American University of Rome (AUR), Rome, Italy, 2023~
Mei Chen Tseng Printmaking studio Rome 2022~

Personal Exhibitions

  • 2024
    “Viaggi Incisi”, Società geografica italiana, Villa Celimontana, Rome, Italy.
  • 2023
    “Immediati dintorni”, Istituto centrale per la grafica, Roma, Italia
    “Philosophical Dialogue between Lights and Shadows”, Helios Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.
    “Guest Artists Exhibition 2023”, SG Gallery, Venezia, Italy.
  • 2022
    Solo & Group Exhibitions IMPACT Conference, Centre For Print Research University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
  • 2021 “The Organization of a Chaotic Mind”, Helios Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2015 “Landscape of Words”, IP Gallery, Hualien, Taiwan
  • 2013-2014 “Il canto dei segni”, Castello di Acaya, Lecce, Italy
  • 2013 “The Book of Prints and Paintings”, Moon12 Gallery, Taipei
  • 2012 “The Pianist on the End Grain Wood Block”, Wistaria Tea House, Taipei
  • 2010  “The Story of an Abandoned Trunk”, MOCOBO center for arts and culture, Rome, Italy.
  • 2010 “Negative Portraits of Hands and Feet”, Artpillar, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • 2008  “Frammenti di memoria”, Cultural Bureau Gallery of Hualien County, Hualien, Taiwan,
  • 2006  “Wood-engraving Between West and East” organized by the “National Committee of Pio II Piccolomini” in Embassy of Taiwan in Vatican, Gallery of Palace Viviani, Accademia Raffaello, Urbino, Italy.

Group Exibitions


“Art Tainan”, Helios Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

“International Original Prints”, Bankside Gallery, London, UK.



“Art Taipei”, Helios Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.


“Art Tainan,” Helios Gallery, Tainan, Taiwan.


“London Original Print Fair”, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, London, UK.

“The Masters: Relief”, Bankside Gallery, London, UK.


“Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair”, Woolwich arsenal, London, UK.

“London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, London, UK.

“Sydney contemporary”, Sydney, Australia.


“RE annual exhibition”, Bankside Gallery, London, UK.

“RE original prints at For Arts Sake”, For Arts Sake The Printmakers Gallery, London, UK.

“Art of the Print”, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.


“TRACE Wood Engraving & IPC Collection”, Teh-Chun Art Gallery, NTNU, Taipei, Taiwan.

“The Masters”, Bankside Gallery, London, UK.

“ART NOW the artist’s fair London 2015”, Bargehouse, London, UK.


“77-78th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Wood Engravers”
Art Jericho Gallery, Oxford; Bankside Gallery, London, England.


“The Progress in Taiwan Modern Printmaking: Woodcut & its variation” curated by Huang Yu Shen, Taiwan National Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan.

“A Wood Engravers Menagerie”, Zygote Press, Cleveland USA.

“Absolute Spring in the Air”, YesArt Air Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.


“International Wood Engraving Invitational 2013”, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, USA.


“75th Annual Exhibition of the Society of Wood Engravers”
Art Jericho Gallery, Oxford; Victoria Gallery, Bath; Bankside Gallery, London, England.


“ Cantico di San Francesco” Galleria il tempo ritrovato, Rome, Italy.

“Carte in musica”, Palazzo Mathis di Bra (Cuneo), Torino, Italy


“Woodcut”, Howard Plaza Boutique, Taipei, Taiwan


“Engravings of Asian artists”, Centro per l’incisione e la Grafica d’Arte, Formello Italy.

“International premiere “Fabio Bertoni” for engravings VI^ Edizione”, La Galleria Donato Bramante, Fermignano, Italy.

“ LINOELUMGRAFIE”, International center for engravings and graphic art,  Formello, Italy

“Personaggio e Rituale”, National Library of Tropea, Italy

“Il Segno Contemporaneo Italiano”, Museo Venanzo Crocetti, Rome, Italy


“ Artisti A.R.G.A.M. Accademie”, Gallery La Vetrata, Rome, Italy.

“Xilografie”, Centro per l’incisione e la Grafica d’Arte, Formello, Italy.

“La Libreria Piccolomini Attraverso Le Incisioni”, Monument of San Salvatore in Lauro, Accademia Raffaello di Urbino and L’istituto Svizzero di Roma, Rome, Urbino, Italy.

National premiere of Arts 2005 “, National Museum of Musical Instruments of Rome, Italy.


“National premiere of Arts 2004”, National museum of musical instruments, Rome Italy.



Full Fellowship as visiting guest artist, Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia.


Overseas Prize, Society of Wood Engravers, 78th annual exhibitionThe GreatArt Award, Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, The Masters-Relief Prints


Overseas Prize, Society of Wood Engravers, 77th annual exhibition


2023 Immediati Dintorni ISBN: 978-88-941940-3-6

2014 The Book of Prints and Paintings

2013 The Pianist on the End Grain Wood Block, ISBN978-986-84360-3-9

2008 Eco della memoria, ISBN978-957-41-5561-3

2006 Wood Engraving between Two Worlds, ISBN0812983076