Cui Jie was born in 1983, in Shanghai, China. In 2006, she graduated from the China Academy of Art Oil Painting Department. Currently she lives and works in Beijing, China.
Cui Jie is described by The Wall Street Journal as one of "China's Rising Art Stars”. Her works have been exhibited worldwide, including in “Poetic Realism: An Reinterpretation of Jiangnan-Contemporary Art from South China” (Centro de Arte Tomás y Valiente, Madrid, 2008); “Notes of Conception” (Iberia Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2008); The 4th Prague Biennale (2009); 1st Cafa Future Sub-Phenomena (CAFA Art Museum, Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, 2012); FACE (Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, 2012); My Generation: Young Chinese Artists (Tampa Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, St.Petersburg, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, U.S.A, 2014) .
Cui Jie is represented by LEO XU PROJECTS in Shaghai and Mother’s Tankstation in Dublin.