Professor and graduate supervisor of the Institute of Art Management and Education at the Central Academy of Fine Arts; former executive director of Art Bank Taiwan. He studied and worked as an academic in Taiwan, the U.K. and the Netherlands. He also served as researcher at the Asia Art Archive in Hong Kong, head of research at the Dimension Endowment, post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for the Arts in Society of Leiden University in Netherlands, member of the Global Art Assessment Committee of CIABI, part-time professor at Peking University, and exchange professor at Bologna University in Italy. 


Zhang has curated the Taiwan Art Biennial and other important international and domestic exhibitions. With rich experiences in art management and curatorial execution, he often serves on expert committees engaged in art management, art studies, and cultural industry. Awards and honors include the GUO Bochuan Art Award, Shian Aesthetic Award of Taiwan Art Foundation, Art Scholarship of Tzu Chi Foundation, Contemporary China Research Center Scholarship of National Tsinghua University, annual art critic of Taiwan Visual Arts Yearbook 2009, curator of Taiwan Top Ten Public Exhibitions 2010, and others. His research areas include art finance and asset management, art market studies, contemporary art theory, modern and contemporary art by overseas Chinese, and art museum theory and practice. In addition to exploring art management, cultural policies and public relations in depth, he has also executed a number of relevant research projects. In recent years, while remaining actively engaged in the publication of academic books, essays and critical reviews, he has participated in or chaired a number of academic seminars, forums, workshops, lectures, speeches, media interviews, peer reviews, jury committees for art awards, and other professional activities as well.