Chen Ting-Shih (1913 -2002) With works spanning from lithographs and ink to sculpture and calligraphy, Chen was a member of the Fifth Moon Group who is also included as one of the Asian artists in Ferrier’s Art of the 20th Century, and who was an instrumental figure in the development of Taiwanese modern art.
Crystal Liu is a Canadian born Chinese artist currently based in San Francisco, the US.
She graduated from Ontario College of Art & Design, A.O.C.A.D. with Honors majoring in photography in 2003 and San Francisco Art Institute, MFA in New Genres in 2005.
Born in Henan Province in 1934 and immigrating to the United States in 1975. Fong Chung-Ray is considered a pioneer in contemporary Chinese abstract painting. He is a member of the Fifth Moon Painting Society, who through a combined effort of new media and techniques sought to innovate Chinese identity in the modern art world.
Born in Guangdong, China and raised in Hong Kong. Worked after completing primary school. Moved to New York in 1977, living between New York, Hong Kong and Taiwan since 1986. 2006 settled in Hong Kong.
A key member of the Fifth Moon Group, Hu’s artworks acquired recognition early in 1959 and have been exhibited at the Musée d’ Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. He also participated in the São Paulo Art Biennial for many years. Having emigrated to the United States in 1971, Hu Chi-Chung created a unique painting practice by adding sand into pigment, creating a three-dimensional impression on the paper, and thus combining Western art theory with Chinese aesthetics.
1983 Born in Dalian, Liaoning Province, currently resides in Beijing. Graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts on 2006.
Currently lives and works in Hong Kong, Tung-pang uses both traditional (oil, acrylic, charcoal, pencil) and non-traditional (nails, sand, plywood) materials to produce thought-provoking pieces that engage with the ideas of memory, history or reflecting the specific situation of individuals or groups.
Lan Zhenghui was born in 1959 in Sichuan, China. He graduated from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in 1987, currently he lives and works in Beijing, China and Toronto, Canada. He is internationally acclaimed and exhibited in various countries including China, Korea, Canada and USA.
Li Gang was born in 1962 in Puning, Guangdong, China. Internationally acclaimed and exhibited, he has been devoted to searching for the essence of ink and wash painting with the openness of contemporary art with a free mind.
Born in Beidaihe, Hebei Province, China in 1982, he first started painting while still in his childhood with his father being his first teacher. He graduated from the Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts with a BA, and continued his studies, graduating from the China Central Academy of Fine Arts.
Li Yonggeng is originally from Changde in Hunan province and is a self-taught artist who specializes in the transformation of everyday objects into works of art. The artist creates his art by transforming the objects he encounters in his everyday life, as well as constructing installations in the places where he happens to be staying at a particular time. Li captures his emotions and personal experiences at a particular time, translating them into his work.
Liu Guosong (b. 1932) is a Chinese artist based in Shanghai and Taoyuan, Taiwan. Liu is widely regarded as one of the earliest and most important advocates and practitioners of modernist Chinese painting. In 1956, Liu graduated from the Fine Arts Department of the National Taiwan Normal University, in which he studied both traditional brush-and-ink and western-style painting techniques.
Born in Zhangzhou in 1984, he graduated from the Fujian Normal Academy of Art in 2005. Working with film and large format cameras, this young artist develops and prints all his own work with no digital involvement. He won the award at the China Pingyao International Photography Festival in 2011.
Qi Yu has born in Xiamen in 1969 and graduated from the Decoration and Design department of the Central Academy of Art and Craft. He is the director of the Visual Design Department of the Fine Arts Institute of the University of Jimei, Director of the Art Museum of the Fragrant Hills. He is currently working and residing in Beijing and Xiamen, focusing on ceramic paintings.
Born in Xinjiang, China in 1968, the artist works and lives in both Berlin and Beijing, having had extensive solo and group exhibitions of his ink paintings, installations and field art in Europe, New York and Asia. In his works on paper, his intent is to actually express linear rhythm.
Born in 1961 in Xinjiang Province, China, he is an artist who is actively involved in China’s avant-garde art movement. He moved to Berlin in 1996 where he began to synthesize Western modernism and Chinese ink painting tradition. He became the first Asian artist to show at the Raab Gallery. Later moving to the United States, he exhibited and performed at the Asia Pacific Museum in California and at the Asia Society and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Born in Chongqing, China and currently the Chairman of the Chongqing Wide Margin Picture Salon, he first began working in photography in 1971.He has exhibited extensively throughout China, the United States and Australia.
Born in 1969 in Hubei Province, China, he lives and works in Wuhan and Beijing. Through his sculptures and other related works, the artist initiates a dialogue at once menacing and ironic, between the forms of mythic Chinese culture and modern day globalization. He has shown works internationally, including exhibitions at the Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, the Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland, the Pompidou Centre in Paris and at Chambers Fine Art in New York.
Born in Hong Kong and raised in both Hong Kong and
Stoke-On-Trent, England, the artist moved to New York in 2006 and received a degree in
Film Production from New York University.
His work has been exhibited and
distributed at festivals and institutions internationally including the
International Film Festival Rotterdam, CROSSROADS, Mono No Aware IX & X,
EXiS, Microscope Gallery, Paris Festival of Different & Experimental
Cinemas, the British Film Institute and the Rio De Janeiro International Film
Stella Zhang was born in Beijing, China. She attended the high school of Central Academy of Fine Arts. Then matriculated to the Central Academy of Fine Arts where she received her BFA in Chinese Brush Paining in 1989. In the past 20 years, her work has been exhibited in Chinese, Japanese and American galleries and museums. Her work has been included in fine arts collections in many countries.
Summer Mei Ling Lee Biography
Summer Mei Ling Lee is an inter-media artist living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She was born in August 1975, and received her BA from Stanford University and MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She has recently exhibited at the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco, University of the Pacific, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and the He Xiangning Museum.
Wang Chuan (b. 1953, Chengdu, China) graduated with a
Bachelor Degree in Chinese Ink Painting from Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in
Chongqing, China. He moved to the United States in 1997 and his first solo exhibition – Ink Paintings by Wang Chuan was held in New
York the following year. His works are widely collected by oversea public museums,
such as Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, USA; Ferrara Art Museum, Italy and
Norway National Art Museum, Norway.
Wang Gongyi Born in Tianjin, China, in 1946, Wang Gongyi graduated in 1962 from the Affiliated High School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. She joined the Tianjin People’s Fine Arts Publishing House as an editor the following year. In 1978, she entered the Printmaking Department of the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now the China Academy of Fine Arts), and after receiving her degree there she remained as a teacher.
Yan Shanchun was born in Hang Zhou in 1957, graduated with his B.A. from Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts in 1983 and began teaching at Hubei Fine Art Institute. He is currently deputy director and a first class artist of Shenzhen Fine Art Institute and the curator of Shenzhen International Ink Painting Biennale.
Born in Beijing and educated at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, where he is presently professor of the School of Design,he is the winner of the 2008 BMW – Paris Photo Prize for contemporary photography and was shortlisted for the Prix Pictet in 2009.His works have been exhibited extensively throughout the world and include the Royal Academy of Arts, London, with solo exhibitions in Beijing, New York and at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey.
Born in Chongqing in 1957 and graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Sichuan Academy of Arts.The multiple award-winning and internationally acclaimed artist has exhibited throughout the world and has shown his work at major art fairs including Art Basel Miami.