Wang Chuan 王川 Chengdu, China, b. 1953
Wang Chuan (b. 1953, Chengdu, China) is an American Chinese artist who started realistic painting during the Cultural Revolution in China in the 1960s. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Chinese Painting at the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Chongqing and developed ink painting in Shenzhen in the 1980s. He then moved to the United States in 1997. After a year, his serious health problems prompted him to practice Buddhism and to make a pilgrimage to Pokhara, Nepal. Through his difficult life experiences, Wang conveys his feelings in his work with great passion.