Tao Tian'en (陶天恩)
Tao Tian'en (1927) was born in Penglai, Shandong Province. Tao spent most of his life in front of the classroom, starting at the Qingdao Fine Art School, and worked as an art editor at the Qingdao Daily (青岛日报). In 1979, he became vice-director of the Qingdao Industrial Art Research Institute.
Tao has created water colors, gouaches and industrial design.
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