Artists

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Cai Chao (1944) was born Shanghai. He is good in Chinese painting, as well as landscape, flower-and-bird and comic strips.
Cai Liang (1932-1995) was a native of Xiamen, Fujian Province. He graduated from the graduate course of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1955. During the anti-Hu Feng Campaign in 1955, he was…
Cai Qun (1950) is from Shanghai. A self-taught artist, after his graduation from middle school he worked in the countryside, in factories and in government offices. In 1982, he enrolled in the…
Cai Zhenhua (1912-2006) was born in Deqing, Zhejiang Province. New American illustration techniques aroused his interest in drawing and caricature. In 1929, he enrolled in the Hangzhou Xihu College…
Cao Fuluan (1935) is from Shanghai. In 1958, he graduated from the Fine Arts Department of Nanjing Normal University and he was sent to work in the Jiangsu Provincial Branch of the Chinese Artists…
Peasant painter from Pi county (丕县, Jiangsu Province), active ca. 1958.
Cao Shuqin (1943) is from Shangzhi, Heilongjiang Province. She graduated from the Lu Xun Art Academy. Currently, she works as an editor in the Liaoning Fine Arts Publishing House. Ms. Cao's…
Cao Wen (1926) was born in Anqiu, Shandong Province. Before his graduation from the National Central Art Academy in Nanjing in 1945, he studied for a number of years with individual artists all over…
Cao Xinlin (1940) hails from Wangcheng, Hunan Province. After his graduation from the Oil Painting Department of the Guangzhou Art Academy in 1964, he worked as a teacher at the Xuchang Normal School…
Cao Youcheng (1929) is from Wuxi, Jiangsu Province. After his graduation from the Shanghai Branch of the Central Art Academy in 1952, he was employed at the Shanghai People's Fine Arts Publishing…
Chao Deren was born in Qingfeng, Henan Province, in 1948. He worked in the cultural centre of the Dalian Office of the Chinese railways, and in the Mass Art centre in the same city. He was later…
Che Yongren was born in Shanghai in 1944. After he graduated from the middle school attached to the Central Art Academy in 1964, he was sent to work in the Tianjin People's Fine Arts Publishing House…
Chen Baiyi (1926-2014) was born in Shaoyang, Hunan Province. From an early age on, he was exposed to art. After his graduation from the Hunan South China Art School in 1946, he taught in Shaoyang. In…
Chen Beixin (1932) was born in Beijing. In 1953, he graduated from the Central Art Academy, and three years later, he finished the refresher course in oil painting taught by the Soviet artist…
Chen Bingxi was born in Chongqing, Sichuan Province, in 1944. He graduated from the secondary school attached to the Sichuan Art Academy in 1964. For a long time, he worked in the cultural office of…
Chen Chengqi (1946) is from Qingtian, Zhejiang Province. In 1966, he started working in a steel mill in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province. In his spare time, he studied art under Hu Zhenyu. In 1978, he…
Chen Chudian (1944) was from Shanghai. He graduated from the Stage Art Department of the Shanghai Theatre Academy in 1966 and became a graphic designer at the Shanghai Film Studio. There, he worked…
Chen Dexi (1936, Shantou, Guangdong Province) studied Socialist Realist Oil Painting at the Nanjing Academy of Arts in the late 1950s. After the Sino-Soviet split, Chen was sent to the Jiangsu…
Chen Dun (1938) is from Fuzhou, Fujian Province. He is currently editor in the Shanghai Children and Youth Publishing House. His main works are oil paintings and water colors, although he received…
Chen Fu (1930) is from Shanghai. He started his art education at the Qingdao Art School (Shandong) in 1950. In 1953, he took up employment with the Qingdao Writers and Artists Assocation. Chen is…
Chen Guangjian (1936) was born in Rongchang, Sichuan. She taught at the Xi'an Fine Arts Academy from 1959 onwards, and is a member of the Chinese Artists Association. Ms. Chen was married to the…
Chen Guping (1920-1998) was a native of Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province. He dedicated his life to creating New Year paintings.
Chen Hongren (1937) is from Shanghai. After his graduation from Arts Department of the Shandong Normal University in 1958, he first worked for the Shandong branch office of the Chinese Artists…
Chen Jiahua (1947) is from Hailan, Zhejiang Province. After his graduation from the middle school attached to the Zhejiang Art Academy in 1966, he worked in mass art centers while creating his own…
Chen Jian (1951, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province) joined the People's Liberation Army in 1970. From 1974-1975, he completed his art training at the Central Art Academy. In 1976, he was transferred to the Art…
Chen Jinyan (1924-1978) was born in Liaoyang, Liaoning Province. Ms. Chen graduated from the Arts Faculty of Zhuanren University in Beijing and became deputy head of the Arts Department of the…
Chen Jiwu was born in Fuzhou, Fujian Province, in 1942. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Zhejiang Art Academy in 1967. After having designed stage backdrops for a dance company in…
Chen Juxian (1929, Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province) graduated from the Central Art Academy in 1952, and was transferred to the New Year pictures section of the Shanghai People's Fine Art Publishing House…
Chen Liren (1943, Pingjiang, Hunan Province) graduated in 1970 from the Chinese Painting Department of the Guangzhou Art Academy. In 1985, he tranferred to the Hubei Children's Publishing House to…
Peasant painter from Pi county (丕县, Jiangsu Province), active ca. 1958.
Chen Mou (1937) is from Beijing. He entered the Chinese Painting Department of the Central Art Academy in 1955 and graduated five years later under Ye Qianyu. After graduation he took up teaching and…
Chen Peiyu (1934) was born in Weihai, Shandong Province. He went to Dalian with his parents in 1949. In 1958, he entered the Department of Traditional Chinese Painting of the Lu Xun Academy of Fine…
Chen Qi (1927) was born in Yancheng, Jiangsu Province. He joined the revolution in 1941, and during the war he was active in various military art sections, including that of the New Fourth Route Army…
Chen Qingxin (1946) was from Bao'an, Guangdong Province. After graduating from the high school affiliated to the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in 1965, he worked in the Slideshow Editing Group of…
Chen Shaomian (1939) hails from Huzhou, Zhejiang Province. He received artistic training at various schools, and in 1958, he joined the Shanghai Design Company, where he designed exhibitions and…
Chen Shouyi was born in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, in 1944. He graduated from the Zhejiang Art Academy in 1968, and in 1971, he was employed in the Art Section of the Township Office in Nantong,…
Chen Wangqiu (1933) was born in Yinxian, Zhejiang Province. She graduated in 1954 from the East China Branch of the Central Art Academy. After graduation, Ms. Chen worked as an arts editor for the…
Chen Xiaonan (1908-1993) was born in Liyang, Jiangsu Province. From 1927-1929, he studied at the Wuxi Art School, and from 1930-1934 he studied painting under Xu Beihong at the Arts Department of the…
Chen Xinghua (1924) was born in Qingxu, Shanxi Province. His only education consisted of four years of primary school and he received no formal art training. In 1937, he joined the Eight Route Army,…
Chen Xiongxun (1943) was born in Zhaotong, Yunnan Province. He graduated from the Yunnan Academy of Fine Arts with a major in oil painting in 1966, and entered the Central Academy of Fine Arts in…
Chen Xueshi was born in 1942.
Chen Yanning was born in Guangzhou (Canton), Guangdong Province, in 1945. He graduated in 1965 from the Oil Painting Department of the Guangzhou Art Academy. Over the years, Chen has worked for the…
Chen Yifei (1946-2005) hailed from Zhenhai, Zhejiang Province. In 1965, he graduated from the Shanghai Art Training School. He studied with Yu Yunjie. In the years following, he specialized in oil…
Chen Yifu (1927) is from Wuhan, Hubei Province. As a child, Chen learned from others; he was particularly good in drawing cartoons. In 1950, he became a designer for the New China Bookstores Central…
Chen Yiming (1950) is from Wuxi, Jiangsu Province. As part of the rustification program designed for Red Guards during the Cultural Revolution, he was sent to a military production brigade in…
Chen Yizhong (1940-2013) was born in Huazhou, Guangdong Province. In 1960 he started his study of Chinese painting in the Art Department of the Guangxi Art Academy. He was transferred to the Guangxi…
Chen Yongzhi (1931-1999) was from Shuangcheng, Heilongjiang Province. After his graduation from the Lu Xun Art Academy, he worked at the Northeast Illustrated (Dongbei huabao, 东北画报), the Heilongjiang…
Chen Youji (1940, Jianchang, Liaoning Province) graduated in 1964 from the Lu Xun Fine Arts Academy. In 1978, he joined the teaching staff of the Fine Arts Department of Dongbei Normal College in…
Chen Yuqiang (1938) is from Zhenhai, Zhejiang Province. After his graduation from the Woodblock Department of the Zhejiang Art Academy in 1960, he has remained at his institute as a teacher. Chen is…
Chen Zhengming was born in 1944 in Wuhan, Hubei Province. He joined the People's Liberation Army in 1964, where he served in the political department. After transferring to the Tianjin People's Fine…
Chen Zhenxin (1950) is from Nantong, Jiangsu Province. In 1965, he entered the industrial arts college in his hometown. He joined the People's Liberation Army in 1969 and while stationed in the…
Chen Zhichu (1909-1972) was born in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province. Chen has always been involved with art and design. Before 1949, he was picture editor at the Shanghai New China Book Office. In 1950, he…

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