Artists

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Sha Bing (1920-1979), formally known as Chen Shabing and originally named Chen Suping (陈素屏), was born in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province. He grew up in a poor family. Smart since he was a child, he loved…
Sha Gengsi, also known as Sha Gengshi 沙更世 (1926), is from Yinxian, Zhejiang Province. In 1950, he graduated from the Hangzhou National Art School and went to work in the Art Department of the People'…
Shan Huaju (1942) was from Xiangfen, Shanxi Province. He is vice-chairman of the Shanxi Provincial Landscape Painting Research Association, director of the China Railway Federation of Literary and…
Shan Xihe (1940) was born in Gao'an, Jiangxi Province. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Nanjing University of the Arts in 1964. After teaching at the Shanghai Donghua University,…
Shang Dezhou (1939) was born in Yulin, Shaanxi Province. After graduating from the Xi’an Art Academy in 1960, he taught at various schools. In 1978, he enrolled as a research student in the Oil…
Shang Husheng (1930) was born in Shenyang, Liaoning Province. She graduated in 1953 from the Drawing Department of the Central Art Academy. In 1955, she became a professor at the same institute. Ms…
Shang Tao (1938), formerly known as Shang Ruotao (尚若涛), is from Beijing. In 1964, he graduated from the Chinese Painting Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts. He used to be a professor f…
Shao Hua (1929-1998) was born in Yichang, Hubei Province. He worked in the Cultural Department of the Artillery of the People's Liberation Army, in the Qinghai Provincial Mass Art Institute, and as…
Shao Jingkun (1932) was born in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province. After her graduation from the Drawing Department of the Central Art Academy in 1954, she worked as an editor for the Huabei (North China…
Shao Jingyun (1914-1984) was a native of Changshu, Jiangsu Province. When she was young, she studied at the Changshu County Girls' Middle School. Later, she studied painting with flower-and-bird…
Shao Keping (1916-2010) was from Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. He initially trained at the White Swan Painting School in Shanghai. During the Anti-Japanese War, he worked as an art editor with the…
Shao Longhai (1943) was from Zhenhai, Zhejiang Province. He graduated from the Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts in 1965 with a bachelor degree in oil painting. In the same year, he entered the Shanghai…
Shao Wenjin (1931) was born in Rongcheng, Shandong Province. He graduated from the Central Art Academy in 1953, and for many years, he was attached to the Tianjin Fine Arts Publishing House, both as…
Shao Zenghu (1937) is from Jixi, Anhui Province. After his graduation from the Oil Painting Department of the Guangzhou Art Academy in 1962, he was sent to work for the People's Liberation Army. He…
Shen Daci (1933, Shanghai) graduated from the Drawing Department of the Shanghai Branch of the Central Art Academy in 1954 and worked as an artist in the Hubei Provincial Mass Art Institute and as an…
Shen Fan (1912-2012) was from Zhuji, Zhejiang Province. A self-taught draughtsman, he joined the New Fourth Army in 1944; after the end of the Anti-Japanese War, he engaged in underground…
Shen Fengming (沈丰明), who used the name Shen Fuming, was born in 1935 in Haiyan, Zhejiang Province. He graduated from the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts in 1957. He was an early member of the Chinese…
Shen Guangyao (1947) was born in Shanghai. In 1968, he graduated from the Shanghai Light Industry School under the Ministry of Light Industry, majoring in art modeling He graduated from the Nanjing…
Shen Jialin (1931) is from Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. He graduated from the East-China (Shanghai) Fine Arts Training School in 1954. In 1955, he started work in Shanghai's publishing industry, and in…
Shen Qipeng (1946) was born in Nantong, Jiangsu Province. In his youth, he was an apprentice of a number of artists, including Song Wenzhi and Ya Ming. In 1987, he perfected his art in the Chinese…
Shen Shaolun (1935) is from Shanghai. He never received formal art training, although he took art classes with the Shanghai Y.M.C.A. In 1956, he started work in Shanghai's publishing industry, and in…
Shen Shen (1922-2002) was from Faku, Liaoning Province. From an early age, Shen worked in industrial and stage design. In 1945, he became a staff member of the Faku District People's Education Center…
Shen Tao (1915-2011), formerly known as Shen Xuehua (沈雪华), was born in Lin'an, Zhejiang Province. He graduated from the Educational Department of the Shanghai New China Art School in 1935 and taught…
Shen Xinggong (1943, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province) graduated from the Arts Department of the Nanjing Art Institute in 1966. In the following years, his creative activities were limited to his spare time…
Shen Zhan (1935), using the pen name Mu Dan (木丹), was born in Pinghu, Zhejiang Province. He studied at the Shanghai Electric Power University. He is known for his Chinese paintings, gouaches and…
Sheng Cijun (1915-1996) was from Guixian, Guangxi Province. She graduated from the Shanghai Fine Arts Training Institute in 1934, and studied for a year in Japan. From 1936-1941, she taught art…
Shi Banghua (1931) hails from Shanghai. He started his training in the Chinese Painting Department of the Shanghai Art School in 1949, and graduated in 1952 from the Applied Arts Department of the…
Shi Dawei (1950, Shanghai) went to work in the comic strip office of the Shanghai People's Fine Arts Publishing House in 1978, after his graduation from the Chinese Painting Department of the Art…
Shi Fuguo (1935-2001) was born in Shengze, Jiangsu Province. Shi settled in Shanghai in 1949. In 1956, he participated in the first Shanghai Youth Art Exhibition. He served as an art designer in the…
Shi Lu (1919-1982) was born as Feng Yaheng (冯亚珩) in Renshou, Sichuan Province. He entered the Chinese Painting Department of the Dongfang Art School in Chengdu in 1934. In 1940, he went to Yan'an…
Shi Mingde (1929), from Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, taught himself drawing. In 1949, he started creating serial cartoons and took up a serial cartoon study in Shanghai. He joined the Shanghai Youth…
Shi Qi (1939), a native of Fuqing, Fujian Province, graduated in 1963 from the Fujian Academy of Arts and Crafts. He entered the Beijing Academy of Fine Arts as a professional painter in 1976. Early…
Shi Shaochen (1939-2003, Zhejiang Province) graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Zhejiang Art Academy in 1964, but was sent to work as a stage designer for the Jiangxi Provincial Yichun…
Shi Shiming (1935) was born in Wujin, Jiangsu Province. In 1956, he served as Art Editor of the Changzhou Daily (常州日报). He designed the Changzhou Industrial Exhibition Hall in 1961. From 1962, he…
Shu Chuanxi (1932) was born in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province. After his graduation from the Huadong Fine Arts Training Institute (Shanghai) in 1955, he went to Eastern Europe for further study. In 1961,…
Shu Zhan (1945) was born in Yantai, Shandong Province. After his graduation from the Art Department of Shandong Normal University in 1968, he joined the People's Liberation Army. Until his…
Shuai Ligong (1942) was born in Guilin, Guangxi Province. Shuai created art from his early years on, studying with his father, Shuai Chujian (帅础坚), a well-known Chinese painter in Guangxi, and…
Sima Lianyi (1947) was born in Linyi, Shandong Province. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Academy of Fine Arts of Shanghai University in 1986. He has published more than dozens of…
Song Enhou (1936) is from Yingkou, Liaoning Province. Originally a welder by trade, he was transfered from Harbin to the Wuhan Steel Company in 1956; after this, he worked in the steel trade for more…
Song Guangsen (1942) was born in Wanjing (now Wanru District, Chongqing), Sichuan Province. He studied at the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts and joined the People's Liberation Army in 1961. He engaged…
Song Houcheng (no details known) is considered as one of the Huxian peasant painters.
Song Huimin (1937) is from Changchun, Jilin Province. He graduated in 1962 from the Oil Painting Department of the Lu Xun Art Academy and took up teaching. He currently teaches at the Lu Xun Art…
Song Kejing (1956) is from Zhengzhou, Henan Province. In 1981, he graduated from the Department of Fine Arts Education, Hubei University of Arts, majoring in oil painting. He worked as an art…
Song Ren, whose original name is Song Xiuying (宋秀英), was born in Rongcheng, Shandong Province, in 1932. She started her art training in 1946, and graduated in 1954 from the East China Art Training…
Song Renliang (1949, Rongcheng, Shandong Province), the younger brother of Song Renxian, studied painting with his brothers since childhood. After graduating from junior high school, he became a…
Song Renxian (1938) was born in Rongcheng, Shandong Province. Song received no art training, but worked as a fisherman and as a laborer on a wharf until the late 1970s. The works he produced in his…
Song Wenzhi (1919-1999, Taicang, Jiangsu Province) studied advertising art in Shanghai when he was young. After having studied at the Suzhou Art Training Institute, he taught at secondary schools and…
Song Zhijian (1936, Rushan, Shandong Province) graduated from the Arts Department of the Beijing Normal Arts College in 1960. In the following years, he taught art classes at the Beijing Nr. 20…
Su Gaoli (1937-2019) was born in Pingding, Shanxi Province. After completing his education in the Oil Painting Department of the Central Art Academy, he went to the Soviet Union for further training…
Su Guang (1919-1999), the pseudonym of Zhang Shusen (张树森), was from Hongdong, Shanxi Province. After he entered the Art Department of the Lu Xun Art Academy in Yan'an in 1941, he became editor of the…
Sun Guocheng (1945) was born in Linwu, Hunan Province. He worked as an artist in a porcelain factory, and the Shaoshan Mao Zedong Memorial Hall. He is currently the deputy curator and deputy research…
Sun Jiandong (1952) was born in Shanghai. In January 1982, he graduated from the Department of Fine Arts of the Yunnan Academy of Arts and stayed on as a teacher. Sun is good in Chinese painting,…
Sun Jianping (1948) is from Tianjin. After his graduation from the Oil Painting department of the Tianjin Art Academy in 1981, he devoted himself to teaching. Sun is specialized in oil painting.
Sun Jiefan (1932) was a native of Suzhou, Anhui Province. He graduated from the East China Branch of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1955, and studied under Yan Wenliang, Pan Tianshou, Fei Yifu,…
Sun Jingbo (1945) was born in Muping, Shandong Province. After graduating from the middle school attached to  the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1964, he went to work for the Yunnan Artists…
Sun Leting was born in 1947. He is known for his oil paintings.

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