Artists

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Zang Erkang (1936) was born in Tieling, Liaoning Province. In 1960, he graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Shenyang Luxun Academy of Fine Arts. He has taught at the Harbin Art Institute…
Zeng Chaohua was born in Chongqing, Sichuan Province. He graduated from the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts with a major in Chinese painting in 1958. He was an honorary director of the Chongqing Fine…
Zeng Hongliu (1938-2011) was born in Shanwei Fishing Port, Guangdong Province. In 1965, he graduated from the Chinese Painting Department of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. From 1965-1984, he…
Zeng Jigang (? -2020) was a member of the Chinese Artists Association, a member of the Central State Organ Artists Association, the vice chairman of the China Petroleum Artists Association, and the…
Zeng Riwen (1925-2009), a member of the Zhuang minority, was born in Yongning, Guangxi Province. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Guilin Guangxi Art School in 1952. The next year…
Zeng Tianzhong (1940) was born in Luzhou, Sichuan Province. Good at watercolor, gouache, Chinese painting and oil painting. After graduating from Southwest Normal University in 1961, he was engaged…
Zeng Tingzhong (1940) hails from Chengdu, Sichuan Province. After his graduation from the Southwest Normal University, he has been teaching in local art schools and cultural centers. Zeng is…
Zhai Runshu (1929) hails from Nanhe, Hebei Province. During his childhood, his grandfather and father instilled in him a love for calligraphy and drawing. After finishing Xingtai Normal College, he…
Zhai Zuhua (1947) was born in Shanghai. He graduated from the Shanghai Light Industry College in 1967. A member of the Chinese Artists Association and the Shanghai Artists Association, he is good at…
Zhan Jianjun (1931) was born in Shenyang, Liaoning Province. Zhan belongs to the Manzu (Manchu) minority. He graduated from the Central Art Academy in 1953, but took up his studies again in 1955,…
Zhang Anpu (1947) is from Jiading, Shanghai. In the 1960s, he took several art classes, to become an art cadre in the Jiading cultural centre in 1972. He transferred to the Jiefang ribao [解放日报,…
Zhang Baoliang (1942) was born in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province. Good at oil painting and Chinese painting. In 1981, he studied in the oil research class of the Oil Painting Department of Central Academy…
Zhang Biwu (1905-1987) was born in Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province. At the age of 15, he went to Shanghai and worked in the Sincere and Wing On department stores. The calendar posters given out at the end…
Qualified as 'worker' (工人) in the imprint of the poster.
Zhang Cizhong (1924-2019) was a native of Shanghai. He was a member of the Chinese Artists Association, and the first-generation famous book binding artist in New China. In 1957, he was named and…
Zhang Dawei (1955) is from Liaoning. He joined the People's Liberation Army in 1970 and graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the PLA Art Academy in 1984. Over the years, he was attached to…
Zhang Daxin (1917-2009) was born in Chuansha, Shanghai. He received training from a.o. Jin Meisheng, graduated from the Shanghai Fine Arts Professional School, and started working for the Shanghai…
Zhang Dejun (1946) is from Jiangsu. He graduated from the Art Department of the Nanjing Art Academy in 1968. From 1970 on, he worked in mass art education. Currently, he is with the Art Photography…
Zhang Dianyu (1929) is from Fenghua, Zhejiang Province. Zhang graduated from the Drawing Department of the East China Branch of the Central Art Academy in 1955 and subsequently taught at numerous…
Zhang Ding (1917-2010) hails from Heishan, Liaoning Province. He studied traditional Chinese painting (guohua) at the Peking School of Arts, went to Nanjing in 1936 as a cartoonist and moved on to…
Zhang Dingzhao (1938) hails from Pucheng, Fujian Province. He graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Zhejiang Art Academy in 1963. Zhang was employed at the Shanghai Huadong Normal…
Zhang Diping (1942) was from Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province. She graduated from the Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts with a bachelor’s degree in Chinese painting in 1965. She is currently a painter at the…
Zhang Dongsheng (1952) was born in Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province. He graduated from the Fine Arts Department of Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute. , Zhang is known for his Chinese paintings, New Year…
Zhang Fanfu (1919-1979) was born in Emei, Sichuan Province. In 1936, he graduated from the Sichuan Art School. After his arrival in Yan'an in 1940, he enrolled as a researcher in the Fine Arts…
Zhang Fulong (1942) was born in Hejian, Hebei Province. He started his carreer with the Tianjin Fine Arts Publishing House in 1958. In 1979, he transferred to the Tianjin chapter of the Chinese…
Zhang Guang (1941) was born in Leting, Hebei Province. After his graduation from the Chinese Painting Department of the Central Art Academy in 1965, he went straight to the People's Fine Arts…
Zhang Guangli (1956) is from Hebei. He was engaged in creating and editing New Year pictures and posters at the Shanghai People's Fine Arts Publishing House from 1974 to 1990. Zhang is a member of…
Zhang Guangyu (1902-1965) was a native of Wuxi, Jiangsu Province. From 1918 on, Zhang studied in Shanghai and designed advertising for the Nanyang Tobacco Company, the British American Tobacco…
Zhang Guanzhe (1947) is from Tailai, Heilongjiang Province. He started his schooling in the Art Training Section of Inner Mongolia Normal University in 1963. From 1969 onward, he worked in a number…
Zhang Gufeng (1938) is a native of Sichuan. He graduated from the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts and learned from his father, the famous printmaker Zhang Yangxi. Zhang Gufeng made outstanding…
Zhang Guiming (1939-2014, Shaoxing, Zhejiang Province) graduated from the Chinese Painting Department of the Zhejiang Art Academy in 1964 and subsequently joined the Shanghai Chinese Painting…
Zhang Herong (1932, Shanghai) went to Hong Kong in 1948 to study sketching and oil painting at the Wanguo Art Training School. In 1952, he entered the Art Department of the Nanjing Normal University…
Zhang Hongfei (1950) is a native of Yitong, Jilin Province. After his graduation from middle school, he was 'sent to the countryside' to settle. Later, he was able to transfer to a job with a…
Zhang Huaijiang (1922-1990) was born in Wenling, Zhejiang Province. He taught himself to make woodcuts in 1938, and in 1943 he entered the art school of the South East United National University. In…
Zhang Huibin (1942) hails from Jinan, Shandong Province. Handicapped because of an accident, he received no formal art education. In 1967, he joined the Creative Office of the Jinzhou Municipal…
Zhang Huimin (1936) is from Xi'an, Shaanxi Province. In 1960, he graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Northwest Art Training School. He now teaches in the Oil Painting Department of the…
Zhang Jiayan (1917- 2013) was from Nantong, Jiangsu Province. In 1935, she graduated from the Western Painting Department of Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts. In 1936, she entered the Art Department of…
Zhang Jinbiao (1935) was born in Shengzhou, Zhejiang Province. He graduated from the Chinese Painting Department of Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts in 1964 and became editor and deputy editor of…
Zhang Jun (1931-2013) was born in Yantai, Shandong Province. He joined the army in June 1946 and joined the Communist Party that same year. In the summer of 1960, he began interviewing Lei Feng, an…
Zhang Kenan (1919-1975) was from Daixian, Shanxi Province. In 1937, he started working with units of the Red Army in the Jin-Cha-Ji (Shanxi-Chahar-Hebei) Border Region. After the Anti-Japanese War,…
Zhang Kuan (1921) is from Guoyang, Anhui Province. In 1946, he graduated from the Art Department of Anhui University and taught at the Linquan District Normal College. In 1948, he became head of the…
Zhang Lang (1928) is from Guangji, Hubei Province. After his graduation from the Wuchang Art School, he studied at the Art Department of the Art Academy of the Central Plains University. From 1958-…
Zhang Leping (1910-1992) was born in Haijian, Zhejiang Province. In 1934, he started drawing cartoons. Zhang joined Ye Qianyu and others in 1935 in an anti-Japanese cartoon propaganda team. In the…
Zhang Lingzhi (1927), from Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, entered the Hangzhou National Art School in 1948 and later transferred to the Applied Arts Department of the Central Academy of Art, where she…
Zhang Longji (1929-2007) was born in Shengxian, Zhejiang Province. In 1953, he graduated from the Drawing Department of the Huadong (East China) Branch of the Central Art Academy. For many years, he…
Zhang Luan is the pen name of Zhang Mimei (1924, Tianjin). Ms. Zhang learned drawing at the knee of her father. In the 1950s, she designed New Year pictures and comic strips while working for the…
Zhang Luhong (1956) was from Shanghai. She studied in the adult college class of the Shanghai Theater Academy and the Arts and Crafts Department of Shanghai University Academy of Fine Arts. She…
Zhang Mingsheng (1941-2012) was born in Changning, Sichuan Province. He graduated from the Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts. In 1998, he was invited to participate in the Guangzhou International Art Fair…
Zhang Peichu (1944, Taicang, Jiangsu Province) entered the Chinese Painting Department of the Shanghai Fine Arts Training School in 1960, but joined the People's Liberation Army two years later.…
Zhang Pincao (1936) comes from Anji, Zhejiang Province. He graduated in 1961 from the Chinese painting Department of the Zhejiang Art Academy and subsequently spent his time teaching. He now is…
Zhang Qiongzhi (1923-2004) was from Zhejiang. Ms. Zhang graduated from the East China branch of the Central Art Academy and  worked as an art editor for the Beijing Slide Factory ever since. Ms.…
Zhang Renyuan (1949) is from Nanchang, Jiangxi Province. His education started at the Nanchang Municipal Children's Palace. He worked at the Jiangxi Provincial Museum, and later was attached to the…
Zhang Ruji (1931) is born in Beijing. He started his art studies at the National Beiping Art School in 1948 and graduated from the Drawing Department of the Central Art Academy in 1952. That same…
Zhang Ruwei (1944) was born in Zhenhai, Zhejiang Province. In 1960, he started work. Over the years, he designed commercial displays and exhibitions. Only in 1980, he enrolled in the Tianjin Art…
Zhang Shaocheng (1944) was born in Hepu, Guangxi Province. He graduated from the middle school attached to the Guangzhou Art Academy in 1963, and worked as a designer for the Guangzhou Industrial Art…
Zhang Sheng (1931) was born in Gaixian, Liaoning Province. In 1956, he graduated from the Painting Department on the Lu Xun Art Academy, then called the Dongbei College of Art. Until his retirement…
Zhang Shijian (1926-2009) was born in Lizhang Village, Zhejiang Province. His uncle was Zhang Zhenduo, a famous Chinese ink painter and art educator (1908-1989); his cousin Zhang Shuqi (1900-1957)…
Zhang Songhe (1912-2005) was from Guangdong Province. In 1930, he studied painting in the Guangzhou Art Museum and Western painting in the Guangzhou Academy. In 1935, he graduated in sculpture. After…
Zhang Songnan (1942) is from Shanghai. In 1964, he graduated from the Central Art Academy and subsequently worked in a district propaganda unit until 1978. In that year, he enrolled as a postgraduate…
Zhang Suyu (1920, Shanghai) graduated from the Guangxi Normal Art College in 1940. In subsequent years, Zhang taught art in secondary schools, designed book covers for the Shanghai New China…
Zhang Tongyun (1928) was born in Kunming, Yunnan Province. Ms. Zhang graduated in 1954 from the Drawing Department of the Central Art Academy, and was sent to work as a teacher in the South-Central…
Zhang Wanchen (1945) hails from Xinjin, Liaoning Province. After his graduation from the Fine Arts Training School of the Liaoning Normal University in 1968, he was assigned to work in the Xinjin…
Zhang Weizhi (1943) hails from Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. In 1967, he graduated from the Chinese Painting Department of the Central Art Academy, before he went to teach at the Shanxi Provincial Opera…

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