Zifen Qian (self portrait, left) a Modern Romanticism artist who combines eastern and western cultures in his works. He graduated from Shanghai Normal University and Portland State University with MFA a highest terminal degree of visual arts.
He has taught art in both US and Chinese colleges as a professor. His paintings have been selected into official Shanghai Fine Arts Exhibition and Across East China National Oil Painting Exhibition in his early ages.
He had numerous solo and group exhibitions in New York, Chicago, Portland, Paris, London and other cities of the world. He has created a great number of paintings to be published through greeting card publishing company with over hundred million copies sold around the world in the past two decades.
Museums, governments, universities, corporations and private collectors have acquired his original paintings. The oil painting “Traveling Companion” has been selected for the cover of an American national history book.
He was exclusively invited as an illustrator of a celebrity's book titled: “Entertaining with Betsy Bloomingdale”.
His artistic life has been introduced by many important United States and Chinese publications such as: “The Washington Post” and “People's Daily”. His profile has been listed in “The Dictionary Of Achievements Of The World Chinese Artists”, 6 times in American editions “Who's Who in America” and 12 times in American editions “Who's Who in the World”.
“My main approaches are two: A/ modern romanticism oil and watercolor and B/ abstract expressionistic modern ink painting.” –Zifen Qian
For more information about the artist, go to: www.zifenqian.com / tab "Youth Symbol" or "Pink Seduction" for aesthetic water colors from the romantic section or tab "Culture Merge" or "Red Again in the East", which is a painting currently has been selected by China Minsheng Art Museum exhibition of 300 works of art. The painting has been selected a champion in the national China exhibition, receiving more than 40,000 votes as today and is the in top 30 list. On addition, the artist shows abstract pen and brush art works at Fairweather’s.
His book titled: “The Art of Zifen Qian” is available online and in most major book stores of the United States, Europe and Asia.
He has exhibited at fairweather house & gallery since 2010.