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Words With Different Scenes: Four Artists From China

An exhibit of work by Ying Jiang, Jianxun Li, Li Jiang and Zhigang Tang.

Li Jiang and Zhigang Tang will visit Washburn University for several weeks during the Spring 2011 semester. 

Li Jiang graduated from the Sichuan University and is an Associate Professor at the University of Electronic Science and Technology in China.  Her works are included in the Permanent Collection of the Shanghai Art Museum and the Art Museum of China.  Her pieces depict the beauty of everyday objects in her environment with a photographic quality.

Zhigang Tang was born in Chengdu of Sichuan province in 1968 and he graduated from the Sichuan Art Academy.  He currently teaches in the painting department of art academy in Chengdu University and is a member of China Artists Association. His work has been included in exhibitions at the Shanghai Art Gallery, China Color Painting Gallery, Suzhou Art Gallery and the Chinese Artists Association.

Ying Jiang graduated with a BA from the Sichuan Normal University.  Her recent work is comprised of large pieces of rice paper that are hand stamped with a cross hatch pattern that creates a new language used to decode the mystery of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. 

Jianxun Li received his BFA and MFA from the Education Department, Sichuan Institute of Fine Arts, Chongqing, China.  He is a member of the Chinese Artists Association and has exhibited his paintings extensively since 1998.  His still life and figure paintings present a contemporary view of China today.

February 5 - May 22, 2011


  • Washburn University Art Department
  • Washburn University International Programs

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