"What draws me, as an artist, to put brush to canvas is at once both public and private. The world I reveal is a blend of both the ‘Occident’ and the ‘Orient’, my passion for both Classic European portraiture, and the Pre-Raphaelite movement is gently kissed by my Chinese heritage.
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Oil Sketch Portrait of us (David & Patricia Dabbert) March, 2015 by Yuqi Wang
Renee Wang shows her artistic talent
His work hangs in public collections in China and the collection of the Japanese Royal Family.
The influence of Rossetti and Burne-Jones is unmistakable, and in the tradition of the Pre-Raphaelites Yuqi manages to create work which is as sensitive as it is powerful.
EducationTiianjin Academy of Fine Arts
Central Academy of Fine Arts
AwardsGrand Prize – Portrait Society of America Inc, Washington DC
Best Portfolio – American Society of Portrait Artists, MOMA, NY
Award of the Third Exhibition for Illustration of China
Silver Award – International Youth Year, Beijing
Metal Award – Sixth National Exhibition of Fine Arts, China
Selected CommissionsPeter J. Gomes, Harvard University, Camridge, Massachusetts
Henry Louis Gates Jr., National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
Henry Louis Gates Jr., Harvard University, Camridge, Massachusetts
China National Gallery
China International Exhibition Agency
Private collection of the Royal Family of Japan
Mrs Fiona Willmot-Sitwell
Group Exhibitions2001 – The Royal Society of Portraiture, The Mall Galleries, London
1999 – Tao Gallery, Cape-cod, MA
1998 – Ringling School of Fine Art, Florida
1997 – International Artexpo, Florida
1995 – New Continental Gallery, China
1994 – Shenzhen Museum, China
1994 – Selected Oil Painting Exhibition of China, Hong Kong
1993 – China Daily Gallery
1992 – Second International Exhibit of Fine Arts
1992 – United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organizations
1991 – The Great Wall Festival of Art, China
1991 – Beijing Music Hall Gallery, China
1990 – Modern Art of China, Turkey