Born in: 1947, China
Lives in: China
Media: Painting, Drawing
Describe your art in three words: Ujumchin Herdsman, Echoing Steppe
See More Work: http://jiqunchen.com
"I am an oil painter who depicts the conservation of Steppe ecology of China."
Chinese artist Jiqun Chen was born in 1947. He attended the Affiliated Middle School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts from 1963 to 1967. Following that, he ventured to Mandu Baolige, East Ujumchin Banner, Inner Mongolia, before returning to Beijing in 1980. During the 1980s, he established himself as a professional painter. In the 1990s, he divided his time between sketching in pastoral areas and showcasing his work in exhibitions abroad. In the year 2000, he published his website www.chenjiqun.com
This interview was published by Circle Foundation of the Arts. © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist