Born in 1957 and raised in Jinan, China, Yuan Cheng Bi’s career as an artist began at an early age in his home country. Under the guidance and encouragement of his father, Bi began painting at age five. Bi was mentored by one of China’s most prestigious art professors, studying landscape painting in watercolour and oil. By 1975, Bi had already established himself as an accomplished art instructor in Jinan’s local art club. In 1979, Bi moved on to attend the ZiangXi Art University, graduating at the top of his class with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art. Many of Bi’s pieces were collected and displayed by the university’s art museum.In 1990, Bi immigrated to Canada and lived in Edmonton for twenty years. After opening his own studio in 1992, Bi was asked to paint grand scale murals throughout Alberta for many prominent locations.He now resides in British Columbia where he continues to paint. His pieces can be found in both private and corporate collections around the world.
- Acrylic on Gallery Wrap Canvas
36 x 48 in
91 x 121 cm