RICHMOND, VA – April 30, 2015 / Award winning artist, the notable “Heaven Style” painting founder, Shaoqiang Chen’s art works have been accepted to one national show and one international show recently. The works will be appearing in New York and Texas.
Staring on May 4th, Master Chen’s work “Delight with the Peony” will be exhibited in the National Art League’s (NAL) 85th Annual National Juried Open Show at the NAL Gallery in Douglaston, New York.
Shaoqiang Chen’s painting is featured with strong color contrast, thickness of color and dynamic in lines and strokes. In addition to these features, he impersonated the bees in work to interact with the flowers to depict a playful scene. The work thus delivered a delightful impression. The national show ends on May 30th.
His other painting “Fun in the Lotus Pond Looking from Heaven” will be exhibited in the Society of Watercolor Artists’ (SWA) 34th Annual International Juried Exhibition, Fort Worth, Texas.
The exhibition will showcase high quality art works of distinguished artists from many countries. The painting “Fun in the Lotus Pond Looking from Heaven” is one of Shaoqiang Chen’s “Heaven Style” representative art works. It well illustrates his unique thoughts and novel techniques of this new school. The exhibition opens from May 3rd through June 13th.
For more information about the NAL’s national show, please contact NAL at 44-21 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, NY 11363, (718) 224-3957, NAL website: http://www.nationalartleague.org. For SWA international show, contact SWA at 3600 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76133-1407, (940)-320-5660, SWA website: http://www.swawatercolor.com.
About the Artist
Shaoqiang Chen pseudonym “Fou Chi” or “Follower of Wu” and “Zhi Yuan” or “Learning from Afar”. Master Chen is a Yihong Culture Communication Distinguished International Artist. He is a Nanning Yihong Fine Art School Distinguished Art Teacher to the United States. Chen is a Yihong Culture Communication Distinguished International Art Juror and a Richmond Painting and Calligraphy Club Board Member. He also is a member of Guangxi Calligraphy and Painting Research Institute.
Master Chen is the founder of “Heaven Style” of painting. He learned Painting, Calligraphy and Seal Cutting from Master Hong Huang, who is the standing director of Guangxi Calligraphy & Painting Research Institute and the founder of Yihong Fine Art School China. Master Chen is an expert at Mountain – Waters painting, Flower – Bird painting regular script in small characters calligraphy running script calligraphy and seal carving. He has won many awards in national and international art exhibitions and competitions.