Ye Jian Qing葉剣青
Ye Jianqing was born in in 1972 in Zhejiang, China. Ye is a doctoral graduate of and current professor at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA).
Ye is best known for his works which melds the painting tradition of the Song period with contemporary modes of visual perception: demonstrating a ‘holistic perception’ and a ‘distanced’ way of observing nature. His works often depict a sort of a natural utopia permeated with ‘vital’ energy.
Ye’s works have been shown and collected at notable public institutions worldwide including the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) and Los Angeles County Art Museum (LACAM). He is a former recipient of the Okamatsu Scholarship & Prize.