Yi YANG

Born 1968 / Wuhan City, China

Education

1986 – 1990                 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Department of Fine Arts, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

2003 – 2004               M.A. (Hons), Central Academy of Fine Arts, School of Fine Arts, Department of Etching, Wuhan, China

2006 – 2009               Ph. D, Doctor of Literature, Central China Normal University, College of Liberal Arts, WuHan, China

Experience

Vice President, Chinese Artists Association of Ex libris

Artist in Residence, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China

Professor, School of Fine Arts of Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

Director, Painting workshop and Etching workshop, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

Tutor of Graduate Students, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China

Membership

Member, Chinese Artists Association

Member, Printmaking Committee of Hubei Artists Association

Awards (selected)

1992                            Gold Medal, 11th Etching Exhibition, Yinchuan, China

1996 – 2000              Silver Medal, 6th, 8th Ex libris Exhibition Shanghai, (Ex libris Art Committee of Chinese Etching Association)

1996                           Jury’s Prize, International Modern Etching Biennale, Sapporo, Japan

Award, 3rd Kochi International Triennial of Prints, Kochi, Japan

1996                          Art Star Prize, Hubei Literature and Art League

1999                          Nu-Xun Etching Prize, China Etching Artist (Committee of China Etching Association of China Artists Association)

2001                          Prize for Excellence, 3rd Exhibition of Prints, China (Committee of China Artists Association of China Artists Association)

2001, 2003               Gold Medal, 9th, 10th Natural Ex libris Exhibition, Changsha city, Jinan (Ex libris Art Committee of Chinese Etching Association)

2003                           Special Award, 6th National Etching and Ex libris Biennale, Italy

2004                          Nomination Award, Gallery in Central Academy of Arts, Beijing, China

2007                           Prize for Excellence, 8th China Art Festival, Wuhan (Ministry of Culture, China Artists Association)

2008                            Award, International Ex libris Biennale, Beijing (Ex libris Art Committee of Chinese Etching Association)

2010                            Award for Excellence, Chinese Fine Art Exhibition, Shanghai World Expo (China Artists Association)

2010, 2012, 2014        Award for Excellence, 1st, 2 nd, 3rd International Ex libris and Small Etching Biennale, Guangzhou, China

2015                           Wondering Mind, Epreuve d’Artiste Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

His artworks have been collected in China Art Museum, China National Library, Hubei Art Museum and art institutes both domestic and abroad.

He lives in Wuhan, China.

Contact: yangyang.1968@aliyun.com

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