Posted By admin on December 31, 2009
These marquetry paintings are made by Aikang Chen .
She was born in Yan’an Province, China.
As a young girl she was accepted to the high school affiliated with the elite Central Academy in Beijing, then entered the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now the China Academy of Art) in Hangzhou in 1965.
When universities reopened after the Cultural Revolution, she returned to the China
Academy of Art and taught in the Oil Painting Department from 1978 to1989.
She emigrated to Canada with her family in 1990. She is now a freelance artist and teacher based in Vancouver.
Source: www.marquetrymurals.com and Google