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SELECTED MEMBERSHIP:
Transparent Watercolor Society of America

The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic
Watercolor USA Honor Society

Allied Artists of America, INC

American Artists Professional League, New York

National Art League, New York

Salmagundi Art Club, New York

International Society of Acrylic Painters

Pennsylvania Watercolor Society

    North-East Watercolor Society

    Missouri Watercolor Society

Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Society
Northwest Watercolor Society

China Artists Association


SELECTED AWARDS IN NATIONAL EXHIBITIONS:

2017:

    2016:

    2015:

    • The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Award  in the Allied Artists of America, INC Annual Exhibition in New York City

    • The Judith and A. Richard Cohen Abstraction Award in the 2015 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors

    • The Virginia and Fritz Weigand Award-2nd Place in the 2015 Rocky Mountain National Watermedia exhibition

    • The Best of International Arts 2015 artists in the ART tour magazine INTERNATIONAL ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

    • Signature Members Award of the Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Society

    2014:

    • The Martin Family Award in the 33rd Annual Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors

    • The Best of Acrylic Painting in North Light Books’ 2nd Annual Acrylic Works Competition  

    • Winners of Excellence in the First 2014 World Watercolour Competition hosted by the Art of Watercolour magazine, France

    • Winners of Excellence in North Light Books’ Competition: the Incite 3: The Art of  Storytelling

    2013:

    • The Salis International, INC. Award in the Watercolor Society of Alabama 72nd National Exhibition

    • The Daniel Smith Artists Materials Award in the Louisiana Watercolor Society 43rd International Exhibition

    • Signature Members Award of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America

    • Signature Members Award of the Allied Artists of America, Inc.

    • Signature Members Award of the National Society of  Painters in Casein and Acrylic, Inc.

    2012:

    • First Place in Watercolor in the Art Buzz the 2012 Collection

    • The Board of Directors Award in the Watercolor Art Society-Houston 35th International Exhibition

    • Third Place in the Associated Arts of Ocean Shores 43rd Annual Juried and Open Fine Art, Photography and Electronic Media Show

    • The Recognition Award in the Associated Arts of Ocean Shores 43rd Annual Juried and Open Fine Art, Photography and Electronic Media Show

    • The TWSA Members Award in the 36th Transparent Watercolor Society of America Annual Juried Exhibition

    • Award Painting was published on page 24 of the American Artist Watercolor magazine summer issue

    • The Honorable Mention Award in the 27th Watercolor Wyoming National Exhibition

    • The NWS Members & Friends Award in the National Watercolor Society 92nd Annual Exhibition

    • Listed in Who’s Who in America -66th Edition

    2011 :

    • The Richard Barrett Memorial Award in the California Watercolor Association 42nd National Exhibition

    • Catalog Cover, Exhibition Announcement Cards in the Rocky Mountain National Watermedia 2011 Exhibition

    2010 :

    • The Great Art Award in the United Kingdom Patchings 2010 Open Competition

    • The Honorable Mentions Award in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society Annual Juried Exhibition

    • The Merit Ribbons Award in the National Art League Annual Open Exhibition in New York

    • The Honorable Mention Award in the National Art League Fall Member Exhibition in New York

    • The Bronze Award  in the Red River Watercolor Society Annual National Juried Watermedia Exhibition

    • The Merit- Award in the Watercolor Art Society-Houston International Exhibition

    • Winners of Excellence featured in the Studio Visit Volume Nine

    • Signature Members Award of the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society

    • Signature Members Award of the North East Watercolor Society, INC

    • Signature Members Award of the International Society of Acrylic Painters

     2009:  

    • Silver Medal in the National Art League Fall Members’ Show in New York

    • The Ellen Owen Memorial Award in the Southwestern Watercolor Society Membership Exhibition

    • The American Artists’ Professional League Award in the Salmagundi Club Annual Juried Painting and Sculpture Exhibition for Non-members

    • Best in Works on Paper in Manhattan Arts International’s Sixth Her Story competition / online exhibition

    • Merit- Award in the Watercolor Art Society-Houston International Exhibition

    • The Gerry Lenfest Award for American Art in the National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic

    • Back Cover in the Kennedy Publishing’s BEST OF AMERICA-Watermedia Artists, Volume II

    • Elected a Resident Artist Member of the Salmagundi Club, New York City

    2008:

    • The Best Painting in Show in the American Artists Professional League Grand National Exhibition   

    • Signature Members Award of the American Artists Professional League, New York

    • 10 finalists of  the International Artist magazine Challenge No. 42 PEOPLE & FIGURES competition  

    • The Honorable Mention Ribbon in the National Art League “Small Works Exhibition”

    • First Place in the  National Art League Annual Open Exhibition

    • Signature Members Award of the National Art League, NY

    • Third Place in the Annual River Road Show sponsored by the Louisiana Art and Artists Guild

     2007:

    • First place-Gold Medal in the National Art League Fall Members’ Show in New York

    • Second place in the 74th Annual International Exhibition of the Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, DC

    • The Honorable Mention in the 74th Annual International Exhibition of the Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, DC      

    • Third place in the 33rd Annual Alaska Watercolor Society Juried Exhibition

    • Fourth place in the “The Look of Love”  2007 of the Northwest Cultural Council, Illinois

    • The Raymond Chow Memorial Award in the American Artists Professional League 79th Grand National Exhibition, New York

    • One of the 10 finalists of the International Artist's People & Figures competition

    • Back Cover of the exhibition’s catalog in the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour 82nd Open Juried Art Exhibition

    2006:

    • One of the 10 finalists of the American Artist Casein Art Competition.

    • The Winsor & Newton Award in the American Artists Professional League 78th Grand National Exhibition

    2004:

    • Winners of Excellence featured in the How Did You Paint That?-100 ways to paint PEOPLE & FIGURES Volume 1

    2003:

    • The Excellent Award in the Membership Exhibition of the American Artist Professional League, New York

    2002:

    • Award Painting featured on the Art News March issue

    • Award Oil Painting featured on Chinese Art Today

    2001:

    • Award Paintings exhibit in Lord and Taylor window show on Fifth Avenue New York City, New York

    • Award Paintings featured in the Art News December issue

    2000:  

    • The Honorable Mention-Acrylic Klara Herring Memorial Award in spring 2000 of Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition

    1999:

    • Grand Prize in the Eighth Annual Manhattan Arts International Competition

    • Second and Back Cover in May Chinese Watercolor-9 issue magazine

    • The People’s Choice Award in the Alliance of New York Artists Competition

    1998:

    • Award Paintings featured in the Chinese Watercolour 4 magazine

    • Grand Prize in the Seventh Annual Manhattan Arts International Competition

    • Award Winner in the Volume 15 No.2 Summer 1998 issue of Manhattan Arts International

    1997:

    • Winners of Excellence in the 1997 Manhattan Arts International Sixth Annual Competition

    • People’s Choice Award in the Annual Individual Artists Showcase Competition

    • Winner in Soho International Art Competition sponsored by Agora Gallery and Art-Mine

    • Winner introduced in Success Now! For Artists, November issue-the Artrepreneur Newsletter For Fine Artists

    • Four Award Paintings featured in ART-MINE, THE ART RESOURCE

    1996:

    • One of the Two Winners in 1996-97 Individual Artists Showcase Competition co-sponsored by the Queens Borough Public Library and the Alliance of Queens Artists

    • Award Paintings featured in November, Sino-Foreign Communication-56 issue

    • Gold Medal in the China Art Competition

    1995:

    • Excellent Comedy Drawings in the Comedy World Magazine Competition

    1994:

    • Excellent Award in the Beijing Art Competition for the 8th National Art Exhibition

    • Excellent Awards in the Inner Mongolia Art Competition for the 8th National Art Exhibition

    • One painting was sent to Beijing as One of the Best Paintings for the 8th National Art Exhibition

    • The Only Young Artist who had three paintings in the 8th National Art Exhibition

    1993:

    • Excellent Award on the Second cover of  Nationality Literature, 5 Issue

    1992:

    • Excellent Award in the Second Watercolor & Gouache National Exhibition, his work were selected for the travel show to San Francisco, Los Angeles, USA

    1991:

    • Two of his Award Paintings were selected for the Contemporary Chinese Watercolor Masters Exhibition at the South Sea Art Center in San Francisco, USA

    1989:

    • One of the six Best Work in Encounter Monthly of Shanghai magazine

    • Excellent Award in the Inner Mongolia Art Competition

    • One of the 50 Most Famous Artists in China

    1982:

    • Second Place in the National Film Advertising Design Competition, China

    1972:

    • First Place in the National Children’s Paper-cut Competition in Beijing


    SELECTED NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITIONS:


    2017:
    The California Watercolor Association 47th National Exhibition
    The 2017 Watercolor Art Society-Houston’s 40th International Exhibition
    The American Watercolor Society’s 150th Annual International Exhibition
    The Northwest Watercolor Society’s 77th Annual International Open Exhibition
    The 41st Annual Transparent Watercolor Society of America Exhibition
    The Watercolor USA 2017 Exhibition
    The NWS 2017 Annual Members Exhibition
    The Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition
    The Pittsburgh Watercolor’s Aqueous Open 2017-71st Annual International Exhibition
    The Rhode Island Watercolor Society 2017 National Show
    The NWWS Signature Members Exhibition

    2016:
    The Gibson County Visual Art Association 2016 Spring Exhibition

    The Northwest Watercolor Society 76th International Open Exhibition

    The Watercolor USA 2016 exhibition

    The Internation Society of Acrylic Painters 7th Annual Open Online Exhibition

    The 25th Annual International Society of Experimental Artists International Art Exhibition

    The 2016 National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic 62nd Annual Exhibition

    The 2016 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors

    The San Diego Watercolor Society 36th International Exhibition
    The Allied Artists of America, INC 103rd Annual Exhibition

    The 2016 NorthStar Watermedia National Juried Exhibition

    The California Watercolor Association 47th National Exhibition


    2015:
    The Rockies West National 23rd Annual National Exhibition of Western Colorado Watercolor Society
    The Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2015

    The Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors

    The National Watercolor Society All Member Exhibition 2015

    The Allied Artists of America, INC Annual Exhibition

    The Rocky Mountain National Watermedia exhibition

    2014:

    The American Watercolor Society 147th  Annual International Exhibition

    The North Light Book’s 2nd Annual AcrylicWorks: The Best of Acrylic Painting Competition

    The National Society of  Painters in Casein and Acrylic 60th Annual exhibition

    The 1st  2014 World Watercolour Competition,  the Art of Watercolour magazine, France

    The North Light Books’ Competition: the Incite 3: The Art of  Storytelling

    2013:

    Allied Artists of America, INC

    The International Society of Experimental Artists

    The World Watercolour Competition, France

    The Missouri Watercolor Society International 2013 Exhibition

    The Watercolor Society of Alabama 72nd National Exhibition

    The Louisiana Watercolor Society 43rd International Exhibition

    The Transparent Watercolor Society of America 37th Annual Exhibition

    The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic 59th Annual Exhibition

    The Rocky Mountain National Watermedia  40th Annual Exhibition

      The Allied Artists of America, INC 100th Annual Exhibition

    2012:

    The Watercolor Art Society-Houston 35th International Exhibition

    The Associated Arts of Ocean Shores 43rd Annual Juried and Open Fine Art, Photography and Electronic Media Show

    The Transparent Watercolor Society of America Annual Juried Exhibition

    The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic

    The 27th Watercolor Wyoming  National Exhibition

    The Rocky Mountain National Watermedia

    The Alexandria Museum of Art 25th September Competition

    The National Watercolor Society 92nd Annual Exhibition

    The Allied Artists of America, INC

    2011:

    The California Watercolor Association

    The Rocky Mountain National Watermedia

    The International Transparent Watercolor Society

    Listed in Who’s Who in America (66th Edition)

    2010:

    The International Society of Acrylic Painters 13th Annual International Exhibition

    The Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors

    Watercolor U.S.A

    The Society of Watercolor Artists Twenty-ninth Juried Art Exhibition

    The Rock Mountain Thirty-seventh Annual National Watermedia Exhibition

    The North East Watercolor Society Thirty-fourth Annual International Exhibition

    The American Artists Professional League Grand National Exhibition, New York

    The  Louisiana Watercolor Society International Exhibition

    The Illinois Watercolor Society Annual Open Juried Exhibition

    The Society of Watercolor Artists Juried Art Exhibition, TX

    The Red River Watercolor Society Annual National Juried Watermedia Exhibition

    2009:

    The American Artists Professional League Grand National Exhibition, New York

    The Transparent Watercolor Society of  America  National Exhibition

    The North East  Watercolor  Society  Annual International Open Exhibition

    The Southwestern  Watercolor  Society  Annual Membership Exhibition

    The Georgia  Watercolor  Society  Members Exhibition

    2008:

    The Annual International Exhibition of  the  Miniature Painters , Sculptors & Gravers Society of  Washington, D.C

    The Watercolor Art Society-Houston

    The Missouri Watercolor Society

    The Western Colorado Watercolor Society

    The Red River Watercolor Society

    The Connecticut Academy of Fine Art Exhibition

    The North East Watercolor Society

    The Louisiana Art and Artists’ Guild

    2007 :

    The National Watercolor Society All Member Show

    The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society International Exhibition

    The Canadian Society of Painters in Water Color Exhibition

    2005:  

    The Woodstock School of Art Regional Exhibition

    2004:

    The American Artists Professional League Membership Exhibition New York

    The American Artists Professional League Grand National Exhibition, New York

    The Allied Artist of American Annual Exhibition, New York

    2002:

    The Annual Small Works Competition and Exhibition by Washington Square East Galleries and New York University  

    The American Artist Professional League Membership Exhibition

    1999:  

    The Annual Manhattan Arts International Competition

    1998:  

    The Annual Manhattan Arts International Competition

    1997:  

    The Agora Gallery Soho International Art Competition

    The Soho Art-International Art Contest  sponsored by Artist Spectrum and Agora Gallery

    The Annual Manhattan Arts International Competition

    1996:

    Queens Borough Public Library and Alliance of New York Artist Individual Artist Showcase Competition


    MAGAZINES/BOOKS/NEWS/NEWSPAPERS

    2016:

    The ART tour INTERNATIONAL

    The Inspiration-INTERNATIONAL ART BOOK

    The ART Tour INTERNATIONAL SPRING 2016 issue

    2015:

    ART tour INTERNATIONAL ANNIVERSARY ISSUE

    North Light Books’ Acrylic Works 2

    2014:

    Art of Watercolour magazine, France

    The Incite 3: The Art of  Storytelling

    2011:

    Who’s Who in America-66th Edition

    Best of the Best Volume 1 of Kennedy Publishing

    Art Buzz 2012 Collection

    International Dictionary of Artists Volume I

    2010:  

    Best of  America Watermedia Artists Volume II

    Studio Visit Volume Nine

    The Artist Magazine, September Issue. United Kingdom

    American Watercolor Society Newsletter, Summer Issue

    National Watercolor Society Newsletter, Summer Issue

    2009:  

    ART CALENDAR magazine, June Issue

    American Watercolor Society Newsletter, Summer Issue

    National Watercolor Society Newsletter, Summer Issue

    National Watercolor Society Newsletter, Winter Issue

    2008:  

    INTERNATIONAL ARTIST magazine December07/January 2008 Issue

    American Watercolor Society Newsletter, Summer Issue

    National Watercolor Society Newsletter, Spring Issue

    2007:  

    AMERICAN ARTIST. January Issue

    American Watercolor Society Newsletter, Summer Issue

    National Watercolor Society Newsletter, Summer Issue

    2004:  

    100 ways to paint PEOPLE & FIGURES. Volume 1

    2002:  

    ART NEWS, March Issue

    2001:

    ART NEWS, December Issue

    1999:  

    New Art International. 1998-99 Edition

    1997:  

    Manhattan Art International, winter issue

    1995:

    Contemporary Chinese Watercolor Paintings Book I and Book II

    Watercolor Art Book

    JiangSu Art Monthly magazine

    The Movie World magazine

    The Comedy World magazine

    The Opera & Movie News

    The China Art Weekly

    The Inner Mongolia Daily News

    The Workers Daily News

    1994:

    The Contemporary Chinese Watercolor  Paintings Book

    1993:

    Nationality Literature, 5 Issue magazine

    People to People magazine

    Art News

    Art, 11 issue

    The Chifeng Daily News

    The Culture & Information Newspaper 11th issue

    The Inner Mongolian Daily News

    1992:

    National Literature magazine

    The Oxford newspaper Oxford/Orion Progress Edition 1992

    The Inner Mongolia Daily News

    1991:

    The Oakland Press, USA

    Oxford(Mich.)Leader, USA

    Art Panorama, 7 issue

    ONE-MAN /GROUP EXHIBITION:

    Chinese History Museum, Beijing

    Inner Mongolia Museum, China

    Kenosha Public Museum, Wisconsin

    National Winston Churchill Museum & Library in Fulton, Missouri

    Springfield Art Museum, Missouri

    The Art Centre of Plano, Texas

    The Hartselle Fine Arts Center, Hartselle, AL

    The Mercer Island Community and Event Center, Mercer Island, WA

    The Marin Society of Artists Gallery-Marin Art and Garden Center

    The Ocean Shores Convention Center, Washington

    The South Sea Art Center in San Francisco, CA

    The Visual Arts Coalition of Dallas (VACD), Texas

    The Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Colorado

    Salmagundi Club, New York

    National Art League, New York

    National Arts Club, New York

    The Santa Cruz Art League, California

    Agora Gallery, New York

    AQA Gallery, New York

    Washington Square East Galleries, New York

    Lord and Taylor window show on Fifth Ave,  New York

    National Watercolor Society Gallery, San Pedro, CA

    The City of Brea Art Gallery, CA

    The VIVA Gallery-Valley Institute of Visual Art, CA

    The Crary Art Gallery, Pennsylvania

    The Crayola Gallery in the Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA

    The Garden District Gallery,  New Orleans

    454 Gallery, Michigan

    Mainsteam Gallery, Michigan

    Cunniff  Studio Gallery, Michigan

    The SFA Galleries in East Texas

    The Trenton City Hall, Tennessee

    Parklane Gallery, Kirkland, WA