With work spanning painting, printmaking and installations, Yang Yongsheng (杨永胜 ) is one the most versatile Contemporary Chinese artists. Born in Qujing City, Yunnan Province, he attended the Yunnan Fine Art Academy and became the director of the Qujing Print Institute. In 2004, he accepted a full scholarship from the Ford Foundation to complete his Masters of Fine Arts at Hawaii University. His prints can be found in museum collections from Japan to the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.
"The source of genius is imagination alone, the refinement of the senses that sees what others do not see, or sees them differently." - Eugene Delacroix