Our Artists

Li, Tie

President of OCAA.
Tie is graduated from Central Academy of Fine Arts, China.
He received MFA at University of San Diego, USA, and taught there for a while before moving to Portland.
He has held many solo exhibitions and participated in...

Chen, Steve

Vice Chairman of OCAA
Steve is a self-taught artist and print maker. He uses his own unique way of construction and carving techniques to bring out the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.
Steve and his family immigrated to Oregon...

Chin, Wayne

Born in Guangzhou, China, Wayne was influenced and guided by his father, who is an Illustration artist.
He attended the Cultural Art College of Guangzhou and began working as a movie illustration artist in China. After immigrated to US, He worked at...

Lai, Limei

Oregon-based artist, curator Limei Lai enjoys working with paint, fabric and clay. Her themes depict the fear of change, weakness and aging through generational stories, in search of togetherness and inclusion ...

Mei, Shi

Vice President of OCAA
Member of the Portrait Society of America
Member of American Oil Painting Association

Shi Mei (formerly called Helishi Mei)
Education Background:
Central Academy of Fine Arts

Tang, Gui-Fang

Member of OCAA
  1. From 2003 to 2014, she taught Chinese meticulous painting at two teaching sites in the southeast area of the Portland Chinese Service Center and in Beaverton.
  2. Since 2004, Portland Asia Pacific Cultural Activities Month...

Wang, Xin

Wang Xing has studied under the famous calligraphy masters Ma Yizhao and Zhang Ruyua in his early years. He studied at the Calligraphy Department of China Academy of Art, Xiling Yinshe Calligraphy and Seal Cutting Workshop, etc. His calligraphy works have...

Wang, Wen

Ms. Wang earned her BFA from the Music Department of the Nanjing School of Fine Arts. She also has an MBA from Long Island University in New York. Her training in painting began as a child in her hometown Nantong, Jiangsu Province.

For the last...

Zhao, Hanxing

Zhao Hanxing, former member of the Guangzhou Art Association. He immigrated to Portland, USA in the 1990s, has been active in the local art scene, holding solo exhibitions in star hotels and galleries, and has won many Portland Art Festival awards.

E, David

Board Member
David has earned dual degrees in Chinese Literature and Photographing in Harbin University and China Academy of Photography.

Li, Mei

Graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Academy of Fine Arts of Nanjing Normal University

Sun, Ren

Graduated from China Academy of Art and taught at China Academy of Art and Los Angeles Art Institute. With more than 20 years of rich artistic creation and teaching experience, he now teaches at TaiShi Art School. His paintings and sculptures have won...

Tian, Hu

Hu graduated from Inner Mongolia Normal University (China) in 1986, major in fine Art. In 1990 he immigrated to USA, and earned MFA from OSU in 1997.

Wang, Gongyi

Graduated from China Academy of Art with MFA degree. She taught at China Academy of Art between 1980 to 2000.
She has been invited by French Ministry of Culture in 1986 as visiting scholar and teacher, moved to Portland in 2000.
Her works have...

Xu, Xiaohong

Graduated from Zhejiang Institute of Technology, China. Have worked as art editor in Children's Art Publishing House. After coming to the United States, she has worked as an art designer and director for many years in several chain stores and companies....

Xu Zhengli, Wang Yuqin

許正利 王玉琴夫婦
They were in the Chinese Puppet Art Troupe and won the Best Performance Award at the Yugoslav International Puppet Festival.
They founded "Dragon Art Studio" in Portland, created many puppet shows, toured in major cities in the United States, have...

Yan, Buliang

Buliang has been severed as secretary, director, and president of the Painting and Calligraphy (PnC) Association in China Renmin University, Chinese Elderly PnC Association, and decoration Research Center.
He has participated in various national PnC...