|Biography from Shanghai Hosane Auction Co., Ltd.:|
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Guan Jianxin was born in Li Shui, Zhejiang Province. He graduated from
the Oil Painting Department of the Fine Arts Academy of China in 1982.
He is a member of the Society of Portrait Painters' of America, a
director of the Zhejiang Artists’ Association and also a member of the
Chinese Artists' Association.
Guan Jianxin has won an increasing number
of awards at National Art Exhibitions, Zhejiang Province Art Exhibitions
and Teacher Art Exhibitions. He has participated in international shows
with an Asian theme over ten times.
In 1998, at the request of
Italy’s Apennines Fine Arts Institute, Guan Jianxin went to Europe in
order to participate in a cultural exchange of key Fine Art concepts,
together with two other famous artists, Quan Shanshi and Lu Qi. The trip
also allowed him to facilitate a solo exhibition in Italy, for which he
was awarded the “Community Contribution Prize”, issued by proxy of the
Guan's work is collected globally, including China, Hong
Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, America and Italy by both
institutions and private individuals.
In his work, Guan Jianxin seeks to
capture the impressions and yearnings of the early subconscious which
are all too easily subsumed by the adult mind.
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