Ding Shang is active/lives in California / China. Ding Shang is known for female figure genre painting.
Biography Ding Shang
A figure and portrait painter, primarily of female subjects, Ding Shang (Shang Ding) has Chinese heritage and became an American resident.
In China, he was the youngest of six children and grew up happily in the city of Kunming, but his life was interrupted by the turmoil of the Chinese Revolution. As a twenty year old painter and soldier from China, he caught the attention for his skill in capturing battlefield scenes from Madame Mao when he was exhibiting in Beijing in 1974. Her support led to making him famous and to special encouragement from professors from the Central Art Academy where he got an undergraduate art degree.
The youngest student ever admitted, he earned a Master's Degree in 1981 from the Zhejian Academy of
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