Chinese Beauties Paintings by Zhao Guojing & Wang Meifang
Zhao Guojing Zhao Guojing (1950, Jingxian, Hebei Province) was among those young urbanites who were sent "up to the mountains and down to the villages" . He joined a military rural reclamation unit in Heilongjiang Province in 1968. In 1973, he entered the National Painting Training Section of the Tianjin Art Academy. After his graduation in 1976, he was employed by the Tianjin Fine Arts Publishing House, where he now is a member of the Comic Strip Editorial Office. Zhao specializes in figurative painting and comic strips. A number of his works has been included in national collections. He often collaborates with Ms. Wang Meifang. Wang Meifang Wang Meifang (1949) was born in Beijing. After she graduated from the middle school attached to the Central Art Academy in 1969, she was among those young urbanites who were sent “up to the mountains and down to the villages”. She spent ten years in a military rural reclamation unit, where she was engaged in animal husbandry and continued designing in her spare time. In 1979, she was transferred to the Tianjin Industrial Art Design College. Ms. Wang specializes in figurative painting. A number of her works has been included in national collections. She often collaborates with Zhao Guojing.
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