Watercolor and Acrylics
Land/Seascapes, Still Life, Abstracts, Murals and Decorative Furniture
was born in a country full of tradition and rich in the history of Asian
China. Trained in traditional
painting and art, Ping’s paintings were exhibited in the
most prestigious exhibit galleries in Shanghai.
At the age of just eighteen, her work
was exclusively shown at the distinguished Jin An Gallery.
Rave reviews for this
exhibition appeared in Shanghai’s top newspapers. Ping
then became a member of
The Shanghai Young Artists Organization and continued to
exhibit painting and win
many awards while also teaching painting through Shanghai’s
the age of twenty Ping graduated college with a Teaching Degree.
the age of twenty-two, Ping left China and moved to Japan.
She spent the next
thirteen years in Tokyo, Japan as a successful artist with a large
and loyal following.
Her paintings were exhibited throughout Japan’s finest museums
including the Tokyo
Metropolitan Art Museum and the Ueno Art
Museum. Ping’s top awards include
winning The Itchi Mai No Ei
Magazine Painting of the Year Award in 1992 for the
and the 1997 KLM Dutch Airlines Award for the Tulips.
received a second degree in 1999 from the Kyoritsu Women’s
the age of thirty-four, Ping moved to New York and began studying English
LaGuardia College. Her
first painting in the USA is her award winning painting
The painting is of a woman, in a NYC setting, contemplating a
decision. This painting one
Best-In-Show award from the New Rochelle Art
continues to paint and continues to win many awards..
2003 Ping graduated from the College of New Rochelle with a
Masters Degree in
Studio Arts at the College of New Rochelle. Many
people throughout New York and
in Southern Connecticut now recognize Ping because
of her “plein air”
In 2004 Ping and her family moved from New Rochelle, NY to beautiful
Greenwood Lake, NY. Inspired by the breathtaking views of Greenwood
Lake, sitting between two mountains, Ping's local landscape paintings can
now be seen on display at her Greenwood Lake Art Studio and at various
artistic stores in town.
Material © Ping Xu 2005