Mr. Li Chengzhong was born in July, 1945 in the city of Qujing in the province of Yunnan. He has been an artist for 35 years. He is a member of the China Art Association, a member of China Artist Association, a director in Yunnan Art Association, a member of Yunnan Artist Association, an honorary chairman of city of Qujing Artist Association, a registered Second Level artist in China and a distinguished guest professor in the art school of Qujing in Yunnan. Also, he was once the head of this art school and later became a chairman there. He also served as the president of the Yunnan Province Artists Association.
Mr. Li has long been an advocate of original contemporary art, oil painting, and is a creator of today’s modern art and its research. His art collection was exhibited in China’s 6th, 7th, and 8th yearly art exhibition. On numerous occasions, his work received awards and high accolades from the Chinese Art Society particularly during the 13th yearly art exhibition; he won second price recognition plus numerous provincial 1st, 2nd, & 3rd level trophies. Proudly, he was presented a distinguished award as “Lau Sang Style Artist” for the year 80-90 era. Mr. Li has received high recognition for his work in its exhibitions in USA, Canada, Holland, Denmark, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. The collectors of his art include the China Art Museum, Peking Art Institute, Peking International Art Museum and various provincial and other international museums. In 1999, his artwork was listed in China’s modern art page 16 in “1999’s Kunming World Art Exhibition” and it indicated that his artwork was the only “treasure-able art collection”. Reprints of his artworks were limited for distribution. His artwork is listed in “complete Chinese modern art library” and “China 100 years art collection series” as part of China’s precious art library. In 1993 and 1995 respectively, Mr. Li’s artwork was displayed in the China Art Museum and Peking International Art Exhibition. Again in year 2000, he participated in Peking and China Art Exhibition.