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Guang-Yu Zhang

Guang-Yu Zhang is a young emerging artist currently based in Shanghai, China. He first studied fine arts at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China, and later received his B.F.A. in 2012 from Central Saint Martin’s College of Arts and Design, London, U.K.

Guang-Yu produces colorful paintings and photographs that are inspired by oriental themes and aesthetics, and contemporary Western art. His paintings have been exhibited extensively throughout the U.K. and China, and in 2013 he was a finalist in the ArtGemini Prize exhibition at London’s Rebecca Hossack Gallery. Guang-Yu is an exciting artist to consider collecting, as many buyers throughout Europe and the United States are now collecting his limited edition prints and paintings.