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Dong Li-Blackwell

Dong Li-Blackwell was born in China in 1984 and now lives in the UK. She has an MA in Fine Art from the University of Brighton, and has won some prestigious awards for her work including winning the Winsor & Newton Royal Watercolour Society Contemporary Competition in 2012. She makes stunning watercolour paintings depicting the female form. “Watercolour is my language,” she says, “it is how I express the emotion of my life.”