Fine Art Instructor
Xiaoping Chen has been a fine arts teacher at Fei Tian Academy of the Arts since 2007. She has deep experience in teaching drawing, Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy, and AP Studio Art.
Born in China, Ms. Chen was a well accomplished artist at a young age. She learned traditional Chinese calligraphy and landscape painting at the Fujian Institute of Youth Painters and Calligraphers. She received first prize in both categories, of painting and calligraphy, at the 7th Fujian Provincial Youth Painting and Calligraphy Competition, and third prize in the junior division of the Dragon Cup Chinese national calligraphy competition, in 1988.
Ms. Chen studied watercolor and ceramics at the Northern Mariana College in Saipan, and her works featured in several private exhibits.In 1998, she won the Outstanding Visual Artist Governor award in Saipan. Later, she studied oil painting in New York. In 2009, her painting, Shock, won the gold award in NTDTV’s second annual International Figure Painting Competition. In 2011, Ms. Chen again won gold in the International Figure Painting Competition with her creation, Entering the Divine Realm with Purity. Several of her paintings have been selected to be part of the international art exhibition, The art of Zhen Shan Ren.firstname.lastname@example.org