Japan Print Association Executive Committee and Japan Print Association will present an international prints exposition, "Prints Tokyo 2012" for our 80th anniversary of the foundation of the association.

Shanchun YAN China

" West Lake No.3 "

Copper Etching
30 cm × 20 cm

園山晴己 / Harumi SONOYAMA


Yan Shanchun is a modern Chinese artist who continues to create representational works that depict his hometown; using Chinese ink and acrylic paints on large canvases he depicts the West Lake of Hangzhou. From the delicate and soft white screen, one is able to see his strong volition. His works are mainly in drypoint, however his recent works include lithography. He is a vice president and professor of Shenzhen Fine Art Institute.


Born in 1957

2011 Visible Soul: The Fourth Chinese Abstract Art Exhibition, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China
2010 An Array of Nothing: Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary Abstract Art, Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan,China
2009 Where the Spirit Lives: Exhibition on Occasion of 100th Anniversary of Abstract, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China
2008 From Idea Essence Rhythm: New Aspects of Contemporary East Asian Ink Painting,Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, China
2007 Traces and Temperament: Contemporary Art Exhibition, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China