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Xiao Song Jiang 

Xiao Song Jiang


Scarborough, Ontario, Artist Xiao Song Jiang took the 2012 Gold Medal Award in the Signature and Associate Division at the Oil Painters of America national exhibition in Evergreen, Colorado. He took home $25,000 for his winning painting Tide.

Xiao Song Jiang was born in 1955, in Wuhan, China. In 1978, he studied fine arts at the China Academy of Art, formerly the Zhejiang Art Academy, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1982, then began lecturing watercolor at the City of Wuhan Construction College. Four years after, Song was selected to further develop his skill at the provincial Hubei Art Academy. During his time there, he accumulated years of experience, painted, sketched, and worked for a refined grasp of color and technique.

Throughout his early career, Song has received numerous awards as one of the representatives of Chinese paintings with works displayed at international art exhibitions in the United States, Japan, Hong Kong, Turkey, and Singapore. He also had the honor of having four representative works collected and preserved at the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) and three works at the Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum.

In 1988, Song immigrated to Canada and invested a passion for its vivid scenes of the broad North American landscape. While there, he travelled widely from coast to coast and gained some 20 years of experience forming his unique style of a mixture of brush and knife with attention to the unique natural detail, richer handling of light, shadow and depth in each piece. He now lives by the lake in Toronto, Canada with his wife and son.

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