Deeply rooted in the history of lacquer art in China, Weng Jijun continues to explore and innovate while drawing on tradition. The subjects and themes evolved from the early still life and Buddhists to abstract expressions that have colour at their core. His main series including the 'Memory' series, 'Constellation' series, and 'Angle' series,Read More
Weng Jijun (b. 1955, Shanghai, China) graduated from Jiangxi Normal University College of Fine Arts in 1981 before continued his study at the Mural Paintings department of Central Academy of Fine Arts in 1994. Later he began his teaching career at Shanghai Art & Design Academy. He is recognised as a member of the China Artists Association, China Professional Lacquer Steering Committee, and director of the Working Committee of Lacquer Painting, Shanghai Artists Association.
Text courtesy Galerie Dumonteil Contemporary.