Bing Weng


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    Bing Weng

    Oil 17"3/4 x 13

    Queen by Bing Weng was selected as FAV 15% in the February 2021 BoldBrush Art Contest & Exhibit 





    I was born in 1971 in a small village situated on the edge of the beautiful Lake Taihu, China. At the very young age, I found myself passionate about painting. Back in the 70’s, the Chinese farmers were extremely poor. My parents could not afford to buy me a pencil and a piece of paper. So, I used tree branch to draw on the muddy floor or on the red brick wall with a piece of soft white stone found on the ground.


    After the Great Cultural Revolution in China, there was a severe shortage of all kinds of teachers, especially art teachers. Finally, I was fortunate to meet a painting teacher when I was 17, whom I learned from for about 6 months before I was admitted to the Fine Arts College of Nanjing Normal University. 

    I believe I live for painting. My ideal is to become a real faithful painter. My most favorite artists are, to name a few, Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, and Rembrandt. I admire that they dedicated their lives to realize their ideal. I learn from them that painting is about art, not about fame and fortune.


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