Chen Yifei, recognized as one of the most famous oil painters in China and whose works were among the earliest of their type to be exhibited and sold in Western countries, was born in 1946 in Ningbo, Zhejiang.
In 1965, he graduated from the Shanghai Art Training School and began focusing on oil pa
Alex Grey was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 29, 1953, the middle child of a middle-class couple. His father was a graphic designer and encouraged his son's drawing ability. Young Alex would collect insects and dead animals from the suburban neighborhood and bury them in the back yard. The themes
Born in New Orleans into a large and colorful extended family, Louise grew up in New Orleans; Belle Chasse, Louisiana; Oxford, England; and Clemson, South Carolina before moving to Chicago at age 14.
Influenced by the diverse places she experienced as a child, she remains intrigued by the phenomen
Bernard Williams was born in Chicago and grew up on the south side of the city. He received a BFA degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and an MFA from Northwestern University. In 1990, he began teaching at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Williams records in his pai