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Tinyan studied in the Canton Academy of Fine Arts in Guangzhou, China and the prestigious L’Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France.
In 1968, Tinyan immigrated to Canada to start his career as a professional artist.
Since the early 1970’s, Tinyan has held more than one hundred one-man shows in many of the major cities of North America and Asia. He made his entrance into the mainstream Canadian art society in the late 1970’s by becoming a member of the Federation of Canadian Artists (F.C.A). In 1983, he was the first Chinese artist to be elected by the F.C.A as a Senior Member of the association, thus being granted the title of S.F.C.A.
Tinyan has held his Major one man shows “Tinyan Chan’s 55 Years Retrospective Exhibition” at “Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts”, in Guangzhou, China in March 2012 and another Major one man show “The Colourful World of Tinyan Chan” at “Gu Yuan Museum of Art” , in Zhuhai, China in October 2016.
Tinyan won several International Awards and Medals. The extent of his achievements were acknowledged in the year 2011 when he was selected by the F.C.A to be the recipient of the “Lifetime Achievement Award”. This award was presented in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the world of art.
Artist’s website: www.tinyanchan.com