Spring Blossom 26 in X 26 in Chinese Painting
Born in 1941 in China. Graduated from Christ’s College, Taipei, in 1966, and Arts Division, Extra-Mural Department, Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1976. Studied under grand masters Ting Yen-Yung, Hu Ke-Ming, and Chen den-Cheng for many years, and created own style since late 1980’s.
Moved to Vancouver in 1993, and started teaching. Joined the Vancouver Artists Association. Active Member of Federation of Canadian Artists ; Member of Vancouver’s Chinese Canadian Artists’ Federation & Richmond Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Club; senior artist of International Arts Gallery. Former painting teacher in Buddha Hall and in Wellington Church.
Vested in free-style Chinese painting majored in flowers, insects, as well as birds, fruits, vegetables, and bamboos. She has hosted more than 50 solo and joint exhibitions in the past 30 years, and her works were collected in Taiwan, Canada, and many other places. Currently, she has promoted Chinese painting through active participation in many art associations.
Publications & Awards: Paintings of Sheila Chao ( 1993 ), Cuisine and Life Style ( 1993)
Profiled in World’s Who’s Who of Women (12th Edition, 1993 ), and Artists of Taiwan ( 1994 )