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Biography of Hong Li Yi Xiang


Zhang Hong Xiang and Li Yi (husband and wife) came to United States in 1986


1943 - Birth of Zhang Hong Xiang on July 20th in Shandong, China.


1947 - Birth of Li Yi on July 1st in Beijing, China.


1962 - Zhang Hong Xiang graduated from Art Academy of Jinan.


1966 - Li Yi graduated from Central Art Academy.


1969 - Zhang Hong Xiang graduated from Central Academy of Opera and Art. At the same time become the art director of General Department of Culture and started his art creations.


1972 - Li Yi becomes a professional artist in Art Academy of Beijing.


1979 - Hong Xiang and Li Yi paint the "The Sound of Laugh" and received the Outstanding Art award of China Artist Association in the 1st National Art Exhibition.


1981 - Hong Xiang and Li Yi both becomes the member of China Artist Association.


1981 - "Thinking" received the Outstanding Art Award of China Artist Association in 2nd National Art Exhibition.


1982 - "Qi Baishi and Premier Zhou" entered 25th Anniversary of Art Academy of Beijing exhibition conducted by National Art Museum of China.


1983 - "Too Impatient to Wait" received the Outstanding Art Award of China Artist Association in 2nd National Art Exhibition.


1983 - "Madam Sun Yixian" has been selected to be display in National Art Museum of China.


1983 - "Li Da Zhao" has been selected to be display in Capital Museum of China.


1984 - "Spark" received the Honor Award of China Artist Association in 3rd National Art Exhibition.


1986 - Hong Xiang and Li Yi started their art work in the United States.


1990 - "Barbara Bush" and "Gorge Bush", requested by US congressman, now in U.S. President Memorial Hall.


2007 - Hong Li Yi Xiang Art Exhibition in Beijing, supported by Art Academy of Beijing, National Art Museum of China, and China Artist Association.