the artistic themes of the East with exacting techniques of
the West, internationally renowned Taiwanese printmaker Liao
Shiou-ping has enjoyed a long career marked by numerous awards
and accolades. The Chinese Culture Center will feature thirty
of his prints and paintings in the main gallery, from July
25 to October 7, 2001. Admission is free.
in Taiwan in 1936, Liao Shiou-Ping graduated from the National
Taiwan Normal University in 1959 with a B.A. in Fine Arts.
He continued his studies at the Tokyo University of Fine Arts
and L'ecole de Beaux Arts in Paris. He later went on to teach
printmaking in Taiwan, Japan, and the United States. A member
of several prominent graphic artists organizations, he has
held more than 70 solo exhibitions. His works are collected
by museums in over 40 countries, including the British Museum
in London, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the
National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, and many others.