Chen Chi

Chen Chi was born in Wusih, Kiangsu, China in 1912. In the 1930s Chen Chi studied painting, seeking new aesthetic expression and ideals at a time when China was searching for her new life. His list of exhibitions and awards is extensive. By 1978 Chen Chi had exhibited at the following:
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Corcoran Art Gallery
  • Whitney Museum of American Art
  • The American Academy of Arts and Letters
  • The Brooklyn Museum
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Chen Chi has received several gold medals from national annual exhibitions, and the 1955 American Watercolor Society Special Award for the Watercolor of the Year and the 99th Annual Grand Award with Gold Medal of Honor in 1996.  read more



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