An He Biography

An He was born in 1957 in Guangzhou, China.This exceptional artist, whose talent lies in the field of landscape and portraiture, combines a traditional Chinese love of nature with the style of Impressionism. An has won several National Art Excellence awards in China. Three of his works have been purchased by the Chinese government for the permanent collections on display in the National Museum of Fine Arts in Beijing.
    As a student at the Fine Art College of Guangzhou, one of the top academies in China; An was invited to join the All- China Artist Association, a top national organization only for professional artist. At the age of 24, he was the youngest member ever to be chosen. Since than, his paintings have been widely exhibited in many cities throughout China. He also was commissioned to do hundreds of book covers and illustrations for publications in China.
    An He arrived in the United States in 1985; he first stayed in New York City before residing in San Francisco in 1988. An is specialized in portraiture and is commissioned by private collectors throughout the States, Europe and Asia.