I am an alumnus from Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA, with a BFA in Illustration. Right after I graduated in 1996, I started my art career as a computer game concept artist in LucasArts. Since 2001 until now, I have returned to my own school to be an art professor for the School of Fine Arts and 2D Animation. I have been so drawn to art even as a little boy, I once recalled that I have started drawing at the age of 3.


Somehow, portraiture just seem to be my favorite form of expression which I constantly practice, not only as an art professor, but as a favorite hobby as well. Since 2011, I have been lucky enough to come across a few distinguished contemporary artists as my mentors, ZhaoMing Wu, Henry Yan and Chung-Wei Chien. Their tireless guidance has urged me to put greater efforts in capturing fleeting human expressions and paying more attention to precise composition in figurative portraits. 


My first art book, “Drawing the Head for Artists” is scheduled for publication by Rockport publisher on August 6th, 2019 and my portrait has won Exceptional Merit Award of the International Portrait Society's portrait competition out of 2968 international entries in April 2019. More samples of art can be reviewed at:





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