He Shanlin 何善翎
He Shanlin was born in Yangshuo County, Guilin in 1963. He completed a postgraduate course in Guangzhou Arts College in 1995 majoring in Chinese Landscape Painting. He is a member of the Guangxi Artists Association, director of Guilin Chinese Painting Art Association, president of Yangshuo Arts Academy, and director of Guangzhou Painting and Calligraphy Institute.
He has a refined and smooth brush style that brings life to his work. His meticulous composition skill and colour application techniques also contribute to the vividness of his subjects. He has held exhibitions in Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, Macao and major cities in China. In 1996, He was invited to paint a huge painting for “Opium Wars”, a movie produced by Beijing Film Studio. He has published “He Shanlin Painting Collections” and “He Shanlin Landscape Painting Collections”. His works have also been published in form of postcards by the Postal Management Office at Guangdong and Beijing in 1998 and 2004 respectively.