Xia Mei Sheng (Mount Lushan, China)
»Poetic Winter in Lushan«
In the winter Mt. Lushan is a silver world. Forest is covered with white snow - range upon range, valley among valley. Waterfalls run down through streams covered with ice and stretched out into distance, with northland scenery.
»Feel like no road could not be found in the earth, but winding ways could be reached far into the cloud in the mountain« From Chao Buzhi(A.D.1153-1110 of Song Dynasty)’s »Ascend on Mt.Lushan«
Xia Mei Sheng, head of Lushan Painting Academy, is a member of Jiangxi Chinese Artists Association, a member of Chinese-Painting Artists Association and Jiangxi Water-Color Painting Association. He’s also a senior advisor of Singapore New Country Fine Arts and an inspector of Japanese National Handwriting and Art institute.
Born in Mt. Lushan, China, in 1956, Xia Mei Sheng was graduated from Jiangxi Teacher’s College 1980, majored in Arts Department. Ever since 1980, has been working in Mt. Lushan Painting Academy.
His paintings won 1st price of Jiangxi Water and Color paintings exhibition in 1989, National environmental paintings competition silver medal in 2003. Staying in Japan from 1989 m-1991 in academic exchange Center of Gifu, Japan, he held »China Lushan World« exhibitions and his work get very popular in Japan too.