confucius institute

Sien He

Visiting Scholar

Sien He’s expertise in arts includes woodcut, copperplate etching, lithograph, serigraphic of the printmaking and mixed media painting, etc. Mr. He has been involved in the academic research and practice of folk images, and has strived for the exploratory experiments of modern image technology and traditional engraving skills. He has been studying the assimilation of oriental aesthetic prospect and the contemporary western concepts. His personal artwork exhibitions have been held in China and abroad. Mr. He had been invited to participate in various projects and seminars, to set up presentation & lectures in Silpakorn University (Bangkok, Thailand), Khon Kaen University, Mahasarakham University, Italy ARTEMISIA, International Culture Art Dialogues Associatıon in Turkey and so on. Mr. He and his works have taken part in many significant large-scale exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Mr. He has won many prizes including Wenhua Art Award (Sichuan, China), Pinyao International Photograph Festival, the 28th Florence Prize in Italy, the Special Prize of IZMIR International Art Biennale Committee in Turkey, the Bronze Medal of “2nd ART & INTEGRATION” (Buggiano Town Hall in Italy), etc.

Mr. Sien He graduated from the Department of Printmaking of the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, and the Department of Printmaking of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. Currently, Mr. He holds the positions of Assistant Dean and Professor in the Academy of Fine Arts at Chengdu Normal University, China. He is also a part-time advisor for the Master’s students at the Central South University. Mr. He is the National First-grade Artist in China, a member of the Association of Chinese Artists, a member of the Association of Chinese Printmaking Artists, and a member of Association of Chinese Photographers.