Ying Liu



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IMG_5783 by Ying Liu
 
 

 
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IMG_5757 by Ying Liu
 
 

 
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IMG_5774 by Ying Liu
 
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First Walk on the Beach by Ying Liu
Watercolor 19 x 13.5
 
 

 
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Vernazza boats by Ying Liu
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My Roses by Ying Liu
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A Musician by Ying Liu
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Small Talk under the Sun by Ying Liu
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A View of Siena by Ying Liu
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Mom's Good Hand by Ying Liu
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Texas Barn by Ying Liu
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Pow Wow Trio + one by Ying Liu
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Fiajer ub Vienna by Ying Liu
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A Renaissance Woman by Ying Liu
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Untitled by Ying Liu
Oil 10 x 8
 
 

 
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Britney by Ying Liu
Watercolor 11 x 14
 
 

 
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Cattle in the Great Plains by Ying Liu
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San Juan Capistrano Mission by Ying Liu
Watercolor 8 x 10
 
 

 
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Scott II by Ying Liu
Watercolor 6.5 x 9
 
 

 
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Summer Roses by Ying Liu
Oil 9 x 12
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
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Summer Roses by Ying Liu
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Four Corners Fine Art Gallery
Idyllwild, CA - 951.533.7564

Studio 7 Gallery
Laguna Beach, CA - (949) 715-0012


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Biography
"Let the beauty we love be what we do." By poet Rumi

Born in China, Ying Liu demonstrated interest in drawing and painting in her early childhood. As a practical choice, Ying chose teaching English at her home university in China as her profession.  Ying came to the United States in 1987 to pursue graduate studies, starting at The Ohio State University, and continuing at the University of Southern California and University of California at Los Angeles.
 
After completing graduate studies in 2003, Ying noted the art world in Southern California, and decided to again enthusiastically embrace her love for fine art in the form of drawing and painting. 
 
Inspired by great masters such as Joaquin Sorolla, Anders Zorn, John Singer Sargent and many contemporary artists, she has developed a strong, loose, yet richly-toned impressionist style.  She also increasingly desires to paint an expanding range of subject matter, primarily in oil – in plein air or in studio, but often watercolor and pastel.
 
In Fall 2003, Ying studied Life Drawing and Watercolors at Long Beach City College and life painting at Cal State Long Beach, and taught herself by viewing all available videos, books, and demos.  Ying also studied with several master artists which she feels has helped her a great deal to achieve her success.
 
In Summer 2004, Ying studied in Florence at the Cal State University Summer Art Program.  Greatly influenced and inspired by the Renaissance artists, her efforts earned her the acclaim of her instructors as one of Ying`s drawings was selected to be hung in the CSU Chancellor`s Office in a rotating exhibition within the 23 CSU campuses.
 
Ying’s works won numerous awards including the First Prize in American Art Magazine’s National Juried Exhibition and the Silver Medal Award in the 2010 Oil Painters of America Western Regional Show. She was cited in [...]

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