Ying Liu



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Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
7 days ago 
The Skipper by Ying Liu
Watercolor 11 x 14
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
2 months ago 
P1380635 by Ying Liu
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
2 months ago 
23-075 tinted glasses II by Ying Liu
Watercolor 9 x 12
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
An Old Man with White beard II by Ying Liu
Watercolor 11 x 15
 
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Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
Mongolian Herdsman by Ying Liu
10 x 17
 
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Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
3 months ago 
An Old Man with White beard by Ying Liu
Watercolor 15 x 8
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
4 months ago 
White Turban by Ying Liu
Watercolor 15 x 8
 
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Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
4 months ago 
IMG_4055 by Ying Liu
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
4 months ago 
IMG_3849 by Ying Liu
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
4 months ago 
Street Musician by Ying Liu
Watercolor 18 x 12
 
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Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
8 months ago 
Betty by Ying Liu
Watercolor 9 x 15
 
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Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
8 months ago 
Jeff by Ying Liu
Watercolor 12 x 9
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
10 months ago 
Portrait of Jay by Ying Liu
Oil 16 x 12
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Shadow Lake by Ying Liu
16 x 20
 
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Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
13 months ago 
Toni by Ying Liu
11 x 14
 
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Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
21 months ago 
A Minority Girl by Ying Liu
Watercolor
 
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Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
21 months ago 
Gesture drawing by Ying Liu
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
21 months ago 
Gesture drawing by Ying Liu
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
21 months ago 
Gesture drawing by Ying Liu
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
21 months ago 
Gesture drawing by Ying Liu
 
 

 
Ying Liu Posted Artwork 
21 months ago 
Gesture drawing 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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