Artist of the moment……..Chen Chi

 

Chen Chi was a wonderful painter born in Wuxi, Jiangsu, China in the year 1912. Chen Chi was renown or his landscape paintings.

The artist began to show his work when he was 28 years of age.

Chi came to the United States in 1947 and lived in New York City.

Chen Chi was elected to the National Academy of Design.

Over his career he worked as an illustrator for some well known publications including Sport’s Illustrated.

Chen Chi also published many books of his artworks. He worked in oils and watercolors.

Chen Chi passed away in 2005.

Two cities have Chen Chi museums, Beijing and Wuxi, China. Wuxi was his birthplace.

Price range information: Works range from $5,000 to $50,000. Chi worked in watercolors, oils, and ink.

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