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Zhou Shilin is a highly regarded artist in China known for his paintings and traditional Chinese inks.

Based in Tianjin, Zhou Shilin is the Department Head and Professor of the Tianjin Art Academy, one of the most prestigious art academies in China. His oil paintings are recognized for their thick, sculpture-like brush strokes, vibrant colors and impressionistic movements.

Zhou Shilin has won several Chinese National and Regional Excellence Awards and Gold Prizes at various exhibitions including: The First Exhibition of National Grassland; Seventieth Anniversary: Red Army Long March Exhibit; Third Exhibition of Chinese Artists Association; Chinese Century Film Painting and Calligraphy Exhibit; The Masters Art Works Exhibit; Twelfth Exhibit of Contemporary Chinese Painting; Tianjin Art Exhibit; The China National Outstanding Award; LuYi National Art Academies, Outstanding Teacherís Exhibit and The Youth Art Exhibit among many others.

His works have been collected by the National Art Museum in Beijing, Jiangsu Province Academy of Chinese Painting in Nanjing, Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts and the Tianjin Art Museum among others.

In addition to exhibitions of his works in China and the US, Zhou Shilin has lectured and exhibited in Belgium, Germany, St. Petersburg, Russia, Taiwan and Vietnam.

Zhou Shilin has published ten books in China on Chinese ink and oil paintings. His works have been featured in many art and painting textbooks and publications as well as magazines. Most recently, Zhou Shilinís work received high praise by the important Chinese art critic Jia Dejiang in a popular publication.

Zhou Shilin