Yan Sun is Professor of Art and Gallery Director at Muskingum University. He received M.F.A. degree from Texas A&M University-Commerce, M.A. degree of Art History from Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, and B.F.A. degree from Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou, China.
Yan Sun was born in China and is now living in Zanesville, OH. He stared art at the age of 17 and gradually becomes an award-winning artist.
Hayden Museum of American Art published Yan Sun’s paintings in books:
Yan Sun’ Paintings in 2004
Yan Sun - Cross Culture
Cross Century in 2007.
Yan Sun’s recent solo shows include:
"Yan Sun Retrospective," (Zanesville Museum of Art, OH. 2008);
"One Man's Journey - Yan Sun's Art," (Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH. 2007);
"Yan Sun Paintings: Traditions-Past and Present,” (Wright State University, Dayton, OH 2007);
"Paintings of the West" (Hayden Museum of American Art, Paris, TX. 2006);
"Peace and Emotion in Painting" Galerie Korńey, Dallas, TX. 2006);
"Vision and Expression" (Ohio University-Zanesville, OH 2005);
“Yan Sun's Art,” (The Tuscarawas County Center for the Arts, New Philadelphia, OH 2004).
Some state and national awards of Yan Sun include:
Award of Excellence of The View – A Juried Landscape Competition at Rosewood Art Gallery, Kettering, OH (2009);
Jury's Selection Award of Cathedral International Juried Exhibition in Covington, KY (2004);
Award of Merit of The View - An All-Ohio Landscape Competition (2003);
Best of Show of Juried International Touring Art Exhibition, 1999-2000:
Painting was published on newspapers, postcards, and T-shirts.
Yan Sun’s Website: http://www.yansun.us