10/23/2015 — 11/01/2015 Artists from the Printmaking Academic Committee of the National Artists Association of China Shanghai William Chinese Art Foundation Distinguished Visiting Artist Series This group distinguished artists from China, who are Golden and Silver Award Winners of National and International Printmaking Exhibition, visited William Paterson University for an Exhibition, Lecture, Demonstration and Panel Discussion from October 23 to November 1, 2015. Qiongde Cao Vice Chair of Artists Association of Guizhou Province, President of Guiyang Academy of Art, Executive Vice Director of the Guiyang Museum of Art. His works received the Gold Award at the 17th National Printmaking Exhibition, Lu Xun Printmaking Award, and China Publishing Government Award. Chao Chen Researcher at the China Jiangsu Printmaking Academy. His works received the Gold Award at the 16th National Printmaking Exhibitions; the International Award at the 41st Asian Modern Arts Exhibition in Japan, and the Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards at the Jiangsu Printmaking Exhibitions. Yanpeng Li Vice President of Hebei Art Academy, Shijiazhuang, Hebei. He received the the Silver Prize at the 1996 13th National Printmaking Exhibition; the Bronze Prize at the 1998 14th National Printmaking Exhibition; The Gold Prize from the 1999 8th National Constellation Awards. Jianshan Wang Professor and Dean of School of Fine Arts at Guizhou Nationalities University. Wang received numerous awards including Bronze Prize at the 9th National Fine Arts Exhibition; Silver Prize at Qingdao International Biennial Printmaking Exhibition; Lu Xun Printmaking Award for 1980-1990. Chengyou Yu President of the Printmaking College of Heilongjiang. He has won numerous awards, including Gold Prize at the 1992 Japan-China Printmaking Exhibit; Silver Prize at the 1996 13th National Printmaking Exhibition; 1999 Lu Xun Printmaking Award for 1980-1990. Minjie Zhang Professor and Director of the Mural Department, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou. He has won numerous awards, including Grand Prize at the 1992 11th National Printmaking Exhibition; and Award of Excellence at the 2015 15th Krakow International Triennial Printmaking Exhibition.