Mr. Stephen B.W. Yee, also known as Chih-fu, was born in Hunan Province, China in 1942. Being influenced by his scholarly and artistic family, he has love Chinese paining and calligraphy since his early childhood. After studying with various reputed masters, he has mastered the art of landscape, figure and flowers-and-birds paintings.
As a graduate in Literature and Arts from National Taiwan University, Mr. Yee passed an examination for diplomatic service and was appointed as a consul for many years. He is currently a Master Artist employed by Silk Dynasty Inc., where he developed an internationally renowned, award winning line of Silk wall coverings. He devotes his spare time to the study of classical Chinese painting and is a serious advocator of the past masters from the Tang to he Ch’ing Dynasties.
Through the blending of the traditional art form with western techniques, he brings a new and creative perspective to Chinese arts. His outstanding works have been exhibited in Taiwan, Japan, Hawaii, California and China and received numerous awards and recognition including the purchase award at the AVA 2005 for Triton Museum permanent collection.
He is a honorary fellow of Asia Society of Arts of America and a member of the Fine Arts League of Cupertino, Vice President of Chinese American Art Development Foundation and Vice Chairman of Chinese Arts Association in San Francisco.
Thank you for getting in touch with me a few weeks ago. I'm sorry for the delay, but we are now just collecting the artwork for our show. I really hope you are still interested in participating. If so, can you please get in touch with me this week if possible?
My name is Wendy Norwood and I'm the Marketing Manager for the Hilton San Francisco Financial District hotel, where the Chinese Culture Center is located. We are putting together an exhibition and we'd like to potentially hang some of your work, specifically the pieces titled "Waterfalls", "Returning Late", Cranes Dancing" and "Fish in Lilypond". Please let me know if you are interested in participating.