Jin Xia is a professional artist from China who now resides in California. She graduated with honors from Shanghai University’s Institute of Fine Arts in 1988. Afterwards she instructed students in painting for over ten years in the Institute. She has also explored and created art works in many different styles and mediums, painting in oils, watercolors, ink, washings and lacquer. In addition, she showed her range of talent by producing engravings, carvings and decorative paintings. Her masterpieces of art are exhibited and collected in the National Fine Art Gallery of China as well as in several famous art galleries around the world where they have received many honors and awards. Recently her art works were exhibited in the Nan Hai Arts Center in Millbrae and the 23rd Annual National Juried Show in the Coastal Arts League Gallery & Museum Half Moon Bay. Xia Jin is a member of the Chinese Artist Society. She has also taught and nurtured many young and talented students.