Zimou Tan

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Zimou Tan

United States

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Zimou Tan was named “Chinese Master Artist” in December of 2007 by the Chinese government

Art and Culture department, also selected as "The 50 Artists impacted China". Mr. Tan graduated

from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco in 2000. There he earned degrees in both

Traditional Illustration and Fine Arts.

2003, won the Northern California Gold Metal portrait painting competition.

2005, Gold Medal Winner at the Hudson Valley Art Association’s 74th Annual Exhibit.

2006, won Best of Show at the Morro Bay Art Association Group Exhibit.

Tan has exhibited with the California Art Club’s gold Medal and Group Exhibits, New York

Portrait Society Gallery in New York City; American Artists Professional League Grand National

Exhibition in the New York City; de Young Museum, San Francisco, California, and Asia Society

of Arts of America, San Francisco, California. 20th Annual Marin Open Studio as the main feature

artist at Corte Madera, California.

Tan is a member of the California Art Club, Oil Painters of America, American Society of

Portrait Artists. Zimou’s work has been featured in “International Artist Magazine” “Art of the

West Magazine”, "The artist magazine", "Stroke of Genius", "Chinese Master Artist", "The 50

Artists inputted China”. Art Renew Center 2014, 2015, 2016 Finalist. First world watercolor

finalist 2014, Collection Beaux-Arts Réaliste's first prize. 2014. Grand prize winner for

International Artist Magazine portrait and figure challenge 2015.

2017, honored as ARC Associate Living Master.

Art is life, life is art, life without art is meaningless.

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