Yan Sun

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Yan Sun

United States

Yan Sun is Distinguished Professor of Fine Art, Chair of Art Department, and Director of Gallery at Muskingum University. He received M.F.A. degree in painting and drawing from Texas A&M University-Commerce, M.A. degree of Art History from Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, and B.F.A. degree in painting and drawing from Northwest Normal University, China.

Hayden Museum of American Art published Yan Sun’s paintings in books: “Life ∙Time ∙ SpaceYan Sun’ Paintings” in 2004 and “Yan Sun - Cross Culture ∙ Cross Century” in 2007.

Yan Sun's paintings are shown in solo exhibitions in art centers, galleries, as well as museums such as Hayden Museum of American Art, Zanesville Museum of Art, Canton Museum of Art, and Museum of East Texas. And some paintings become part of the museums' permanent collections. His paintings are also selected in numerous international and national art exhibitions, including those in the United States, China, Turkey, Greece, Italy, and Kazakhstan. Many of his paintings received awards.

Yan Sun is a signature member of Oil Painters of America (OPA).

Yan Sun is a signature member of American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA).

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