Ming Feng was born on June 14, 1957 in Guangzhou, China.
Guangzhou, known as the "Flower City," is situated in a subtropical area surrounded by lush trees, crisscrossing rivers and babbling brooks.
"Nature's beauty stirred my longing for art and its colorfulness gave wings to my imagination.
I could not help but attempt to capture its beauty on paper.
Perhaps that was the burgeoning of my passion for art.
I was twelve.
That year Ming
was admitted to the Guangzhou Municipal Teenage Art School.
Upon graduation, he enrolled at the Guangzhou Art Academy.
studied artistic theories and philosophy of both Western and Chinese art.
Before arriving in the United States, Ming
achieved prominence as an acclaimed artist in his
In 1975, he
became a set designer for the Modern Dance Troupe of Guangzhou.
Later, for five years (1978 to 1982), he worked as a commercial artist for the Guangzhou Art Design Company.
has exhibited internationally and received many awards.
works are in the permanent collection of the Guangzhou Art Museum
The artist was honored by the Beijing People's
Publishing House, which in 1982, published its annual calendar dedicated exclusively to twelve of his
In 1988, Ming
immigrated to the United States with his
parents and settled in New York.
The diversity of art there broadened his
horizon while the market offered him more opportunities to show his
lived near New England's Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard, which today still remain his
favorite places and the sources of his