Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Chang Shana  常沙娜   
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

Chang Shana

 
 

 常沙娜

 
     
 

Chang Shana  常沙娜   -  portrait  -  chinesenewart

 
     
 
 
 


Vice President of the China Artists Association
 

1931

Chang Shana was born in Lyon, France.

   

1937

The family returned to China.

   
 

His father Chang Shuhong ( 1904-1994 ), famous for having devoted 40  

 

years of his life to the caves of  Dunhuang, encouraged her to practice  

 

painting, to study and to copy daily the cave paintings.

   

1948

She went to study at the School of Fine Arts in Boston  United States.

   

1950

Back in China, she worked as an assistant to architect Li Huiyin ( 1904-1955 )

 

at Tsinghua University ( Architecture Department )

   

1954

She taught at the Academy of Fine Arts and then at the Central Academy

 

of Arts and Design.

   
1952/1958

She designed architectural decoration and murals for various national

 

construction projects.

   

1982

She was appointed Vice-President of the Central Academy of Crafts.

   
1983/1998

The following year she became the President and remained so for fifteen years.

   
 

She lives in Beijing China.

   
  Danièle Sicard
   
   

   
  exhibitions  selection
   

1946

Chang Shuhong -  Chang Shana  paintings exhibition  Chongqing  China

2015

Relevés de Chang Shana à Dunhuang  Foguangshan Buddhist Center  Taiwan

2017

08.03 19.03  Blooming in Dunhuang-Chang Shana Art Research and Application Exhibition

 

National Art Museum of China  Beijing  China

2019

16.07 15.09  Everlasting Beauty of Dunhuang  Chang Shuhong -  Chang Shana  
  Tsinghua Art Museum  Beijing  China
   

 

Chang Shana  常沙娜   - Gu'an Little Red Fruits - 1998

Chang Shana 常 沙娜 - Gu'an Little Red Fruits - 1998

 
 

Association of Chinese Artists in France, Paris 1936. The little girl is Chang Shana

Association of Chinese Artists in France, Paris 1936. The little girl is Chang Shana

 

 
 

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