Artist Name – Kai Lun Qu
Kai Lun Qu is a professional artist and instructor working in Cupertino, CA. He studied at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing and received a BFA from Maryland Institute College of Arts in Baltimore. In 2018, He was one of twenty-six recipients chosen out of nearly 3000 entries to be awarded a Certificate of Excellence for his painting Ashton in the 20th Annual International Portrait Society of America Competition. He has also been the winning recipient of the Figurative Art Convention and Expo Scholarship, Robert Gamblin Paint Prize, National Congressional Art Competition, and the Art of the Portrait Grant from the Portrait Society of America. He has recently been featured in Southwest Art Magazine’s “21 under 31” Article, where he was one of 21 artists under the age of 31 being celebrated as rising art stars from across the West and around the country. His work has also been included and published by the likes of Poets Artist Magazine and PleinAir Magazine.
Medium(s) – Drawing, Painting