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Born in the ancient cultural city Xian, is a native of Hua County, Henan Province. He is now a member of the Chinese Artists Association and the Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Association. He has also been the Dean of Shanxi Art Institute.
He developed an interest in painting in his youth and taught himself to be an artist. In 1974, Feng followed the famous painter as well as art historian, Mr Pan Jiezi, to study traditional heavy-color meticulous brushwork painting and the replication of ancient frescoes. Having spent a great amount of time at Yong-le Palace (Rui city), Qing-long Temple (Jie-shan County), Fan-zhi Rock, Kai-hua Temple (Gao-ping), and Lou-rui Tomb (Tai-yuan), Feng has benefited abundantly in his artistic development and founded a solid foundation for his later artistic style.
Feng specializes in portraits, but also good in other subjects such as landscape. He is particularly skilled in painting huge scenes. His female portraits are graceful, elegant and full of oriental charm, revealing his profound painting skills and outstanding artistic expression. Feng�s works stress on the rhythm endowed in the traditional use of lines; meanwhile, he integrates them with the spectacular use of colors, thus forming his unique style which reflects a strong sense of modernity. His debut �Dance of Red Silk� was first exhibited at the Chinese Art Museum with full success. The painting was also featured in art magazine such as Art, Chinese Painting, etc. Feng then created numerous heavy-color fine brushwork paintings, which gained him high acclaim in China and overseas. He won the Gold Prize at the Salon Exhibition of France in 1982, the 3rd Prize of the National Art Exhibition in 1984, 1st Prize of the National Art Exhibition in 1987, Gold Medal of Shanxi Art Festival and the First Gold Award of the First Shanxi Literary Foundation. Having been rated officially the �Eminent Artist�, his biography was broadcasted in the important TV documentary called the �Register of Cultural Celebrities� in China. In 2008, he was selected as one of the "300 most outstanding artists in the world in recent 200 years" by the authoritative website of art critique in the US, among the five Chinese artists selcted, Chen Yifei was also included.
Feng relocated to New York in 1997. His first exhibition in the U.S. was held at the Eastern Gallery in China Town, then at the Benedetti Gallery, the Chinese Art Center at Manhattan, and the Prince Street Gallery. After numerous exhibitions, his works gained the high acclaim from collectors in the U.S. publications include Works of Feng Changjiang, �Selected Works of Feng Changjiang Selected Heavy Color Paintings of Feng Changjiang�, and Works of Art of Feng Changjiang. His works have been collected by the Chinese National Museum, Chinese Historical Museum, Chinese National Olympics Committee, Shenzhen Museum, U.S. White House and the United Nations