ZHOU Qian was born in shanghai and started learning Chinese calligraphy and painting influenced by her father who is a famous calligrapher. She graduated from Singapore Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, major in western painting. After she furthered her art studies in China National Academy of Painting for landscape and Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts for flowers and birds. ZHOU’s artworks combine both Chinese and western techniques, as well as vivid colors and lines of calligraphy, which represents in new style image out of image rich in Chinese philosophy.
In 2011, her artwork was collected by Liu Haisu art museum. In 2012, her “Jiangnan Landscape” was selected by China’s Diplomatic Department as a gift to Indian Minister of Foreign Affairs. In 2013, she was invited by Paris Montparnasse Metropolitan Museum to hold her solo exhibition “from Paris to Shanghai”. In 2014, her painting was collected by Duke University.
In addition, ZHOU Qian takes active part in social and charity events in art and literature circles.