With successful exhibitions in North America and Asia, Bao J Zhou is an experienced professional artist. He focuses on the sensual nature of contemporary art, and his subjects are interpreted in moods created by color and brushstrokes. He exhibited in Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China; Liu Hai Su Art Museum, Shanghai, China; National Art Gallery, Beijing, China; QW Gallery, Port Washington, NY; The Gallery Schimmel Center for the Arts, New York, NY; The Gallery of Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts, Shanghai, China.
Mr. Zhou is a graduate of The Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts, China and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, PA. During his time at PaFA, Bao Jian won numerous awards including the famed William Emlen Cresson Memorial Traveling Scholarship, which allowed him to travel around the European countries to continue his studies. Mr. Zhou has since served as the Director of the Oil painting Department at his alma mater The Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts, China; visiting professor at the Academy of Fine Arts of Shanghai University, China; visiting professor at the Shanghai Theatrical Institute, China. Currently, he is teaching as visiting professor at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Art School, China.