Weinstein Art Management

Tang Wei Min

Paintings in the permanent collection of the Beijing Museum of Fine Art (China)*\n• His oil on canvas painting “Girl with Fan” was featured on a cover of “Chinese Oil Paintings” magazine.\n• Winner of the International Portrait Competition (USA).\n• Finalist of the International Portrait Competition (Canada, 2006).\n• Winner (2nd place) of the International Child Portrait Competition (USA).\n• Winner of the Charles B. Wang competition (China, 2001).\n• Winner of the juried “Present-day China oil paintings” competition (China, 2003).\n• Made cover at American Art Collectors magazine (2019)\n \n*After Beijing Museum of Art purchase, of Tang’s prices on art auctions in China reached $150,000 USD per large size painting.\n \nTang Wei Min was born in Yong Zhou, Hunan Province in 1971. He graduated from the Art Department of Hunan Standard College, where he majored in Oil Painting. Since 1991 he worked as a professional oil painter.\n \nIn 2001, he was accepted into a graduate study program of Oil Panting in Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. In the same year his panting \"Girl with Fan\" was sponsored by the school for the prestigious scholarship named after \"Charles B. Wang”. The painting received second prize at the exhibition. This work, now in private collection, also was selected for the May 2001 issue of \"Chinese Oil Panting\".\n \nAnother of his works \"Summer Dream\" was displayed in the tryout of \"China Oil Portrait\" exhibition. Yet another work \"Peeping\" was shown at the Present-day Oil Painting Exhibition in the Hunan Province. In 2003 The Beijing Museum of Fine Art exhibited and purchased this painting.\n \nTang is a practicing Zen Buddhist, and his work is full of symbols of Buddhism. Currently Tang lives in a monastery near his home town. He wants to be spiritually clean for painting of art, and to be surrounded by the objects he depicts.\n \nTang considers the art of painting as his way to bring harmony, balance, and beauty to the world. He is married, and has two children. He often called in his homeland “Chinese Rembrandt.”\n \n* Wei Min – first name, Tang – family name. In China they first write family name, then first name.