Yi Wang is a brilliant realist painter equally comfortable painting or drawing figures, still lifes or landscapes. She has been a professional artist for more than 30 years, first in her homeland in south China, and later here in the United States.
She graduated from the Guandong Academy of Art and Design (1981); studied oil painting at the Guangzhou College of Art (1986-1989), then completed her study as a graduate student in the Oil Painting Department of the renowned Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art, considered to be the best art institution in south China.
Now living in the United States, Wang Yi is a member of Oil Painters of America and ranks among the top artists in the US. Her work has been selected for exhibition in every one of the OPA annual juried award shows since 2001.