Yuemei Zhang was born in Shanghai and studied printmaking and fine art for her undergraduate and graduate study at Central Fine Art Academy, Beijing China. She moved to the US in 1989. She is the art director of Eastern Arts Connection, Inc. and taught printmaking and fine art at colleges and universities for over twenty years. She shares her artist thoughts and expertise in Chinese woodcut, etching and many other methods. Currently she lives in Avon CT. Her artworks have been collected by the National Art Museum and CAFA Art museum in Beijing, China, as well as by private collectors and galleries in the US, Canada, Hong Kong and Germany.
Zhang’s unique artworks reflect her passion for Eastern Art. Zhang’s artworks have been show in solo shows and group art events and in shows in New England and China. She is the recipient of many awards in both the US and China. Dave Drury, journalist for the Hartford Courant writes, “Zhang’s …artist roots remain firmly planted in her native China,” highlighting Zhang’s strong intertwining of her eastern roots with her artistic western printmaking techniques.