Born in Beijing in 1957, Danian Jia was graduated from Platform Art College of Beijing Film Academy and once worked as Art Editor and Journalist in TV station. He now works as Dean of Production Department of China Painting And Calligraphy Social Club, a member of China Artists Association, a member of China Stage Artist Association, Art Director of China District Development and Promotion Association, Appraisal Chairman of International (South Korea) Cultural Exchange Academy and Deputy Secretary General of Jiuzhou Calligraphy and Painting Academy.
Mr. Jia started his professional painting in 1977, focusing on sunflower and forms unique style. He is devoted to freehand brushwork flowers and birds as well as fine brushwork grass and insect painting. He is especially good at showing sunflower's simple beauty. As regard to usage of color, he adds the characteristics of eastern and western arts innovatively. His representatives include Tianyuan Jiaoxiaoqu and Jing Si Chan Sheng, with many works published on large exhibitions, major magazines and newspapers and won prizes for serveral times.
Started professional painting in 1977, especially good at showing sunflower's simple beauty
Focused on sunflower painting in an unique style in 1995, with a combination of western and eastern painting characteristics in regard to color usage and originality
Acted as Art Designer in the Story Play Ying in 1980
Designed logo for International Astronomy Convention in 1987
Won the 1st Prize of China Yearbook Painting and Calligraphy for his work Qing Quan in 1990
Invited to give a personal exhibition at Afghanistan Prince's Palace in 1992
Designed First Day Cover of Comet and Jupiter Collision
Designed First Day Cover of Meteor Shower for Astronomical Observatory in 1998
Hold Century Famous Artists Painting Exhibition in Capital Museum in May 1999
Won Silver Prize at 2000 Jizhou International Art Exchange Exhibition in Korea in May 2000
Won Golden Prize at First World Chinese Art Exhibition in July 2000
Collected works Tianyuan Jiaoxiangqu and Taikonghua at China Millennium Monument in January 2001
Work selected on the 5th Session of China Orchid Festival Baicheng Famous Lanxi Fine Art Exhibition in 2004
Work presented at Four Country Tour Exhibitions for Chinese Painters by Chinese Artists Association in 2004
Went to Xinjiang during an activity sponsored by China Cultural Association, China Art Association, Xinjiang Art Association, Bingtuan Art Association and China Art Association Production Center in January 2008
Hold theme painting exhibition Kui at Guangzhou in January 2010
Danian contributes to freehand brushwork of flowers and birds as well as fine brushwork grass and insect painting. He is especially good at showing sunflower's simple beauty. As regard to usage of color, he adds the characteristics of eastern and western arts innovatively. Even though he used western arts specialties into his painting, he is always rooted in China national arts and national culture. It is the profound Chinese culture,the opening era and his untiring exploratory spirit contribute to the Painter Mr. Danian Jia, who belongs to Chinese nation, the time and himself.
Mr. Danian Jia's work Tianyuan Jiaoxiangqu was collected by China Millennium Monument, work Olympic Spirit was collected by World 21st College Student Athletic Meeting, work Tian Qu was recorded in China Contemporary Calligraphy and Painting Selections, work Sunflower was presented and collected by 7th National Ethnic Minority Traditional Athletic Meeting,work Hua Hun was presented on 2nd China Beijing International Biennial Exhibition,work Qiu Shi I & II was recorded in the Chapter of Flowers and Birds of China Paintings Excellence Selection published by National Art Press, work Winter Memory won award of merit on 6th National Finework painting and work Internal Theme was collected by Spanish Palace Museum. In recent years, he has visited over twenty countries with China Painting And Calligraphy Delegation.