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Artist Yufen Li Joins the LABA Biennial International Art Festival

"Goddess of God" by Yufen Li

Yufen Li is a contemporary artist who specializes in oil painting and mixed media. She spent many years studying art in France and her French name is Jouie YuFem. She was born in Tianjin, China and throughout her childhood was very fond of painting. In 1997, she decided to go to France on her own to pursue her dream of becoming a professional artist. While living in France, she attended the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts to study art and painting, and was invited to participate in many exhibitions.  In 1999, she joined the French Artists Association, was President of the Academy of Oriental Modern Art in Paris and the Vice President of the Federation of French Calligraphers and Painters.

"Untitled" by Yufen Li

"Contrast" by Yufen Li

"Untitled" by Yufen Li

"Vase" by Yufen Li

Exhibitions and Honors:

  • September 27, 2015 - participated in the (Paris International Exposition) "Oil Painting Eighty-Seven Immortals Scroll" at the famous French Pierre Art Museum. Won Second prize. Private collection: 100cm ×100cm

  • Participated in the 3rd International LOHAS Art Exhibition in China and Shanghai on November 11, 2016.  Oil painting, "Reincarnation."  Won First Prize. Private Collection: 150cm x150cm

  • November 11, 2016 - received the Silver Medal of Arts from the United Nations Public Welfare Alliance, Certificate N: 454887

  • September 22, 2017 - participated in the Laos Vientiane Art Expo. Oil Painting Work, "Smooth Sailing" 70cm x50cm, collected by the President of Laos. Won the Gold Medal.

  • November 2017 - participated in the General Association of French Calligraphers and Painters Exhibition of artist works. Oil Painting, "Three Trees."  Private Collection: 130cm x 70cm

  • January 1, 2018 - held an exhibition of my works at the Happy House Hotel in Paris. Two works of mixed media - Untitled work and Autumn Colors from private collection.

  • February 16, 2018 - invited to attend the reception at the French Presidential Palace. My traditional Chinese ink painting 40cm x 40cm was collected by President Macron of the Elysee Palace, at the French Presidential Palace.

  • February 13, 2018 - participated in the famous International Art Exhibition of the Grand Palais in Paris, France. Won the Adams Art Certificate for two artworks of Women Flowers.

  • April 22, 2018 - participated in the ATS SHOPPING International Expo Art Exhibition at the Louvre in France.

  • May 10, 2018 - participated in the beauty of Chinese characters large-scale art exhibition. Chinese ink painting 140cm x 70cm. Won the Gold Medal.​

  • July 21, 2018 - invited by UNESCO to participate in the "World Peace Art." Awarded a certificate by UNESCO's "The Beauty of Chinese Characters, Oil Paintings Permanent Collection."

  • October 24, 2018 - participated in the Louvre ART SHOPPIN International Art Salon Exhibition.​

  • April 4, 2019 - invited to participate in the 41st International Large-scale Art Fair in Hall 90, Manhattan, New York, USA.

  • May 22, 2019 - participated in the art exhibition "Cathedral Madeleine" in Paris, France.June 3, 2019 - participated in the "UNESCO Headquarters" invitation exhibition of artists from 30 countries. Untitled artwork from private collection.

  • February 14, 2023 - participated in the ART-Capital World Expo Art Exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris, France.

  • May 2023 - exhibited at the Escaldes Art Center in England (a world tour exhibition organized by UNESCO).

  • December 6, 2023. - Red Dot Art "SPECTROM ART" exhibition in Miami, Florida, USA.

Auction Sales:

On January 18, 2017, at the Royal Hall of Paris, the oil painting "When We Are Old" was auctioned.  Size 80cm × 50cm. Certificate number SIRET: 31216053400045, from private collection.

Yufen Li (Jouie YuFem) Video

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