Min Ma, A native of China, was born in 1955. Ever since childhood, his interest in art took root. At the age of 18, Min attended art college and received formal training for three years. After that, he continued his studies at the prestigious and highly regarded China Academy of Fine Arts and graduated in 1982 (BFA). He taught fine arts, as a professor, in university until 1986.
Twenty years into his career, Min’s works show evidence of his serious professional commitment to fine arts. His versatility in art is greatly indicated by the quality of his work. Min’s paintings are vivid, with clarity of color and tone that adds depth and feeling to his vision. In addition, his subject matter has also been more diverse in recent years. He has expanded his sphere of artistic interest to include landscape, still life, floral, portraits, human figures and much more. Also, Min prefers to use a variety of mediums such as oil, acrylic, watercolor and pencil sketches to bring out different projects and paintings, but his major area is oil painting.
In 1986 Min came to Canada and has lived in numerous cities throughout North America. His paintings and artwork have been exhibited throughout Canada and the United States, as well as being represented in numerous private collections. Min currently resides in Surrey, BC with his wife and daughter.