陈龙 (Chen Long)
b.1971, Heilongjiang province.
Chen Long has been awarded with numerous awards and his artworks are displayed in collections around China. He studied his Master's degree in traditional woodblock printing at the Chinese Central Academy of Fine Arts. Since 2002, Chen Long has been working as a professional artist at the Heilongjiang Printmaking Institute (HPI).
Most recently, he has developed an innovative style using waste-woodblock techniques. He states that his most important task of late is ensuring that the styles of traditional woodcut are not lost when applied to a contemporary medium, and finding a balance between innovativeness and honesty to past practices.