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YUMING ZHU
Woodinville, Washington - United States


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Original Artworks (16)

Yuming Zhu; German Expression Rhine River, 2016, Original Mixed Media, 8 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241 This painting is with mixed media: pen with ink, charcoal, watercolor wash and pastel. these round and straight lines represent german culture. Framed. Will be shipped with glass. ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Mixed Media, 2016
8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Castles Alongside Rhine River, 2016, Original Mixed Media, 8 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241 This painting is done with pen, pastel and watercolor wash. Rhine River beauties and historical buildings add great vitality to even nowadays living. Framed and will be shipped with glass in. ...
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Original Mixed Media, 2016
8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Cello Fairy, 2017, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241 Trans- ism style , oil on stretched canvas, wrapped.  Musician transfers to instrument, music notes transfer to fingers.  It is symbolic and expressive and representational.  I invite audiance to listen to my painting and let your imagination fly.  Transism also represents cultural motif transferring, color and forms be ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Oil Painting, 2017
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Aquatic Beauty, 2017, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Plein air, oil on canvas, framed and ready to hang.  Lyrical impression.   A patch of water reflects the fresh sky.  Wondering who is working in the barn.  Serene and birds singing in distance.  A scene from Bellevue Park.  Painting from live scene is always challenging and fun.  ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2017
16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Silhouette Dance, 2013, Original Painting Oil, 6 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Original oil on canvas.  Famouse dancer performing on stage when the light gives out great shape and movement of dancing.  Heart pumping with rythum, and vibrant color gives speech.  wrapped cavas. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2013
6 x 12 inches (15.2 x 30.5 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Quartet Phoenix Beauty Ce..., 2016, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Music and Beauty in Modern Day.  Music, cello transformed into each other.  Madame Butterfly singing with swan.  Phoenix arising from Kimono.  That is tradition fusing with modern symbolism.  Emotion flows with lines and color. ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Oil Painting, 2016
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Gossip, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241 Original oil on wrapped canvas.  A group of girls wearing kimono and talking on cell phone.  Our daily life.  Cell phones are everywhere.  Does cell phone bring us together and push us afar It is cultural modernization.  This painting won prize at art show.  No frame needed. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
18 x 36 inches (45.7 x 91.4 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Mona Tina On Phone, 2017, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 Original oil on canvas with light color wood frame.  Mona- Tina is on phone at a local bar.  Is this afamiliar scene We cant live without our phone now, or not This is a complex, so on the painting, there a knot repressing our unsolved complex of ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2017
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; After Retna Detatched 2, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 Original oil on canvas.  I saw the world with the bubble, it is imperfect world, but who can say it is imperfect. ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Oil Painting, 2009
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; CP On Phone Cezanne, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 66 inches. Artwork description: 241  Original oil on paper.  I like the straight and curve lines.  What do you thinkI never know Cezanne could be that influential. ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Oil Painting, 2010
36 x 66 inches (91.4 x 167.6 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Movement And Still, 2010, Original Mixed Media, 23 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 Original Pastel and charcoal on brown paper.  I like the straight and curve lines.  Trans- ism of movement which means one figure evolves into another as our passion grows on and on.  This art will be shipped in a roll.  Customer needs to frame it yourself. ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Mixed Media, 2010
23 x 18 inches (58.4 x 45.7 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Lines And Light, 2010, Original Mixed Media, 23 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241 Original Pastel and Oil Bar on brown paper.  Light casts gold on this beauty to wake one up.  Simplicity is the beauty.  Minimal use of color, yet vibrant.  You feel the tension.  This painting will be shipped in a roll.  Framing needed by customer. ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Mixed Media, 2010
23 x 18 inches (58.4 x 45.7 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Meidtaion, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 16 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Original oil on canvas with wood frame.  Transism style of painting.  Representational, Expressive Impression.  Hear the sound in wind while meditating settles down.  Sensual yet deep in emotion.  This oil painting shows how musical instrument follows lines and groups of notes transformed into visual sounds.  Shipped with ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Oil Painting, 2007
16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Dancers, 2007, Original Mixed Media, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Original Oil bar and pastel on paper.  Mounted on foam cord.  Representational, semi abstract dancers transform from one shape to another.  Lines of movement represents movement and liveliness.  It is figure, music and dance painting.  Torn, dA(c)corlower right corner of paper shows eagerness of capturing the ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Mixed Media, 2007
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Changing Room, 2007, Original Mixed Media, 17 x 23 inches. Artwork description: 241 Original Oil bar and pastel on brown paper.  Impressionism and expressive style.  Representational figure painting.  Ideal color reflects freshness.  Nude figures in dancing mood brought beauty to life.  This painting will be shipped in a tube.  Framing needed. ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Mixed Media, 2007
17 x 23 inches (43.2 x 58.4 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Going Home, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 Musical in trance.  Semi abstract to capture the musician K G performed in metropolitan cities.  Impressionism, expressionism and symbolism and it is trans- ism.  Piano bars be transferred to buildings.  The song Going Home be exemplified and exaggerated by his saxophone which touched the heart of millions ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Oil Painting, 2008
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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Artist Statement

I land my brush with the force of a giant rock splashing into the ocean. I am not looking for a beautiful painting, but to express Life itself. Painting is just like a stacking of passions. Painting is a method of striping myself naked and facing the truth of my inner emotion. I invite the viewer to experience through my paintings the joy of being alive right at this moment. I believe I can do lots of things, but painting and poetry are the best beloved channels to express my complicated emotions. Originally from Shanghai, Yuming began studying under the masters at a young age. After his BA from China, Yuming came to the States and graduated from Sonoma State University with his MA in 1991. Working in oils, pastels and ChineseSumi Watercolors, Yumings work is a unique blend of East meets West artistry. It is a style that Yuming refers to as Transism, in reference to the constantly evolving interests, which include observations on modern life, a love of music, and an exploration of his own unique heritage. I paint to achieve balance and harmony. Once I reach that, I will for sure break it” “My art is just a channel, through it I invite people to look the world differently, to feel new sensations, to arouse emotions one dare not to have before.” Fascinated about the relationship between art and music, Yuming always says “I love to paint music I invite the viewer to listen to my painting...