Photograph of Artist YUMING ZHU
YUMING ZHU
Woodinville, Washington - United States


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Original Artworks (17)

Yuming Zhu; Breaking Through, 2015, Original Painting Oil, 10 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 Oil abstracting painting, abstract expressive. conflict of emotion, breaking through boundaries. Feel the hope of being free. Bright hope verses dark surpression...
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Original Oil Painting, 2015
10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; New Madame Butterfly, 2015, Original Pastel, 16 x 22 inches. Artwork description: 241 Puchinni ever dreamed  to compose this Madame in Spring time  Color and new twisted concept chanllenging my mind to painting umbrella and Japanese motifs. ...
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Original Pastel, 2015
16 x 22 inches (40.6 x 55.9 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Houses In Santorini, 2018, Original Mixed Media, 4 x 6 inches. Artwork description: 241 Set of Four En Plein art from Santorini. Pen, Watercolor, Graphite, Gauache. Each painting is 4  x 6 . The Bright White Wall, Deep Blue roof and ocean with a touch of man- made colorful items. The quietness in the busy town inspired me. Each painting is in ...
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Original Mixed Media, 2018
4 x 6 inches (10.2 x 15.2 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; View From Hotel In Vienna, 2018, Original Mixed Media, 6 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 Every corner has marks of history. From this old building and see through alley, a palace right there. Wondering if my color and and ink could awake some old days of the glorious time in Vienna. the early sun light hits  on the wall while the Sienna ...
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Original Mixed Media, 2018
6 x 8 inches (15.2 x 20.3 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Windy Mykonos, 2018, Original Mixed Media, 7 x 5 inches. Artwork description: 241 The wind tried to blow away the deep lapis from snow white wall. Green view inspired me to sit in the wind and sketch this mysterious view. Ink was flowing, and highlighted by heavy strokes of pastel. It is Urban and natural landscape in combination. Gold metal ...
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Original Mixed Media, 2018
7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Having Breakfast In Venice, 2018, Original Mixed Media, 6 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 Sitting and waiting for food to come from a family restaurant in Venice street.  The early morning Sun casts pastel brightness on sienna wall.  Pen and Ink just flow on paper with light watercolor wash.  It is the fresh breeze and warm morning Sun. ...
Yuming Zhu
Original Mixed Media, 2018
6 x 8 inches (15.2 x 20.3 cm)
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Yuming Zhu; Santorini Dome, 2018, Original Mixed Media, 8 x 6 inches. Artwork description: 241 Deep Blue Dome withbright white wall, that is a typical scene of Santorini of Greece. The purity, beauty of striking contracst attracts artist to draw, to paint like Whistler. I sketch with pen and ink, and light wash of watercolor and finally highlights with buttery soft pastel. ...
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Original Mixed Media, 2018
8 x 6 inches (20.3 x 15.2 cm)
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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. ...
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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; 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; 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. ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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; 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 ...
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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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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...