Chinese artist Jiang Aisong visits the University Art Gallery. Born in December 1943 in the Langqi Island of Fujian Province in southeastern China, Jiang graduated from the department of fine arts at Fujian Normal University in 1965. He has served as a news reporter, art editor, editor-in-chief of the art journal "Dandelion" and director of the fine arts department of Putian Municipality. He later became a full-time painter in Fuzhou Art Academy. Professionally, Mr. Jiang is an executive director of the Fine Arts Association of Fujian Province, the governing executive director of Fuzhou City Arts Association, and secretary-general of Calligraphers Association of Fuzhou Municipality. He is recognized as a provincial and municipal People's Congress and CPPCC painter, and a first-class Chinese artist (professor). Before retiring in 2004, Mr. Jiang was vice-chairman of the Artists' Association in Fuzhou Municipality.