Tongji Philip Qian is amultidisciplinary artist who was born in Shanghai, China
and currently lives and works around the globe. During his travels, he is particularly
interested in responding to differentenvironments and cultures by creating woodblockprints by hand.
His prints are influenced by theconcept of the element of chance and he is devoted to finding
chance "now" and "here".
Tongji Philip Qian is the recipient ofseveral grants and fellowships including the Annual Artist Fellowship
fromSchloss Plüschow in Germany and the Dr. Judith Temple Grant from ArrowmontSchool of Arts
and Crafts in the United States.
Tongji Philip Qian received hisBachelor of Arts in art history and mathematics from Carleton College and
hisAdvanced Certificate in studio art from New York University.
He has exhibited his works in China, Italy, and the United States.