Born in Haiyan County, Zhejiang Province in 1938, Li Zihou is a famous Chinese painter, art educator, and Professor of Chinese Painting Department of The China Academy of Art. He graduated from Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts in 1967, and has been teaching at the Department of traditional Chinese Painting of Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts till his retirement since 1978, once serving as deputy director of the Department of Chinese Painting.
Mr. Li Zihou has long been engaged in figure painting creation and teaching. As the second generation painter of "Zhe School Figure Painting", Mr. Li is in deep attainments on the meticulous figure painting. The exhibition will display a total of 80 works of Mr. Li in figure painting, flower and bird painting and sketch creation since 1960s, among which Jiangnan silkworm realistic figure painting works prevail. These works advocate connotation in realistic painting on the basis of the tradition, with the style and charm of Jiangnan water country, and reflect his unique artistic feature and style.