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Bing-Jib Huang ( 黃秉驥 )
Bing-Jib (goes by Bing or Bingjib) was born in Taiwan, came to US over 40 years ago. He was educated as an engineer, earned his MS degree in Aerospace Engineering in University of Maryland and BS degree in the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan. He is currently working in the US Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration.
Bing was interested in Chinese calligraphy from his early age in Taiwan. Traditionally Chinese calligraphy is a piece of black and white artwork, creating a poem or story by Chinese brush with black ink on white rice paper. Years ago Bing started to experiment a new style for his calligraphy artwork. He paints Chinese calligraphy with symbols or colors in a way to make a unique artistic expression around the meaning of Chinese characters. He especially enjoys designing unique greeting card for the celebration of Chinese Lunar New Year.
Bing is actively involved in local art community. He teaches Chinese calligraphy in a Chinese school at weekends, makes calligraphy demo at various occasions. His artworks have been exhibited in US and foreign countries many times. He participated in International Artist Support Group (IASG) art shows in Beijing, China (2002), St. Petersburg, Russia (2003), and Cairo, Egypt (2005). He was also invited to participate in Florence Biennale (2007) and London Art Biennale (2013) when he also won an award.