Lin Hairong, born 1975 in Heilongjiang Province, China, studied Fine Arts at Henan Normal University and gained her Master’s degree from the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, Chongqing. In the medium of oil on canvas she has forged a reputation in the Chinese contemporary art scene. Her distinctive style – big-headed figures with small, wide-spaced eyes, often women – depicts famous personalities and other subjects with theatre, grace, and careful emotion. Hairong’s works have been featured in solo and group exhibitions in China, Hong Kong and Europe. Lin Hairong works in studios in Chongqing and Beijing.