Liang Wei comes from China where he studied at the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. His work has been shown in numerous galleries and art centers, including Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, World Trade Center, Westbeth Gallery One in New York, Yale-China Association at Yale University, New Britain Museum of American Art, Hartford Art School Gallery, New London Art Society& Gallery, John Slade Ely House in Connecticut, Target Gallery in Torpedo Factory Art Center, Greater Reston Arts Center, Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Virginia, and Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Washington DC.
Liang Wei’s paintings have won a number of awards presented by art schools and art societies. Most recently, he won the first place at 2007 Treasury of Art show presented by Vienna Arts Society in Virginia. Liang Wei is also an award winner of 2005 Artist of the Year by the Friends of the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Other recent awards include First Place in Watercolor for 2005 Best of Virginia Artists and Artisans by Kennedy Promotions, Best in Show by patrons of the 2005 ‘Taste for Art’ gala and auction at Torpedo Factory Art Center, and Best in Show at the American Landscape Show by the Art league.
Liang Wei’s calligraphy has adored the jacket designs of such books as “The Search for Modern China” and “Chinese Roundabout” by Yale historian Jonathan Spence, and “Furrows” by Yale anthropologists Helen Siu.