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About NZCUCA

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The Directing Members

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NEW ZEALAND–CHINA UNION OF CULTURE AND ARTS

For years, the New Zealand Chinese have been seeking a useful source for inspiration, help, or advice in terms of integrating Chinese culture and arts with the colourful culture and arts in New Zealand. Everyone an Artist Trust finally decided to own that role and be intentional about it. They started expressing the passions, thoughts, and curious wonderings about this aspect. They founded New Zealand - China Union of Culture and Arts (NZCUCA) with a mission to promote Chinese culture and arts in New Zealand and to collaborate on a project together.​

 

THE

DIRECTING MEMBERS

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To promote Chinese traditional culture and arts;

To facilitate the exchange and integration between Chinese traditional culture & arts and New Zealand multi-culture & art. 

Directing Members 

 

Chairman:

Jianning Shan

Calligraphy and painting artist

Member of Nanjing Artists Association;

Director of Jiangsu Provincial Civil Servants Calligraphy and Painting Association;

President of Painting and Calligraphy Academy for Jiangsu Overseas Chinese;

Vice President of Wang Xizhi Painting and Calligraphy Academy.

Director of the Art Committee:

Renyu Chen

 

Director of the Environmental Art Research Office of Hubei Academy of Fine Arts;

National first-class artist of Hubei Academy of Fine Arts;

Member of Mural Art Committee of China Artists Association;

Director of Chinese Mural Society;

Vice Chairman of Chinese Stone Carving Art Research Association; Member of Chinese Culture and Art Development Promotion Association; Vice chairman of Hubei Science and Technology Art Research Association.

Vice Chairman:

Jiangrong Zhang

Chairman of South Island Branch of New Zealand-China Investment and Trade Promotion Association; 

Executive Director of New Zealand-China Exchange Promotion Association.

Deputy Director of the Art Committee: Hong Chen

 

Studied at the Department of Chinese Language of Liaoning University; Studied Fashion Design at the Department of Fine Arts of Tsinghua University;

Postgraduate at the DCT Swiss International Hotel Management School;

Secretary: Li Ma

Teacher of Chinese language;

Former Director of Tianjin Zhongjin Advertising Company;

Has been teaching Chinese at the Rewi Alley Chinese School for ten years.

In 2017, entered the Bachelor of Arts at the University of Auckland and then transferred to the University of Canterbury, College of Engineering to study industrial design. Graduated from the University of Canterbury with a grade of GPA 7. Later, due to interest and commonality in design, he studied graphic design and web design. Many magazine, posters, and logo works were created during this period of time.

Entered the University of Auckland Business School in 2017, and then transferred to the University of Canterbury School of Engineering to study industrial design. During the university, designed the Electric Knife e to help the elderly, and the Firebreed Antarctic Heating Jacket in cooperation with a local company in New Zealand, specialised heating vests for Antarctic expeditions, etc., All projects have achieved A grade and above. Graduated from the University of Canterbury with a grade of GPA 7. Currently employed as an interior designer at Kitchen Maker Christchurch.