Presented by the US China Peoples Friendship Association-Chicago Chapter

[  - Celebrating its 32nd Anniversary in 2006]

Hosted in 2006-7 by College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn  

Welcoming Reception, Mon., Dec. 4, 2006, 6:30 pm, Library

Exhibit during Dec. ’06 and Jan ’07, Over 90 Photos and Drawings, in COD Library

 [For Directions:  , and below]


Art exhibit includes up to 90 works, including the exhibit of 10 Contemporary Versions of Chinese Traditional Ink Drawings entitled, FISH  by prominent Beijing Artist, Zhu Mingde and 80 photos in the 2 exhibits, Beijing: Old and New and Ordinary Beijinger’s Life.



Mr. Zhu Mingde  Delegation Leader, born in 1950, famous artist, cartoonist, Executive Vice Chairman of Beijing Federation of Literature and Art. Mr. Zhu is an active artist in the Beijing cultural arena. He also enjoys the titles such as professor at Research Institute of Cultural Development Under Beijing Normal University, member of Beijing Writers Association, council member of Beijing Film and Movie Artists Association.

Mr. Zhu started to teach himself painting and fine art in 1968 and developed a unique style of his own called Sketch Dairy over the years of hard work. His Sketch Dairy during a visit to Russia and German won himself a lot of acclaim. Just recently, he had a single-person painting exhibit in Beijing’s Ancestors’ Temple. He also published quite a large number of literature works of different types such as poem, novel and essay. Currently he is spending quite some time on the research of cultural preparation aspect of 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Mr. Ye Yongcai  Was born in 1951, President of Beijing Photographer’s Association and Director of Photographic Division of Beijing Daily.

Mr. Ye is a well-known news photographer in China. Over the past 30 years, he has been engaged in news reports of important activities and events happened at home and abroad. His many works were published on the press and displayed in exhibitions. He was one of the organizers of first photo exhibit jointly sponsored by Beijing and USCPFA (US-China Peoples Friendship Association). He has been the President of Beijing Photographer’s Association since 2003.

Mr. Wang Yue  Was born in 1962, Vice President and Secretary General of Beijing Photographer’s Association. He learnt photography when he was in secondary school and has been working with  Beijing Photographer’s Association since 1986. Some of his works were displayed in China National Photo Exhibition, China International Photo Exhibition, National Photo Exhibition of Thailand and so on. He was one of the major organizers of the photo exhibitions of “ China Western Region” and “ Present Charm of Old Capital “ co-hosted by Beijing and USCPFA (US-China Peoples Friendship Association). He also got heavily involved in the Beijing  Photo Exhibitions held in Oslo, Amsterdam and Hanoi.  He is also one of initiators of this “Ordinary Beijingers’ Life” Photo Exhibit to be held in Chicago.

Mr. Qin Datang  Was born in 1947,Vice President of Beijing Photographer’s Association. His works have been displayed and awarded in China International Photo Exhibition and International Photo Exhibitions held in Germany ,and so on. He is also one of major contributors to this Photo Exhibition of “Ordinary Beijingers’ Life”. The themes of his works mainly involve society, figure and folklore.

Mr. Chi Yujie  Was born in 1956, Vice Secretary General of Beijing Photographer’s Association, and professional photographer of Beijing Municipality. His works won the Beijing Municipality Award. He has held single-person photo exhibition for three times. His works mainly focus on scenery. Mr. Chi also contributed heavily to the earlier photo exhibits held by Beijing and USCPFA (US-China Peoples Friendship Association).   


            EVENT LOCATION AND DIRECTIONS: 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599 See (Full Campus, Regional, Local maps)  From Chicago, West on I-290/I-88, exit Rt. 53 north (Morton Arboretum exit), left (west) on Butterfield Rd. (Rt. 56), Rt. (north) on Lambert Rd., Rt. (east) on Fawell Blvd., Rt. at 2nd north entrance to COD Guest parking, north of SRC (Student Resources Center), building with 2 story white columns, proceed left to 2nd floor Library after entrance to SRC 2800, Turner Conf. Center.  From N & S Suburbs: I-355 south or north, exit Butterfield Rd., etc.                                                                              CfaBLFAExSTD102506