Zuxin Yu is a contemporary painter that ties influences from Chinese ink painting. She focuses mainly on two painting techniques: Gongbi (meticulous brush work) and Pomo (splash ink). With acrylic paints instead of ink, she captures the sensual elements of ink paintings as well as the rich indulges of color and texture of acrylics, and through the combination of these methods, creates her own distinguishable artistic style. Zuxin studied under acclaimed Chinese painter, Lian Bangchu, a master of Chinese ink painting. She completed her studies in fine art at Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD. Zuxin currently resides in Chicago, IL.