LiWei Chen was born in the city of Kunming in Yunnan province, south west of China, a culturally diverse province that has 25 different nationalities as well as Han Chinese.
“When I was at primary school, my favourite subject was always painting , and I eventually went to University and got my degree in art and design.”
“I have lived in Wirral for 17 years now. Local flowers and birds, landscapes and old buildings provide me with a variety of subjects for my paintings; I quite often enjoy painting the flowers in the park that I walk past, or a bunch of flowers bought from a local shop. Or my neighbour’s cats and dogs, the pet shop’s fish, the garden centre’s trees…”