Zhang Zipiao (BFA 2015), "Chocolate," 2018, oil on canvas,145 × 175 cm

Zipiao Zhang Included on Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019

Zipiao Zhang (BFA 2015) was included on Forbes 30 Under 30: Asia 2019 list. The article notes that Chinese artists like Zhang "have nonetheless created a distinctive style that is emblematic of a young, curious and tech-savvy generation, gaining followers both at home and abroad." The artist finds inspiration in YouTube and Instagram, exploring themes about the perception of beauty and online personas in a playful and unconventional style. She has had several solo exhibitions and recently participated in Hong Kong's Art Basel.