He is Risen
|He Qi presents us with art that connects
us to the bible in a fresh, even surprising way. He is both
story-teller and evangelist. He is not only preaching the Gospel of
Jesus Christ, but also conveying message that transcends cultural types.
In seeking to de-westernize the Christian story, he is trying to open our
eyes to the universal implications of the larger, all-encompassing
narrative of God's love for all creation.
He Qi is, according to Far Eastern Economic
Review, "arguably China's most internationally sought-after
Christian artist." His brilliant, colorful and highly
contemporary paintings emerge unmistakably from ongoing Chinese
Dr. He was the first among mainland Chinese
to earn a Ph.D. in Religious Art. His work has been well-received
in the world: He has exhibited in Kyoto, Hong Kong, Geneva, Hamburg,
London, St. Paul, San Francisco and Berkeley, as well as in China.
His art work has been introduced through some main media such as:
BBC (UK), ABC (US), Hong Kong Cable TV, Asian Week, Far Eastern
Economic Review, Sing Tao Daily News, Christian Time (US and
Hong Kong), Christianity and the Arts, Chimes, the Rose, Augsburg
Fortress, Image, World Journal ....
Dr. He is a member of the Chinese Artist Association
and a Board Member of Asian Christian Art Association, a professor of
Nanjing Theological Seminary, a research fellow of Hong Kong Tao Fong Shan
Christian Center and a former Artist-in-Residence of San Francisco