Yao Shaoshen, a male, was born in Guangzhou in March 1945. He graduated from the Department of Education Management of Guangzhou Education Institute and the Department of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy of the Chinese Academy of Painting and Calligraphy under Mr. Qin Hansheng, and Chinese painting under Mr. Lai Hung Choi. Before his retirement, he was the director of the art department of Guangzhou Nanyang University (now Guangzhou Nanyang Polytechnic Vocational College), a calligraphy and Chinese painting professor.
He is now a member of the Chinese Couplet Society, a member of the Calligraphy and Painting Art Committee of the Chinese Couplet Society, an advisor of the Cuan Committee of the Guangdong Couplet Society, an advisor of the Calligraphy and Painting Association of the Guangdong Old People’s Culture Association, an advisor of the Guangdong Lingnan Song Calligraphy and Painting Institute, and an advisor of the Guangzhou Meihua Port Poetry, Calligraphy, and Painting Society. He is a member of the Guangzhou Artists Association.
He has held a personal painting and calligraphy exhibition at the Chen Shuren Memorial Hall in Guangzhou. He has published a painting book entitled “Yao Shaosun’s Works”, “Yao Shaosun’s Collection of Carpets and Poems” and “Yao Shaosun’s Collection of Calligraphy” (published by Lingnan Fine Arts Press).
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