Xinghua Xiao: Art on Bronze Ritual Vessels & Qin Han Bricks and Tiles

Professor Xiao Xinghua is a retired professor of astrophysics from Beijing Normal University. He is also the Associate Dean of Imperial University of Peking Oracle Bone Calligraphy Research Institute. Inspired by the character and calligraphy transformations on Zhou dynasty bronze ritual vessels and the intricate pictographs on bricks and tiles from the Qin and Han dynasties, Professor Xiao created these artworks to preserve those historical documents. Professor Xiao currently lives in Bellevue, Washington. His artwork will be exhibited on site at the University of Washington Tateuchi East Asia Library from February to June 2022. This exhibit is the online presentation of the art pieces.