Richard Tiejun Chao, a leading watercolourist based in Sydney, Master of Art, Master Member of IWS (International Watercolor Society), Signature Member of GAWA (Global Association of Watercolor Artist), and Member of NWS (National Watercolor Society).
Basing on his profound background and rich experience on oil-painting，Richard has focused on watercolour portraiture. Taking a contemporary perspective, he depicts his interpretation of the human world in his realistic paintings. His expertise and endeavour on painting have won him awards and reputation globally.
In last years, he‘s been featured by world leading magazines and has been a winner or a finalist in 38 prizes worldwide. Richard travels around the world to international art exhibitions and art festivals. He is also invited to give demonstrations, workshops and lectures worldwide.