Xiaoze Xie is an internationally recognized artist and a Professor of Art and Art History at Stanford University. Xie received his Master of Fine Art degrees from the Central Academy of Arts & Design in Beijing and the University of North Texas.
In this three-part series, Xie shares his experiences and the people who shaped his love for art as a young boy, and how he followed his passion into a career. He explains the role of art and that of an artist, and finally, some of his own works and what inspires him.
Xie has participated in solo and group exhibitions around the world and his work is in the permanent collection of such institutions as the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Denver Art Museum, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, San Jose Museum of Art and the Oakland Museum of California.