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"The Weather Maker" by Z. S. Liang

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"The Weather Maker" by Z. S. Liang
       

The Weather Maker
by Z.S. Liang

In this powerful painting, Z.S. Liang portrays the Weather Maker of the Blackfoot people during the days of the sacred Sun Dance. He is believed to have the special power to communicate with the Great Spirit in controlling the weather. The Weather Maker’s spiritual robe is decorated in various symbols identifying visions from his dreams: eagle feathers, birds, animal skins and extraterrestrial objects.

"The Weather Maker" by Z. S. Liang


Sizing & Pricing

Greenwich Workshop
Fine Art Giclée Canvas:
limited to 25 s/n.
19"w x 28"h.
$595


Greenwich Workshop
MasterWork Fine Art Giclée Canvas:
limited to 15 s/n.
27 "w x 40"h.
$845

 


 



About Z.S. Liang

Z.S. Liang was born in China and raised in a family of artists. He studied at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing and Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in Guangzhou. Liang furthered his art study in the United States in 1982.He earned his BFA in painting at Massachusetts College of Arts in 1986 and his MFA in Painting at Boston University in 1989. 

Liang received his great inspiration in this country while studying and painting the Wampanoag Indian culture at the outdoor Museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts. This newfound interest fired his imagination, and he began to focus his painting primarily on Native American Indian cultures and their traditional ways of life. During the ensuring years of field research, he has made many connections and friends among Native tribes from the East coast to the Rocky Mountains. Liang’s obvious passion for the Indians as a people, coupled with his emphasis on historical accuracy, adds strength and truth to his portrayals. 

Among the many awards Liang has received are: the David P. Usher Patrons’ Choice Award, Master of the American West, 2009; the President’s Award for Excellence, Oil Painters of America, 2005; Best of Show Award and People’s Choice Award, the American Society of Portrait Artists, 1998; the Arthur Ross Award for Painting, Classical America, New York, 1992; and the Lila Acheson Award for Painting, the Society of American Illustrators, 1986. Liang’s works are in the permanent collections of Autry National Center, West Point Museum of United States Military Academy and Harvard University.

Liang has been invited to participate the Masters of the American West Fine Art Exhibition and Sale in Autry National Center every year since 2005. His works have been featured in Art of the West, South West Art, Western Art Collectors, Artists and International Artists Magazines. He is represented by Trailside Galleries in Jackson, Wyoming and Scottsdale, Arizona. 

Liang and his family reside in Southern California.

 

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