America Arts Research Institute

Yang, Jianli

Yang, Jianli (Philip Yang), Executive President of the Chinese American Artists Association and America Arts Research Institute, was born in 1959 in Henan, China. Philip studied at the Yangtze University (former Jianghan Oil Ministry) and worked at the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, Oil Ministry. In 1990 he went to the United States to study for an MBA. Philip founded the General Trading Group Inc. in 1994. Two years later, he founded A&P property management Inc., where he was the Chairman on the board. During this time Philip began his involvement in Arts and Cultural exchanges between China and the USA. He led to set up the Chinese American Artists Association, American Arts Research Institute, America Chinese Painting Institute, and AC Arts successively and hosts a post of Executive President. He has held more than 300 artistic and cultural exchanges, cooperation, and other activities. In addition to organizing artistic activities, he paints, too. He also has the excellent artistic aesthetic ability. His publications are “To the other side”, “Yang Jianli’s Plum Album”, “Not the Best But Can Be Better”. Philip has been recognized by the United States Congress, the US government, the California Parliament.