Milly Tsai, O.P.A.
millytsai2003 @ yahoo . com

BIOGRAPHY
Milly Tsai, before she began painting in oils in 1997, was already well-versed in Chinese brush painting and calligraphy. She brings the techniques and compositional skills of traditional Chinese brush painting into her oil paintings, enriching her brush strokes with meaning and her compositions with balance and harmony.  Ms. Tsai has won numerous accolades for her paintings, both nationally and internationally. Among these are First Place in the 2009 RayMar Fine Art Competition, Best of Show in the 2008 American Women Artists National Exhibition; Second Place in Barnisite Gallery's 6th Annual National Juried Exhibition (2008); The California Art Club 94th through 102nd Gold Medal Exhibition (2005--2013); the 2003 NHK Award in the International Brush Painting and Callipraphy Competition; the 2002 Best Landscape Award in the Oil Painters of America National Exhibition; the 2002 Honorable Mention in the Impressionist Society's National Juried Exhibition.

Milly Tsai's work has also been published in Southwest Art, American Art Collector & Plein Air magazine.

Milly Tsai is a Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America, director of the Brush Painting and Calligraphy Society of Southern California, and an Artist member of the Art Club.


AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
Oil Painters of America, Signature Member
California Art Club, Artist Member
Southern California Chinese Brush Painting & Calligraphy Association, Director

OIL PAINTING EDUCATION
workshops:
David Leffel, Master
Sunny Apinchapong, Master
Kevin McPherson, O.P.A. Master Signature Member
Prof. Shu-qiao Zhou, O.P.A. Signature Member, CAC Member
Mr. Jove Wang, CAC Signature Member

OTHER EDUCATION
BA major in English Literature, Tam Kang University of Taipei, Taiwan, China
Assistant Professor of Ikebana, Ikenobo Floral Art, Kyoto, Japan


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