Yi Ming


aka. 鳴鳴, Drawing & Painting in Expanded Animation

“I am a visual artist who loves to work with both Photoshop and Oil on Canvas paintings. My works are inspired by the themes of traditional Chinese culture, love, Buddhism, and portraiture. I address my love for Chinese cultural artifacts and customs through my mixed-media collages and feel so culturally connected towards my own heritage. ”

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Yi Ming Li (李一鳴) is a mixed-media artist who was born in Hefei, Anhui, China and currently resides in Toronto, Canada. Yi Ming's works are both digital and analogue, which includes both photoshop and oil on canvas paintings. In his current works, he visualizes the daily struggles of Chinese Canadians and the racial stereotypes they face from society. Currently he explores themes such as love, portraiture, Buddhism and cultural identity issues. Yi Ming Li completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Drawing and Painting in Expanded Animation program with an Integrated Media minor in September 2020. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Education Degree in Curriculum & Pedagogy as University of Toronto's OISE Institution.
University of Toronto OISE Institution
Masters of Education in Curriculum and Pedagogy
Major In progress, 2021
OCAD U - Faculty of Art
Drawing and Painting: Digital Painting and Expanded Animation
Major Completed, 2020
OCAD U - Faculty of Art
Integrated Media
Minor Completed, 2020

Photoshop Oil Painting Drawing Adobe After Effects

2021, GRADEX 105 Public Activations Outdoor Art Showcase
OCAD University, Toronto, ON.
2021, GRADEX 106
OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario
2019, DPXA and INTM Party
OCAD University, Toronto, ON.
2016, First Year Art Celebration Exhibition
OCAD University