Tian Mangzi was born in Shenyang, China in 1968, Tian Mangzi began painting by mastering basic ink and brush techniques.
At the age of 18 he entered the Shenyang Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts, graduating in 1990 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. In 1992 he studied classical Chinese painting at the Academy of Fine Arts of Xi’an and graduated with a Master’s degree in 1995.
Tian Mangzi does not tire of painting apples because he says, “What I have painted are not apples but planets.”
‘Painting apples to create a new, beautiful and peaceful planet which belongs to everyone.’- Quote from Tian Mangzi