male, born in 1941, is a native of Xinhua county, Hunan province. He is now a member of the Chinese Artists Association, and a visiting professor of the Art Department of Hunan Normal University. He was also an honorary president of the Loudi Literary Association of Hunan, president of the Loudi Artists Association and director of the Loudi Painting Institute. In addition, he is rated as a national first class artist.
Zou was fond of painting when he was young. Throughout the last few decades, he has dedicated his time to the study and creation of Gongbi paintings. He is solidly cultivated in traditional painting theory and brushwork in chorus assimilating the essence from the modern masters. Thus his works are marked by virtuosity and elegance with powerful vitality. He has captured the charm of expressionistic brushwork and meticulous details. Zou¡¯s paintings are highly appreciated by home and abroad. He is the prominent representative of the Gong-bi style in flower-and-bird.
His publications include ¡°Techniques of Meticulous Flower-and-Bird Painting¡± and ¡°Paintings by Zou Chuanan¡±.