Frozen in Time

72’’ x 40’’

A Farewell

84’’ x 60’’

Above and Beyond

84’’ x 60’’

And Then Again

48’’ x 48’’

Blooming in the Wind

48’’ x 36’’

Blue Anthems I

60’’ x 72’’

Carnival of Light

36’’ x 48’’


40’’ x 30’’

Emerald Dreams

24’’ x 36’’

From Me to You

48’’ x 60’’

Hold On

60’’ x 48’’


60’’ x 60’’

In Our Path

40’’ x 60’’

Like an Avalanche

72’’ x 60’’

Leaning In III

60’’ x 48’’

Lime Symphonies II

30’’ x 30’’

Lingering II

48’’ x 36’’

Love Itself

84’’ x 60’’

Melody in Green I

60’’ x 36’’

Minty Bliss II

60’’ x 40’’

New Horizons

84’’ x 60’’


72’’ x 48’’

Sound of the Wind


State of Becoming

48’’ x 96’’

Summertime II

72’’ x 60’’

The In-Between

30’’ x 24’’

Touch of Hope I

36’’ x 24’’

Touch of Hope II

36’’ x 24’’

Turquoise Lakes I

30’’ x 72’’


60’’ x 72’’

Water and Sand

40’’ x 30’’

Wind & Shadows

60’’ x 48’’

Winter Blossoms

79’’ x 71’’

Winter Rhapsody

48’’ x 48’’

Wandering Path

40’’ x 30’’


Through a dynamic language of abstraction, Zhang’s oil paintings convey a visceral engagement with the surrounding natural environment while evoking the depth of human emotions. With a calligraphic execution, his bold and gestural brushstrokes demonstrate a unique physicality and spontaneity, which resonate with early influences of Abstract Expressionism and the Automatistes Movement. The luscious colors and rich textures dictate each composition by accentuating its inherent physicality, and in doing so, add a sculptural quality to the painting.

While the expressiveness of his painterly strokes make a definitive statement of their own, Zhang is not solely interested in creating the allure of texture; rather, it is part of his integral painting process to achieve an overarching state of equilibrium on canvas: between positive and negative spaces, the thick and thin, and contrasting color tones. In fact, the very act of breaking existing patterns requires great instinctive judgment and continually challenges the artist, in order to achieve a harmonious formulation of movement and thought. As such, Zhang engages in the ongoing dialogue to reinvent abstract painting by seeking to evoke a fundamental state of existence through an intimate encounter with nature, the cycle of life, and the plethora of human emotions.

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