Ph.D. Associate Professor
Academic titles (part-time):
Chief, Jingzhou Traditional Crafts Workstation, Ministry of Culture
Researcher, Key Laboratory of Traditional Crafts and Material Research, Ministry of Culture
Distinguished Professor, School of Fine Arts, Shenyang University
Research on lacquer painting practice and theories, traditional lacquer craft and materials, and training model of arts and design talents in colleges and universities
The revitalization of traditional lacquer crafts should be based on material technology research, with utensils as the mainstay, art design as the soul, and lacquer art talents training as the way. Through lacquer repair and protection, lacquer culture promotion, science and technology application, national brand cultivation and other means, the development of the lacquer industry shall be facilitated and the industry revitalized.
Prof. Yang has presided over the Youth Talent Creation Project and Talent Training Project of China National Arts Fund, the “Natural Paint Finishing Technology Improvement Project” of the Culture and Technology Department of the Ministry of Culture, and Art Projects (General) of the National Social Science Fund of China. Prof. Yang has also participated in a number of national, provincial and ministerial level research projects.
Lacquer art materials, lacquer coating craft, lacquer painting, lacquer art, traditional utensils molding, lacquer making and repairing