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Shan hu Hou was born in 1962 in Beijing, China. Her father Hou Yi Min and Mother Deng Shu are both internationally renowned artist and professor from Central Art Academy in China. Influenced by her parents, Shan hu has shown a strong talent and interest in painting from childhood. In 1979 Shan hu was admitted by the Fine Art Department of the PLA Academy of Art in Beijing. She graduated with BFA degree in 1983. Shan hu Hou's art works have been selected by many national and regional art exhibitions and won several rewards. Her two oil paintings were permanently collected by China National Art Museum.

In 1995, Shan hu came to New York where she spent two years to discover the center of world arts. During her time in New York City, she frequently visited museums and galleries, conversed with local artists. Her two-year study in New York City was fruitful, not only because she produced lots of new paintings, but also absorbed new concepts and ideas.

In 1997 she has moved to Orlando, Florida where she currently resides. Moving significantly impacted Shan hu's painting style, especially by profound studies of both east and west culture. After 2005, Shan hu positioned a main focus on abstract paintings rather than the realistic style from her earlier days. Since then, She has started her new journey within a majestic abstract world.

Selected exhibition
- Solo Art Miami, Miami Airport Convention Center.
- Jan & Gary Dario Gallery, Palm Beach State College, Florida.
- The Eleventh China National Art Exhibition, The Art Museum of China Central Academy of Fine Arts.
- 38th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition, The Visual Arts Center Florida.
- The Fifth Annual National Drawing, Painting and Printmaking Competition. Jan & Gary Dario Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida.
- Art Expo New York 2008 Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York.
- Osceola Center of the Art.
- Beijing International Art Museum
- The China National Youth Art Exhibition Art Museum of China
- The Sixth China National Art Exbihition Art Museum of China