Ouyang Zhongshi, renowned Chinese calligrapher
File photo of Ouyang Zhongshi [Photo/dzwww.com]
Ouyang Zhongshi (1928-2020) was a prominent Chinese calligrapher and educator.
Ouyang was born in Feicheng, a county-level city in Tai'an, Shandong province, and graduated from Peking University in 1954 before starting his career as an educator at a middle school.
He was best known for founding a pioneering calligraphic studies program at the Capital Normal University four years after he transferred to the university in 1981.
The late artist, whose works have a distinguished reputation both at home and abroad, trained many Chinese calligraphers and educators.