Significant Mentors or Influences:
Renaissance Old Masters, German Old Masters, etc.
Personal Goals As an Artist:
To paint from my heart
Over 100 awards include: Golden Award in the NWS - The Art of Watercolour Competition; First Place Award in the 25th Annual International Society of Experimental Artists International Art Exhibition; The Best of Show Award in the ISAP 7th Annual Open Exhibition; The Best Painting in Show in the American Artists Professional League Grand National Exhibition; Second Place-Virginia and Fritz Weigand Award in the Rocky Mountain National Watermedia exhibition; CWA Signature Members Award in the California Watercolor Association 47th National Exhibition;
The Great Art Award in the United Kingdom Patchings Open Competition; The NWS Members & Friends Award in the National Watercolor Society 92nd Annual Exhibition; TWSA Members Award in the 36th Transparent Watercolor Society of America Annual Juried Exhibition; one of the 10 finalists of the American Artist magazine Casein Art Competition; one of the 10 finalists of the International Artist magazine People & Figures competition
Signature status in more than 20 distinguished societies including Member of American Watercolor Society; Transparent Watercolor Society; Watercolor USA; Salmagundi Art Club; Allied Artists of America, Inc.; National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic; the China Artists Association...
American Artist; Watercolor Magazine; North Light Books’ Acrylic Works 2; The Artist Magazine, UK; Art of Watercolour, France; Chines Watercolor Magazine; Chinese Art Today; Chinese Art and other National and International books and magazines
Dashuai lives in New York with his wife and daughter