Local Sculptor WANG Jingmin became one of 532 Arts and Crafts Masters of China since 1979

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Congrats!

Stone sculptor WANG Jing-min from my hometown Quanzhou’s Hui’an county was awarded honorary title of Arts and Crafts Masters of China on May 15th. The total of 443+89 of all China got the industry’s top honorary title since 1979 when it was first given by Chinese government.

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Three of the other seven masters alive in our city engage in woodcarving, four in ceramics.

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WANG was born in 1967 and learned with his well-known stone carver father at the age of 15. He started his first stone and wood carving factory in the early 1990s.

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Some of his award-winning stone artworks were seen in museums including  Tainan Koxinga Museum and Taipei Museum of World Religions in Taiwan.

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In 2012 he was chosen as the representative inheritor of National Intangible Cultural Heritage “Hui’an Stone” Conservation Program by China’s Ministry of Culture.

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#惠安石雕#国家级非物质文化遗产代表性传承人、中国石雕艺术大师王经民入选第七届中国工艺美术大师 据泉州网,含本届新增的王经民、连紫华、陈明良、赖礼同,我市现有“国大师”(在世)共8位,另外4位为:卢思立(木雕1997泉州)、柯宏荣(陶瓷2012德化)、黄泉福(木雕2012惠安)、郑国明(木雕2012惠安)。

 

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