About Artist Yumin Zhao

Photography Experiences

10/95 - current  Authorized Model Consultant of International
Free-lance Models Organization,
                         Washington DC.

            07/94 – Current  Lifetime Member of the International Free-lance Photographers Organization, New

            09/93 - 01/98 Member: Ungar Photography Club, Dallas.

            07/86 - 06/91 Member: The Association of the P.R.China Photographers, Beijing.

            05/89 - 06/91 Founded a photograph salon in the Youth Cultural Palace in Lanzhou, China and served as

            09/84 - 11/86 Secretary General: Tianshui Photographer Association, China.

            05/84 - 06/91 Member of the Council: Senior Member: Gansu Youth Photographer Association, P.R. 


Selected Exhibitions


            1998 Solo Exhibition, Chinese Community Activity Center, Richardson.

            1995 Group Exhibitions, Trammell Crow Company; Dallas Arboretum DeGolyer House and Kathleen's
                     Art Cafe, Dallas.

            1994 Solo Exhibitions, Chinese Community Activity Center and Golden Acres Gallery, Dallas
                     Group Exhibition, Reality of Seven Eyes, Art Encounter Gallery, Dallas.

            1993 Ungar Photo Club Exhibition, Trammell Crow Company, Dallas.
                     Chinese New Year Exhibition, Richland College, Dallas
            1990 National Photography Exhibition, Beijing, Lanzhou, Xian, Urmqi,
etc. China.
            1984 - 1989 Annual Photography Exhibitions, Gansu Museum, Lanzhou, C
            1989  Solo Exhibition, Gansu Youth Cultural Palace, Lanzhou, China.
            1987  Huaxin Cup Photo Contest, Lanzhou, China

                                                                Publications & Collections

               1994 The Best of Photography Annual 1994, and The Best of College Photography Annual 1994 (Santa
, CA
: Photographers' Forum) 
            1993  The Best of Photography Annual 1993 (Santa Barbara, CAPhotographers' Forum).
                      Photographs on the 1989 June Fourth Movement, in collection of 
Mother Jones video library of
                      international documentary photography. CA.
            1989 - Current Numerous photographs are in collections of art organizations, universities, private firms,
                      and individuals in the U.S. China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, etc.
            1983 – 99 Numerous photographs appeared in West Photography, Gansu
 Pictorial, Gansu Advertising, 
                      Gansu daily News, Lanzhou Youth
 Magazine, Tianshui News, Tianshui S & T News, and Dallas 
                      Chinese Times, etc.
            1982  Popular Photography, Beijing, China.

 Recognition & Awards

            1997 Introduced in the Column of Our Story, New Continent, San Francisco, CA

            1995 Introduced in the Column of People, New Continent, San Francisco, CA.

            1994 Listed in The Directory of the Achievement of World Chinese Artists. (Hong Kong: The Great
                     World Press.) 
Introduced in Dallas Chinese News and Dallas Chinese Times.

            93 – 94Listed in The Artists of Chinese Origin in North America Directory. (Westmont: The International
                     Institute for the Arts. 

            1989 Listed in Who's Who, P.R. China Photographers. (Jinan: China Photography Press.)

            1995 Honorable Mention for "The Basket Affair," Ungar Photo Club Annual Exhibition, Dallas.

            1993 The Best Photo on people for "An Impression of the Models," Ungar Photo Club Annual Contest,

            1990 Outstanding Work Award for "You Are Welcome," Longyuan Exhibition, Lanzhou, China.

            1989 First Prize for "An Impression of the Models" at Youth Photography Annual Contest, also Third
                     Prize at the Wind Cup  Photo contest, Lanzhou.

            1987 Excellent Awards for "Accompanying Mother's Steps" at the Huaxi Cup Youth Photo Contest and
                     for "Hoeing" at the First Silk Road Arts Festival, Lanzhou, China.

            1984 Winner of First Prize (Help from the strangers), Second Prize (Free Haircuts) and Third Prize
                     (Wind in the March), Tianshui 
Photography Contest, China.

            1982 Excellent Award for "A Gardener," The Popular Photography Annual Contest, Beijing, China

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