Born in 1941, Zou Chuan’an is a native of Xinhua county, Hunan province. Zou was fond of painting when he was young. Throughout decades, he has dedicated his time to the study and creation of Gongbi paintings. He is solidly cultivated in traditional painting theory and brushwork in chorus assimilating the essence from the modern masters. Thus his works are marked by virtuosity and elegance with powerful vitality. He has captured the charm of expressionistic brushwork and meticulous details. Zou’s paintings are highly appreciated by home and abroad. He is the prominent representative of the Gong-bi style in flower-and-bird.