Weimin He


Weimin He Self Portrait 578x768

Green Templeton’s Artist-in-Residence Weimin He (DPhil/RE) was born in Heilongjiang, Northeast China. He studied art from an early age and worked as a professional artist in Heilongjiang Museum of Art before coming to the UK in 1999. He was awarded a DPhil at the University of Ulster in 2005. In the same year he moved to Oxford, where he worked as Christensen Fellow of Chinese Painting at the Ashmolean Museum until 2008 and then worked for eight months as Artist-in-Residence at the Museum.

From 2009 to 2015 he worked as Artist-in-Residence at the Oxford University Estates Services. Weimin He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, a member of the Chinese Artists’ Association and a Trustee of the Muban Educational Trust. He is also a life drawing tutor at the Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University. His artworks have been widely exhibited or collected worldwide, including the British Museum, the Ashmolean Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the China National Gallery.

For more information about our Artist-in-Residence or to enquire about working with Weimin, please contact Rebecca Ritchie-Timms in the Principal’s Office.