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College of Fine Arts Professor, Liu Kongxi honored by the Ukrainian National Academy of Arts2017-09-30

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    According to the Xinhua News Agency, the Ukrainian National Academy of Arts (NAA) held a ceremony in Kyiv on September 26, 2017 when André Quibegen, the President and an artist awarded the honorary academician certificate to two Chinese artists, i.e. Liu Kongxi, professor from the CNU and Wang Chenghao, a professor from the Nanjing Xiaozhuang University.

    Professor Liu Kongxi gave a speech after being awarded the honor. He was also conferred the title of NAA Honorary Professor with Professor Zheng Yi from Tsinghua University. It is for the very first time that the NAA has given such a great honor to Chinese artists. Professor Liu will also present the “Peace and Friendship” China-Ukraine Artists’ Art Show for the Celebration of the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China and the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between China and Ukraine in Kyiv on September 27, 2017, together with the honored Chinese artists and Ukrainian artists.