Being a lover of Chinese calligraphy, Mr. Xin Huang has practiced it for more than thirty-five years since his childhood. With more than 3,500 years of history, Chinese calligraphy has been highly regarded as one of the Chinese treasures, reflecting the styles, passions, social and artistic values of calligraphers at different times of history. Mr. Huang pursues powerful and graceful calligraphy and enjoys compelling expression of his emotion with beautiful and cultural rich Chinese brush strokes.
Mr. Huang has received a number of awards in various calligraphy competitions. He was a member of Peking University Student Calligraphy Association. He is a permanent member of Ontario Chinese Artists Association in Canada. He actively exhibits and promotes calligraphy to the Chinese community and American people in Houston. He teaches calligraphy in the Chinese community. He wrote the HEB stage backdrop and other calligraphic works for 2007 Houston International Festival. Most recently, he exhibited and demonstrated calligraphy in ROCO’s celebration of 2010 Valentine’s Weekend & Chinese New Year. He was also invited as an honorarium speaker at University of Houston and made a speech to the Chinese calligraphy class entitled “Beyond a Language – Chinese Calligraphy”.
Mr. Huang received a Ph.D. in geophysics from University of Toronto, Canada in 1996. He is an active member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.