Shijun Munns is blessed with an artist’s eye and a poet’s heart. Whether painting in oil or traditional Chinese painting, her art is a celebration of life. Her muse gives her a love for oriental simplicity of form. Shijun’s enthusiasm for art is boundless and she loves sharing that with her students. She believes that art can help students by encouraging problem solving and critical thinking. Her aim is to develop aesthetically responsive, literate, and creative students with a life-long interest and involvement in the arts. She hopes to be able to achieve a classroom atmosphere that is fun, supportive, and accommodates different abilities and learning styles.
Shijun was born and raised in Foshan, an old town in the south of China full of history and famous for an active aesthetic nature. She is a graduate of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts 1987 majoring in art and art education. For over three decades Shijun has been the recipient of numerous awards for her artistic achievements in both painting and art instruction. Shijun has lived in the Atlanta area since early 2003 with her husband and pets.
To view some of her work please visit www.shijunart.com