Ziyu Liu, Ph.D.

Distinguished Affiliate Faculty of CAS

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About Ziyu Liu, Ph.D.

Dr. Ziyu Liu graduated from the Communication University of China with a Master’s degree in Art Design and a Doctorate in Art History from the Moscow State Academy of Applied Art and Design, named after Sergei Stroganov.

He has held nine solo exhibitions in China and Russia and participated in more than 30 international exhibitions in countries such as China, Russia, France, and Thailand.
He taught at the Art Department of Code College of Capital Normal University in Beijing for several years.

Many of his works are collected by museums and academic institutions both at home and abroad, including the National Museum of Hungary, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Russia, the Art Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and the Beijing Guozijian Museum.

In addition to his profound painting skills, Dr. Ziyu Liu has also made significant contributions to art theory. He has published 14 academic papers in English, Russian, and Chinese journals, and in 2020, his academic monograph “Handwritten Manuscripts of 19th Century Russian Painting Masters” was published by Tsinghua University Press.

Career & Accomplishments


  • Master's in Art Design, Communication University of China

  • Doctorate in Art History, Moscow State Academy of Applied Art and Design