OC Artist of the Year Nomination — Digital Illustration & Painting and Illustration

The Artist of the Year program recognizes Orange County’s top high school artists in the fields of dance, film, instrumental music, vocal music, theater, computer-assisted visual arts and handcrafted visual arts. I am honored for these nominations, and I sincerely thank my instructors for nominating me for DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION under the discipline COMPUTER-ASSISTED VISUAL ARTS SPECIALTIES and HAND DRAWING & PAINTING under the discipline HANDCRAFTED VISUAL ARTS. I seek to continue enhancing my artistic practice and utilize my talent to become a more achieved artist!
Published 2022-01-14 17:40:00

Artwork Featured — RISD Advanced Program Student Work Exhibition

Exhibition pieceXinxin, Zhang, Selenophobia. 2021, micron pen. Featured topic: Illustration and Identity: Finding Your Voice. Artwork Featured Upon completing the certificate, I mastered skills in college-level art and design courses and continued to explore my passion in illustration and utilizing critical language. I gained valuable insights into building a stronger narrative for my art, such as illustrating phobias. The work above, selenophobia, was one of my assignments for my featured topic (Illustration and Identity), and it is featured on the…
Published 2021-11-12 17:24:00

*Limited Time Only — National Donut Day Sticker

Limited edition national donut day stickers. Limited Time Only Starting on November 3rd, Caataa is launching a collection of eight limited edition stickers celebrating national donut day. For the price of one donut, the stickers will be available for purchase from November 3rd to November 7th. Quantities are Limited, So Get Yours' Today
Published 2021-11-02 03:56:00

Caritas Christi Christian Service Award

Volunteering at an elementary school in Costa Rica. Recognizing the Importance of Serving Others I believe the purpose of performing community service goes beyond fulfilling the school's volunteer hours. The goal is for students to support others in pain or suffering, contribute to our community, and raise social awareness. SMCHS Sacred Heart Service Award 2021. Receiving the Service Awards This week I am honored to receive the SM Sacred Heart Service Award, which recognizes seniors who have lived out SM's charism, Caritas Christi,…
Published 2021-10-21 19:13:00

Chinese Typography and Woodblock Painting Workshop and Curation

Exhibition, October 20th, 2021. Workshop, October 20, 2021. Introduction The Yangjiabu Chinese woodblock prints are traditional folk crafts that originated in Weifang, Shandong Province. It dates back to the Ming Dynasty and advanced in the Qing Dynasty. This form of printing emphasized festive, intense colors and symmetry by using concise and smooth lines on top of vibrant inks. It reflected the ideals, customs, and daily life of the Chinese culture. Content: the main content of Yangjiabu Chinese Typography includes six categories: traditions such…
Published 2021-10-20 21:29:00

First Place — The Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach

Xinxin presenting her certificate and medallion in front of her art, the Girl With the Jade Earring. Award winning pieceZhang, Xinxin, Girl with the Jade Earring. 2021, fabric. Second exhibition piece Zhang, Xinxin, Ballerina. 2020, acrylic. After the South Coast Crystal Court exhibition, two of Xinxin (Cathy) Zhang's artwork has chosen to be featured in the 2021 Junior Art Exhibition at the Laguna Festival of Arts from July 5th to September 3rd. Entrance of the 2021 Junior Art Exhibition, July…
Published 2021-08-16 15:03:00

Art For All Coloring Session

Fulfilling the Shortcomings of Rural Education, and Using Art to Help Achieve Dreams "I really enjoy drawing. I know children from big cities have various after school activities and art lessons, but my hometown does not have such resources. After participating in the Art For All Coloring Session and Art classes, I discovered the significant influence of Art. I look up to the students who hosted these events, and when I grow up, I also want to use Art to…
Published 2021-01-12 05:48:00

Hello Caataa!

Welcome to Caataa Studio! It started with a vision of spreading Art to all nations worldwide. . . We believe Differences = Beauty. We can't determine what is beautiful in the eyes of another person, but we all deserve to be respected, loved, and to discover the things we deem to be beautiful and bring us joy — here at CAATAA.
Published 2020-12-28 06:31:00