Painting Method: Mouth painter
Jie Yang was born in Shanghai on 9 July 1971. He lost his right arm up to the shoulder and his left arm up to the elbow in a high-voltage accident in 1977. He attended the Shanghai Children's Welfare Institute in 1978. In 1980, Jie Yang started to draw and paint with his mouth and attended primary school in 1983. An autodidact, he completed Junior School in 1986, where he also learned sketching. The mouth painter has already taken part in several exhibitions.