Jellyfish Dreams (2021)
Medium: Oil Paint on Canvas (18” x 24”)
An Asian boy sleeping or drowning? Regardless, each of his dreams slowly drift away.
The Cultural Commute (2020)
Medium: Oil on Canvas (48” x 60”)
An Asian Girl on a train is sandwiched between an elderly Asian man and a middle-aged Caucasian man. This piece was inspired by one of my friends. She felt as if she did not fit in with her Chinese culture because of her inability to speak and write in Chinese, which often left her feeling ostracized when she lived in China with her grandpa.
Edward Zhang is currently a junior at Palo Alto High School in California. He has won two Scholastic Art & Awards and earned a Certificate of special recognition in his district’s Congressional Art Competition. Edward enjoys using acrylics to depict portraits and human figures. Additionally, he writes articles about foreign policy for his school’s Agora magazine. In his free time, he walks his dog Snowy.