Yee Wah Jung, Chinese artist. Recipient First prize Southern California Expo, 1970, Watercolor United States of America Cash award California National Watercolor Society, 1973, First Place award 25th Annual Art Festival, San Diego, 1989, Three King award Advent Fine Art 7th Annual, San Diego, 1990, award of distinction Rockport Publications, 1997, Best Depiction of Theme award St. Mark's 42nd Annual Relations Art Festival, 2005, 2006.
Jung, Yee Wah was born on September 4, 1936 in Canton, Quangdong, China. Daughter of Yeun Tsin and Shiu Fung (Poon) Yip. came to the United States, 1963.
Student, Chung Nam Art School, Wupei, China, 1954-1958;
student, New Asia College, Hong Kong, 1958-1962.
Art instructor, Shiu Fung Art Studio, Hong Kong, 1958-1963;
art teacher, Chi-Ching Middle School, Hong Kong, 1962-1963;
freelance artist, San Diego, since 1963;
owner, Jung's Gallery, La Jolla, California, 1976-1978. Solo juror Clairemont Art Guild Annual, San Diego, 1989, Southern California Expo Art, 1996.
Exhibitions include American Fine Art Connection Exhibition, Poway (California) Center for the Performing Atts, 1995, Watercolor United States of America, Knoxville (Tennessee) Museum of Art, 1995, Co-Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1996, Kruglak Gallery, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, California, 1997, San Diego Chinese History Museum, 1997, Taiwanese American Center, San Diego, 2000, Kim Art Gallery, Irvine, 2001, Springfield College, San Diego, 2002, Celebrating Traditions, San Francisco State University, 2008.
Member National Watercolor Society, Watercolor Honor Society, Asiatic Art Guild (panel juror 1993).
Married Kwan Yee Jung, September 10, 1962. Children: Jeanne, Kathy, Laura.