Xia Jing Shan Arts and Culture Foundation

Founded by Painter/Calligraphy Maestro, Xia Jing Shan, on January 1st, 2014, the Xia Jing Shan Arts and Culture Foundation is currently headed by Dr. Chung-Chieh Chao, CEO with prior NGO expertise. Philanthropic in nature, the Foundation operates as a non-profit organization and hosts a wide array of events from academic exchanges & researches, artistic activities & exhibitions to cultural & creative works submission. The goal is for the general public to have access to Chinese cultural grandiose and profoundly exquisite aesthetics embedded in Maestro Xia’s outstanding paintings and calligraphy arts. In the meantime, the Foundation is also devoted to blending art & culture and public causes: “Presenting art & culture as a public cause” and “Infusing public causes with art & culture”…….[Read More]

Xia Jing Shan Digital Archive

To foster academic researches and cultural promotion on painting and calligraphy arts, Xia Jing Shan Arts & Culture Foundation specifically built the website, Digital Archive on Xia Jing Shan’s Paintings & Calligraphy Arts, hoping to serve as a reference for practitioners of relevant fields. The Digital Archive as a platform encompasses precious assets of Xia’s artworks, classified into a series of Buddha, Guanyin, Bodhisattva, Bodhidharma, Luohan, Zhong Kuei, landscapes, portrait paintings and calligraphy, which can be retrieved by “Browse by Category” or “Archive Index” for the purpose of academic researches or cultural promotion. ……[Read More]

Xia Jing Shan Academy

The aim of the Xia Jing Shan Academy is to discuss and make the philosophy and context of Xia’s art an integral part of contemporary Eastern art studies.Thus, referencing and publishing the studies conducted in the symposiums, seminars and any other forms of academic activities, the style and contents of Xia Jing Shan’s art are organized and analyzed to provide insights on the epochal significance embodied in his calligraphy and paintings. ……[Read More]

Recent Projects


“Unawareness” and “Unconsciousness”- A Study on the Communication Concept of Chinese Buddha Painting Exhibitions —Examples of Xia Jing Shan’s Chinese Buddha Painting Works

Tsai Ching-Ye

National Taiwan University of Arts

Chinese Buddha paintings are religious art and painting art.There must be the longlasting spirit and charm that perfect combines religious culture and Chinese painting in this historical art form and attracts elites to devote themselves to this course. In terms of...

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Calling of Prototype Image-Artistic Creation and Salvation Process after Life Transformation—A Case Study of Artistic Value of Xia Jing Shan’s Buddha Painting

Neih, Ya-Ting

Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religion Chang Jung Christian University

Master Xia Jing Shan’s Buddhist arts and life present the aesthetics of painting and calligraphy of a Buddhism practitioner. Xia Jing Shan paints not only the surface but images full of life experience and meaning. That is the presentation of life-long practices. On...

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