Li Dezhuang, born in Singapore, Wenchang Guangdong native, graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. CILT UK Chartered Fellow, China Dalian Maritime University professor. In the early 1980s, Li used mixed media to create "New Water Margin series" and won several international art awards. He has participated in over 30 group exhibitions and has held over ten solo exhibitions. His works have been collected by the Istana (the office and residence of the Singapore President), National Gallery Singapore, National Library Singapore, many leading banks in Singapore and individual collectors in Mainland China, Europe and Saudi Arabia.