Chen Li in the studio.
Chen Li was born in China in the province of the Zhejiang in the 1972.
In 1987 she attended the Scuola del Castello Sforzesco in Milan studying illustration. In 1998 she graduated from Polytechnic in Turin in Techniques and Arts of the press with highest honors. Conclusive experiences to her formation were the international artistic residences in Holland, Finland, United States, Germany, France and Romania.
She has exhibited on numerous occasions her works both in Italy as well as in foreign countries: Triennial Bovisa in Milan in 2010, 54a Biennale exhibition in Venice in Turin in 2011; in France in 2014, 2015 and 2016; in Holland in 2009, 2010 and 2011; in Boston, United States in 2009; in Germany in 2011, 2012 and 2013; and in Finland in 2010.
From 1995 to 2005, she studied calligraphy with the best calligraphers of international fame. In 2003 she studied printmaking in Urbino with Prof. Clement Fava and in Turin at the Academy Albertina in 2003 with Prof. Ermanno Barovero.
For many years she has been working in Turin, Italy as a graphic and freelance calligrapher in the planning of brands and logotypes based on on handwriting lettering.