Collierville’s Artists of the Month for August


Collierville’s Yueyang (Angela) Zou was born in Chongqing, a beautiful mountainous city on the Yangtze River in China. 

She studied drawing, sketching and painting at Shichuan Art Institute in Chongqing before she came to the United States with her family in 2011. 

From 2013 to 2015, she studied watercolor and acrylic painting and drawing at the Art Department at Blue Mountain College in Mississippi. From 2015 to 2017, she studied all painting, printmaking and vine charcoal drawing at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Calif. From 2017 to 2020, she studied at the Middle Tennessee State University and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Visual Art. 

Recently, Angela’s paintings were exhibited at the MTSU Todd Art Gallery 210 and MTSU Glass Gallery. 

Angela often visits to various galleries to learn from famous artists. She likes to paint landscape and still life at her home in Collierville.