Huang Zhou (1925-1997), formerly known as Liang Gantang, (Yingzhai), under the pen names Huang Zhou, Liang Ye Zi, Miao Di, Liang Peng, Liang Quan, etc. Huang Zhou is the most famous, so it is also called Liang Huang Zhou. Born in Hebei Provincei, China, he is a Chinese painter, social activist, collector, and one of the representatives of the Chang’an School of Painting. He was the executive director of the China Artists Association, the vice president of the Chinese Painting Research Institute, and the curator of the Beijing Yanhuang Art Museum.
Huang Zhou is good at painting people, animals, people’s lives and the beauty of scenery in Xinjiang. The painting of beasts is very lively, especially good at painting donkeys and camels”