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About the author


Elizabeth Jia is a globalist with an international background and a true artist. She combines oil painting, traditional Chinese watercolor painting, photography, culinary art, and fashion designs as one of the 100 Most Influential Chinese Contemporary Artists and a Chinese National Painter and Calligrapher Association member. Elizabeth received her Master's degree in International Management at The University of Illinois at Chicago and her Bachelor's degree in Art Directing of Broadcasting at The Communication University of China. She serves as the Vice President at the US-China Culture & Art Center. News & Media "Mandarin Leader" interviewed and introduced Elizabeth Jia as one of the 60 notable Chinese in the US for 2015. "China Art Weekly" interviewed Elizabeth Jia and highly praised her achievement in arts as one of "the youngest extraordinary national-level artists" in the national newspaper. "Chicago China News & Digest" introduced Elizabeth Jia's artwork at their Chinese New Year Special Edition in 2012. "Golden Age Collection - the most influential famous contemporary Chinese par inter and calligrapher" introduced Elizabeth and collected her paintings in their book. MEMBERSHIP Member of Chinese Painter and Calligrapher Association, National Level Painter. Midwest Fashion Week, "THE ELIZABETH" design stunned the audiences and highly praised fashion reporters and fashion bloggers. Therefore, Elizabeth showed her fashion design in many other fashion shows in the Chicago area. Personal exhibition of traditional Chinese Brushed Painting "Love For All Seasons" at Havana Gallery, Chicago, 2012. She is also actively involved with International Women Associates as the Board of Directors for Publication & Asia-Pacific Culture Chair. Elizabeth has hosted dozens of successful non-profit educational culture programs within the non-profit organization IWA (International Women Associates) since 2012 and participated in SWIFT school's book distribution program as well as the "culture in suitcase" community service program to bring culture exchanges to public schools in the Chicago area. Elizabeth joined the IWA board in 2018, has served on the Gala committee since 2014, Chaired the 40th IWA annual Gala "China, Love Through the Dynasties" at The Peninsula Chicago. Elizabeth used true individual stories in the China Gala book to show IWA members' ties with China dated back to the 1920s. 

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The Love of Panda Our Common Ground
The 2020 Diary From Understanding America to Understanding China
by Elizabeth R. Jia

Overview


Discover the real-life story of a Chinese lady's everyday life during the usual 2020 Covid-19 pandemic in the US. From her daily life, we see the paintings she created, the photos she took, we could even taste the food she made, and watch TV and films with her. In this crazy world, we can still find happiness at the same time feel her struggles. She represents a large amount of Asians living in the United States, they love both their motherland and the country they live in now, but they are troubled by the misunderstanding and misconceptions. The book displays how she sees the world and her wish for the world. There are hidden riddles in the book for you to discover on your own.
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Discover the real-life story of a Chinese lady's everyday life during the usual 2020 Covid-19 pandemic in the US. From her daily life, we see the paintings she created, the photos she took, we could even taste the food she made, and watch TV and films with her. In this crazy world, we can still find happiness at the same time feel her struggles. She represents a large amount of Asians living in the United States, they love both their motherland and the country they live in now, but they are troubled by the misunderstanding and misconceptions. The book displays how she sees the world and her wish for the world. There are hidden riddles in the book for you to discover on your own. This book has six chapters. We got the chance the peek into her pre-pandemic life. It will also make you think about the good old time we had before the pandemic hit. Then during the pandemic, she tries every way to be optimistic and inspire others. She wasn't interested in politics at all growing up, but under this intense environment, she had to fight her battle for justice.
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Overview


Discover the real-life story of a Chinese lady's everyday life during the usual 2020 Covid-19 pandemic in the US. From her daily life, we see the paintings she created, the photos she took, we could even taste the food she made, and watch TV and films with her. In this crazy world, we can still find happiness at the same time feel her struggles. She represents a large amount of Asians living in the United States, they love both their motherland and the country they live in now, but they are troubled by the misunderstanding and misconceptions. The book displays how she sees the world and her wish for the world. There are hidden riddles in the book for you to discover on your own.

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Description


Discover the real-life story of a Chinese lady's everyday life during the usual 2020 Covid-19 pandemic in the US. From her daily life, we see the paintings she created, the photos she took, we could even taste the food she made, and watch TV and films with her. In this crazy world, we can still find happiness at the same time feel her struggles. She represents a large amount of Asians living in the United States, they love both their motherland and the country they live in now, but they are troubled by the misunderstanding and misconceptions. The book displays how she sees the world and her wish for the world. There are hidden riddles in the book for you to discover on your own. This book has six chapters. We got the chance the peek into her pre-pandemic life. It will also make you think about the good old time we had before the pandemic hit. Then during the pandemic, she tries every way to be optimistic and inspire others. She wasn't interested in politics at all growing up, but under this intense environment, she had to fight her battle for justice.

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Book details

Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Subgenre:Artists, Architects, Photographers

Language:English

Pages:448

Format:Hardcover

Hardcover ISBN:9781667816425


Overview


Discover the real-life story of a Chinese lady's everyday life during the usual 2020 Covid-19 pandemic in the US. From her daily life, we see the paintings she created, the photos she took, we could even taste the food she made, and watch TV and films with her. In this crazy world, we can still find happiness at the same time feel her struggles. She represents a large amount of Asians living in the United States, they love both their motherland and the country they live in now, but they are troubled by the misunderstanding and misconceptions. The book displays how she sees the world and her wish for the world. There are hidden riddles in the book for you to discover on your own.

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Description


Discover the real-life story of a Chinese lady's everyday life during the usual 2020 Covid-19 pandemic in the US. From her daily life, we see the paintings she created, the photos she took, we could even taste the food she made, and watch TV and films with her. In this crazy world, we can still find happiness at the same time feel her struggles. She represents a large amount of Asians living in the United States, they love both their motherland and the country they live in now, but they are troubled by the misunderstanding and misconceptions. The book displays how she sees the world and her wish for the world. There are hidden riddles in the book for you to discover on your own. This book has six chapters. We got the chance the peek into her pre-pandemic life. It will also make you think about the good old time we had before the pandemic hit. Then during the pandemic, she tries every way to be optimistic and inspire others. She wasn't interested in politics at all growing up, but under this intense environment, she had to fight her battle for justice.

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About the author


Elizabeth Jia is a globalist with an international background and a true artist. She combines oil painting, traditional Chinese watercolor painting, photography, culinary art, and fashion designs as one of the 100 Most Influential Chinese Contemporary Artists and a Chinese National Painter and Calligrapher Association member. Elizabeth received her Master's degree in International Management at The University of Illinois at Chicago and her Bachelor's degree in Art Directing of Broadcasting at The Communication University of China. She serves as the Vice President at the US-China Culture & Art Center. News & Media "Mandarin Leader" interviewed and introduced Elizabeth Jia as one of the 60 notable Chinese in the US for 2015. "China Art Weekly" interviewed Elizabeth Jia and highly praised her achievement in arts as one of "the youngest extraordinary national-level artists" in the national newspaper. "Chicago China News & Digest" introduced Elizabeth Jia's artwork at their Chinese New Year Special Edition in 2012. "Golden Age Collection - the most influential famous contemporary Chinese par inter and calligrapher" introduced Elizabeth and collected her paintings in their book. MEMBERSHIP Member of Chinese Painter and Calligrapher Association, National Level Painter. Midwest Fashion Week, "THE ELIZABETH" design stunned the audiences and highly praised fashion reporters and fashion bloggers. Therefore, Elizabeth showed her fashion design in many other fashion shows in the Chicago area. Personal exhibition of traditional Chinese Brushed Painting "Love For All Seasons" at Havana Gallery, Chicago, 2012. She is also actively involved with International Women Associates as the Board of Directors for Publication & Asia-Pacific Culture Chair. Elizabeth has hosted dozens of successful non-profit educational culture programs within the non-profit organization IWA (International Women Associates) since 2012 and participated in SWIFT school's book distribution program as well as the "culture in suitcase" community service program to bring culture exchanges to public schools in the Chicago area. Elizabeth joined the IWA board in 2018, has served on the Gala committee since 2014, Chaired the 40th IWA annual Gala "China, Love Through the Dynasties" at The Peninsula Chicago. Elizabeth used true individual stories in the China Gala book to show IWA members' ties with China dated back to the 1920s. 

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