Zou Li, (a.k.a Li Zou) winner of prestigious national awards inChinaand awards in other countries for her meticulous-style paintings and research on historic Chinese females. She is well known for her delicate, meticulous-style painting of human figures. Her highly detailed paintings with sophisticated use of color have been cited as classical work in Chinese painting history that help complete the record of illustrations of historic Chinese women.

Born in 1950, Zou Li became professional painter since 1985 i