My name is Qiaofeng Wang ( Rose) and twelve years ago I was in China. Now I live in Shrewsbury, MA.
I have loved art since I was a young girl, but I never had the chance to go to any art universities because my parents didn't allow me to go to this University, even when I got a full scholarship for it. I learned from a teacher at home about 40 years ago. I practiced with him for about 7-8 years. After high school, I went to nursing and medical school.
After 3 years of working as an MD, I went to Vienna, Austria and I worked for 7 years as a nurse. I started painting with silk and oil during my free time.
Since I came to the USA, I had a very hard time living my life, with no opportunities to continue my hobby. I tried to go back to school for nursing and I didn't get transcript from my country. I have tried and succeeded passing the GED test, to try to go to nursing school again.
Just last month, I found an opportunity that would allow me to continue my favorite hobby. I am lucky to be a member of Art Daily that makes me more determined to start my drawing and painting. I am happy and sad because I must work 60-80 hours per week to support my family (my husband (a Chinese doctor) that lost his job and 4 young kids). I really wish that I could draw and paint every day.
Thank you very much for your time to read this short biography.
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