Jing Jia was born and raised in Beijing, China. At age 10, she
took her early professional drawing classes in a youth art institute,
studying to capture objects from still lives and copies of fragments
from Roman statues.
In 1985, she studied at the Beijing Art and Design College. Completed
4 years studying in the program of sculpture,she then worked in
the advertising filed for making an easier living.Later, for elevating
her professional knowledge in the commercial filed, she went through
a very competitive test and got enrollment at the Tsinghua University,being
a student in the programs of Graphic Design and Industrial Design.
After graduated, she had been an experienced graphic designer and
worked with multiple mediums (TV program, newspaper, magazine and
huge Ad, signs etc. until her relocation from China. In 1999, she
immigrated to Canada, settled in her new home, Kelowna. Soon she
found her in the cultural conflicts between her old home (Beijing)
and new home (Kelowna). But it is also interested her artistic vision.
And the loves from both of her home inspire her to convey her feeling
through visual language.
In 2003, she signed up with the Hambleton
Gallery, representing her paintings, printmaking art works.