Ms. JIao Ying 焦莹
- Founder and Principal of Jiao Ying Chinese Culture and Art School in Portland Oregon
- Outstanding Teacher by US Children Art Center and Oregon Humane Society
- 21st century Art Contribution Award from the US Asian Pacific Art Academy
- Outstanding Overseas Teacher Award from State Council of Chins
Jiao Ying Chinese Culture and Art School 焦莹中华文化艺术学校
- Founded in 1997 by Ms. Jiao Ying
- Fully private owned
- Currently located at the campus of Portland State University in beautiful down town Portland Oregon
- School principal: Ms. Jiao Ying
- Over 160 pieces have been awarded since 2001, here are some hights
- 1st place in group K-2, "Wonderful, Colorful Contest 2008"
- 1st place in group 6-8, "Wonderful, Colorful Contest 2007"
- 1st place, "Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest 2006"
- 2nd place, "Drawing the Line on Gun Violence" National Poster Contest 2002
- 3 students' oil pastel artworks have been collected by World Children Art Museum since 2002
- Art work from Jiao Ying School are well accepted by local arts galleries, including arts Gallery of Portland State University and Gottlieb Gallery
- In addition, students from dancing and martial arts classes are frequently involved and invited to perform in local events
- Years of effort has made Jiao Ying Chinese Culture and Art School a well-known culture entity in the Portland area. Children of many families learn their first Chinese character from the school