Chen Chi (1912-2005), born in Wuxi, is a Chinese painter known for his landscapes and watercolors. His paintings style ranges from traditional Chinese watercolor technique to a more Impressionist mode. He left China in 1947 for the United States, where he resided and exhibited his paintings. His work focused on his observation of nature, such as the changing seasons and effects of light. Some of his paintings are naturalistic while others are more abstractly oriented. The artist has received numerous honors, including the American Watercolor Society’s Bicentennial Gold Medal.His work is in public and private collections, foundations, universities, corporations, and museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.