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Fair 2024

Steve Yuan (CN)

Experienced digital artist broker, Curator, Publisher, Storyteller, Animation movie producer

Founder & CEO of global digital graphic art platform ArtPage
Executive Vice Director of the Digital Art Committee of the China Film Art Direction Academy 

Visiting Professor at Yunnan Arts University
Founder of The Infinite Creator World Con

Since 2006, Mr. Steve and Mr. Ding have co-founded leewiART, the earliest CG elite artist community in China, with more than 5,000 cooperative artists covering 30+ countries. 100+ global art solicitations, competitions and exhibitions. and CG art projects with great international influence such as ”Share One Planet“ CG Art Elite Invitational Competition have been successfully held.

After 18 years of close collaboration with global digital artists, Mr. Steve has developed a keen eye for artistic exploration, unique incubation and operational capabilities. His involvement spans various business models such as publishing, art, exhibitions, toys, film, games etc. He successfully incubated outstanding works like Rechild by Zeenchin (Malaysia), Ghost by Lin Wenjun (China), The Faramita of Galaxy by Enzhe Zhao (China), Bloody Sun by Juzhen (China), 108 Furious Warriors by Jian Su (China), Tiger Orange by Yi Liang (China),  Creation of the Original Gods by Lei Duan (China),  Into The Void by XueGuo Yang (China) and many other outstanding artworks. In 2021, Mr. Steve successfully published and globally distributed ‘PSYCHOPOMP’ ,the 30-year collection of works by the world-renowned fantasy artist Wayne Barlowe (US), In 2023, he, along with the Yunnan Provincial Museum and Yunnan Arts University, co-hosted the China and Southeast Asia Digital Art Exhibition and Summit Forum, successfully introducing the world science fiction milestone work “Expedition – Darwin’s Fourth Star Planet Journey in 2358” to China.

Leveraging his years of creative insights and a commercial outlook, Mr. Steve began crafting narratives for numerous works, including “ Rechild”, “ The Faramita of galaxy ”, and “ Ghost ” starting from 2019. As the strategist and story author, Mr. Steve published the graphic novel “ The Faramita of galaxy ”, which was awarded the 32nd China Science Fiction Galaxy Award. The rights have been successfully granted to multiple sectors such as film, television, gaming, and retail, earning extensive acclaim within these industries. And in 2023, he started investing animated film as a co-producer.

ArtPage is a global digital arts platform and content development agency. In 2006, it established a community of elite Chinese CG artists – leewiART, which has successfully launched numerous international art projects, including the “Share One Planet” CG Art Elite Invitational Competition with the participation of more than 300 artists from all over the world. We have collaborated with over 5000 artists across 30 countries and have hosted and cooperated on over 100 global art competitions and exhibitions from 2006 to 2015.

Through nearly two decades of close collaboration with digital artists worldwide, ArtPage has developed a keen perspective on art discovery and a unique content operation system. Its business scope includes publishing, exhibitions, toys, film, games, and commercial retail etc. ArtPage has successfully operated outstanding works like ”Rechild” by Zeenchin (Malaysia), Ghost by Lin Wenjun (China), The ”Classic of Mountains and Rivers” by Shen Xin(China), ”The Faramita of Galaxy” by Enzhe Zhao (China), ”Bloody Sun” by Juzhen (China), ”108 Furious Warriors” by Jian Su (China), ”Tiger Orange” by Yi Liang (China), ”Creation of the Original Gods” by Lei Duan (China), ”Into The Void” by XueGuo Yang (China), and many other outstanding artworks. In 2021, ArtPage successfully published and globally distributed ”Psychopomp”, the 30-year collection of works by the world-renowned fantasy artist Wayne Barlowe (US). In 2023, ArtPage, along with the Yunnan Provincial Museum and Yunnan Arts University, co-hosted the China and Southeast Asia Digital Art Exhibition and Summit Forum, successfully introducing the world science fiction milestone work ”Expedition, being an account in words and artwork of the 2358 a.d. voyage of darwin iv” to China.