Zoe Yin

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Zoe Yin
Born 2001
Boston, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Occupation Contemporary painter and novelist

Zoe Yin (simplified Chinese 尹亮景 born in 2001) is an American contemporary painter and novelist. China Central TV, China Education TV, Cleveland WCPN Radio, THNKRTV, China Daily call her a child prodigy.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]


Yin was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Her mother, Yuemao Xu, is an architect, landscape architect and real estate developer. Her father, Dr. Yizhong Yin, is a biomedical scientist and businessman.


Yin began drawing when she was one year old. At age six, she became a member of the Andover Artists Guild [8] and exhibited at the 33rd annual Andover Art in the Park, where she sold her first acrylic painting. She exhibit at the International Art Expo New York at age 8.[9]

Yin has been represented by galleries in America and China since age nine, and became internationally known.[10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

Her first museum exhibition was at the World Art Museum in Beijing, China when she was ten.[1][2][3][7] At the same time, her art book with her sibling “Art World Child Prodigy Siblings-- Victoria Yin, Zoe Yin” was published in English and Chinese,[17] and was selected to be exhibited at the Annual Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany.

Yin was interviewed by CCTV (China Central TV) cultural express,[1] China Education Television TV,[2] and CCTV worldwide broadcasting program cross over and painted live in front of a worldwide audience.[3]

Yin's story was documented in two episodes of PRODIGIES, "Young Prodigies Dazzle The Art World" [5] and "Art Prodigy Compared to Matisse" [6] when she was 11. (PRODIGIES is a bi-weekly series from THNKRtv, initiated by Google, showing the youngest and brightest talents).


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