Kairong likes to paint outdoors. He believes there is always beauty to be found in the most unexpected places and he tries to reveal that in his paintings.
His work has been collected by Mayo Clinic, Cargill, Midwest Federal Reserve Bank, Crown Bank, Health Partner Inc.,Target Cooperation, University of Minnesota, Wells Fargo Bank, Northwest Airlines and many other businesses, hospitals and private collectors.
Currently he has two pieces hanging at the Governor’s mansion in St. Paul Minnesota. His work “Golden Turn” has won 1st place in the Fine Arts painting category in the Minnesota State Fair.
He came to the United Stated from mainland China. He received his Bachelor and Masters of Fine Art from Westmar University and the University of South Dakota.
Kairong has taught many private painting workshops, has instructed at the Minnetonka Center for the Art, and has taught classes at Edina and Bloomington Art Centers.
His work can be found galleries in Minnesota, Wisconsin, California and Florida.