BiJian Fan

BiJian Fan was born in Beijing, China, where he learned paper art from his grandmother.  Today, BiJian resides in Camarillo, California, still creates cutting-edge paper sculpture to carry on the tradition, but his media have expanded to metal, polymer, and other materials.

BiJian is a multi-cultural and inter-disciplinary breed.  He studied in China, Japan, and the USA, earned his BS and MS in Mathematics, and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.  Upon accomplishing a scientific career,

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  • This scientific art combines two seemingly incompatible mediapaper and water. It exploits the scientific principle of waters capillary in creating the kinetic and ephemeral art.