Ma Zihang (1928.9 -) was once named Ma Tianji, a Cantonese. Good at watercolor, Chinese painting. The son of Ma Cihang. In his early years, he lived in Hong Kong and learned painting from his father and Mr. Ling. In 1953, he graduated from the Central Academy of fine arts and was taught by master Xu Beihong. He has successively served as an art professor, director of the teaching and research group, and leader of the professional title reform group of Shenzhen garden art system. After retiring in 1991, he returned to Hong Kong to settle down. Now he is a member of Guangdong Art Association, a member of Hong Kong Chinese Art Association, a vice president of Shenzhen elderly painting and Calligraphy Association and Shenzhen Overseas painting and Calligraphy Association.
Professor Ma has been good at Chinese painting, watercolor painting and art for decades. He is good at absorbing the advantages of each family, integrating Chinese and Western painting skills and forming his own style.
His works have participated in many exhibitions at national, provincial and municipal levels, and have participated in cultural centers and great halls in Hong Kong and Macao, Canada, Japan and other places for many times. Held in Shenzhen, Zhongshan City, "the third generation of mazihang painting exhibition" is well received.
Professor Ma has published many works, many of his representative works have been published by national and provincial publishing houses, more by Chinese and foreign newspapers and magazines, and many times introduced his artistic achievements. In addition, some works are collected by the National Museum, exhibition hall, colleges and universities, etc. Some works have also been sent overseas as gifts from government departments. Biography and representative works are included in the dictionaries of domestic celebrities such as "selected works of Guangdong famous paintings", "selected works of architecture and painting", "dictionary of contemporary calligraphers and seal carvers", "dictionary of Chinese artists" and "China Art Yearbook 1949-1989".
He has drawn a large number of building watercolor, sketch and pen demonstration drawings, and his students are indeed numerous. "Carp" was selected into the first National Watercolor Exhibition. His works have been published in newspapers and magazines for many times.