Zili Zhang
Zili Zhang is a fine art photographer based in Greenwich, Connecticut. His portfolio includes a wide range of subjects, from soothing landscapes to street documentaries. One of his most notable achievements was being named a Finalist in the Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest, selected among over 60,000 photos from 120 countries. His work was exhibited in juried art shows, community art centers, and commercial galleries in the Tri-state area. His work reflects influences from both modern western art and traditional oriental styles. For Zhang, photography is not just about capturing a moment, but also expressing inner emotions. His work embodies his motto of "Simple. Beautiful. Meaningful.”

2020 The 17th Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest - Finalist
2022-2023 LensCulture Photography Awards - Editor’s Pick X 5
2022 PhotoPlace Gallery “Portals” Competition - Winner
2022 Top 10 Fine Art Photo Contest - Finalist
2022 Rowayton Arts Center Photography & Sculpture Show - Honorable Mention
2023 Photo Review Competition 2023 - Winner
2023 Siena Creative Awards - Shortlist
2023 ReFocus Awards World Photo Annual - Honorable Mention, People’s Vote Award
2023 International Photography Awards - Honorable Mention
2023 Eyeshot Magazine Open Call - Semi-finalist

Juried Art Shows(select):
2022 Weston Art Festival, Weston, Connecticut
2022 Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit, New York City
2023 Spring CraftMorristown, Morristown, New Jersey
2023 Spring Craft at Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, New York
2023 Gracie Square Art Show, New York City
2023 Bruce Museum Arts Festival, Greenwich, Connecticut

Group Exhibitions(select):
2019 “Planes, Trains, And Automobiles”, FujiFilm Wondershop, New York City
2022 “Photography and Sculpture”,  Rowayton Art Center, Rowayton, Connecticut
2022 “Arts for Animals”, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, Connecticut
2022 Autumn Exhibition,  Rowayton Art Center, Rowayton, Connecticut
2022 “Art, Design & the Automobile”, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, Connecticut
2022 “Let There Be Love”, Spectrum Art Gallery, Centerbrook, Connecticut
2023 “Portals: Windows, Mirrors and Doors”, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont
2023 43rd Annual Photography Show, Carriage Barn Art Center, New Canaan, Connecticut
2023 Spectrum All Media Show, Carriage Barn Art Center, New Canaan, Connecticut
2023 Greenwich Art Society 106th Annual Juried Exhibition, Greenwich, Connecticut
2023 Faber Birren National Color Show, Stamford Art Association, Stamford, Connecticut 
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