Tomie Deng received her MFA from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, specialized in oil painting. She currently is based in Guangzhou, China.
By creating a symbolic expression-tomie in her painting, Tomie Deng depicts hidden desires and despairs in people's sincere hearts. Tomie is bold in her paintings and, in such a way, expresses the Chinese younger generation's attitude. Through this, she communicates with her audience to "be the bravest version of yourself." Tomie Deng is a successful uprising contemporary fine artist in China; her artworks have been exhibited in more than 40 art shows. She grows her popularity, especially in big cities and among the younger generations.