Born in Changhua. Chen followed Yoshio Yang to study drawing after entering the National Taiwan Normal University. In 1956, Chen founded the Salon de Mai with fellow artists. After graduation, Chen decided to make further research in Japan. He respectively graduated from Musash ino Art University (1963), Tokyo Gakugei University (1967) and Tokyo Fresco Paintings School (1967). After his return to Taiwan, Chen occupied successively as Director of the Fine Art Department of National Art Academy, professor of Culture University and of National Taiwan Normal University. In 1975 he was invited to participate in a global art education conference.In 1976, his work was ever awarded for the Golden Award of Chinese Painting Association.In the second year, Saint John's University held a solo exhibition for Chen. His work won espec- tively a bronze medal and a silver medal of the Salon des Artistes Fran ais. Now he is member of the Salon du Printemps and Salon d'Autumn.