Xiaoyan Yang 楊小彥 is China Mainland national-wide esteem art critic and senior curator, he immigrated to Canada in 1999 and then become citizen of Canada. In 1987, he received his Master degree of Art history in the Department of Art History of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China. In 2004, he received his PHD of Architectural Theory and History in the School of Architecture, of South China University of Technology, China. Now he is Ph.D. Advisor to Sun Yat-Sen University, China, Master Degree Advisor to Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts, Visiting Professor and Master Degree Advisor to Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. He is also the co-founder of Canton-sardine.