Sun Xiaoyun is the director of Jiangsu Art Museum. She is also the chair of Jiangsu Calligraphers Association and Nanjing Calligrapher’s Association. She is a nationally recognized artist, a doctorate thesis advisor, and a recipient of the State Council Fellowship for Individuals with Extraordinary Ability. Sun is a seven-time winner of the national calligraphy award. Her award-winning monograph Theory of Calligraphy Standard has been a best seller for over a decade and reprinted fifteen times.