Current status of dafen oil painting village

 Dafen is known as the First Oil Painting Village in China, because it is not only the largest base for production and trading of commercial oil paintings, but also an important global trading center of oil paintings. According to statistic data, 70% commercial paintings in European and American markets come from China, and among them, 80% are imported from Dafen. At the end of 2017, Dafen realized an annual output of RMB 4.15 billion yuan, and domestic sales and export accounts for 50% respectively.

World famous media have reported Dafen Oil Painting Village for many times, including New York Times, BBC, Financial Times, Sky News, and NHK. On May 1st, 2010, Dafen was recommended by Shenzhen City to participate in Shanghai World Expo as the Qase of the Urban Best Practice Area, where the Monalisa art installation built by 507 Dafen art workers made a gorgeous debut.

Dafen today, is not only for oil paintings, but also for a colorful variety of arts. Various kinds of artistic forms co-exist in the Village harmoniously. And a complete and vigorous industrial chain has developed in the place, such as the art derivatives development as well as the supporting services of painting mounting, frame installation, painting materials, logistics, etc.


Various shops related to oil painting in Dafen Village
Various shops related to oil painting in Dafen Village