Yen Shui-long (顏水龍; June 5, 1903 – September 24, 1997), a Taiwanese painter and sculptor, was born in Xiaying in Tainan County (now part of Tainan City). He began to study abroad in the Tokyo School of Fine Arts (now Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music) since 1922, and graduated in 1927.In 1929, Yen went to France to study arts. Between 1933 and 1944, he returned to Japan, worked on advertising design and applied arts. Yen resided in Taiwan again later, and became a teacher of Tainan Technical College (now National Cheng Kung University). Yen made a series of mosaic art works after 1961. And he also created many art works that contain some motifs about Taiwanese aborigines. In 1984, Yen resigned from Shih Chien College of Home Economics (now Shih Chien University). In his old age, Yen worked mainly on painting, drawing, other visual arts and his personal exhibitions.