David Yi-Nan Yeh was born in a water-rich farming village near Taipei City, Taiwan.
He moved to Canada in 1991 and settled down in USA in 1998. He had his formal art education at Taipei Normal (teacher training) School for 3 years in both traditional Chinese and Western painting skills. After that, he taught 3 years in an elementary
Besides painting, he had also studied English literature and graduated from National Taiwan University.
His art is the combination of Oriental meditation with Western subjects. The emotion of this technique has been communicated mainly by watercolor on silk.