Jian Wu graduated from Art College of Qing Hua University (former Central Art and Crafts College of China) in 1984, relocated to the United States to study western art in 1987 and received Master of Fine Art degree in 2000 from The Academy of Art University of San Francisco while teaching at the University as a member of the faculty.
As a professional artist, Jian Wu’s artistic activities, besides teaching, in recent years also include solo exhibitions and group shows in the States. He has won several awards in nationwide professional art exhibitions and competitions. His book “Pastel Technique” was published by the Youth Publishing House of China in 2005.
Jian Wu’s works have been collected throughout the United States and the world. Jian Wu is a member of the National Oil and Acrylic Painter’s Society, Pastel Society of the West Coast and National Academy of Professional Plein Air Painters.
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