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John Fu
Chicago, IL

About the Artist

John Fu's paintings are a contemporary synthesis of art and cultural histories. John combines techniques and ideas of Western and Eastern masters in art and philosophy to convey peacefulness, tranquility, and elegance. His style can be described as montage; the arrangement, grouping and manipulation of image with emotional implications. This montage is his imagination of space filled with expressive line and richness of color.

Educated in both the US and China, Fu has held teaching positions and lectured in both countries. He also has been featured in various exhibitions in Illinois as…

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About the Artist

John Fu’s paintings are a contemporary synthesis of art and cultural histories. John combines techniques and ideas of Western and Eastern masters in art and philosophy to convey peacefulness, tranquility, and elegance. His style can be described as montage; the arrangement, grouping and manipulation of image with emotional implications. This montage is his imagination of space filled with expressive line and richness of color.

Educated in both the US and China, Fu has held teaching positions and lectured in both countries. He also has been featured in various exhibitions in Illinois as well as across the United States.

John is a member of several groups including Oil Painters of America Association, U.S.A., Artwork jury & collection committee,WCC, Illinois, U.S.A., Chinese Art Association of Northern America, Chicago, U.S.A., Branding Committee,WCC, Illinois, U.S.A., and Curriculum Council Committee,WCC, Illinois, U.S.A.

Artist’s Work

Dividing rhythm
John fu

Dividing & Rhythm #5

By John Fu

Flowers 3 dancers
John fu

Flowers & 3 Dancers

By John Fu

Red black gold
John fu

Red, Black & Gold

By John Fu

Selected Exhibitions

  • Norris Gallery
    St. Charles, IL, 2015
  • Arrowhead Exhibit Center at Waubonsee Community College
    SugarGrove, IL, 2014
  • Norris Gallery
    St. Charles, IL, 2013
  • Solo show, The Artist Project at Art Expo
    Chicago, IL, 2008
  • “Artitudes 7th International Art Competition”, Art 54 Gallery
    Soho, New York, 1989

Press and Accolades

  • Honorable Award, "Artitudes 7th International Art Competition" Art 54 Gallery, Soho, New York, NY
    1989
  • Honorable Award"Alice & Arthur Bear Art Competition"Beverly Art Center, Chicago, Illinois
    1992
  • Lestter J. Norris Memorial Award, Norris Gallery, St. Charles, IL
    2013

Education

  • Northern Illinois University, Master of Fine Arts
    DeKalb, IL,1993 
  • Shanghai Teacher's University, Degree in Fine Arts
    Shanghai, China,1976