Yan Gallery | Shen Han Wu Archives - Yan Gallery
Shen Han Wu Archives - Yan Gallery
Works Biography and Information

Shen Hanwu was born in 1950 in Nantung, Jiangsu. During the Cultural Revolution he worked in the countryside as farmer, and later as art designer and editor. Subsequently, he graduated from Hubei Fine Art Institute, becoming a full-time artist in 1972. Between 1980 and 1990 he worked primarily as an illustrator of books, since when he has concentrated on painting in oils at the Wuhan Painting Academy. Shen Hanwu is a National Grade One Artist. He is a member of the Chinese National Artists Association and is Director of the Wuhan Artists Association. He has received numerous national and provincial awards, and his works are represented in prestigious collections both in China and overseas.

Exhibitions

1984 The 6th National Fine Art Exhibition, Shanghai
1989 The 7th National Fine Art Exhibition, Beijing
1991 The First Annual National Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, Beijing and Hong Kong
1992 Contemporary Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, Hong Kong
1993 Annual National Chinese Oil Painting Exhibition, Hong Kong
1993 The 3rd Sports Fine Art Exhibition, Beijing
1994 The 2nd Chinese National Oil Painting Exhibition, Beijing
1994 The 8th Chinese National Fine Art Exhibition – selected for “Best Works’ Exhibition, Beijing
1995 “Everyman”, solo exhibition at Zee Stone Gallery, Hong Kong
1996 The 8th Chinese Modern Art Exhibition, Japan
1997 Hong Kong Handover Fine Art Exhibition, Shanghai
1997 The 4th Sports Fine Art Exhibition, Shanghai
1998 “Another Country”, solo exhibition at Zee Stone Gallery, Hong Kong
2000 “Country Life”, solo exhibition at Zee Stone Gallery, Hong Kong
2001 “Living Master”, Art Renewal Center, Living Master’s Gallery, USA
2004 Solo exhibition, San Francisco, USA
2012 “Born Red”, solo exhibition, Hong Kong
2016 “Red Guard Movement: 50 Years Since”, solo exhibition at Yan Gallery, Hong Kong