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After worship
Gu LeFu
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Musing
Gu LeFu
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Tranquil pond
Gu LeFu
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Pioneers for social justice
Gu LeFu
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A gala Palestinian lady
Gu LeFu
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Kissing
Gu LeFu
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Artist Bio
Artist:  Gu LeFu
Biography:  A native of China ,Professor Lefu Gu was born in 1938 and received the first class art education from China Fine Rrts College,the most famous university of fine arts in China.He graduated in 1961;after the Cultural Revolution,he became a professor in Nanjing Normal University .He was a member of the Chinese National Artist Association and of Chinese National Calligrapher Association. He is listed in "who's who of Chinese Artists and Calligraphers".

Talented and versatile as he is ,Professor Gu taught painting and classical poery,and spent a semester as a visiting professor in Tibet University,sent by the Education State Committee of China ,during his academic leave from Nanjing Normal University.

In 1989,Professor Gu came to the United States as a visiting Professor to Union College, Schenectady,New York.Afrerwards,he also taught at the College of Saint Rose ,in Albany,New York.

His painting "Plum in Snow"(Chinese brush painting):was presented as a gift to the ltalian government in 1980,by the visiting delegation of the Chinese government.His art works have won several awards in China and his poem "Recalling the Past"won a National Poetry award.His calligraphy won several awards and has been selectcted for inclusion in selections in China and Japan,He has also been awarded many prestigious awards in the United States.Professor Gu's paintings are exhibited in mang countries,such as the United Stares,Japan,Englang,Yugoslavia,as well as China.

Recent U.S.Honors: "Kissing"(Oil)won a finlist at the 25th Annual "Artist's Magazine" Art Competition in 2008.

"Spring Rain" Watercolor was Selected by 22nd Annual International Juried Show at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in 2008.

"Summer Palace of the Dalai Lama"(Watercolor)was selected by "American Artists Abroad",and won curator award in 2006.

"Musing"(Oil)and "Secluded Waterside"(Oil)were selected by Salon International 2006, project of the International Museum of Contemporary Masters of fine art "Musing" won a merit award;"Secluded Waterside"won honorable mention.

"After Worship"(Oil) won honorable mention at the 22nd Annual "Artist's Magazine"art competition in 2005.

"The Wind of Highlang"(Watercolor)was selected by the American Watercolo Society in the 138th Annual Interntional Exhibition 2005.It also won 2nd award of the 2004 Water media Showcase of the "Watercolor Magic"magazine,and is part of this magazine's 2006 limited edition wall calendar.

"Tranquil Pond"(Pastel)won a finalist at the 20th Annual "Artist's Magazine"Art Competition in 2003.won the first prize at the 2003 Eastern States Regional Fine Arts Exhibition.

"A Gala Palestinian Lady"(Pastel)won the first prize at the 2000 National Juried Art Exhibition.