Jiannan Wu

14th Annual ARC Salon (2019-2020)

Jiannan Wu

United States

Jiannan Wu, born in 1990 in Dalian, China, is a young artist specializing in sculpture and a curator. He is currently represented by Italy Accesso Gallery. He is also Elected Member of American National Sculpture Society, member of American Medallic Sculpture Association, Founder of Art American China Project, and Art Counselor of DIP Inc. Jiannan Wu received his BFA Degree in Sculpture from China Academy of Art and his MFA Degree in Sculpture from New York Academy of Art. Through formats of relief and semi-relief, Jiannan Wu presents the theme of contemporary urban life in a realism and narrative way.

Jiannan Wu is the winner of 2017 Dexter Jones Award presented by American National Sculpture Society, winner of MFA National Competition, and winner of Compleat Sculptor Award 2016. He was also selected for Terra Foundation Residency in Giverny, France 2015 and ABC Stone Carrara Merit Award Residency in Italy 2016. His works have been displayed on numerous exhibitions at renowned venue such as the Sotheby’s and Art Miami in America, China, Denmark, France, and Italy. Jiannan Wu’s art achievements have been reported by China Central Television international channel (CCTV), American SinoVision, and etc. His works have been published on Hi-Fructose Magazine, The New York Times, T(here) Magazine, The China Press, Sina News, Sohu News, etc. As the founder of Art America China Project, Jiannan Wu is devoting himself to promoting the art and culture communication between America and China. He successfully curated two Sino-American art exhibitions in Beijing and Dalian in 2018. Jiannan Wu currently works and lives in the New York City.

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