Xi Guo

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Xi Guo

United States

Xi Guo, Signature member of American Watercolor Society and National Watercolor Society, was born in Shanghai, China. She earned her BFA in oil painting from Shanghai Normal University and her MFA from Savannah College of Art and Design, and majored in Photography.

Xi started to focus on painting with watercolor about eight years ago and soon became an international award-winning artist. Her articles and paintings have been featured in the International Artist Magazine, the Art of Watercolor Magazine and Watercolor Artists Magazine. In 2015, Xi won a cash price at the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours’ 203rd Open Exhibition and her paintings were chosen by R.I every year since then. In the same year, Xi won a major Award from Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial. In 2016, 2018 and 2019 Xi’s paintings were accepted by American Watercolor Society’s international exhibition. Moreover, Xi won a merchandise award and a cash price at the National Watercolor Society’s International Exhibition in 2016 and 2017. In 2018, Xi received third place at the Biennial International Prize “Marche d’Acqua” Fabriano Waterclour in Fabriano, Italy. In 2019, Xi won a top cash award at the National Watercolor Society's Annual Members Exhibition. Most recently, Xi earned the Best in show at the Florida Watercolor Society’s 48 th Annual Exhibition.

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