Bio

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Jiannan Wu is celebrated as a young artist specializing in sculpture and drawing. Born in
1990 in Dalian, China, Jiannan Wu started to learn painting and drawing at age of 7.
From 2009 to 2014 he studied sculpture in China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China.
From 2014 to 2016, Jiannan Wu completed his MFA degree in Sculpture at New York
Academy of Art. Jiannan Wu adopts traditional formation for his reliefs and applies some perspective and exaggerated effects to tell stories about the modern city’s life in a narrative way. Jiannan Wu currently works and lives in the New York City.
Jiannan Wu is represented by Italy Accesso Gallery. He is the winner of 2017 Dexter
Jones Award presented by The National Sculpture Society, winner of MFA National
Competition, and winner of Compleat Sculptor Award 2016. He was selected for Terra
Foundation Residency in Giverny, France 2015 and ABC Stone Carrara Merit Award
Residency in Italy 2016. His works have been exhibited internationally in New York,
China, Italy, and Denmark and gain popularity among prestigious collectors such as
Joyce Varvatos. His next solo exhibition in New York will be in November 2018.


 

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