Wang Shuping, a famous Chinese painter and a national first-class artist (professor), was born in 1955 in Lingxian County, Shandong Province. He has been fond of fine arts since he was a child and began to study painting when he was a teenager. He graduated from Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts in 1975 and is a disciple and proud student of Professor Sun Qifeng, a famous contemporary Chinese master of painting and calligraphy.
Now working in Tianjin Artists Association, enjoying the special government allowance issued by the State Council. Member of the Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh and Twelfth CPPCC National Committee, He is the incumbent vice chairman of China Artists Association, vice chairman of world artist association, Director of The China overseas friendship association, director of the China charity federation, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC in Tianjin, Vice Chairman of Tianjin Federation of Literary and Arts, Chairman of tianjin artists association, and some other domestic and foreign art groups and calligraphy and painting academy adviser or honorary president.
Wang Shuping, a famous Chinese painter who went towards the World
Over the past 40 years, Wang Shuping has created a large number of colorful and unique art works, which have won gold prizes and first prizes in domestic and foreign exhibitions and traditional Chinese painting competitions for many times, and are widely collected by domestic and foreign museums and art galleries. He has been invited to create giant Chinese paintings for Zhongnanhai, the State Council, the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, the Great Hall of the People, Tian ‘anmen Rostrum and many important places across the country.
Articles and feature films introducing his artistic achievements have been interviewed, reported, filmed and broadcast by People’s Daily, CCTV and many important newspapers, magazines and TV stations at home and abroad for many times.The fresh and varied, vigorous and innovative works with broad and broad artistic conception are full of rich life flavor and distinctive characteristics of The Times, reflecting the painter’s passion for life and his love for nature.
Mr. Wu Zuoren, the master of art, has given guidance to Wang Shuping’s creation for many times, inscribed and wrote the title for his studio“Qu Ling Shi”(The room of fun and spirit) personally, which is the high evaluation and great encouragement to Wang Shuping’s works of fun and nature, transparent and clever ink color.
He was invited as a representative of the Chinese youth art circle, attended the 13th World Youth Festival in North Korea successively with the Chinese youth delegation, and went to Japan and the United States for artistic investigation. He visited Spain and five Latin American countries with the cultural delegation of the Chinese government and held painting exhibitions and lectures. He attended the activities of China Culture Week and held painting exhibitions in France with the State Council Information Office. He attended the opening ceremony of Asia Pacific Week and held Chinese painting observation and lectures in Germany.
His works have been exhibited in more than 70 countries, especially in the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the United States, and the Louvre Museum in Paris, France, which showcases to the world the unique charm of Chinese culture and has been widely praised by audiences from all over the world. His works are often given as precious gifts to foreign heads of state by Chinese leaders when they visit foreign countries. He has been invited to paint for Chinese embassies and consulates in foreign countries for many times, and is honored as “cultural diplomatic envoy”.
He has been appointed as a judge of domestic and overseas fine arts competitions and art consultant of some dictionaries or halls of fame for many times. He has published “Selected collection of flower-and-bird paintings by Wang Shuping”, “Selected Works of Wang Shupin”, “Collection of Wang Shuping’s paintings”. He was invited to teach common knowledge of flower and bird painting art on CCTV, and has been included in dictionaries of various famous calligraphers at home and abroad for many times. His biography has been included in a number of “the World’s Celebrities”. In particular, his works on the subject of eagles are renowned at home and abroad for their artistic originality and verve and charm, and become the hot collection of Chinese and foreign people.
In recent years, the British Museum, the United States, Germany, France, Japan and many of the world’s first-class museums and galleries have collected his eagle works, and permanent display, he has also won the “International Peace Gold Award”, “Achievement Award of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy”, Lifetime Achievement Award of Oriental Art, Oriental Celebrity Achievement Award, Honorable Mention Award for International Cultural Exchange, “World Chinese Talent Award”, “World Chinese Achievement Award”…
In 2007, he was awarded the honorary title of “National Young and Middle-aged Literary and Art Worker” by the Propaganda Department of the CPC Central Committee, the Ministry of Personnel and the China Federation of Literary and Art. He went deep into life for many years，Especially since 2004, for more than ten years, the grass-roots art counseling contact points have been established in some villages across the country. He not only gave free lessons to many art lovers, but also provided all the equipment for farmers to learn painting. He moved the art class into the countryside and farmland, and cultivated many farmers’ art talents. He has been listed as a national typical and given special reports and publicity in major news media throughout the country. On August 29, 2015, CCTV News Broadcast gave a key interview and broadcast. In 2017, he was awarded “The most beautiful volunteer” in China by 11 departments, including the Propaganda Department of the CPC Central Committee and the Central Civilization Office.