The beauty of painting artwork lies between the likeness and unlikeness.
Dayou Lu was born in Nanjing, China. He is the Member of the Chinese Artists Association (CAA), the vice president of the Central Academy of Painting of the CDNCA, the Member of the Konstnärernas Riksorganisation (KRO, Swedish National Artist Association), the Member of the International Artist Association (IAA), the Honorary President of Taipei National Palace Painting and Calligraphy Institute, the Deputy Dean of the Chinese Academy of Ink Painting Art.
Dayou has worked on the Chinese ink painting for nearly 50 years. He is well-known for the Double Colored Water-ink Paintings. In recent years, Dayou has held dozens of solo exhibitions and art joint exhibitions in the United States, Canada, Sweden, Russia, and Japan. In 2009, he participated in the "Contemporary Chinese Painting Masters" exhibition organized by the Ministry of Culture and the Chinese Artists Association at the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taiwan. In 2014, he participated in the Sino-Japanese Painting and Calligraphy Joint Exhibition at Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan. In 2013, he participated in the first China Art Festival organized by the Chinese Embassy in Sweden and served as the main guest. In 2015, he participated in the touring exhibition of North American Painting School and won the "Chinese Light Art Meritorious Award". From 2009 to 2018, Dayou held four solo exhibitions in Sweden.
Dayou has published more than 20 personal art albums in recent years, and more than 100 artworks have been included in newspapers and comprehensive albums. Dayou's works have participated in many domestic and international art exhibitions and won awards. His works have been collected by domestic and foreign art galleries, museums, collection institutions and individuals. Some works were presented by the government as a national gift to leaders of other countries and regions. In 2002, he was awarded the "Outstanding Chinese Painting Talent" by the Ministry of Personnel of P.R. China.
Dawei Liu, Maosheng Gai, Baishi Qi
The artist at work
2008 Artwork has been sellected as VIP presents for Beijing Olympic Games, hosted by Organizing Committee of 29th Olympic Games Beijing, China
2005 Employed as Vice President in Academy of Fine Art of Central Committee of China National Democratic Construction Association Beijing, China
2018 Dayou Lu New Spring Chinese Ink Painting Exhibition, Wanling Art Gallery, Sweden
2018 Dayou Lu Color and Ink Painting Exhibition Weifang, China
2018 Dayou Lu Ink Painting Exhibition in Bergman Gallery Karlstad, Sweden
2017 Dayou Lu Chinese Ink Painting Exhibition Yixing, China
2015 Dayou Lu Ink Painting Exhibition in Haikou Century Gallery Haikou, China
2015 Dayou Lu Ink Painting Exhibition in Bergman Gallery Karlstad, Sweden
2015 Commemoration for the 65th Anniversary of Sweden-China Friendship –Dayou Lu Ink Painting Exhibition in Stockholm Stockholm, Sweden
2013 Dayou Lu Ink Painting Exhibition in Bergman Gallery Karlstad, Sweden
2015 Tour Exhibition of North American Painting School Los Angeles, California, United States