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"Best of Show" Award

On September 28, 2008, Jian Wu's painting
Guitar Player was awarded "BEST OF SHOW" at
THE BEST OF AMERICA! — Eighteenth Annual Fine Art Competition and Exhibition of the National Oil and
Acrylic Painters' Society. This is the third time Jian has won award form the same event. In October 2007,
Jian's painting Black and White won "Best Use of Color and Light" award. In 2005, Jian's oil painting
Summer at the Niles was honored
"Best Use of Color and Light" award as well.

"Second Place" Award

In October 2008, Jian Wu's pastel painting Diana was awarded the "Second Place" of portrait and figure category in Pastel Journal's 10th annual Pastel 100 Competition. Jian participated the annual competition in 2007 and 2005, and won the "Fist Place" and the "Second Place" Award of the same category in the previous competitions.

For more information, please read the article featuring Jian Wu and his award winning painting on the up coming issue of the Pastel Journals magazine.

"Honorable Mention" Award

In October 2008, Jian Wu's pastel painting The Soldier was awarded "Honorable Mention" of portrait and figure category in Pastel Journal's 10th annual Pastel 100 Competition. The Soldier is one of the two paintings Jian submitted to the current Pastel 100 Competition. The other painting, Diana, was awarded the "Second Place" in the same category.

"Honorable Mention for
Artistic Excellence
" Award

On April 11, 2008, Jian Wu's painting
Light-Drapery-Figure was awarded
"Honorable Mention for Artistic Excellence"
at Solon International 2008 — A Juried Exhibition of 305 Oil Paintings that selected from 1175 entries representing 47 states and DC of the USA and 16 additional countries.

First Place Award

In December 2007, Jian Wu's pastel painting Old Man in Ancient Chinese Costume was awarded the "FIRST PLACE" of portrait and figure category in Pastel Journal's 9th annual Pastel 100 Competition.
Jian participated the anuual pastel competition in 2005, and won the Second Place in the same category.
Both award winning paintings were demo works he did
in class for his students.

For more information, please read the article featuring Jian Wu and his award winning painting on April 08 issue of the Pastel Journals magazine.

"Best Use of Light and Color" Award

In October 2007, Jian Wu's painting Black and White was awarded "Best Use of Light and Color" at THE BEST OF AMERICA! — Seventeenth Annual Fine Art Competition and Exhibition of the National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society. This is the second time that Jian won the award. In 2005, Jian's oil painting Summer at the Niles was honered the same award.

Publication

The Overseas Oil Painter of China — Jian Wu is a book
of Jian's painting collection mostly done btween 2004
and 2007. It was published in August, 2007 by
China's prestigious publisher, Tianjin People’s Fine
Arts Publishing House.

Book Specification:
Softcover, 14.75" x 10.25"
58 images, 56 pages

Purchase
$35.00 + $8.00 handling and shipping fee (in U.S.)
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