News & Events

 


Gordon Snelgrove Gallery: Calligraphy, Painting, Landscape, Abstraction

Posted in Arts & Culture
Sep 23, 2019 to Oct 4, 2019

Work by artists Jianzeng Fu and Shawn Zheng will be on display at the Gordon Snelgrove Gallery from Sept. 23 - Oct. 4.

Jianzeng Fu and Shawn Zheng
Gordon Snelgrove Gallery, University of Saskatchewan
Exhibition runs from Sept. 23 - Oct. 4, 2019
Gordon Snelgrove Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Reception: Sept. 27, 5 - 7 pm

Both of the artists as well as the directors of the Confucius Institute at the University of Saskatchewan will be in attendance at the reception.

Jianzeng Fu
Jianzeng Fu graduated in 1982 from Nankai University, where he founded the Society of Calligraphy and Painting. He continued in the Department of Philosophy, teaching Chinese philosophy, the history of Chinese culture, aesthetics and Chinese calligraphy. He has studied with many venerated Chinese calligraphers including Ms. Qian Wang, Yuru Wu, Henian Li and Zhongshi Ouyang, among others. Fu is the executive editor-in-chief of Chinese Calligraphy Collection magazine and artistic advisor for Chinese Artist magazine. His work is collected in Canada, Japan, the U.K., the U.S., Italy and around the world.

Shawn Zheng
Shawn Zheng (Shu-Cheng) is from Fuzhou, China. After graduating with a BA in industrial design and an MA in fine art, he was appointed professor in the Department of Fine Arts, Fujian Teacher’s University. Since immigrating to Canada in 1989, he has developed a highly distinctive style with Chinese brush and ink, with a concentration on abstract painting in recent years. He has had a number of solo exhibitions of his work at the Gordon Snelgrove Gallery and teaches classes in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Saskatchewan.



 

Back to News Listing

Related Articles

Creative Isolation: Jazz musician Dean McNeill rallies for the arts

Posted on 2020-05-28

Professor Dean McNeill will become head of the Department of Music in July


USask unites: Campus jazz musicians release tribute to health-care workers during COVID-19

Posted on 2020-05-27

The USask Jazz Combo put together a video featuring members recording themselves playing in isolation


Documentary about Colten Boushie's death wins Canadian Screen Award

Posted on 2020-05-26

Filmmaker Dr. Tasha Hubbard Hubbard (BA’94, MA’06) is a graduate of USask’s College of Arts and Science and a former faculty member in the college’s Department of English


From overseas to music degree for soprano

Posted on 2020-05-08

Five years ago, Angela Gjurichanin made a life-changing move from Macedonia to Canada with her family, without a firm grasp of English and without truly knowing what to expect


To combat COVID-19 isolation, USask MFA in writing students launch virtual variety show

Posted on 2020-05-05

When they were separated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the members of the close-knit MFA in writing community looked for new ways to come together creatively


Randy Lundy's new poetry delves more than ever into male relationships

Posted on 2020-04-29

College of Arts and Science alumnus Randy Lundy (BA'94, MA'00) has written a new book called Field Notes for the Self