Chi Wei Liu
(1912 - 2002)
Chi Wei Liu was active/lived in Japan, China. Chi Liu is known for mixed media aboriginal symbolism, animals, botanics, birds.
Biography Chi Wei Liu
Chen Wei Liu was born in Fujian, China in 1912. His given name was Liou Fu-Sheng. He immigrated to Japan in 1920.
In 1949, he began to study watercolor painting. Liu held his first exhibition in 1951. In 1962, he was awarded First Prize in watercolors by the Art Society of China in Taiwan in 1962. His watercolor and oil paintings are most popular in Taiwan where he was called Liou Lao as a respectful name. His other name: Wua Tan Lao Wan Tong describes his playfulness of his personality. He has published extensively, including “The Theory of Modern Painting”, “Watercolor Techniques and Compositions” and “Aboriginal Art and Culture in Taiwan”.