Zhiwei Tu is active/lives in Illinois, California / China. Zhiwei Tu is known for figure and portrait painting. graphic design.
Biography Zhiwei Tu
The following is from the artist's website: http://www.tustudio.com
Tu was born to peasant parents in a remote rural village of Guangdong
Province, China, in 1951. Like other boys of the village, as a
child Tu helped to work the land, barefoot most of the time, and
performed the menial tasks expected of every peasant child. He spent
his days herding sheep and gathering food. Thus, his early life
was much the same as that of his ancestors.
When he began
attending the local village school, Tu was issued a slate, chalk, rough
paper, and pencil for school work. With these crude instruments he
early demonstrated an extraordinary talent for drawing which captivated
the attention and wonder of his teach
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