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Fang Sheng Shao

 (1918 - 2009)
Fang Sheng Shao was active/lived in West Virginia / China.  Fang Shao is known for Painting, crafts, design, teaching.

Fang Sheng Shao

Shao Fang Sheng (September 13, 1918 - April 22, 2009)

A well-known Chinese artist who was also one of the few apprentices of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Shao came from a well-known industrial family that had their roots in Changzhou, Jiangsu province, China.  She was born and raised during the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty and the founding of the Republic of China.

She was  very athletic in her youth, representing her city Tianjin, as a short stop and nationally in softball as a teenager.

Upon arrival to the United States, she stayed with Frank Lloyd Wright and Olgivanna Lloyd Wright, where she cooked and entertained guests including John Wayne, James Stewart and other actors and socialites.  She taught M  ...  Displaying 750 of 1334 characters.

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About  Fang Sheng Shao

Born:  1918 - Tientsin, China
Died:   2009 - Williamstown, West Virginia
Known for:  Painting, crafts, design, teaching