Chinese Painting Artists: Liu Tao
Liu Tao's Biography & Awards:
Liu Tao, born in Guangxi in 1964. He graduated in Chinese Painting from Zhejiang Fine Arts Academy.
After that he learnt from Chinese painting master Mr. Chen Yu Pu. Currently he’s the studio director of
China Calligraphy and Painting Research Institute and national first-grade painter.Plum blossom he created is fresh and refined, having different charm. His plum blossom painting hasvaried technique of expression. Some composition is succinct but not humdrum, some is rich but notrambling. Plum blossom he painted has all sorts of color: red, inky, white, pink and purple. Whichevercomposition is wonderful, lively and natural.Liu Tao successively held personal exhibition in Shantou, Chaozhou of Guangdong province. Herepeatedly took part in all kinds of national calligraphy and painting exhibition and won prizes, andreceived so much favourable comment from the well-known painters.
In 1989, his huge painting of plum blossom called ”Await the arrival of spring ” was collected by Beijing
Great Hall of the people;
In 2000, his work “listen quietly” won gold in “Huang Bing Hong celebrity calligraphy and paintinginvitational exhibition” that held by China Artists Association
;In 2006, he was invited to the General Logistics Department of PLA to create hu
ge size painting “Xue JiNan Guo”