The Artistry of

Anna Wu Weakland

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The internationally renowned artist, Anna Wu Weakland, was born in Shanghai, China. She is included in the "Who's Who of American Women" and has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by her city of residence, Palo Alto, California.

"Since I have lived and been educated in both Eastern and Western cultures, my work inevitably exhibits cross-fertilization from two sources."

Her early education included the study of calligraphy, which is the basis of all brushwork in Chinese Painting. She has a B.A. Degree from the University of Shanghai and a from Columbia University in New York. She studied Asian Arts with masters and scholars in New York, London, Paris, Kyoto and Hong Kong. From 1953-55, she studied Western painting and art at Stanford University.

She has shown her artwork extensively in the USA, Mexico, Canada, Europe and Asia. Locally, she has had solo shows at the DeYoung Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Gumps Art Gallery, the Stanford University Art Gallery and the Stanford University Museum of Art.

Her work is in the collections of numerous individuals, businesses and organizations, including Reader's Digest Associates, IBM Corporation, University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, Greater Victoria Art Museum in Victoria, Canada, Seattle Art Museum, Stanford University Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, Sale Internacional/Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, I Magnin Co. and Macy's California.



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