Born in Anyang, Henan province in 1978
Graduated from Mural Painting Department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2006, M.A. Degree
As a graduate of a mural painting department at the Central Academy of fine Arts, the 32-year-old artist told the Global Times he had been seeking out true art for more than 20 years. “I’m just what you could call a ‘small potato’,” he said. “But every little potato has his or her own memories of the past, fresh in their minds forever, especially in such a dull and tasteless world.”
Wu said he keeps a close eye on nature and the everyday lives of people.
Upon looking closely at Wu’s canvases, viewers may be surprised to find that all the figures depicted in his paintings are either blurry faced or only able to be seen from the back.He said he does this to imply that people can’t always remember their experiences in a way they would like to.
“I take inspiration from everyday life, and I started painting parks 10 years ago,” Wu said.
Hallucinatory Authenticity, VA Gallery, Hong Kong
The Public Unknown—Haizhou Wu’s Art 2010, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China
Here and There—Solo Exhibition of Wu Haizhou, Gallery 99, Aschaffenburg, Germany
Navy Blue- Wu Haizhou Online Solo Exhibition , PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China
Extract the 3rd Stall Keeper Show, C5 Art, Beijing, China
Mind and Hand Coordination – An Exhibition of Six Artists, VA gallery, Hong Kong
This! This is Me – 789 Festival Young
The Fifth A+A, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China
The Fourth A+A, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China
Future Sky—Chinese Contemporary Young Artists Nominated Exhibition, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China My World, My Dream, Aschaffenburg, Germany The Third A+A, Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai, China
The Second A+A, And Art Lab, Beijing, China The Second A+A, Gallery of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China The Second A+A, Sichuan University Art Museum, Chengdu, China The Second A+A, Chongqing Art Museum, Chongqing, China
Today Art Gallery Recent Exhibition, Today Art Museum, China
Comfortable Way, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China Greater than Beijing, Today International Gallery, Beijing, China Transgression, PIFO New Art Gallery, Beijing, China From Beijing, Rebin Academy of Fine Arts, Russia A+A, Gallery of Central Academy of the Fine Arts, Beijing, China