Echo Wu was born in Nanjing China, a city famous of its cultural atmosphere. She grew up in an artistic family and her father's association with famous Chinese painting and calligraphy master in China created an environment for Echo to fall in love with Chinese painting at young age.
Echo studied Chinese brush painting, major in Flower and Birds style, in the Fine Art department of Nanjing Normal University. She is the student of professor Lu Yuezi, a famous Chinese painting artist and educator. In year 2013, She won the Gold Prize for "Golden Bauhinia Cup HongKong Invitation Competition for Chinese Painting and Calligraphy" out of around 3000 applications across China and overseas.
Echo has many years of Chinese painting teaching experience in Singapore and Australia.Besides teaching at her studio in Wheelers Hill, Echo is also teaching Chinese painting at Mount Street Community Centre,Vermont South Community Centre,Ashburton Community Centre,Asia Cultural School etc.
Her paintings are collected privately and by councils.
珣求学于南京师范大学,专攻写意花鸟画。她的启蒙老师是南京师范大学美术系的陆越子教授， 当代中国著名的写意花鸟画家。2013年，在接近3000份来自全中国和海外的投稿中，珣夺得了"金紫荆杯"- 爱我中华，爱国书画名家香港交流展大型邀请赛金奖。
珣在星加坡和澳洲有多年的国画教学经验。现任教于多所社区中心 Wheelers Hill 画室及位于Caulfield Gramma Wheelers Hill Campus的亚洲文化学校.
Saturday afternoon 4:30pm - 6pm, school term
Thursday afternoon 1:00pm - 2:30pm, school term
Duration : 4 hours
Cost : $250 (material included)
This shortcourse is for those who are new to the art of Chinese brush painting, and curious to find out a bit more about the magic of Chinese brush painting.
The course will start with a demonstration of a free style Chinese painting, followed by the learning of basic brush strokes, techniques, and use of water,ink and colours on rice paper to draw flowers and birds. At end of the course, the student will be able to bring home their own piece of work.
Date : Tuesday 10am-12noon, 12:30pm-2:30pm, Wednesday 1pm-3pm, Thursday10am - 12noon, Thursday Evening6pm - 8pm
Duration : 2 hours per session per week.
Cost : $20 per session
This course is for those who are more serious about learning Chinese brush painting step by step and to improve their skills continuously.
In order to build a good foundation, Chinese calligraphy will be taught in the class for the student to better understand the techniques of executing lines. Chinese brush painting and Chinese calligraphy are closed related because Chinese painting so emphasizes on the executing of the lines by brush stroke.
Flowers, plants, birds, animals and rocks are the topics to cover. Every lesson will start with a demonstration of the object that the students are learning, followed by students own practise. The students are encouraged to do the homework, and each work will be commented and corrected in the following lesson.
The First Australian Art Exhibition Ink & Wash Painting, Calligraphy
Camberwell Art Show 2016
Paintings sold at the show
Hawthorn Town Hall Gallery 2016 - exhibition with Ashburton students
Camberwell Art Show 2015
Paintings sold at the show
Paintings sold at the exhibition
Echo and students exhibition at Caulfield Gramma Memorial Hall 2014
Students exhibition at Ashburton 2014
2014 Mount View Art Show
Echo and Mount Street Neighbourhood House Students exhibition
The highway gallery 2010-2014
Glen Waverley Library 2013
Box Hill Community Arts Centre 2012-2014
2016 - Ringwood Artist Society demonstration
2016 - Children's workshop at Monash libraries
2015 - Children's workshop at Clayton library
2014 - Malvern Artist Group demonstration
2013 - Glen Waverley library demonstration
2013 - Box Hill library demonstration
2013 - Oakleigh Music Festival
Clayton library demonstration 2014
Hugesdale Artist group demonstration 2013
2014 - Blue lotus garden live painting
2013 Rhododendron garden live painting
2012/2011 - Blue lotus garden live painting