Zhonghua Lu's Art
- Member Status: GOLD
- User Name: Zhonghua
- Current Location: Cropseyville, New York
- Shoots: Animals / Wild Life, Landscapes, Other
Zhong-hua Lu is a native of Shandong Province, China, and has been an American Citizen since 2002. Zhong-hua learned to paint from his father as a child and continued to practice throughout the Cultural Revolution when traditional arts were banned. Zhong-hua lives with his wife Ellen Graf in rural upstate New York where he daily practices the traditional Chinese arts of Qigong, Chinese brush painting, and Tai Chi. Zhong-hua lives on the Rensselaer Plateau and is inspired by the astounding beauty of Upstate NY and by the natural images of his native land. Zhong-hua received a 2015 Individual Artist grant for painting in 2005 and was a NYFA finalist in 2016. Zhong-hua was a recipient of a 2018 NYFA Fellowship in Traditional Art from The New York State Foundation for the Arts. Zhong-hua shows his work at art festivals and teaches traditional Chinese brush painting in New York and Massachusetts. Zhong-hua currently teaches at Eastover Retreat Center in Lenox, MA and in Cropseyville, NY.
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