Kwan Wu's Résumé

 

MAJOR SCULPTURES & WORK (1989 – Present)

Kwan Wu Art Museum10,000 square feet, Guangdong Province, China, 2010

"Blossom" – stainless steel, 15' with fountain, Nanhai, China, 2010

"The Peace Gate" – bronze with granite, 15', Nanhai, China, 2009

"Flying Geese" – nine geese in larger than life size bronze, Leawood, KS, 2009

One Man sculpture show in Guangzhou Art MuseumGuangzhou, China 2008

"Kids Playing Water" – three life-sized children water fountain, bronze, Lee's Summit, MO, 2008

One man sculpture show in the National Art Museum – Beijing, China, 7/2007

Unveiling of "Kwan Wu Sculpture Exhibition Hall" – 9,000 square feet, Shan Xi, China, 8/2007

"Stage Coach" – six life-sized horses with 16 size people in bronze casting with 60' x15' wall relief, for the Mahaffie Museum, 150th anniversary of the city of Olathe, KS, 2007

"Railroad Man" – 6'10" bronze, Atchison, KS, 2007

Gold Metal for the work "Cowboy" – 6th International Bronze Work Exhibition of Shanghai, China, 11/2007

"Kids with Doves" – 12' bronze, Commerce & Trust Bank, Topeka, KS, 2006

"Frederick T. Kemper" – twice life-sized bronze, Boonville MO, 2006

"Mr. William Strang Memorial" – 11' bronze with granite base, Overland Park, KS, 2005

"Mr. James Milton Turner Memorial" – twice life-sized bronze, Boonville, MO, 2005

"Four Star Busts" – life-sized bronze, National Bird & Dog Museum, Memphis, TN, 2004

"Song of Tomorrow" – 1 1/8 life-sized bronze, Santa Fe Common Park, Overland Park, KS, 2004

"Lenesi Memorial" – 7' bronze Indian lady, city hall, Lenexa, Kansas, 2003

"Yearly" – life-sized bronze horse, Santa Rosa, California, 2003

"Brad & Jerry" – life-sized bronze, San Francisco, California, 2002

"Andrew Drumm Memorial" – three life-sized bronze pieces, Independence, Missouri, 2002

"Motherhood" – life-sized bear and cubs, Merriam, Kansas, 2002

"Arthur Dayton Memorial" – life-sized bronze, in butterfly garden, Kansas State University, 2001

"Morgan Horse" – life-sized bronze, private commission, 2001

"Serenity" – life-sized bronze, Kansas State University Garden, Manhattan, Kansas, 2001

"Bobcat" – 48" bronze, Kansas State University Garden, 2001

"George Brett" – life-sized bronze, Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri, 2000

"Lewis the Naturalist" – 20" bronze, White House Exhibition and Smithsonian, 1999, invited by President & First Lady Clinton to the White House

"Children of the Trails Memorial" 14' bronze & stainless steel, Johnson County, Kansas, 1999

"Rose" – life-sized bronze of a young woman, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 1999

"Yearbook" – four life-sized children in bronze, Barstow School, Kansas City, Missouri, 1999

"World on Hands" – 8' bronze and stainless steel, Stratco Corp., Leawood, Kansas, 1998

"Golfer" – life-sized bronze, Falcon Ridge Golf Course, Lenexa, Kansas, 1998

NFL Hall of Fame Collector's Series – 7" models, private commission, 1998

"All-Star Busts" – 12 life-sized in bronze, Negro Leagues Museum, Kansas City, Missouri, 1997

"Phog Allen" – 9' bronze, Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas, 1997

"Pioneer" – 7 ½' bronze, founder Western Forms, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri, 1996

"Falcon" – 6' bronze, Falcon Ridge Golf Course, Lenexa, Kansas, 1995

"Patience & Persistence" – bronze horse (12' x 7') and 68' x 13' relief wall, Iron Horse Golf Course, Leawood, Kansas, 1994

"Monk" – World Sculpture Fair, Tokyo, Japan, 1993

"Eagle" – life-sized bronze, First National Bank, Olathe, Kansas, 1993

"Golfer" – 7' bronze, Nottingham Golf Course, Overland Park, Kansas, 1992

"Bill of Rights" – 14' bronze, Federal Courthouse, Kansas City, Missouri, 1991

"Caroline Kennedy" – life-sized bust done in live demonstration, 1991

"Football" – 9' x 6' bronze, Municipal Park, Loveland, Colorado, 1990

Invited and supported by International Sculpture Association, Washington D.C. as visiting professor at the University of Kansas and Sculpture conference in Washington D.C., 1989

 

MAJOR WORK IN CHINA (1981 -1988)

"Welcome" – 18' cast marble, Guangdong Province, China, 1987

"City Stadium" – 15' x 40' hammered copper, Canton Sports Stadium, Guangzhou, China, 1987

"Swimming" – 13' x 25' stainless steel, National Games Stadium, Guangzhou, China

"Qing Dynasty Revolution Memorial" – 16' bronze, Guangzhou, China, 1986

"Warrior" – 9' bronze, private commission, Foshan, China, 1986

"Leader of Democracy" – 13' granite, Zhuhai, China, 1986

"Electric Man" – 15' stainless steel, City Power Office, Cinquai, China, 1986

"Angel" – 5' cast marble, private commission, Tokyo, Japan, 1986

"Children's Figures" – life-sized bronze, private commission, Hong Kong, 1986

"Struggle" – 9' clay and cold cast marble, first place, Canton Exhibition, Guangzhou, China, 1985

"Nurses' Memorial" – 12' cast marble, Red Cross Hospital, Guangzhou, China, 1985

"Combatant" – 12' bronze, Foshan City, China, 1985

"Children's Park" – life-sized cast marble, Maoming, China, 1985

"Rhinoceros" – 5' x 8' bronze, Zhuhai, China, 1985

"Flying" – 45' fountain, Jiangmen, China, 1984

Awarded first in National Sculpture Exhibit, Beijing, China

"Playing" – 10' white concrete, Seaside Hotel, China

"Civil War of 1919 Memorial" – 100' long x 20' tall cast stone relief, 138 figures, Zhuhai, China, 1982

"Spring Water" – life-sized marble, Spring Hotel, China, 1982

"Fighting" – life-sized cast marble, awarded second in Nation Sculpture Exhibition, Beijing, China, 1981

"Water Source" – 10' bronze, power station, China

"Traditional Dance" – 7' bronze relief, Friendship Hotel, China

 

Education

Master's in Art and Sculpture, Art Institute of Canton, Guangzhou, China, 1981

Bachelor's in Art and Sculpture, Art Institute of Canton, Guangzhou, China, 1976