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Bing Wu, a talented Sydney-based artist, arrived from Shanghai to call Australia home and made her artistic mark since 1995. Although she gained a bachelor degree in electronics engineering, Bing, true to her heart, was determined to pursue her lifelong dream after her fine arts study. Bing is passionate about her artistic creativities and has never looked back since. Bing’s artworks are admired greatly for her use of vibrant colours in capturing the beauty of the harbour, urban café scenes and voluptuous nudes with hints of exotic flavour.
Since 1995, Bing has entered many art exhibitions and competitions around Sydney. In early 1998, her figurative drawings won the Robert Le Gay Brereton Drawing Prize from the Art Gallery of New South Wales. She was one ofthe finalists in the Blake Prize for religious art exhibited in the State Library of NSW. Bing has been selected by the Artist magazine as a featuring artist of her artworks and drawing demonstration in May issue of 2002.
Bing’s artworks are represented in public and private collections in Australia including the TAFE NSW Commission, former Olympic Swimming and Dr. Gordon Moyce from Wesley Institute. In 2002 Bing entered her large portrait of Daryl Melham, for the Archibald Prize competition which was documented in the Sydney Morning Herald. In the following year she also painted another portrait of the controversial figure which won her the People’s Choice in the Real Refusé exhibition at the Tap Gallery. Bing’s artworks have also been selected as a finalist in the Mosman Art Prize, the Alice Bale Travelling Scholarship and the Hill Grammar School art show.In 2007 Bing was awarded winner for Best Landscape Painting in North Sydney Art Prize.
Bing is also an art teacher working for The Parramatta College and running art classes from her studio.You can view more Bing’s artworks on: www.bingartstudio.com.au