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ALVIN GUO

617-650-7872 

alvin.yfg@gmail.com

alvinguo.net

 

 

SUMMARY

 

I am a painter who works on the theme of the flora and fauna. I am also an art educator.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2022 (Pending)   Master of Fine Art (MFA)

                            Massachusetts College of Art and Design

 

1977        Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

                Jiangxi Normal University, Fine Arts Department

                Nanchang, Jiangxi, China

 

1972         Art Major

                 Gannan Normal College, Arts Department

                 Ganzhou, Jiangxi, China

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2003      Focus – Paintings by Yifang Guo

              Chinese Culture Center of TECO in Boston

              Boston, Massachusetts

 

2002    The Art of Focus

            World Fine Art Gallery

            New York, New York

 

2001     Focus – paintings by Yifang Guo

             China National Museum of Fine Arts

             Beijing, China.

 

1995     The Language of the Birds and Flowers II

              Gallery of Newton Free Library,

              Newton, Massachusetts                                                 

1992      The Language of the Birds and Flowers

              Gallery of Chinese Culture Institute

              Boston, Massachusetts

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018      4th Annual World Fine Art Exhibition

              NOHO|M55 Gallery

              New York, New York

 

2006      World Fine Art Gallery

              New York, New York

 

2004      Single / Multi Focus – paintings by Yifang Guo &Lijuan Wang

              Gallery of Newton Free Library

              Newton, Massachusetts

 

1992      International Exhibition and Contest of Chinese Painting

              Beijing, China

 

1989     Chinese Painting Competition - Winner's Exhibition

              Hong Kong, China

 

1987      National Art Exhibition of China

              Beijing, China

 

 

HONOR & AWARDS

 

1988             Grand Prize Winner

                     1988 National Chinese Painting Competition 

 

                     She Zheng/ Hon

1988             Winner of Zhong Hua Cup Award of Chinese Painting Competition

                     Beijing, China

 

1987             Winner of Jiangxi Painting Exhibition

                      Nanchang, Jiangxi, China

 

1986              Third Prize Winner, Chinese Calligraphy & Painting Competition

                       Fu Zhou, Jiangxi, China

1985              Winner of Jiangxi Paintings by Youth Artists

                      Nanchang, Jiangxi, China

 

 

RECOGNITION

 

Biography and Images Included

 

1993            Artists of Chinese Origin in North America Directory

                    International Institute for the Arts, California

 

1986            Dictionary of Chinese Contemporary Artists in Traditional Chinese Painting

                    Zhejiang, China

 

Images Included

 

2015             International Contemporary Masters - Volume IX

                     Published by World Wide Art Books, Santa Barbara, California

 

1989              Collection of Famous Chinese Contemporary Artists in Painting and Calligraphy and Carving

                      Hong Kong, China

 

1987             Collection of Chinese Contemporary Artists

                     Shanghai, China

 

1986             Collection of Famous Chinese Contemporary Artists

                     Chinese Literature and Art Association, Beijing, China

 

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

 

 1995           Moonlight of Lake Boyang, Private Collection

1993            Phoenix, Boston City Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

 1992           Beauty of Peony, McDonald’s Boston Chinatown, Boston Massachusetts

 1992           Leaping Dragon, Private collection

 1992           Turtle, Private collection

 1991           Boston at Night, Private commission work

 1987           Early Spring, Ba Da Shang Ren Art Museum, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China   

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

 

1990-2013       Art Teacher and Private Instructor

                        Kwong Kow School, Boston, Massachusetts

 

2011                Teacher, Chinese Language, Quincy College, Quincy, Massachusetts

 

1991                Chinese brush painting workshop at Mass College of Art and Design, Boston Public Library, Brighton                                   Library, etc

 

1993-1999       Art Designer, Sherle Wagner International, Framingham, Massachusetts

 

1991-1992       Manager, Gallery of Chinese Culture Institute, Boston, Massachusetts

 

1990-1992       Instructor of Adults and Children’s painting classes. Owner of a Studio,

                        Boston, Massachusetts

 

1985-1990      Artist, National Chinese Artists Association of China                                                                                                             

                        Jiangxi Branch, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China 

 

 

MEMBERSHIPS

 

   Member, The American Chinese Fine Art Society of New England, Boston Massachusetts

   Member, The New England Association of Chinese Professionals, Boston Massachusetts

 

Member, The National Artists Association of China, Nation Lever, Beijing, China

  

   Member, The Jiangxi Artists Association, China, Province Lever, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China

   Vice-Chairman, The Jiangxi Chinese Painting Association, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China

   Trustee, The Jiangxi Lacquer Painting Association, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China