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Stage Designer
Shanghai Grand Theatre

Jenkins Showler Gallery

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Henry Xu artwork presented by Jenkins Showler Gallery

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Henry Xu

Henry Xu was born in 1942 in Shanghai, China. He studied art at the Academy of Arts in Nanjing, China from 1958 to 1962. From 1962 on he worked for the Shanghai Grand Theatre as a stage designer and also as a painter of movie posters for various theatres in Shanghai. In 1985 Xu won 2nd prize in the prestigious "Young Chinese Atrist's" competition. The following year he travelled to Japan for a joint exhibition in Kyoto. Henry and his wife and daughter came to Canada in 1988.


Henry Huai Xu

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Henry Huai Xu

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"...The work of Henry Huai Xu is highly original and yet embodies traditional Chinese motifs, that rare combination of rhythm, ratio and refined emotion..." (Bu-Nai Hu, editor, art magazine, Beijing)
Born in Shanghai in 1942, Henry Huai Xu studied art at the Academy of Arts in Nanjing, China. After graduating, he worked for the Shanghai Grand Theatre as a stage designer.
In 1985 Xu won 2nd prize in the prestigious "Young Chinese Artist's" competition. The following year he went to Japan for his first exhibition in Kyoto. Xu's European travels have had a dramatic effect on his work. Xu explains,
"…deep in my heart is always the beauty of Europe...the canals of Venice, the lavender of Provence...they are full of the imagery of history and romance...when I paint, I relive the wonder of my travels…"
Henry and his wife came to Canada in 1988 and now reside in Vancouver.


Henry Huai Xu artwork presented by Jenkins Showler Gallery

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Henry Huai Xu

Henry Xu was born in 1942 in Shanghai, China.He studied art at the Academy of Arts in Nanjing, China from 1958 to 1962.From 1962 on he worked for the Shanghai Grand Theatre as a stage designer and also as a painter of movie posters for various theatres in Shanghai.In 1985 Xu won 2nd prize in the prestigious "Young Chinese Atrist's" competition.The following year he travelled to Japan for a joint exhibition in Kyoto.Henry and his wife and daughter came to Canada in 1988.


Henry Huai Xu - Buckland Southerst Gallery

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Henry Huai Xu Please click on the pictures to access the large versions.

Henry Huai Xu was born in 1942 in Shanghai and studied art at the Academy of Arts in Nanjing, China from 1958 to 1962. After graduating, he worked for the Shanghai Grand Theatre as a stage designer and also painter of movie posters for various theatres in Shanghai. In 1985 Xu won 2nd prize in the prestigious 'Young Chinese Artist's' competition. The following year he travelled to Japan for a joint exhibition in Kyoto.
Henry and his wife and daughter came to Canada in 1988 and now reside in Vancouver. Xu paints a variety of subject matters, from landscapes to still lifes and European scenes. His latest travels took him to Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Turkey and Russia.
Garden Arches, Henry Huai Xu
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Last Sun - Santorini, Henry Huai Xu
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Orange in the Bedroom - study, Henry Huai Xu
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Shades of Green, study, Henry Huai Xu
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Fall Canopy - study, Henry Huai Xu
The Yellow Jug, Henry Huai Xu
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Ocean Blues - study, Henry Huai Xu
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Spring in Spain, Henry Huai Xu
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The White Path, Henry Huai Xu
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Summer Lily Pads, Henry Huai Xu
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Pasture Corner - study, Henry Huai Xu
Lone Petal, Henry Huai Xu
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Quiet Forest, Henry Huai Xu
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White Orchid, Henry Huai Xu


Jenkins Showler Gallery - Fine Contemporary Canadian Art

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Henry Xu

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