Chronology 年表

Chronology

Biographical Notes

1927  
Born near Peach Flower River in Yiyang County of Hunan Province.

1930  
Imparted rudimentary Chinese characters and paintings by his grandfather, Hu Sangong, helped his mother to draw specimens of Xiang Embroidery and copied Jieziyuan Painting Models given by his father.(1930 -45)

1946  
Attended Chinese Department of Private Nanjing Vocational School of Fine Art to learn painting, directed taught by the headmaster Gao Xishun, and had the chance to copy famous ancient and modern landscape.

1949  
Arrived Taiwan with the army. Followed  Huang Junbi to continue studying Chinese Landscape Painting.


1951    
Assigned as an assistant instructor of the Art Department of Provincial Normal College of Taiwan (Taiwan Normal University at present), and instructed in his Landscape Painting of Beizong by Professor Fu Xinyu.

1952    
Works selected into the 7th Provincial Art Exhibition of Taiwan.

1953    
Participated in the 8th Provincial Art Exhibition of Taiwan and won the second prize. Selected by Ministry of Education to attend the International Fair in Philippine.

1954    
Organized a gallery named Li Shui Pretty House with Yu Zhonglin and Sun Jiaqin on Lishui Street of Taipei.
Works selected into Provincial Art Exhibition of Teaching Professions.

1955    
Won Outstanding Painting Award in Provincial Art Exhibition of Teaching Professions. 1955 -1963 Works selected abroad for many significant international exhibitions.

1964
Participated primarily in the joint exhibition of Li Shui Pretty House in Taipei.

1966    
First Solo Exhibition held at the Art Gallery of China Post.

1967    
Participated in "China Modern Art Exhibition" held in the National Art Gallery of Spain.

1970    
Second Solo Exhibition held, and participated in the 6th National Art Exhibition and designated as a member of the Judge Committee.
Invited to participate in "Forum on Ancient Chinese Paintings" by National Palace Museum.

1971    
Participated in the 6th "Chinese and Japanese Modern Art Exhibition" Tokyo, Japan. Annual Painting Exhibition in Center of Asian Studies in Los Angeles, U.S.A.
The First National Exhibition of Calligraphy and Paintings.
Participated in "Exhibition of Modern Chinese Ink Painting", the 7th "Chinese and Japanese Modern Art Exhibition" Hamburg, (West) Germany.

1971  
Participated in "Exhibition of Modern Chinese Ink Painting" in Belgium.

1972  
Participated in the 8th "Chinese and Japanese Modern Art Exhibition", Chinese Modern
Art Exhibition in University of California, San Francisco, U.S.A., and Exhibition of Chinese Culture in Philadelphia.
Invited to present recent works in the National Art Gallery of National Museum of History. Invited by St. John's University to go to U.S.A. and give a Solo Exhibition of his recent works.

1973  
Studied in the United Institute of Art Students, New York, U.S.A, and held Solo Exhibition in the International Center of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.
Works selected to Watercolor Painting Exhibition of the United States held by American Watercolor Society (AWS) and engaged by New York University to teach Chinese Painting.

1974  
Participated and awarded Outstanding Painting in the Watercolor Exhibition of the United States held in Springfield Art Museum, Missouri, U.S.A.

1975  
Participated in various painting exhibitions and joint exhibitions of Chinese Artists in U.S.A.(1975-1981)

1982  
Invited to hold Solo Exhibition after returning to Taiwan in the National Art Gallery of National Museum of History.
Invited to participate in "Exhibition of Modern Chinese Painting" held in the Museum of Queens County, New York.
Invited to participate in "Joint Exhibition of Chinese Artists" hosted by Culture Center of New York City.

Selected to the 18th National Exhibition of American Association of Chinese Ink Painting. "Exhibition of Chinese Painting in the 20th Century" in Soho District, hosted by the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
1983   
Selected to the 19th National Exhibition of American Association of Chinese Ink Paintings, also engaged as a member of the Judge Committee.

1984   
Participated in "Exhibition of Modern Chinese Painting" in Malaysia.

1985   
Participated in "Joint Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Artists, New York" in Lincoln Center, New York.
Invited to participate in the 20th Exhibition of the United States of America by American Association of Water & Ink Painting.
Granted Honorary Doctor's Degree of Art by John Dewey College, U.S.A. and engaged as Visiting Professor of overseas cooperative universities.

1986  
"Painting Collection of Hu Nien-tsu" edited and printed by National Museum of History.
Participated in "Joint Exhibition of Excellent Contemporary Chinese Artists, New York" in Cork Gallery
in Lincoln Center, New York.
Invited to participate the 21st Exhibition of the United States of America by Chinese Ink Painting Association
of U.S.A.

1987  
Invited to participate in the Joint Taiwanese Painting Exhibition of Taiwan Painters in Shanghai Exhibition Hall.

1988  
Returned to Taiwan and taught in National College for Art Training.(1988 -89)

1989  
Engaged and taught in National Taiwan University of Art.(l989-94)
Invited to participate in the 12th National Art Exhibition and engaged as a member of the Judge Committee.

1993  
Invited by Pacific Culture Foundation to hold Exhibition of Masters' Chinese Ink Painting in Taiwan and Mainland
in Provincial Taiwan Museum of Art.
Invited to give lectures at National Taiwan Arts Education Center.
Invited to give lectures on art study for "Summer Campus for Promoting Chinese Culture"
hosted cooperatively by National Taiwan Arts Education Center and National Normal
University.
Engaged as a member of Judge Committee for the Art Exhibition of Taipei Fine Art Museum. Engaged by Provincial Taiwan
Museum of Art as a member of Judge Committee and Reservation Commissioner for application works.
Engaged as a member of Judge Committee for Chinese Painting in Culture & Art Season of 1982 by the Culture Center of Hualian County.
Invited to participate in Chinese Painting and Oil Painting Exhibition of Contemporary Masters in our country by National Taiwan Arts
Education Center. Resigned from National Taiwan University of Art.

1994  
Invited to hold Solo Exhibition in the City Art Museum of Taipei and in the Culture Center of Hualian County.
Invited to participate in the 14th National Art Exhibition and engaged as a member of the Preparatory Committee.

1995  
Participated in the first Exhibition of Modern Chinese Ink Painting of the Republic of China Held Solo Exhibition in the Long Stream Art Gallery in Taipei. Joint Exhibition of China Artists Association.

1996  
Joint the first Exhibition of Ten Masters of Chinese Calligraphy and Painting.
Initiated Painters and Calligraphers' Union in Tzu Chi and hosted the first exhibition of the
union members.
Invited to hold "70th Birthday Exhibition" in Chung Shan Hall Gallery of National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall with large-sized painting collection.
1997  
Joint Exhibition of Ten Masters of Chinese Calligraphy and Paintings in National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.
Invited to participate in Solo Exhibition in Jinxiu Art Center.

1998  
Engaged as a member of the Preparatory Committee of National Art Exhibition; hosted a monographic exhibition of Free & Easy Approach in Long Stream Art Gallery;
selected as the first President (Director-general) of Chinese Ink Painting Academy of Taiwan. Engaged as professor of Chinese Ink Painting Specialty of National Taiwan
University of Art,and engaged as a judge for the Talent and Skill Contest of Educational Center Through Labor under the Municipal Administration of Taipei City.

1999  
Selected as the 14th Director-general of Chinese Painting Academy, and invited by National Art Education Hall and Mainland Affairs Council to participate in Exhibition of Modern Artists.
Invited to participate in Exhibition of Chinese Modern Art in Brussels Art Museum, Belgium. Invited to Solo Exhibition held in Kaohsiung Chiang Kai-Shek Culture Center Space and edited Hu Nien-tsu's Painting Collection of World of Free & Easy. Invited to participate in "New Features of Chinese Contemporary Chinese Ink Painting Exhibition", and engaged as one judge.
Invited to participate in "Modern Exhibition of Chinese Ink Painting in Taiwan" hosted by Art Museum of China in Beijing.
Invited to participate in "Solo Exhibition of New Century" held in Wuhan Art Institute. Invited to participate in "Solo Exhibition of New Century" held in China Art Gallery in New York,U.S.A.
Invited to participate in the 16th National Art Exhibition.
Invited to participate in "Joint Exhibition of Members of the 7th Judge Committee" held in National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall.
Invited to participate in "Painting Collection of Stone Cattle and Old Herdsman Commemoration of Hu Nien-tsu" held in National Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall,
and edited painting collections.
Designated as the Director-general of Academy of Chinese Painting, and participated in the joint exhibitions of the members.
"Time Scale-Exhibition of Taiwan Art Fifty Years After War" invited by Chan Liu Art Museum.

2004  
Designated as the Director-general of Art Association of China, and held joint exhibitions of the members.

2005  
Designated as the Director-general of Chinese Ink Painting Association of Taiwan, and invited to New Figure
of Chinese Ink Painting Exhibition in Taiwan.
Invited to the Second International Art Biennial, Beijing 2005, and the work "Shade" collected by the committee.

2007  
Gakai 2007, and presented "Aesthetic Echoing in Mind- Chinese Ink Painting of Hu Nien- tsu", and published woodprint collections.
Invited to participate in the Exhibition of Creation for his 80th birthday in the National Gallery of Art in National Museum of Historyth and printed "A Collection of Stone Cattle and Old Herdsman-for the 80th Birthday of Hu Nien-tsu".

2008  
"Hu Nien-Tsu Eighty-Year-Old Exhibition" in Hong Kong Public Libraries.
Joint Exhibition with Olympic Fine Arts in the China International Exhibition Center.

2009  
"Looking Back & Looking Ahead-Shi Niu Lao Mu The Creative Progress of Hu Nien-Tsu" will be held in National Art Museum of China in Beijing.

2010  
Invited to participate in"Painting Collection of Stone Cattle and Old Herdsman- Commemoration of Hu Nien-tsu"held in National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.

2011  
Invited to participate in"Nostalgia:Painting Collection of Stone Cattle and Old Herdsman" held in wuhan Art Museum.

2013
Invited to participate in"New Cultivation of Old Herdsmen: The 87 Creation Exhibition of Professor Nian-zu Hu" held in Chan Liu Art Museum.


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