Name: Wenbo  Gu

Born in Beijing, China

Now lives and works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania




Tel:814-852-8974    ∙



08/2017- now  Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts   MFA

09/2013 – 06/2016: Capital Normal University MFA

09/2009 – 06/2013:  Capital Normal University BFA




PAFA’s 118th Annual Student Exhibition, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
My freedom, Jewish Art Center, Philadelphia
Roots of the Past: Saving the Future, St. Stephan’s gallery, Wilmington
Phrase change, Anne Bryan Gallery, Philadelphia
Song of colors, FMC Tower, Philadelphia


215|610 CONTEMPORARY Juried Exhibition( Juried by Jean Shin), Art gallery of Delaware County Community College,Philadelphia

“Texture” Juried Show, gallery 8, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Without roots we are nothing,Esther Klein Gallery,Philadelphia

"Uprooted, transplanted, transformed" art show, St. Stephan’s gallery, Wilmington

PAFA meets Pratt, Jewish Art Center, Philadelphia

The nature of next, FMC Tower,Philadelphia

“Material world”, Juried Show, Von Hess Gallery, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts ,Philadelphia

“Student debt crisis”All Philly Art School show, Stella Elkins Gallery, Tyler school, Philadelphia

“Color”Juried Show, gallery 8, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Merge visible - Blue My Mind, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts , Philadelphia


Art of Agriculture, FMC Tower,Philadelphia

Bacchanal gala 2017 ,Walter and Leonore Annenberg gallery, Philadelphia

Shu、Xiang、Du 2017,  “Sound of nature” Oil Painting Institute , Beijing


Capital Normal University MFA Decennial Exhibition,Capital normal university art gallery,Beijing

Performance Lecture: Painting as demonstration intervening public space, Curated by Hao Nan, Non space, Beijing

Not on the wall, Curated by Zhu Qi, “19th Floor” Space, Beijing


MFA Annual student Exhibition,Capital normal university art gallery,Beijing

Shu、Xiang、Du,  “Sound of nature” Oil Painting Institute,Beijing


BFA Annual student Exhibition, Capital normal university art gallery,Beijing

 “Beijing Model” Juried Show, World Art Museum,Beijing



Awards and scholarships

2019  Fine Arts Venture Fund Award, PAFA

2018  Fred & Naomi Hazell Art Scholarship, PAFA

2013    Honored Undergraduate Award of CNU

2012  Second-class college scholarship for the year 2011-2012

2011  First-class college scholarship for the year 2010-2011

2010  First-class college scholarship for the year 2009-2010

Work included in Capital Normal University student collection



2014  Artwork published in 2014.11 edition of Studio Journal art magazine

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