Liu Kuo-sung (Liu Guosong)
1932Born in Bengbu, Anhui (Ancestral home in Qingzhou, Shandong), China
1949Migrated to Taiwan
1956Graduated from Department of Fine Art, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
Presently living in Taipei, Taiwan
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2019To The Moon, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2017A Man of the East, West, South & North, Shandong Museum, Jinan, China     
The Scripture of a Missionary of Modern Ink Painting III – Liu Kuo-sung Print Exhibition, Loftyart Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2016Echo of the Universe, China Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2015The Scripture of a Missionary of Modern Ink Painting II – Liu Kuo-sung Print Exhibition, Loftyart Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2014The Scripture of a Missionary of Modern Ink Painting I– Liu Kuo-sung Print Exhibition, Loftyart Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
50 Years after the Revolution Against the Brush, National Museum of History                
2013Surrounding Mountains, Towering Peak, Loftyart Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
60 Years of Imparting Art – Liu Guosong Modern Ink Art, The General Association of Chinese Culture, Taipei, Taiwan               
The Art Gallery of Modern Chinese Paintings by Liu Guosong, Shandong Provincial Museum, Jinan, China                
2012A Man of East, West, South and North, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
2011A Creation Exhibition by Liu Guosong – Looking back at 80, National Art Museum of China, Beijing
2010Goehuis Contemporary, London, UK
Taipei City Government Art Gallery, Taiwan
2009The Universe in the Mind: Liu Guosong 60 Years Retrospective, Hubei Provincial Museum, Wuhan, China                
Ningxia Museum, China               
Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing, China               
Ya Ming Art Museum, Anhui, China               
National Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
2008Galerie 75 Faubourg, Paris, France
2007The Universe in the Mind: 60 Years of Painting by Liu Guosong, Palace Museum, Beijing, China
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China                 
Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China
2006Zhejiang Provincial Museum, Hangzhou, China               
Hunan Provincial Museum, Changsha, China
2005Singapore Tylor Print Institute, Singapore Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
2004Taiwan Exhibition Tour by Taiwan Soka Association
Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
2003Cultural Centre of Taichung, Taiwan
Shandong Qingdao Museum, China               
Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
2002The Universe in the Mind: A Retrospective of Liu Kuo-sung at 70, Tour in China, National History Museum, Beijing / Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai / Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong, China
2001Chengdu Contemporary Art Museum, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
2000Art Center, National Central University, Taiwan               
Goehuis Contemporary, New York, USA
1999National Sun Yat-Sen Memorial HalI, Taipei, Taiwan
1998Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
1997He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China               
Modern Art Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
1996National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan               
G.Zen 50 Art Gallery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
1992National Museum of Art, Taichung, Taiwan
Lung Men Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1990Taipei Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
1989Ubersee-Museum, Bremen, Germany
1988Weifang Museum, Weifang, Shangdong, China
1987National Painting Museum of Hunan Province, Changsha, Hunan, China     
University Art Gallery, Shanxi University, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China
1986Art Gallery of Shanxi Artists Association, Xi’an, Shanxi, China
Youth Palace, Lanzhou, Gansu, China               
Urumqi City Exhibition Hall, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China               
Cultural Palace, Chongqing, Sichuan, China               
University Art Exhibition Hall , Southwest University, Chongqing, Sichuan, China
1985Hong Kong Arts Centre               
Museu Luis de Camoes, Leal Senado de Macau
1984Shanghai Museum of Art, China               
Shandong Provincial Art Gallery, Jinan, China               
Zhejiang Exhibition Hall, Hangzhou, China               
Fuzhou May 1st Plaza Central Hall, Fuzhou, China
1983National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China               
Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum, Nanjing, China               
Heilongjiang Provincial Art Gallery, Harbin, China               
Hubei Provincial Art Exhibition Gallery, Wuhan, China               
Guangdong Art Institute Gallery, Guangzhou, China
1982Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, Utah, USA
1981Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA               
UMC Fine Art Gallery, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA               
Galerie Andree, Costa Mesa, California, USA
1980Ulrich Museum of Arts, Wichita, Kansas, USA               
University of Arizona , Tucson, Arizona, USA               
Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, California, USA
Museum of Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA
1979Play House Art Gallery, Canberra, Australia               
Museum fur Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt, Germany
1978East and West Art Gallery, Melbourne,, Australia               
Greenhill Galleries, North Adelaide, Australia               
Churchill Gallery, Perth, Australia
1977Plymouth State College Art Gallery, University of New Hampshire, Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA
1976Ulrich Museum of Arts, Wichita, Kansas, USA               
Museum of Ohio University, Atnens, Ohio, USA
1975Colorado Springs Fine Arts Centre, Colorado, USA               
M.M. Shinno Gallery, Los Angeles, California USA
1974Laky Gallery, Carmel, California USA
1973Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong               
San Diego Museum of Art, California, USA             
Frank Caro Company, New York, USA
1972Art Museum At the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA               
Utah State University Art Gallery, Logan, Utah, USA               
Brigham Young University Museum, Provo, Utah, USA               
Galerie Hans Hoeppner, Hamburg, Germany
1971Museum fur Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt, Germany               
Hugh Moss Ltd., London, England               
Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, England
1970Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst, Koln, Germany               
Joslyn Art Museum, Omoha, Nebraska, USA               
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, USA
1969The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Texas, USA               
National Museum of History, Taipei , Taiwan               
St. Mary ‘s College Art Gallery, Nortre Dame, Indiana, USA
1968Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, USA               
The Taft Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA               
The Luz Gallery, Makati, Rizal, The Philippines
1967Lee Nordness Galleries, New York, USA               
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri, USA               
Georgia University Art Gallery, Athens, Georgia, USA
1966Laguna Beach Museum of Art, California, Laguna Beach, USA               
Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA
1965Taiwan Museum of Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Selected Awards & Honors
2017Awarded Taiwan 36th Nation Cultural Award.
2016Awarded Foreign Honorary Member by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.               
Awarded Honorary Member for China Federation of Literary and Art Circles.
2015Invited by Chinese National Academy of Arts and gave speech with Prof. Peter Michaelson of Stanford University on “Similarities Between Science and Art: From Traditional Chinese Landscape to Outer Space”.
2014Invited by Stanford University and gave speech on “Innovation through Challenge: The Creation of My Landscapes”.               
Honored by Asia Society Hong Kong.
Awarded “Global Outstanding Chinese Award” by Global Chinese Organization.
2013Liu Kuo-sung Modern Ink Art Gallery was established by Shandong Provincial Museum as part of the permanent exhibition.
2011Liu Kuo-sung Retrospective at 80, at the National Museum of China, Beijing.               
Awarded China Arts Award “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the Chinese National Academy of Arts.
2010Awarded “Chair Professor” by Taiwan National Normal University.Awarded “Honorary Doctorate” by the World Academy of Arts.
2008The 12th Awarded Taiwan’s “National Award for Arts”, presented by Taiwan President Ma Ying-Jeou.
2007The Universe in The Mind: A Retrospective of Liu Kuo- sung’s 60 Years of Painting, held at The Palace Museum in Beijing.
2006Invited by Harvard University and gave speech on “My Innovation Theory and Practice”.
2005Appointed as Honorary Director for Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art in China.
2004Awarded “Honorary Professor” by the Tainan Fine Arts University.
2002Awarded “Outstanding Alumni” by Taiwan National Normal University. Invited by Chinese University of Hong Kong as visiting scholar.
2001Exhibition Review Committee member of Taiwan Art Museum
2000Collection Committee Member of Taipei Museum of Art.
1999Committee Member of Chungshan Arts Award.
1998Committee Member of Taipei Art Exhibition. Committee Member of National Art Exhibition.
1996Committee Member of Taiwan Art Museum.
1993Jury Member of the Creative Industry Award by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan.
1991Received the “Modern Painting Achievement Award” from the Li Zhongsheng Foundation.
1989Jury Member of Modern Chinese Painting & Calligraphy Competition, Beijing.
1986Received special prize at the Exhibition of International Art of Suiboku, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum, Japan.
1984Awarded Special Achievement Prize at the 6th National Art Exhibition, Beijing, China.
1983Included in International Hall of Fame.
1982Included in US’ Hall of Fame.
1981Included in US’ publication of World Famous Individuals.
1980Included in UK’s publication of Recognized Individuals.
1979Received fulfillment award by the International Meditation Society, Hong Kong.
1978Member of organizing and planning committee of Taipei Fine Arts Museum.
1977The only Asian artist among the eight official painters for Commonwealth Print Portfolio, University of Alberta, Canada.
1976Elected as Asian representative to the International Art Education Association.
1972Member of Taiwan selection committee for Taiwan entries to Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil.
1969Awarded First Prize for painting at Mainstream 69, Marietta, Ohio USA.
1968Named Taiwan’s “Ten Outstanding Youths”.
1966First artist from Taiwan to receive the John D. Rockefeller Ill Foundation grant to travel around the world for two years.
1965One of the judges of The Fifth National Art Exhibition, Taiwan.
Selected Public Collections
AsiaNational Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan
National Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
National Taiwan Arts Education Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Art Museum, Hong Kong
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines
National Art Gallery, Malaysia
The Palace Museum, Beijing, China
National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Guangdong Provincial Art Museum, Guangzhou, China
He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
Three Gorges Museum, Chongqing, China
Jiangsu Provincial Art Museum, Nanjing, China
Zhejiang Provincial Museum, Hangzhou, China
Hubei Provincial Museum, Wuchang, China
Hunan Provincial Museum, Changsha, China
Ya Ming Art Museum, Hefei, China
Shandong Provincial Art Museum, Jinan, China
Shandong Provincial Museum, Jinan, China
Qingdao Art Museum, Qingdao, China
Qingdao Museum, Qingdao, China
Chengdu Modern Art Museum, Chengdu, China
Ningxia Museum, Yinchuan, China
Gansu Provincial Museum, Lanzhou, China
EuropeBritish Museum, London, UK
Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, UK
Museum fur Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt, Germany
Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst, Cologne, Germany
Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
Linden-Museum, Stuttgart, Germany
Museum Rieterg, Zurich, Switzerland
Universia degli Studi di Messina, Sicily me, Italy
USAPhoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
Rio Hondo Art Gallery, Whittier, CA
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, CA
Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
Florida Presbyterian College, St. Petersburg, FL
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, KA
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, KA
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard University Museums, Cambridge, MA
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Museums, Cambridge, MA
Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota University, Twin Cities, MN
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
Asia House Gallery, Ithaca, NY
St. Lawrence University Art Gallery, Canton, NY
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
The Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX
Chase Fine Arts Center, Utah State, UT
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA