Yuan Pu

Author works

Circular Fan. Poem by Li Bai

Circular Fan. Poem by Li Bai

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 58 × 20cm, 2008.
The fitness of organs must conform to the changing climate

The fitness of organs must conform to the changing climate

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 150 × 60cm, 2008.
Historical Ci-Verse written in Beigu Pavilion near Jingkou

Historical Ci-Verse written in Beigu Pavilion near Jingkou

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 150 × 150cm, 2008.
Motto of a Humber Room

Motto of a Humber Room

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 120 × 80cm, 2008.
Kindness will bring blessing to people

Kindness will bring blessing to people

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 120 × 40cm, 2008.
The fragrant warm snow

The fragrant warm snow

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 60 × 60cm, 2008.
Pursue noble and plain in one character<br>The Inscription

Pursue noble and plain in one character
The Inscription

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 60x60cm, 2008
Fan face

Fan face

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 100x60 cm, 2008
Aleksei Shaburov

Aleksei Shaburov

Xuan paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 15x20 cm, 2008
Chosen by Heavens

Chosen by Heavens

Rice paper, Chinese ink, writing brush, 25x50 cm, 2009
Short Dedication (A true character is the one harmonizing nobility and simplicity)

Short Dedication (A true character is the one harmonizing nobility and simplicity)

Xuan paper, writing brush, 50 × 150 cm, 2008
The Merciful One Loves Everyone

The Merciful One Loves Everyone

Xuan paper, writing brush, 50x150 cm, 2008
Northland landscape 1

Northland landscape 1

Rice paper, brush, 170x50cm
Northland landscape 2

Northland landscape 2

Rice paper, brush, 170x50cm , 2014
The Heart Sūtra  1

The Heart Sūtra 1

Rice paper, brush, 50x170cm, 2014
The Heart Sūtra 2

The Heart Sūtra 2

Rice paper, brush, 50x170cm, 2014
Big Northland landscape. Rice paper, brush, 210х65 cm, 2014.

Big Northland landscape. Rice paper, brush, 210х65 cm, 2014.

Big Heart Sutra. Rice paper, brush, 210x65 cm. 2014.

Big Heart Sutra. Rice paper, brush, 210x65 cm. 2014.

Biography

Yuan  Pu

Mr. Yuan Pu was born on September 1, 1946, in Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu province, China. He graduated in 1970 from the Central China Institute of Technology, majoring in Engineering. In the same year he entered the Chinese Character 605 Factory in Hubei province, engaged in the designing, developing and manufacturing of Chinese font styles and typefaces. The Chinese printing styles in thin bold-face and Song designed and made by Chinese Character 605 Factory are widely used in Chinese typesetting and as a base of the Chinese computer system. In 1977, Yuan Pu supervised the development and production of the Chinese semi-automatic phototypesetter. In 1991, he moved to Beijing Institute of Graphic Communications. As an associate professor, he developed Printing and Publishing Department, and set up the course of “University Calligraphy”.

Mr. Yuan Pu published many books e.g. Chinese Calligraphy calendar, 2008 and 2009; Chinese Calligraphy Popular Tutorial, 2001; Talk about standardization, 1985; Technology and Application of PS plate, 1989; Configuration and Maintenance of Offset Press, 1982;

Occupation:

Associate Professor, Beijing Institute of Communications,
Chief Editor, “Print China” publishing house

Membership in professional associations:

Director, Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy;
Consultant, Beijing Renhe Museum;
Senior Calligrapher, Sheng Shi Xuan Chinese Painting Art Institute;
Member, Beijing Daxing Calligrapher Association;
Director, De He Xuan Painting and Calligraphy Society.

Achievements and awards:

— His work was included in the Best Contemporary Painters and Calligraphers of China Encyclopedia, 2002;
— Participated in “Looking ahead to the 21st century calligraphy education” within the 21st Century Calligraphy Forum, incorporated China Education Discourse Assembly, Volume I, the Language Publishing Press;
— Participated in the Lanting Award national competition as member of the jury, April 2002.
— Silver Award at the Chinese Calligraphy Works Exhibition, October 2002.
— His work was included in the Best Contemporary Painters and Calligraphers of China Encyclopedia, No. 1 – 45, December 2002.
— His work was included in the Chinese Calligraphers“ Selected Works, No. 032, January 2003.
— He was included in Top 500 Masters of Contemporary Chinese Painting and Calligraphy, No. 14 – 27, May 2003.
— His work was included in the Best Contemporary Painters and Calligraphers of China Encyclopedia, No. 68, Beijing Yanjing Painting Institute, June 2003.
— His work was included in The Selected Works of Chinese Contemporary Painters and Calligraphers to Commemorate the 110th anniversary of Mao Zedong, July 2003.
— Second Prize at the New Works of Contemporary Chinese Painters and Calligraphers Exhibition ”, No. 1 – 45, July 2003.
— Included in the Florilegium of Chinese Contemporary Calligraphy and Painting, No. 0824, May 2003.
— Included in the The Soul of the Nation – Chinese Calligraphy Works, No. MZ1196, September 2003.
— First Prize at the Art Masters Gold Cup, by People's Daily newspaper, February 2004.
— Senior Calligrapher, Sheng Shi Xuan Painting Art Institute; No. MZ1196, February 2004.
— Silver Prize at the National Calligraphy and Painting Competition, No. 6 / 18, December 2005.
— Classic Award at the National Calligraphy and Painting Competition to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Poem “Snow” by Mao Zedong, No. 30 / 5, June 2005.
— Gold Award at the National Competition of Chinese Character “Long”, No. 1 / 56, August 2005.
— Classic Award, Calligraphic works collection to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Mr. Qi Gong at home and abroad, No. 68 / 6, June 2006.