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Dawo Zhang, Chinese artist. Member China Calligraphy Association, others.


Zhang, Dawo was born on July 23, 1943 in Shaanxi, China. Came to Australia, 1995. Son of Zhang Wanli and Ma Yan.


Bachelor, Beijing Capital University Education, China, 1969.


Lecturer University Tienjing, China, 1997, German Embassy, Beijing, 1994, Queen Victoria Museum and Gallery, Launcaston, Australia, 1992, Council Chamber of Commerce, Hobart, Australia, 1992. Major public media interviews conducted with China Daily, Bejing, 1997, ABC television, Launceston, 1997, Darwin, 1995, Darwin Daily, 1995. Co-founder Devil Art (gallery).


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include: 5th Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne, 1996, Darwin-Beijing Cultural Exchange, Darwin, 1995, Thomas Hardy memorial, Rochester, England, 1994, Contemporary Chinese Calligraphy Invitational Exhibition, Nanjing, 1991, China/Japan Taiwan Contest Exhibition, Beijing, 1990, Modern Artist Gallery, Paris, 1988, 2nd Exhibition of Modern Calligraphy, Beijing, 1986. Art works include (ink and paper medium): Nan (Male), 1990 (3rd prize), Dragon's Resplendence, 1994 (award British Museum Collection 1998), Labyrinth, 1993 (award British Museum Collection 1994), Ricefield, 1994 (British Museum Collection 1998). Public collections include: The British Museum, Museum and Art, Gallery of Darwin and Launcaston, Art Council of Northern Territory Australia, German Consulate Beijing.

      Corporation collections in American, Europe, Asia and Australia. Initiator Dawo Black in White Miaomo (Oriental abstract art).


Member China Calligraphy Association, others.


Zhang Wanli

Ma Yan