Born in 1948, Joy Wu has an avid interest in art and drawing in
particular since she was a child. Although she has no formal
education and training, Joy insists on pursuing her passion in art
and has sought out several local and foreign artists to mentor her.
In recent years, Joy has taken part in multiple international and
local art events and exhibitions.
Joy Wu’s art is influenced by nature; nature that is observed
through her eyes and felt by her heart while being internalized
mentally and emotionally as thoughts and feelings. Being from a
non-traditional background and without going through the process of
academia, Joy is not restricted to the trappings and packaging of
theory and art philosophy. Instead, she uses her freedom of thought
and techniques to create her art. Art for Joy Wu is a hobby of
passion; a career of the soul and a pursuit of the spirit.
2001 - Recipient of Taiwan’s 15th Annual Nan Ying Award
(Category; Oil Painting)