Collection of Work

Oil Painting

  • 1966-1971 Chairman Mao Portraits
  • 1968 Self Portraits
  • 1969 Portraits of A Student
  • 1969 Nude
  • 1980 Portraits
  • 1985 Still Life
  • 1985 Landscape
  • 1985 Contest
  • 1985 Dance
  • 1990 Body Portraits
  • 1997 Still Life
  • 1998-2000 Ford Power
  • 2003 Who does the Apple belong to
  • 2003 Between 8 & 9
  • 2006 Apple
  • 2006 Zhou Portrait
  • 2006 Ken Portrait
  • 2006 Apple
  • 2006 Rain
  • 2006 Sea
  • 2006 Night
  • 2006 Gold
  • 2007 Door
  • 2007 Weekend
  • 2007 “Cool!”
  • 2007 The Chair
  • 2007 Be Quiet
  • 2007 The Sky and Earth
  • 2007-2008 Search
  • 2007-2008 These are My Kids
  • 2008 The Big Door
  • 2008 The Settling Sun
  • 2008 The Morning
  • 2008 Fuse
  • 2008 Come and Go
  • 2008 Mother
  • 2008 Eye
  • Chinese Brush Painting

  • 1985 Chang Yan Mountain
  • 1985 Old Tree
  • 1985 Hen
  • 1985 Bronze Era
  • 1986 Red Door
  • 1988 Buddha and Me
  • 1990 Dragon (calligraphy)
  • 2007 “Lao Zi”
  • 2007 “Confucius”
  • 2007 In Paris
  • 2007 Where is the Egg?
  • 2007 Flower
  • 2007 Fish
  • 2007 Answer
  • 2007 In Love
  • 2007 Mountain
  • 2007 Rainfall
  • 2007 Not Water nor the Fog
  • 2007 Magical Needle
  • 2007 Sea
  • Sculpture

  • 2001 Bronze Sculpture of the late Miss Jessica Lei
  • 1998 Restore Antique Furniture and Sculpture (15 Pieces)
  • 1994 Bronze Sculpture - "Tree of Life"
  • 1994 Ivory Sculptures (6 Pieces)
  • 1994 Hard Wood Sculpture - "Horse" and "Bull"
  • 1992 Red Wood Chest with detailed carving (5 Pieces)
  • 1991 University of Regina Wood Sculpture - "Ying Yang"
  • 1991 Beach House Wood Posts (Height 9 meters) - "Life"
  • 1987 City of NanTong Emblem (enchase?)
  • 1983 Design and Construction of the NanTong Art Institute - "Garden of Snow"
  • 1983 City of NanTong Department of Environment water fountain sculpture - "Ocean Conch"
  • 1983 Clay Sculpture of the late Mr. Sheng Shou
  • 1982 Wood Sculpture - "Li Bai", "Buddha", "General", "Peace", "Conversation" and "God of LuLai"
  • 1981 City of NanTong Department of Human Resource Clay Sculpture - "Spring of Science"
  • 1980 ShangHai Science Film Studio Logo
  • 1972 Wood Plate - "Flying Angles" & "Rider of the Ling"
  • 1972 Detailed Bamboo Pen Holder - "Twin Dragon Games"
  • Mural

  • 1998 to 1999 City of Windsor Ford Project Murals - 2 pieces (one of the pieces was co-created)
  • Wood Screen Printing

  • 1988 Norman Bethune the Play - Poster
  • 1983 "Beach of YangTze River"
  • 1981 "Water and Mountain of GuiLin" (4 Pieces) and "Night"
  • 1979 "Fisherman's New"
  • 1973 "New Songs of the Battle Field"
  • 1972 "The Lights of the Fish Market"
  • Ceramic

  • 1988 HeNan Province LuYang Kiln (250 Pieces)
  • 1987 City of YiXin Kiln (11 Pieces)
  • 1987 City of QiDong Kiln (18 Pieces)
  • 1986 HeNan Province Modern Ceramic Art Kiln (72 Pieces)
  • Media Coverage, Interviews and TV Specials

  • 1972 to 1995 Newspaper Articles by JianSu XinHua Daily, NanTong Daily, Chinese Art Magazine, ShangHai WenHuai Daily, New People's Evening News, Regina's Leader Post.
  • 2002 Michigan New Chinese TV (CH 52 or 18) - two Chinese classic stories cartoons
  • 1994 Special interview by two Calgary Chinese TV stations
  • 1991 City of Regina STV Special Report - "Artist - YongSheng Xuan"
  • 1987-1988 City of NanTong TV, City of NanJing TV, City of Beijing TV and National TV interviews
  • 1985 ShangHai Special Segment on "Art of Xuan YongSheng "
  • Presentations

  • 1998 & 1997 Art of Papercutting Demonstration - The Detroit Institute of Arts
  • 1995 Children's Art Classes - Chinese Association of Greater Windsor
  • 1991 Art and Crafts- White City Optimist-White City School Asia Pacific Project
  • 1990-1994 Art Demonstration - Regina Multicultural Festival
  • 1990-1992 Art of Papercutting - University of Regina
  • 1990 Art of Papercutting - Swift Current Multicultural Council
  • 1990 Art and Crafts- White City Optimist-White City School Asia Pacific Project
  • 1987 Art of Ceramic - YiXin Ceramic Institute
  • 1987 Art of Ceramic - 1st Annual National Art of Ceramic Conference
  • 1983 Art of Blue Printing - 1st Annual National Folk Art Conference
  • Writing(W)/Illustration(I)

  • Babybug Children Magazine
  •    - 2002 "Butterfly" (I)
  • Scholastic Inc.
  •    - 2001 "13 Scary Ghost Stories" (I)
  • Shen's Book Inc.
  •    - 1999 "The Dragon Lover" (I)
  • Ladybug Children Magazine
  •    - 1999 "A Lost Snowflake" (I)
       - 2001 poem of "Ladybug" (I)
       - 2003 cover and back cover for the March issue (I)
  • Holiday House Inc.
  •    - 1998 "Ten Suns" (I)
       - 1998 "The Laziest Boy in the World" (I)
       - 1999 "The Rooster's Antlers" (I)
       - 2001 "The Story of Chopsticks" (I)
       - 2002 "The Story of Noodles" (I)
       - 2002 "The Story of Kites" (I)
       - 2003 "The Story of Paper" (I)
       - 2005 “D is for Dragon Dance” (I)
  • Spider Children Magazine
  •    - 1995 "Snowball Wind" (I)
       - 1995 "Counting in Chinese" (I)
       - 1996 "Chinese the Write Way" (I)
       - 2002 "How the Old Man of the Great Wall Lost His Horse but Saved His son" (W)/(I)
  • Cricket Children Magazine
  •    - 1993 "New Sounds" (I)
       - 1994 "A Clever Girl" and "Umbrella and Pots" (I)
       - 1996 "The Jade Emperor's Race" and "The Pet" (I)
       - 1997 "Ling Ting's Coat" (I)
       - 1999 "Tales from the Shake Temple" and "The Mirror that Couldn't be Believed" (I)
       - 1999 cover and back cover for the November issue (I)
       - 2000 "The Fireworks Master" (I)
       - 2000 "That's Ghosts for You" (I)
       - 2001 "The Emperor's Prayer" (I)
       - 2003 "Love Leaves", "Sycamore Rain" and "Basket of Love" (I)
  • Sinorama-Taiwan Chinese-English Bilingual Monthly
  •    - 1993 to 1997 series of 18 "Classic Chinese Stories" (W)/(I)
       - 1999 to 2002 series of 18 "From Outlaws of the Marsh" (I)
  • Beijing Folk Art Magazine
  •    - 1987 "The Fairy Tale of the Metal Painting" (W)/(Co-I)
  • ZheJian People's Art Publishing House
  •    - 1983 "Land and Gold" (W)/(I)
       - 1984 "I Hope for Innocence" YuNan Science Magazine (W)/(I)
       - 1983 "The Invention of the Chinese Blue Printing" (W)/(I)
  • Beijing Esperanto Magazine
  •    - 1982 "Pu's Wife's Trouser" (W)/(I)
  • ShangHai Fine Arts Publishing House
  •    - 1981 "Mr. Good" (W)/(I)
       - 1982 "Autumn Wind" (W)/(I)
       - 1982 "Thousands of Rivers that Became the Ocean" (W)/(I)

    Published Essays and Studies

  • 1987 ShangHai People's Art Magazine - "Ceramic, Art of Ceramic, Modern Ceramic"
  • 1986 Beijing Folk Art Magazine - "The Making of Blue Printing"
  • 1984 Studies Paper for the NanTong Institute of Art and Culture - "An Analysis of the NanTong Blue Printing"
  • 1983 ShangHai Practical Art Magazine and HongKong Public Paper - "Overview of the Pattern of Blue
  • Printing". Later in 1987, it was translated into Japanese and published in the Japanese Folk Art Magazine.
  • 1982 SuZhong Silk College Seminar -"Chinese Blue Printing"
  • 1980 Japanese Screen Printing and Life Professional Magazine - "Chinese Blue Printing". This included 12 pieces blue printings.
  • Exhibitions

  • 1996 to 1998 Owner of the Head to Hand Art Gallery
  • 1998 Toronto Taipei Business Center, Art by Xuan YongSheng Exhibition
  • 1997 Essex County Central Gallery, When East Meets West
  • 1994 City of Calgary Gallery, Art by Xuan YongSheng Exhibition
  • 1991, 1992, 1993 City of Regina Gallery, Art by Xuan YongSheng Exhibition
  • 1988 Chinese House of Folk Art Ceramic Art Exhibition (41 Pieces)
  • 1988 Beijing Culture Center Mural Exhibition (34 Pieces of Ceramic Art)
  • 1987 Nanjing Museum of Ceramic, Ceramic Exhibition (35 Pieces)
  • 1986 ShangHai Art Gallery, Ceramic Art by Xuan YongSheng Exhibition (120 Pieces)
  • 2007 Original Art work on display at Book Beat in Detroit
  • Awards and Achievements

  • 2003 "The Story of Noodles" is selected by Society of Illustrators of Los Angles - 41st Annual Original Illustration West Exhibitions.
  • 2000 Recognition for Contribution to the Community of Chinese Association of Greater Windsor for designing its logo
  • 1999 "Ten Suns" named Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
  • 1999-2001 "The Rooster's Antlers" and "The Story of Chopsticks" were selected by the Original Art - Celebrating the Fine Art of Children's Book Illustration Exhibition
  • 1998 "The Laziest Book in the World" Honors in Parent’s Choice
  • 1993 "My Land" Travel International Inc. Logo Design Competition - two designs placed 3rd
  • 1988 "Thousand Flowers" Design and Creative Arts Award
  • 1988 "Sun Tanning" (enamel painting) 1st Annual Province of JianSu Folk Art Award
  • 1987 5th Annual New Design Award for Mural Design using Special Material (9 Pieces)
  • 1986 "Bronze Age" (enamel painting) was selected by to be exhibited at the National Art Gallery of China
  • 1986 Province of JianSu for Bamboo Art Award of Excellence (7 Pieces)
  • 1985 NanTong Outstanding Creative Arts Award
  • 1984 "Pu's Wife's Trouser" and "The Invention of the Chinese Blue Printing" original illustrations treasured by the Japanese Folk Art Association.
  • 1983 Province of YuNan Art and Design Excellence Award for the illustration and writing of the story of "The Invention of the Chinese Blue Printing"
  • 1982 "Thousand Flowers" Design and Creative Arts Award (for the NanTong Institute of Arts and Culture)
  • 1981 "Thousand Flowers" Design and Creative Arts Award
  • 1972 "The Lights of the Fish Market" was send for exhibition and printed in magazines in the United States, Australia and Romania.
  • Associations

  • Member of United States (Based in LA) Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators since 2002
  • Member of Canadian (Based in Toronto) Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators and Performers since 2002
  • Member of Greater Detroit Chinese Association since 1996
  • Member of Chinese Association of Greater Windsor since 1996
  • Member of Canadian Sons of Dragon Artist Association since 1991
  • Member of Chinese Folk Artist Association since 1988

  • Note: Due to some older material that is over 30 years old, they are lost and unable to be recovered.