Sou A Kou
Born in 1960, in the Chinese province of Jilin. the China Artists Association’s member presently resides in Fukuoka.
When Japanese painter Matazo Kayama travelled to China in 1987 and visited the Central Academy of Fine Arts, he was given artistic advice.
the University of Teacher Education Fukuoka as a visiting researcher (visiting professor) and part-time instructor in 1988. In 1990, “Sou A Kou Association of Chinese Ink Painting” was founded; it was later renamed “Sou A Kou Ink Art Academy.” held a number of “Sou A Kou Exhibitions” in institutions in Kyushu, the Ueno Royal Museum, Asia, China, the United States, and Europe.
Obtained “the UN-NGO World Academy Award” in 2005
Completed the course of the Department of Painting at the Chinese National Academy of Arts (Li Kuizheng Laboratory)
Completed the course of the Department of Painting, Graduated School of Fine Arts, the University of Teacher Education Fukuoka
Visiting researcher of the Department of Oriental Painting, the Tokyo University of the Arts
Member and Jury of the United Nations “UN-NGO World Peace Art Exhibition”
Since 1988, there have been multiple “Sou A Kou Exhibitions” staged at venues such the Gakushuin Centennial Memorial Hall, the Japan-China Friendship Center Art Museum, the Ueno Royal Museum, and the Ginza Royal Salon. The United States, China, Korea, and Europe all host similar events.