Alex Wu was born in Taiwan and presently lives in Mississauga, Ontario. He completed his undergraduate degree at the Ontario College of Art and Design, and graduated with honours. He proceeded to obtain his M.F.A. in painting at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Before emigrating to Canada, Alex was a designer, a newspaper animator, a sniper in the Taiwanese Marine Corps, a scuba-diving instructor with the Red-Cross Association, and co-director of "Sea Lion Project," part of the North Taiwan ocean floor inspection programs.

Taiwan - 1964, Resides in Mississauga Ontario


1995: Ontario College of Art and Design, ( OCAD University ) Graduated with Honor
1999: M.F.A Washington University in St. Louis, MO. U.S.A 

Awards received and Art/Design Teaching experience

1992: Jack Salt Tuition Scholarship, O.C.A.D
1993: David W. Bain Tuition Scholarship, O.C.A.D
1994: Dick Williams Tuition Scholarship, O.C.A.D
1994-5: O.C.A.D Off-Campus Program Florence, Italy
1997-99: Washington University School of Art Tuition Scholarship
Teaching Assistance, Freshman Painting/Drawing / Prof. Lisa Barlastski, Washington -U
Teaching Assistance, Sophomore Painting/Drawing / Prof. Berlinda Lee, Washington -U
Teaching Assistance, Sophomore Painting/Drawing / Prof.Mike Jackvernic, Washington -U
2000-: Instructor, International Academy of Design, Toronto, Ontario.
2001-: Instructor, Wualex Studio Painting and Drawing program. 


What If... 

Life might be different if we've chosen different path… hurt terribly sometime without knowing what if… We couldn’t make all good decisions but should be smart enough making more good than bad… Good luck to those who’re about to make decision that will change their life.. 

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