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Jove Wang

Photo of Jove WangJove Wang was born in Jilin China in 1962. At the tender age of seven, he apprenticed with the master painter, Gang Gu, and then subsequently studied at Jilin School of Art for three years and graduating in 1982. He was accepted into the most prestigious art institute of China, Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (now known as the China Academy of Art) and graduated as an honor student in 1988. Jove also received professional training from the Tokyo Academy of Fine Arts.

In 1990 he immigrated to the United States where he soon met with success.  Immersing himself in the study and exploration of the old Masters, Jove established a career that has garnered him national recognition.


  • Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
  • Bakersfield Museum of Art
  • Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Museum of Jilin, China


  • Signature Member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters of America
  • Signature Member of the California Art Club
  • Member of the American Impressionist Society

Awards and Shows:

  • One man Show, titled "The Great American West"  held in November at Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA), 2022
  • Became LPAPA Signature Member in June, 2022
  • Best of Show and Artists Choice award, American Impressionist Society’s 22nd oil painting competition, 2021
  • Best of Show, American Impressionist Society Annual All-Member online exhibition, 2021
  • Gold Medal Award, Japan Artist Association at Tokyo National Museum, "Young Man", 2008
  • Best of Show and Artists' Choice Award, 2001 Carmel Art Festival, 2001
  • Plein Air Tucson 2000 Exhibit in Tucson (Grand Prize, Best of Mission, and Best Design/Architecture), 2000
  • First Place at the prestigious Viewpoint 2000 Cincinnati Art Club Exhibition, 2000
  • Best of Show at the 8th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Oil Painters of America, 1999
  • First Place, figure category, California Art Club’s 89th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, 1998
  • Best of Show, California Art Club’s 88th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition, 1997


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