Johnson Wu was born in 1959 in the colourful city of Shanghai, China. After graduate school, Mr. Wu went on to study at the Shanghai Fine Arts College, graduating in 1977. From this time on, Mr. Wu began perfecting his style, images with bold and brilliant colours literally jumping off his canvases. He began exhibiting his work in 1986. Mr. Wu continued to make his way within the art world with various organizations as a Senior Art Designer. He is also an Associate Signature Status member of the Federation of Canadian Artist (AFCA). Mr. Wu came to Canada in 1997 as an instructor in art and continues to teach painting at his studio in Vancouver.