the art of Howard Ku
From Steveston to Venice

About the Artist

Largely self-taught oil painter Howard Ku was born 1937 into a noted family of artists. His sister Koo Mei  顧媚  a Chinese modern art master and his brother Joseph Koo 顧嘉煇 a Chinese Pop Music Composer and conductor now a sought-after painter as well. Howard has developed a passion for drawing at an early age. Howard began to concentrate on oil painting after his retirement in 2003. He loves to recapture every day moments and turning them into memorable art. He particularly likes strong contrasts in his work. Howard's paintings are in the collections of various private homes and offices including Hong kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Canada, France, Germany, united states ...Howard's paintings has been exhibited at Hong Kong City Hall, Richmond Art Gallery, Moncton Street Gallery, Chinese Cultural Center in Burnaby and in Calgary, Richmond Oval, YVR (Vancouver International Airport),­­ Granville Island FCA Gallery, Vancouver Armstrong Lookout Gallery and others ...

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2008   At the Cellar Award of Excellence  - Federation of Canadian Artists - Artists Choice Show 

2011   A Wee Morning at Steveston Landing Award of Excellence - Federation of Canadian Artists -  Landscape show 

2013   S.D.A.G. RBC Royal Bank TSA Merchandise  Award 

2014   3 Nuns in Rome S.D.A.G.  Dane Young Freedom 55 Award