Bending (Study of Bending Bamboo - 2009), 16.5 x 13.5 inches, ink/watercolor on xuan paper, unmounted

Events:  past, present, upcoming

Catalog for Wuxi exhibit


Sept. 19-30: Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute:  virtual art show: what have artists been making during the Covid lockdown?

Aug. 22 - "Living Water Forever”, Virtual art exhibition and Skype presentation as part of Zhining (Ruby H. Wang) East-West Cultural Exchange Association at Huishan Cultural Center,  Wuxi, Jiangsu, China.  


Terrart  a Group Show, Chozenji Temple, Suginami, Tokyo, Japan Nov. 1-6.


ARC Music, UK features my Shakuhachi ink sketch as part of their album cover design for their new CD, Shakuhachi Masters         

Year of the Fire Rooster - Lunar New Year Group Show.   APC Fine Arts and Graphics Gallery,Torrance, CA


Survivor Art Series, solo show; second anniversary event at Jennifer Diamond Cancer Research Library, USC/Norris Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA


Winner of the Palm Art Award "Certificate of Excellence" awarded by Art Domain Group, Quedlinburg, Germany

Billy the Bullfrog Finds a New Home: The Illustrations. Madrona Marsh Nature Center, Torrance, CA. Solo show of original illustrations for the children's book by Beth Shibata.


“The Power of the Brush”. Calligraphy and brush painting workshop followed by solo show. En Arts and Crafts, (Silver Lake), Los Angeles, CA

APC Graphics and Gallery -  group show, Year of the Dragon—work from the Sebastopol show, Torrance, CA

Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA  -  group invitational show, Year of the Dragon


APC Graphics and Gallery  - group show of small works, Torrance, CA


USC/Norris Hospital/Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Los Angeles, CA— exhibit / artist’s talk


Mo Tao: the way of ink  -  solo show, El Camino College, Schauerman Library, Torrance, CA

2006 (Cleveland, Ohio) - virtual gallery exhibit


“Lunar New Year exhibition of Calligraphy and Paintings”, Evergreen Books, Monterey Park, California


“Lunar New Year Exhibition of Calligraphy and Paintings”, Chinese Culture Center, El Monte, California


"Entering Spirit and Form” - Individual Show of ink paintings (with Beth Shibata Photography) The Gallery at the Dojo, Lomita, California


“Visual Reflections on Aikido: the way of harmony with the universal life force” - Individual show of Brush and Ink paintings with Beth Shibata Photography - The Gallery at the Dojo, Harbor City, California


Alexander's Fine Arts Gallery, Inc., Tampa, Florida, "The Goddess Within - a woman's group show"


LA Art Expo, Los Angeles Convention Center: with Shelly Art Group, Marina del Rey, CA.

Bank Leumi-le Israel, Encino, California in conjunction with Yad B’Yad Charitable Foundation: Invitational group show


Otis-Parsons School of Design/Wilshire Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles, California: Juried group show

The Sculpture Gardens Gallery, Venice, California, group show

Chautauqua Museum Art Gallery, Chautauqua, N.Y, photographic essay.


2002–2012 En Arts and Crafts, Los Angeles (Silver Lake), California

1999—2009, New York, NY

1999-05: Featured artist at Shanghai Diamond Garden Restaurant, Los Angeles, California Gallery at the Dojo, Lomita, California

2002 Guest Artist at Consignments Limited, Los Angeles Antiques Dist., Los Angeles, California 1996-98 Dassin Gallery, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California

Alexander's Fine Arts Gallery, Tampa, Florida

Gene Sinser Gallery, Larchmont, California

1995 Margaret Crow Gallery, Old Pasadena, California

The Gallery Upstairs, Claremont, California

1994 The Library Foundation of Los Angeles Downtown main branch) - Gift shop (fine art greeting cards)

1992 Courtyard Collections, Century City, California

1991 Gene Sinser Gallery, Larchmont, California

E.S. Lawrence Gallery, Aspen, Colorado


Rob Thomas review, Oct. 2011

Review by Frank Mundo of Black Ink: Entering Spirit and Form in Westside Today publications, May 2005

Interviewed by Phoenix Satellite Television at Artist Lao Zhu’s one-man show in Monterey Park, California for a special feature airing in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Nov. 11, 2004

The Daily Breeze, Torrance, CA, Feb. 23, 2000, cover story Life/Arts Section

Israeli Community News, Los Angeles, CA, Article / photo by Avi Drori, Dec. 1989.

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