Hu is currently the director of the Fine Arts College of Tianshui Normal University, a member of the Gansu Artists Association, the director of the Tianshui Artists Association, the chairman of Sketch China Tianshui Branch, and an academician of New York "World Research Institute of Art-Modern Oil Painting College."
The oil painting works were mostly exhibited and awarded in painting shows in Gansu province and the city of Tianshui. He got the Second Place of the 2015 National Nine Provinces and Cities Fine Arts Works Exhibition and the Gold Award of the 2017 Sketch China Painting Exhibition(Collected).
The academic essays and oil paintings were published in the Tianshui Normal University Campus News, Tianshui Daily, and Gansu Daily, etc..
走进自然 Walk Into Nature
一一胡少东 Hu Shaodong
Oil painting landscapes and still lives sketches are important manifestations of this art, and it became the fonded way for painters to express themselves.
Landscape sketches of oil painting have unique charms, which attract artists. The essence of sketching is the converse between the painter and nature, the enjoyment within nature, and the interpretation of it. Then, according to visual needs, the traits will be reconstructed under the brush. It gives creative inspirations and spirits, the painter uses the feelings provided by nature to clarify the subject of the image, and use artistic ways to express the artistic conception of the works.
When facing nature, the painter records the emotion that he want to express the most with the heart, the brush, and the color, and bring them into the works...
Hu Shaodong's oil paintings have a rustic flavor, making viewers feel more cordial. His sketches and paintings are generous in style, strong in generality, skilled in technique, and loose in brushwork. The painter draws on the thickness and intensity of the paint, the weight and speed of the strokes, and the aura of dyeing, etc., to shape the image while also reflecting the rich emotional changes.