Zheng Xu, male, pull blessing a group of things with common features, was born in Yunnan billows dark blue in October 1959. Took an examination of art of Yunnan art institute to fasten woodcut major 1977, graduation allocation answered house of culture of county of dark blue of home town billows to work in January 1982. Moved work of house of art of masses of the area that think of cogongrass 1990; Returning art of Yunnan art institute 1995 is to teach up to now. Academician of Chinese artist academician, Chinese edition painter, Yunnan artist academician. As specially invite the delegate was attended 1985 " congress of artist of the 4th whole nation " . He basically is engaged in the woodcarving of out of print in woodcut. In the whole nation the 6th beauty was exhibited 1984 on, work of woodcarving of out of print " the amorous feelings that pull blessing 1, catch " " the amorous feelings that pull blessing 2, the day that drive a market " with one action has the honor to win the United States to exhibit golden qualitative award, for out-of-the-way far Yunnan art realized gold the breakthrough of 0, cause what the whole nation draws altar to fix eyes upon, write down next Yunnan to draw Shi Shi to defeat the brushstroke of day Jing, open the comprehensive prosperity that Yunnan woodcut produces.
Later, his bear the palm countless. Paint has attended the 6th, 7, 8, exhibition of work of art of 9 whole nations; Woodcut work has attended the 8th, 9, 13, 14, work of woodcut of 15 whole nations is exhibited. Centrally academy of fine arts held individual art exhibition 1989; In Yunnan art the institute held individual art exhibition 1994. Woodcut work still has gone to country and the Beijing such as Japan, Korea, Australia, Finland, Shanghai, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Kunming and other places has played all sorts of kinds art work exhibition. Woodcut work ever was in " art " , " beautiful garden " , " woodcut is artistic " , " woodcut world " , " new observation " , " new Hua Wenzhai " wait for a journal to publish, it is the unit such as art gallery of Chinese art gallery, museum of central academy of fine arts, Lu Xun, Jiangsu, Yunnan art gallery to collect.
Work of main bear the palm has: 1984, work of woodcarving of out of print " the amorous feelings that pull blessing 1, catch " , " the amorous feelings that pull blessing 2, the day that drive a market " have the honor to win 6 beauty of countrywide to exhibit a gold prize. 1985, paper woodcut " ancient dance " have the honor to win the 9th woodcut of countrywide award of outstanding creative work; Work of woodcarving of out of print " the amorous feelings that pull blessing 1, catch " etc have the honor to win woodcut world award. Woodcut ability calligraphy " woodcarving of out of print " have the honor to win first prize of academic science and technology. Had the honor to win Chinese woodcut award 1985; Had the honor to win award of Lu Xun woodcut 1999. Had the honor to win Yunnan to save literary art 2006 " 4 a batch " Yunnan literature art dedicates award. Published woodcut ability calligraphy by Yunnan art publishing house 1998 " woodcarving of out of print " ; 1999 by Hawk (Taiwan) the company publishs an album of paintings " series of woodcut great master -- Zheng Xu only collect " .
2002, a kind of terrible familial hereditary disease makes Zheng Xu must abandon burin, was forced to stop to draw. This artist of extremely rich talent cannot have been engaged in the creation of woodcarving of out of print again now, but the pursuit that he did not suspend pair of art, continue to pursueing oneself ideal on the way that literature invents.
Zheng Xu once had said a paragraph of such word when accepting some media reporter to interview --
I may be a person that experiences creation process, I adore very much to art, all my behavior are in those who be art is pure and hard, but I or like feeling literary figure and painterly figure are -- actually I had not stopped to create from beginning to end, cannot saying in all my behavior is literature replaced art. The angle that literature and art never are the same as, go conveying my idea with different form, such essence is same... in the art on the technology should more the tonal, literature that notices it should more the clue that notices it.
In all creation I won't violate the requirement that my body and I can have, I still feel all work get easily, the reflection that although see a thing,I can keep. I still feel thinking is not thorny issue. I did not feel that I cannot paint a picture is a kind of torment, arrived to cannot draw the paint that when drawing, the picture comes out to also had become very loath work. Everything my is for what draw and grow, include my hand. My disease is like is to followed me to open not quite not little joke, I now is cannot education and picture, but still can write an article.
2005, zheng Xu published art theory monograph " metrical 2 write down " (Yunnan art publishing house) , paper of more than 10 art is published in the journal.