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Lu Xu

2012 Intern Artist

Signs of Life

18’ 3” x 20’ 1” x 19’ 3”
Fabricated Steel and Stainless Steel, Paint
2012

Artist Statement
I do not believe in the existence of the ‘unnatural’. We are animals, the same as any other animal. A termite has as much justification to label its actions ‘unnatural’ as a human being does. Likewise, I reject the distinction between highbrow and lowbrow in my work. My work is about what we as humans create: from flying saucers to oil refiners, from science fiction to science fact.


Lu Xu


Born: 1988, Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China
Resides: Aberdeen, SD

Education
• BA, 2012, Northern State University, SD

Selected Exhibitions
• Walking with Fingers: Solo Exhibition of Lu Xu, Dacotah Prairie Museum, Aberdeen, SD
• Annual NSU Art Student Juried Exhibition, Student Center Gallery, NSU, SD
• Aberdeen Artist Group Show, 6th Ave. Gallery, Aberdeen, SD

Selected Awards
• Artist Grant and Work-Exchange, Vermont Studio Center, VT
• NSU Annual Undergraduate Research Forum Presentation
• 1st Place, NSU Art Student Juried Exhibition

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