Culture Shapers Alumni, Wenjun Liu, sells painting for $100,000!

March 19, 2007

Congratulations to Culture Shapers Alumni, Wenjun Liu, for winning runner-up in the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo’s art auction on Sunday, March 18th. Her painting entitled, Your Legacy, sold for $100,000. Liu gets $15,000. The painting of father and child watching a sunset was meant to represent western tradition, Liu said.

“I want to show there is great hope for future generations of Texas,” said Liu, 18, who hopes to study architecture at Cornell University in upstate New York.

Click here to read the full story in the Houston Chronicle.

Wenjun won third place in the painting category in the 2005 Culture Shapers Visual Arts contest. We’re proud of you, Wenjun.

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