Organised by Shantou Wang Zhiwen Ceramic Calligraphy Museum, Reial Cercle Artístic (Spain), and co-organised by Sino-European Association of Educational & Cultural Exchange (SEAECE), « Wang Zhiwen Ceramic Calligraphy Appraisal » was held on 3rd July at the Reial Cercle Artístic Pavilion in Barcelona, Spain, where Wang Zhiwen demonstrated the creation of ceramic calligraphy on the spot.
Mr. Hu Aimin, Deputy Consul General and Ms. Liang Juan, Vice Consul General of the Chinese Consulate General in Barcelona, Mrs. Montserrat Simal Vazquez, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Palau Martorell and Secretary General of the World Peace Forum Barcelona, Mr. Joan Abelló, Director of International Relations and Protocol of the Royal Arts of Barcelona, Mr. Luis Gómez, Honorary Academician of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona, and Mr. Sergi Vicente, Director of Barcelona Television, as well as dozens of famous Spanish artists and collectors, as well as overseas Chinese leaders and collectors gathered to appreciate the art works of Master Wang Zhiwen, Master of Chinese Arts and Crafts, and Representative Heirloom of National Intangible Cultural Heritage, Ceramic Micro Calligraphy.
The association was impressed by Master Wang Zhiwen’s profound attainments in Chinese traditional art and invited Master Wang Zhiwen to join Reial Cercle Artístic, and conducted a grand ceremony for this valuable moment.
Master Wang Zhiwen also solemnly signed his name on the member book of the Royal Society of Artists, which has the signatures of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and a group of famous Spanish artists. This membership book has a history of more than 120 years, the famous painter Picasso is also one of the members of the Society, Miro, one of the three most famous painters in Spain has all signed on this precious membership book.
Wang Zhiwen, Professor of Chinese Arts and Crafts, director and representative of the ceramic micro-calligraphy project, recognised as a national cultural heritage. He is Winner of the title of « Top Ten Most Popular Chinese Traditional Skills », Cultural Ambassador for Intellectual Property in China, Vice-Chairman of the Guangdong Province Arts and Crafts Association and President of the Shantou City Arts and Crafts Association. Professor Wang Zhiwen has made remarkable achievements in the art of ceramic micro-calligraphy and has actively promoted this art by establishing exhibition halls, setting up artistic research centres and participating in artistic exchanges at home and abroad.