Ming You Xu Fine Art

Professional Artist for 40+ years


Ming You Xu (Edward) is a professional artist with over 40 years of experience. He specializes in many mediums (such as pastel, acrylic, watercolor, engraving), especially oil painting. He's main skill lies in doing portraits from real-life or photo. He has also done murals. His paintings are currently being sold at the Westmount Gallery in Toronto. 

Xu is currently working on his "Mongolian" series which he hopes to expand with even more original paintings that captures the exotic traditional culture of Mongolia; free from the modern culture influence. His has begun to include not only oil paintings, but pastels into this series as well. Regardless of medium, Xu continues to amaze with his strokes of pure talent as he captures the hardworking life, essence and soul of the Mongolian people.

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Follow Xu on Instagram: @mingyou_xu

Posted on July 12, 2016 at 2:25 PM

Hi Instagram users,

Good news! You can now follow Ming on Instagram @mingyou_xu and get daily updates on his paintings, behind the scenes, WIPS (Work in progress), upcoming exhibitions and other artsy stuff!

Meanwhile, aside from Facebook, Twitter, DeviantArt and Instagram, you can also support Ming on Patreon.
Here is the list of Social Media Platforms you can follow him on:

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Art Exhibition at Le Musée des Maîtres et Artisans du Québec

Posted on August 6, 2015 at 7:15 PM Comments comments ()

As summer continues with a cool gentle breeze, Fall is right around the corner and soon local landscapes will be filled with colors of red, orange, yellows and greens. Yet, Fall is exactly what brings excitment and anticipation as Xu will be having an art exhibition from September the 3rd to October the 4th at Le Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec. 

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"Young Girl Sewing", Arabella Front Cover Feature

Posted on December 10, 2014 at 5:30 PM

December 2014:


Xu's painting, "Young GIrl Sewing" was featured in the prestigious ARABELLA magazine along with additional paintings and article over a ten page spread inside. Below is the Autumn Harvest 2014 Issue:

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Top Ten Finalist in International Artist Competition

Posted on January 15, 2013 at 6:05 PM

Xu's painting Chatting (see below) was recently featured in the International Artist Magazine as one of the Top Ten Finalist in the International Artist Competition. Along with a short article on his techniques, inspirations, and methods, one never ceases to be amazed at the creation of another masterpiece.

Following this accomplishment, Xu hopes to place in the Top 3 in future competit...

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