Catherine Yi-yu Cho Woo
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 Catherine Yi-yu Cho Woo
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Exhibitions and Events
 H.H. Grand Master Thomas Lin Yun with Dr. Yi-yu Cho Woo
H.H. Grand Master Thomas Lin Yun with Dr. Yi-yu Cho Woo   enlarge
 U.N. staff and exhibition volunteers enjoy a preview
U.N. staff and exhibition volunteers enjoy a preview   enlarge
 Cathy with Sharon Rothstein, Miriam Tsao, and Lina Arellano
Cathy with Sharon Rothstein, Miriam Tsao, and Lina Arellano   enlarge
 Opening night drew a standing-room only crowd
Opening night drew a standing-room-only crowd   enlarge
 Exhibition volunteer Marolyn Toule
Exhibition volunteer Marolyn Toule and her husband Jim helped generously   enlarge
 Volunteers Jill Tajiri and husband Jeff Jacobs
Volunteers Jill Tajiri and husband Jeff Jacobs rest after a day of hard work   enlarge
 Dr. Woo with friend Tsu-Wi Chang, President of the United Nations SRC Feng Shui Group
Dr. Woo with friend Tsu-Wei Chang, Vice President of the UNSRC Feng Shui Group   enlarge
Upcoming Events
  • Lectures and Consultations
    Dr. Woo will be giving feng shui
    lectures and consultations this fall,
    as well as making formal presentations.
    All are welcome. For more info,
    please contact Dr. Woo at
    info AT
Recent Events
  • Presentations in Taiwan, May 2012
    Dr. Woo visited Taiwan from May 7 to 20,
    2012, and met with many friends, family,
    and members of the art community.
  • Wash., D.C. Folklife Festival
    The Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    is the nation's largest annual event,
    attended by a million people on the
    National Mall in D.C. each summer.
    In July 2010, Dr. Woo—calligrapher,
    painter, and feng shui master—told the
    tale of Cao Cao's defeat at the Yangtze
    River from Chinese epic work,
    The Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
    A fortunate East Wind saved the southern
    armies of Sun Quan and Liu Bei from
    impending invasion. Citing the Chinese
    proverb, "all that is needed is an east
    Dr. Woo gifted to the Smithsonian
    a scroll commemorating the historic Asian
    Pacific Americans Folklife program.
    The scroll contains the trigram for
    "wind," (from The Classic of Changes),
    symbolizing the wish for the East Wind
    of fortune to bless the Smithsonian
    in its future projects. For more info,
    please contact Dr. Woo at
    info AT
  • Irvine, CA Presentation
    Dr. Woo spoke on "Poetry and Painting"
    at the South Coast Chinese Cultural
    Center (Irvine Chinese School) in an
    event hosted by the S.C.C.C.A./Irvine
    Chinese School and sponsored by the
    Cerritos Chinese School, Fullerton
    Chinese School, North Orange Chinese
    School, and Irvine Reading Group.
  • Feng Shui at the United Nations
    Dr. Woo spoke at an
    in-depth Feng Shui workshop
    entitled "Thirty Years Following
    H.H. Grandmaster Lin Yun." It was
    sponsored by the UNSRC Feng Shui
    Group. The event was held at
    One United Nations Plaza
  • AACS 50th Anniversary Conference
    Dr. Woo spoke at a panel at
    the 50th Annual Conference
    of the American Association
    for Chinese Studies at
    California State Univ.,
    Fullerton. For more info,
    please contact Dr. Woo at
    info AT
  • Protection From Natural Disasters
    Dr. Woo travelled to New
    York for two days of training at
    the Millennium UN Plaza Hotel,
    East 44th Street (between 1st
    and 2nd), New York City. For
    more info, please contact
    info AT
Permanent Exhibitions
  • The Law Firm of
    R. M. Dreger, P.C.

    Fine Arts Building
    410 S. Michigan Ave. Suite 310
    Chicago, Illinois
    For information, contact Dr. Woo
    at info AT
  • Allen Sheppard Gallery
    530 W 25th Street,
    New York, NY 10001
    For information, call 212-989-9919.
  • Berkley Gallery
    Main Street in historic old town Warrenton, Virginia
    For information, call 540-341-7367.
  • Contemporary Fine Arts Gallery
    7946 Ivanhoe Avenue
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    For information, call 858-551-2010.
  • Gallerie Amsterdam
    Dolores street between 5th and 6th
    Carmel, California 93921
    For information, call 831-624-4355.
  • Gallerie Elan Ellicott City
    8090 Main Street
    Ellicott City, MD 21043
    For information, call 410-461-0870.
  • Jag Art
    4170 Morena Blvd., Suite C
    San Diego, CA 92117
    For information, call Jonathan at 858-414-4374 or
    call the gallery at 858-270-8083.
  • Nature Boy, Inc.
    Art Space Sanomiya
    Exhibition January 4-31, 2007 in Osaka, Kobe, and Hiroshima, Japan
    For information, contact Dr. Woo
    at info AT
Previous Events
  • July 26, 2007
    Dept. of Eduction LARC Teacher-to-Teacher Workshop
    Plenary: "Culture through Humanities: Poetry, Painting, and Music." Lecture: "Chinese Language Arts Development: Music, Poetry, and Art"
    San Diego State University.
  • May 18-19, 2007
    May 18, grand opening of Dr. Woo's first exhibition in China, at Zhuhai Museum. May 19, lecture on painting, poetry, and music at Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai, China.
  • May 10, 2007
    Lecture on poetry and painting by Dr. Woo at Beijing University, Beijing, China.
  • March 24, 2007
    Poetry Reading by Dr. Woo at the 14th annual Border Voices Fair, Montezuma Hall, Aztec Center, San Diego State University.
  • November 14, 2005
    Lecture by Dr. Woo on her poetry, painting, and music. Wellesley College Chinese Department, Wellesley, Massachusetts.
  • October 22-23, 2005
    Dr. Woo presents two lectures at the American Association of Chinese Studies Annual Conference: "Feng Shui and Health" and "Nature Poems." Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee.
  • October 15-16, 2005
    Dr. Woo teaches a course in Feng Shui at the Long Island Feng Shui Institute, Old Westbury, New York.
  • August 10, 2005
    Dr. Woo lectures on the Art Feng Shui at the International Facility Management Association in San Diego.
  • June 23, 2005
    Dr. Woo lectures on the Art Feng Shui at the Arica Hilton Fine Arts Gallery, Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 733, Chicago, Illinois 60605.
  • June 22, 2005
    Dr. Woo lectures on the Art Feng Shui at the Chicago Culture Center.
  • May 20 – June 20, 2005
    Exhibition at Gallerie Elan in Bethesda, Maryland. Ribbon-cutting on May 20, at 6pm by H.H. Grand Master Lin Yun. Reception from 6pm to 10pm.
  • September 11 – October 11, 2004
    Exhibition at Gallerie Amsterdam in Carmel, California, located on Dolores street between 5th and 6th. For more information, call 831-624-4355 or email
  • September 12, 2004
    Feng Shui lecture by the artist, Dr. Catherine Yi-yu Cho Woo, at Gallerie Amsterdam, Carmel, California.
  • July 20 to August 14, 2004
    Exhibition at Allen Sheppard Gallery in New York City. To arrange a private viewing, call the gallery at 212-989-9919 or Cathy Woo at 949-654-8288.
  • April 11 to 30, 2004
    Exhibition at Bernstein Gallery at the Woodrow Wilson School (Robertson Hall, corner of Washington and Prospect Roads) at Princeton University.
  • April 10, 2004
    Lecture on Chinese poetry, painting and music at the China Institute 125 East 65th Street, New York City.
  • March 29 to April 9, 2004
    Exhibition in South Staff Lounge of the United Nations Secretariat Building (main floor), sponsored by United Nations Staff Recreation Council Feng Shui Group.

For more information on Dr. Woo's work, the influence of feng shui in Chinese art, or to arrange to view or acquire her paintings, please contact the artist directly at info AT