Sun Tao is from Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. He graduated with Master Degree from Chinese Ministry of Culture and Chinese Calligraphy Court. Sun Tao is the Arts Director of Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Appointed Calligrapher for the Chutian Calligraphy Court of Hubei Province.
Since the 1980s, Sun Tao has been recognised by the Ministry of Culture, the China Federation of Art and Literature, the Chinese Calligraphy Association, the Chinese Disabled Persons Federation, the Central Committee of China and many other institutions. Sun Tao have won multiple awards including the "Chutian Star Award", "Huanghe Group Star Award" and “International Handicapped Painting and Calligraphy Awards".
Sun Tao has participated in large-scale cultural performances of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. He has taught more than 10,000 students from all around the world. Sun Tao has also participated in many Cultural and Art exchange between China, South Korea, Japan, New Zealand and Australia. His works have been collected by political figures and individuals from more than 30 countries.
自上世纪八十年代多次获文化部，中国文联，中国书协，中残联，民革中央等机构举办的”楚天群星奖“ ”黄鹤群星奖“ 历届 ”国际残障人书画奖”，培养大，中，小学生及外国留学生逾万名。
On 28 July 2018, the Sun Tao Sydney Calligraphy Exhibition was held at the Chinese Cultural Center in Chatswood, Sydney. More than 200 guests of Australian and Chinese elites attended the opening ceremony.
The Australian Artists Association, the Australian Chess and Calligraphy Association, the Australian Chinese Cultural Tradition Association and the Hubei Fellowship Association jointly hosted the exhibition, which exhibited the calligraphy works created by Sun Tao in recent years. The exhibition showcasing his mastery and profound calligraphy that is highly praised by audiences and experts in the calligraphy industry.
Sun Tao Calligraphy Worldwide Exhibition Venues:
- Gwangju Art Museum, Korea
- Sydney Town Hall, Australia
- Melbourne Town Hall, Australia
- Wellington Town Hall, New Zealand
- Oita City Art Museum, Japan
Sun Tao Calligraphy Collection Institutions:
- Cambridge and Oxford University, United Kingdom
- University of Paris III, France
- Sydney University and University of New South Wales, Australia
- Heidelberg University, Germany
- Harvard University, Yale University and University of Columbia, United States
- Confucius Institutes in more than 30 Countries