Featured in American Art Collector magazine, Wu was born in Guangdong China and settled in Hong Kong in 1958. He started painting in 1969 and later completed an extension course in basic 3-dimensional design workshop at the Hong Kong Polytechnic. In 1989 he was awarded in Hong Kong Urban Council Fine Arts Award (Sculpture). He was recognized by the Hong Kong Museum of Art with the Urban Council Fine Art Award in the Urban Council Sculpture Design Competition in 1994 (Category I & II, Hong Kong City Hall and Salisbury Garden Hong Kong).
In 1995, Wu won the full Free Man Fellowship to exchange experience in the United States and worked in the Vermont Studio Center in 1996. His works were selected by the Hong Kong Museum of Art - Hong Kong Artists Series Exhibitions’ in 1995. He had been appointed to be a judge of Hong Kong Art Development Council and immigrated to Canada and has been working on his creative works there since 1998. In 2004 he won the chance to representing Canada to join the “International Stone Sculpture Symposium” hosted by ECHO research Institute. From 2005-2007, he won several awards from painting exhibitions in the United States. Wu has family - including a brother and many cousins living in Columbus, hence his connection to Ohio.