Godwin Kou is a well-known Atlanta based Chinese artist. In his earlier years, Godwin studied under Professor Wu, a renowned artist in south China, and diligently studied traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy.
In 1986, Godwin moved to The United States. He became one of the members of Community Committee of the Atlanta High Museum of Art for two years as well as one of the founders of Chinese-American Art Association of Atlanta.
In recent years, Godwin has been invited by several universities, companies, and other various organizations to teach and give demonstrations on both painting and calligraphy. Included in the list are: Emory University Georgia Power, the Atlanta Chinese Culture Center and the Atlanta Chinese Lion Club.
Godwin Kou also participates in various arts shows. He paints Chinese brush painting (Chinese watercolor) and calligraphy and his artworks are a favorite amongst the crowds. He has gotten a lot of the top awards in the art shows.