ArtMalaysia Art Tourism Fair (AATF 2014)

Khoo Khay Tat

Born in 1938, Penang, Malaysia

Education

Self-taught 

Solo Exhibitions

2010   “Khoo Khay Tat Retrospective” at Galeri Dunia Seni Lukis, Kuala Lumpur
2010   “The Passage through scenic China” at City Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
2000   Solo Exhibition at Penang State Museum and Art Gallery
  
Selected Collections
  • Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin ibni AlMarhum Sultan
Mahmud Al-Muktafi  Billah Shah Al-Haj
  • Deputy Minister of Tourism Malaysia, Yang Berhormat Dato' Dr. James Dawos Mamit
  • Deputy Prime Minister, Tan Sri Dato' Haji Muhyiddin Yassin
  • National Art Gallery of Malaysia (BSLN)
  • Penang State Art Gallery
  • HSBC Bank, YB Tuan Lee Kim Sin, China’s Henan Art Museum,
  • LKT Industrial Berhad, Osram Opto-Semiconductor, Jin-Xiu Art Gallery and Tea House and Phoenix Publisher,
  • Canon Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd and Daiichi Modern Art Gallery.
National Exhibitions (Selected)

2014   Penang Watercolour Society – 31st Annual Art Exhibition at Penang State Art     Gallery
2013   Penang Watercolour Society – 30th Annual Art Exhibition at Penang State Art     Gallery
2012   Penang Watercolour Society – 29th Annual Art Exhibition at Penang State Art     Gallery
2011   Penang Art Society 58th Annual Art Exhibition at Penang State Art Gallery
2010   MASIF 2010 – Music, Arts, Style, International Festival at Pavillion, KL
2009   - “Penang Art Society 56th Anniversary Art Exhibition 2009 at Penang State
            Museum and Art Gallery
            - Penang Watercolour Society Annual Exhibition at Penang State Museum
            and Art Gallery.
            - “Strength Your Imagination by Malaysia & Singapore Contemporary Artist’s
            Selection at Penang and Kuala Lumpur
2008   - “Inagural Exhibition” at Jin Xiu Art Gallery, Penang
            - “Recalling of Penang Art Studio Art Exhibition” at Penang State Museum
2007   - “Living Heritage of Our Future” Art Exhibition at Penang Heritage Trust, PHT
            - “Artist’s Favourite, Directory of Penang Artists ar Penang State Museum
2006   Penang Watercolour and a joint with Singapore Watercolour Society at Penang
            State Museum and Art Gallery
2002   “The Power of Drawing & Sketches through the Years” at Ching Lotus
            Humanist Space, Penang

International Exhibitions (Selected)

2009   Lushan Watercolour Painting Festival 2009 at Shanghai, China
2008   “The 4th Exhibition of New Expression of Asian Art “ at Henan Art Museum,
            Zhengzhou, China
2007   “Bridging Ties with Watercolour “ 2nd Singapore and Penang Watercolour
            Exhibition at Singapore
2001   20th Modern Art Exhibition at Osaka, Japan
2000   International Peace Modern Art Exhibition of 2000 at the Museum of Nanjing,
            China by AFAA (Artist Friendship Association of Asia)
            Modern Art Exhibition at Osaka, Japan
1994   International Watercolour Exhibition of Asia at Shanghai, China
1993   “3rd International Watercolour Exhibition” at Taiwan.
               
Awards

2001   20th Japan Modern Art Association Osaka Japan Education Committee Award

Art Societies

1986~2003   Committee of Penang Watercolour Society
2004~2012   Vice President of Penang Watercolour Society
Founder member of Penang Watercolour Society
Member of Penang Art Society
Member of Balai Seni Lukis Negara (National Art Gallery of Malaysia)
Member of Japan Modern Art Association Art Society Osaka, Japan
 
Selected Bibliography

Tham Kim Chui “Good Introduction” Kwang Ming Jit Poh, June 22, 1995
Yen Hun Seng “City Diary” New Straits Times, July 10, 2000
Catherine Chong “Art” The Star, July 19, 2000
Geetha Krishnan “Art” The Star, April 18, 2009
Becky Choong “Anthology of selected artists from Malaysian and Singapore” Kwong Wah Jit Poh, Sept. 2009
Tan Thean Hean “World of painting” Oriental Daily News, July 17,  2009
World News. com
Asian Art News – Volume 20 Number 2, page 36
ArtMalaysia magazine issue 09 – “Tireless Painter of Beautiful Nature”
 
TV Interview

ASTRO – “My Story”