ArtMalaysia Art Tourism Fair (AATF 2014)

Choo Kok Choon

Born 1980, Johor Bahru
  
Art Education
 
2001   - Diploma of Fine Art in Oil Painting, CAA Academy of Art Johor Bahru Campus
2004   - Bachelor of Fine Art in Painting from University of Tasmania, UTAS @ Hobart, Australia
 
Background
- His comical hideous characters and vivid colours are influenced by German Expressionists and
Japananese pop culture.
 
Member of Art Society
 
- Malaysian Artists Society (PPM)
- Life-member of National Visual Arts Gallery Malaysia (BSVN)
 
Solo Exhibitions
 
2007   - ‘Be Rich, Get a Girlfriend or Go to Hell’, Wees Fine Art Academy, Johor Bahru
2009   - ‘Evil Is All Around’, Lost Generation Art Space, Kuala Lumpur
2013   - ‘Feel The Despair’, Old Street 52 Studio, Johor Bahru
 
Major Local Group Exhibitions
 
2002   - Ch’u H’ng CAA Fine Art Graduation Show, Zone Duty Free, Johor Bahru
2006   - ‘Starting Point’, Persada Johor Convention Center, Johor Bahru
2006   - ‘Art & Psychiatry’ 8th Johor Mental Health Convention, Hyatt Hotel, Johor Bahru
2007   - 50th Gemilang Johor Negeriku, Johor State Gallery, Johor Bahru
2007   - ‘SAMA-SAMA’, Notthatbalai Art Festival, Kuala Lumpur
2009   - Malaysian Emerging Artist Award Art Show, Wisma Soka Gakkai, Kuala Lumpur
2013    - Pameran Artgeng 6 x 6 vs 12 x 12 @ Bastian House, Melaka
2013    - 1001 Malaysian Artists & Sculptors, Viva Home, Kuala Lumpur
  
Major Abroad Group Exhibitions
 
2004   - ‘Upstairs, Downstairs’, Long Gallery, Hobart, Australia
2004   - ‘Moving Forward, Looking Backward’, The Lady Franklin Gallery, Hobart, Australia
2004   - ‘Two Worlds’, Exhibition of Martin Wellby & Choon, Entreport Gallery, Hobart, Australia
2005   - The Head of School Summer Selection, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart, Australia