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Khoo Khay Tat

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)

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      
"Liiving 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”

For more info on Khoo Khay Tat, buy a copy of ArtMalaysia
Magazine issue 9
 


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