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“My main concern is to develop an interesting composition; a creative process involving intuition and thinking more than just following rules.”
Dato’ Tay Mo Leong
His works are featured in ‘Contemporary Artists of Malaysia’, Dolores Wharton (1976), The Crafts of the Modern World, Rose Sluika (1968), Malaysian Batik Creating New Traditions by Sarah Arney and other publications.
“There is no such thing as shortcuts. What I have achieved is from my earnest effort throughout a very long journey”
She focuses to capture the unexpected, hidden qualities behind the
Chandelier that most of us take for granted. Rich, deep colors within
simple compositions deliberately enhance the essence of this symbolic
light source throughout my works.
Loo Hooi Nam
He is very well-known for his thick impasto technique.
Lim Ah Cheng
Found painting as a means to express himself in ways that he could not through other means.
At the heart of Louise’s work lies the desire to express her thoughts on the role of women in society.
Muton Ak Kais (a.k.a. Melton Kais)
“Painting is a communication of an artist’s special understanding of the depth, beauty and importance of the subject. It enriches and enhances the lives of the viewers in sharing the artistic experience as well as the artist producing it.”
His encounter with his ‘Cak Cibor’ series or dragonfly reflects the artist’s intimate attachment with nature..
She has a fascination with bold colours and lines, and the impact they have on a viewer.
She believes that brilliant colour ignites the viewer’s attention inviting curiousity.
An Iloilo native, Paul Gustilo ventured in to art in 1997 and is more active in The Philippines art scene.
Raphael Scott Ahbeng
“I paint subjects that are close to my heart – nature and landscapes. Unlike people, they are silent and don’t criticize”
For Raja Azhar, the artistic material is an indirect medium that teaches artists about discipline, patience and thoroughness. His works are tremendously popular particularly his innovative ‘impressionism with movement’ series.
Johor , Malaysia
Ronnie’s attention to minute details of his compositions extend beyond the extrinsic characteristics of the subjects. They reflect depth of emotions and cultural intonations that make his works a wondrous exploration of people and co-relation to the richness of their heritage.
His most notable subject matter is batik prints.
Soon Lai Wai
His luxuriant, sensual and evocative oil paintings are mesmerizing. Their heavily worked textures radiate vibrant reds, blues and oranges exuding a contemporary Asian aesthetic.
“A painting is a certain energetic cluster. It spreads something that may be called a part of the spirit of the author”
Yap Chin Hoe
Chin Hoe displays a mastery over the brush as well as an expertise at composition.
Zulkifli is also known to be very versatile and explorative artist of whom the work carry satirical message. Besides painting, he works in other types of medium including sculptures and installation works.