A graduate from the School of Architecture in UNSW, stomach Australia, was born in Penang in 1963. He likes to travel and always carries along his sketch pad for any inspirational scene. The streetscape with old buildings and unique Architecture has always been his most loved subject for painting. By using watercolour as his medium, he often pays attention to light and shadow, detail of buildings, atmospheric perspective and contextual activities.
A member of the Singapore Watercolour Society, Malaysian Watercolour Organization, Penang Art Society and currently serves as the President of the Penang Watercolour Society, he has been actively participating in exhibitions both locally and abroad. His awards include Young Artist Award in the Penang Museum Annual Art Exhibition (1980), one of the 12 winners in the Malaysia Landscape Watercolour Painting competition organised by Dunlop Malaysia Berhad & National Art Gallery, KL (1982), Youth Art Excellence Award in the Singapore National Day Youth Art Exhibition (1994), Highly Commended Award in the UOB Group’s 13th Painting of the Year competition, Singapore (1994), Silver Award in S P Setia Art Fair, Penang (2001) and one of the six winners in ‘SAKSI’ nationwide art competition organised by National Art Gallery, KL (2003). In 1995 he was selected with 22 others by the President of the Republic of Singapore to participate in “President Charity Art Exhibition – The President’s Watercolour Selections 1995”. His works are in the collections of corporate bodies, private galleries and many private individuals.