Speaker Ang Cheng Chye
Ang Cheng Chye born in 1954.Mr Ang was educated inZhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (presently named The Academy of Chinese Fine Art) in Hangzhou, China and was awarded a Certificate in Chinese Brush Painting. He is an executive committee member of Singapore Molan Art Association from 1983 to present and …
Ang Cheng Chye born in 1954.Mr Ang was educated inZhejiang Academy of Fine Arts (presently named The Academy of Chinese Fine Art) in Hangzhou, China and was awarded a Certificate in Chinese Brush Painting. He is an executive committee member of Singapore Molan Art Association from 1983 to present and a founding member and Chairman of YiLin Art Club from 1995 to present. From 1990 to present, he was actively involved in the art education of various local secondary schools including River Valley High School and Nanyang Girls’ High School. Well-versed in Chinese Brush Painting (Free-style and fine elaborate style, Figure painting, Scenery, Animals, Still-life etc.), Calligraphy, Seal Carving, Sketching, Mounting and backing.
1979 - 1985 Participated in the National Day Art Exhibition organised by the Ministry of Culture.
1982 Participated in Singapore Art Society Annual Art Exhibition
1987 Participated in Centennial Art Exhibition Organised by National Museum
1987 – Present Participated in Singapore Molan Art Association Annual Art Exhibition
1988 Participated in the Chinese Academy of Fine Arts Overseas Students Art Exhibition
1989 First solo exhibition at the Singapore National Museum Art Gallery
1990 Participated in 'Six Artist Exhibition'.
1991 Participated in 'Four Artist Exhibition'.
1993 Participated in "Splashers of the Ink : the development of Chinese brush painting in Singapore”
1995 2nd solo exhibition
1996 3rd solo exhibition in Berlin, Germany and Milan, Italy
1995/ 97/ 99/ 02/05 YiLin Art Club 1st Art Exhibition
1990 Publication of article on the similarities and differences between the free and fine brushwork in Chinese Painting in the Bilingual Page of the Straits Times.
1990/93 works included in the "Singapore Artist Directory" published by the Singapore Empress Place Museum.
1989 "Modern Chinese Brush Figure" was selected as permanent collection by Singapore Museum.
1996 Publication of "Ang Cheng Chye And His Art".
1998 Name entered in the “Dictionary of Famous Painters and Calligraphers”
Achievements and Awards
1984 Runner-up prize (Youth Section) for 25 Years of Nation Building Art Competition
1988,96 Entries short-listed in United Overseas Bank Painting of the Year Competition
1989 awarded merit prize by the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Alumni
1990/91 awarded merit prize in the National Art Competition organised by the Singapore Armed Forces.