ArtMalaysia Art Tourism Fair (AATF 2014)

Pheh It Hao

Pheh It Hao, 2 times Young Contemporary Artist Award winner of the National Art Gallery, was born and raised in Penang. In 1991, he exchanged Malaysia for the green fields of England in pursuit of a degree in Fine Art at The Surrey Institute of Art and Design University College. After this foreign escapade, he returned to Malaysia and worked as a gallery curator at Elle Six Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur. In 2009, he was commissioned to promote Aesop products through an art exhibition, Adaptations. The collection features prominent Melbourne landmarks and also cutouts of products from the Aesop range. In 2010 and 2011, 2 of his masterpiece were sold at the Henry Butcher Art Auction. Having been based in Australia for a year, Pheh It Hao, is now returning to Malaysia to hold a solo exhibition, “Boundary”, at June Art Space