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Khoo Khay Tat



Solo Exhibitions

“Khoo Khay Tat Retrospective” at Galeri Dunia Seni Lukis, Kuala Lumpur
“The Passage through scenic China” at City Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
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)

Penang Art Society 58th Annual Art Exhibition at Penang State Art Gallery
MASIF 2010 – Music, Arts, Style, International Festival at Pavillion, KL
“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
“Inagural Exhibition” at Jin Xiu Art Gallery, Penang
“Recalling of Penang Art Studio Art Exhibition” at Penang State Museum
"Liiving Heritage of Our Future” Art Exhibition at Penang Heritage Trust, PHT
“Artist’s Favourite, Directory of Penang Artists ar Penang State Museum
Penang Watercolour and a joint with Singapore Watercolour Society at
Penang State Museum and Art Gallery
“The Power of Drawing & Sketches through the Years” at Ching Lotus
Humanist Space, Penang

International Exhibitions (Selected)

Lushan Watercolour Painting Festival 2009 at Shanghai, China
“The 4th Exhibition of New Expression of Asian Art “ at Henan Art Museum,
Zhengzhou, China
“Bridging Ties with Watercolour “ 2nd Singapore and Penang Watercolour
Exhibition at Singapore
20th Modern Art Exhibition at Osaka, Japan
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
International Watercolour Exhibition of Asia at Shanghai, China
“3rd International Watercolour Exhibition” at Taiwan.

20th Japan Modern Art Association Osaka Japan Education Committee

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”

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Magazine issue 9