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Tang Yeok Khang

EDUCATION:
Diploma in Interior Design Malaysian Institute of Art (MIA)

BIOGRAPHY
Tang Yeok Khang is a visual artist who specializes in painting with
an experienced design industry background. In earlier days, he
was awarded The Best Student Award of Interior Design Department
by Malaysian Institute of Art. His involvement in design is wide, from
interior to exterior and also from 2 Dimensional to 3 Dimensional.
Tang is not satisfied with his part time involvement in visual art. He
decided to turn full time since 2009 and began to exhibit, travel and paint
mainly in Asia and Europe regions. His art works were collected by a
few respected institutions, namely Malaysia National Portrait Gallery,
Galeri Petronas, Penang State Art Gallery, Malayan Banking Berhad
and United Overseas Bank. Besides, he is exploring new possibilities to
use art to promote public interest and welfare in local communities,
for instance through Sasaran International Arts Festival, 101 lost
Kittens street art project and some special event in local and overseas
universities.

SOLO EXHIBITION
2012 :
‘Urban Stroller’ Solo Exhibition, Art Accent Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Numerous Local & International Exhibition from 1992-2013
Participated at numerous Local & International Fine Art Residency /
Symposium / Public / Community Art Project.

2013 :
‘1 Plus 1’ Two Artists Exhibition, Galeri Seni
Mutiara, Penang, Malaysia
 
SELECTED AWARDS
2012 :
The 2nd UOB Painting Of The Year Competition- Platinum
Award
 
2007 :
2nd Putrajaya National Water Colour Painting Competition
– Consolation Prize
 
The Malaysia International Landscape & Garden
Festival 2006 – Laman Merit Award

1998 :
Castelli Design Award (Thailand, Malaysia &
Singapore) - Honourable Award

Malaysian Institute Of Art, Interior Design Faculty Best
Student Award
 
1994 :
Public Finance Art Award ‘Malaysia Scenery’ –
Honourable Award
 
Staedler Malaysia Wildlife Art Award – Major Award

1993 :
Malaysian Institute of Art Scholarship winner

1992 :
Penang Pesta 10 Young Talents Award

1991 :
Penang Art Camp 10 Young Artists Award
 

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