Big Pond

Soon Lai Wai

Education
1989-91
-Diploma in Saito academy of design college

1992-97
-Worked as artist in local and oversea advertising company

1997
-Full time fine art artist, painter
 
Solo exhibition
2004
-“ Sensuous Oriental “ Balai lukis hall - NSTP daily newspaper KL
2006
- “
Garden of Paradise” XOAS art gallery, Petaling Jaya
-Finding the path- artseni gallery, StarHill, KL

2007
-“A joyful Moment” alpha-utara art gallery, Penang, M’sia

2008
-“A joyful moment 2” momentous arts, Singapore.
-“A joyful moment 2008, PG-SG-KL” artaccent gallery bangsar Village II, KL

2010
-conversation in verdant, Singapore momentous arts "verdant" ArtAccent, KL.


National Exhibitions (sellected)
 
1991    
Saito college - graduation art exhibition
 
1996    
Three Man Show, Bukit Unggul Resort, Kuala Lumpur
 
1997    
The 14th  Chinese ink painting Exhibition open show 97
Philip Morris Group of Com “Asean art Award 97”,National art Gallery
Malaysia bakat muda fine art sellected show, Penang.
 
1998    
The 15th  Chinese ink painting exhibition ,Kuala Lumpur
Open Tang Lung Group Show, Melaka
 
1999    
99 artists Chinese ink painting art exhibition, Kuala Lumpur
Philip Morris group of Com “Asean art Award 99”,National Art Gallery
 
2000    
The 1st Chinese Young Artist fine art exhibition, NN Art Gallery
Bintang Walkway opening art show, Mariott Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Gallery “ART on Plus” Opening Art show, Melaka
 
2001    
“The Pallete” East and West art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
“Colour Expression” ,Art Deco Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
“Open show 2001”, National art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
2nd Conference by MII, Mandarin Oriental, KL
 
2002    
Malaysia Open show, National art Gallery 2001 to 2002
Group Show at Metro Fine art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
Chinese Ink painting annual art show, Kuala Lumpur   
“Balik Kampung” Group art show, Elle Six Art Gallery
 
2003    
“Entitled Resonance of 5 Voice”, Art Deco & Frame
Mutiara Hotel, ”Mutiara Cares”, art exhibition
Charity Art Show 2003, Elle Six art Gallery
Malaysia Merdeka  group show’03, City art gallery

2004    
“Five Inspiration” Art Deco & Frame ,Kuala Lumpur    
Malaysia Merdeka  group show’04, City art gallery                                                        
“Joyful Moment” Malaysia Artistes Association, blue wave hotel group show.                                                                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                                                                               
2005    
Tsunami charity art show, national art gallery Malaysia.
“Art.life.learning” art exhibition, starhill kl, artseni gallery
National day art show’05., cityart gallery, 1 utama, PJ
Central art gallery group show’05, kuala lumpur
“Too much flavour avant-garde” metro fineart gallery, KL
Sri Cempaka  international school - Charity art show, KL
 
2006       
Art +Earth charity art show KL Pac, kuala Lumpur

2007       
“Still life” citra art gallery, KL
Buddhist Culture & Arts Festival 2007, MIECC, KL
7 small paintings art exhibition 2007, artseni. KL.
Black & White  group show, A2 art gallery, P Pinang.
Four petals play. Art accent, bangsar Village II, KL
Passion magazine international art competition show, KL
 
2008  
“HONG/RED” art show, A2 gallery, Penang
”blossom” group show, A2 gallery PG
“That is me” group show, artaccent, KL
 
2009  
Malaysia-China painting and calligraphy group exhibition,
                  Melaka, Malaysia
                  31 Artists Group exhibition 2009, Artsalon@Seni, KL
                  Reborn- A2 Art Gallery, Penang
                  Forte-Mere Beauty, The Gallery@Starhill KL
               
2010   
Fresh Decade-ReGroup exhibition, The Gallery@Starhill KL
Tempo art exhibition, The Gallery@Starhill  KL

International Exhibitions
2001    
The Asean Contemporary Art show 2001,Jakarta,Indonesia
 
2003    
“Light Of Asia”, All Season Place, Echo Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
Asean -Japan Art Exhibition  2003, Japan
“Oriental Spirit”, All Season Place, Echo Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
 
2004    
Asean-Japan Art Exhibiton 2004, Amarin Plaza, Echo Gallery, Bangkok
Miao Hua 7th Anniversary Grand Art Exhibition 2004, Singapore
International New- Salon Exhibition, Korea New Art Festival, Korea
International Chinese ink Painting exchange Show 2004, China
Mainland,London, Mongolia
“Oriental Spirit 2”,The Heritage Club,Echo Gallery ,Bangkok, Thailand
“Melody in Harmony “, Dynasties Antique & Art Gallery. Singapore
Singapore National day’04, Dynasties Antique & art gallery, Singapore
 
2005    
Flower Festival -ChiangMai 2005, Laluna gallery, ChiangMai
“Fairytales” on March - Laluna gallery, ChiangMai
Asian invitation Exhibition International Seoul 2004, Seoul, Korea
Spirits of oriental – Echo gllery, Bangkok, Thailand.
7th International art exhibition 05, faculty of finearts Srinakharinwirot
universtity, bangkok, thailand
2006   Asian invitation Exhibition International Seoul 2005, Seoul, Korea
2nd Anniversary art exhibition, laluna galeery, chiang Mai, Thailand.
Sawadee-malaysia,- Malaysian comtemporary art exhibition,
laluna gallery, chiangmai.
1+1+1…Malaysian artists art exhibition, Jiiva fine art, Jakarta
 
2007    
3rd Anniversary artshow Laluna  gallery, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Asian invitation Exhibition International Seoul 2006, Seoul, Korea        
Comtemporary art exhibition in asia, Seoul, Korea
 
2008    
ICIF china 2008“crossover artistic Malaysia, Shenzhen, china
S’pore artfair 2008, suntec city, laluna gallery, Thailand
The 70th Annual Exhibition of Mokwoohoe, Seoul Museum of
Art, Seoul Korea.
 
2009     
Scent of A Garden, Momentous Arts, Singapore
ICIF China Auctions 2009 Shenzhen, China

2010 
Natural Six, Laluna Gallery, Chiang Mait

Awards
1997    
Consolation from national art gallery in bakat muda art competition
2000    
Formula Malaysia open art competition award
Phillip Morris art competition                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Selected Collections
His works has been in numerous private and corporate
collections in countries such in
Malaysia, Singapore, UK, Germany, New Zealand, Taiwan,
Hong Kong,
USA, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, selected individual
and corporate collections included,
Dato Syed Norrulzaman Malaysia Embassador, Thailand,
Nokia Telecommunication (Malaysia)
Ascott Hotel (Malaysia)

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