Tang Yeok Khang

Tang Yeok Khang

NAME : Tang Yeok Khang

DATE OF BIRTH : 17th May 1975 in Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

EDUCATION : Diploma in Interior Design

Malaysian Institute of Art (MIA)

PROFFESSION : Visual Artist / Designer

ADDRESS : No. F-1-5, Prima Court, Jalan Ukay Prima,

Saujana Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

CONTACT : Tel/ Fax : 603-4105 9660 Mobile : 6012- 292 7410

Email : yeo2kang@yahoo.com

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2011 : ‘Figure In Paint’ Contemporary Water Colour Exhibition, Galeri Petronas,

KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

: ‘The 26th. Asian International Art Exhibition (AIAE), Hangaram Art Museum,

Seoul Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea

: Sasaran- MTV Contemporary Art Exhibition, Mutiara Gallery, Penang,

Malaysia

2010 : ‘Asia Art Link 2010’ Cultural Centre of Philippines, Manila, Philippines

: ‘18th Ludvig International Art Symposium 2010’ Exhibition, Nagykanizsa,

Hungary

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CONCEPT OF ART WORK

Tang Yeok Khang likes to explore the circumstances of human being, nature and manmade in a co-existence environment. Montage of realistic and symbolic images like kids, toys, animals, trees and urbanscapes, can always been found in a picture field with sense of surreal and mystery. Sometimes, he is trying to discover the metamorphic humanity value caused by urbanization yet they were left with unjudgeable dilemma.

DETAIL

Title: Watch Up, Brother!

Medium: Acrylic On Jute

Size: 117cm x 117cm

Year: 2011

Artist: Tang Yeok Khang

BIOGRAPHY

Tang Yeok Khang was born in Bukit Mertajam, a small town in Penang, Malaysia. In 1989, at the age of 14, his art work was first collected by an art gallery’s owner. He was also a Winner of Penang Top 10 Young Artist Award at 1991. At 1994, his winning entry of ‘Malaysian Scenery’ Public Finance Art Competition was sold to Malaysian National Art Gallery. Since then, he decided to uncover the richness of artistic world.

Tang migrated to Kuala Lumpur since 1996 to study Interior Design In Malaysian Institute Of Art. Instead of practicing as an interior designer after graduated, he started his landscaping design business till 2006. After that, he fully involved in his fine art career. Recently, Tang started to exhibit, travel and paint in some of the Asia and Europe regions. Besides, he was also one of the organizing committees of Sasaran International Arts Festival 2011 in Malaysia.