Harmonious Family

Harmonious Family

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Choo Keng Kwang 朱庆光

Mr Choo Keng Kwang was born in the year 1931 in Singapore. An anchored figure in Singapore art circles for traditional paintings as well as one of the most eminent and beloved first generation Singaporean artists, He is best known for his oil paintings of doves as symbols of peace, and his enormously popular China town scenes. Artist Choo Keng Kwang has held and participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions locally and abroad. Famous auction houses Christie and Sotheby have successfully auctioned some of his paintings with record prices. Collectors of Choo’s work include the first moon-landing astronaut Neil Armstrong, Chairman Mao Tse-Tung, President Anwar Sadat of Egypt, the late President Ong Teng Cheong, the Grand Hyatt Hotel, and the Shangri-la Hotel among others. As a committed educationist, from 1986 to 1989 Choo was the dean of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, the leading art school in the region. Choo Keng Kwang is also a philanthropist, supporting young people, education and the less fortunate. He has helped raise funds not only for charitable organisations but also for the education of a young musician, a school, and some community centres. Throughout the years, Choo has raised more than a million dollars for many worthwhile causes.

朱庆光先生1931年诞生于新加坡,是本地第一代画家。 1953年毕业于公教中学及南洋美专,1958年毕业于新加坡教肓学院。他担任新华学校校长长达30年,退秀后被委任为南洋教育学院教育系主任,训练本地中学在职美术老师。1976年荣获我国总统颁发美术奖章及长期服务奖章。 朱庆光是东南亚美术协会创办人,担任会长多年,目前是协会名誉会长。他也是南洋艺术学院顾问,朱氏公会会务顾问、美术教师公会顾问、澄海会馆副会长、国家青年服务奖美术咨询委员、历任国庆美展评委、艺术协会会员、中华美术研究会及南洋美专校友会会员。 朱庆光是第一位由前总统王鼎昌主持《总统慈善美展》开幕的画家。他的牛车水油画作品,其中四幅被新加坡邮政局选用为首日封,大型作品包括总统府大礼堂壁画、世界民航局总部大厦壁画、新加坡驻华盛顿大使馆壁画、政府社会发展部大厅壁画,其他法定机构如公用事业局、公积金局、电视台礼堂、环境发展部等也有他的壁画。 收藏朱氏作品的名人、商家和机构有文莱苏丹家族、三林集团,新加坡历史博物馆、美术馆、外交部、国家图书馆、中国国家领导人、台湾总统、埃及总统、澳洲总理、美国太空人等等。至于私人收藏家则不计其数。 朱庆光的作品常在佳士得、苏富比拍卖。他的作品不断探索东、西艺术融合的道路,独具创意而变化无穷的艺术风格,成为当代新加坡画坛的一面旗帜,为东西方艺术交流提供了一个汇合点,同时也为传统与现代艺术建立了相接的桥樑。