Lot 010

Choh Kiat Siong
b. Kedah, 1968

A Love Couple, 1995

signed and dated ‘Kiat Siong 95’ (lower left)
watercolour on paper
55 x 75cm

Private collection, Selangor.

ESTIMATE RM 2,000 – 3,500

As a boy growing up in Kampung lifestyle he chose geese to be the subject of most of his works as he closely identified himself with the animal. The animal plays a part in his childhood memories as he described once in the press that his feathered friend has a pure heart and that he craves its simplicity.

Choh Kiat Siong is a Diploma in Art and Design graduate at Kuala Lumpur College of Art. He had his first solo art exhibition in 1993 titled Light And Shade at Rainbow Art Gallery, Penang and held solo exhibitions in Kuala Lumpur and China. He also joined many group exhibitions since 1990, with the latest one at The Art Gallery in Penang 2018 featuring 15 artists. He received the Golden Goose Prize, International Competition, China in 1994, Best Award Malaysia Young Artist’s Competition, Kuala Lumpur in 1990, Award of New Century Outstanding People, China in 2000 and many more.