Shalini Ganendra Fine Art

CHIN KON YIT

 

b.1950   Malaysia

 

Chin Kon Yit is one of SE Asia’s most eminent watercolourists. He has been a full time artist for over 25 years, preferring to document heritage architecture and artefacts, and regional rural and city scapes. Kon Yit’s detailed and fine compositions incorporate a variety of styles, including pointillism and the delicate strokes of pen/ink.

 

This award winning artist has participated in solo and group exhibitions, locally and internationally, since 1991.

SELECTED BIOGRAPHY

 

 

Exhibitions

 

2012  Revisited, SGFA @ Gallery Residence

 

 

Significant Collections

 

National Art Gallery of Malaysia

Central Bank of Malaysia

Standard Chartered Bank

Hongkong Bank

Oriental Bank

Pacific Bank

Petronas Gallery

Buncho

Citroen

Dunlop Malaysia

KL Hilton

Hong Leong Bank

PriceWaterhouse Coopers

Rothmans

Numerous other private and public international collections.

 

 

Major Publications

 

The Malacca Sketchbook,  2007

Landmarks of Perak, 2006

Landmarks of Selangor, 2003

Penang Sketchbook, 2001

Kuala Lumpur Sketchbook, 1998

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