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.
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, and numerous other private and public international collections.
The Malacca Sketchbook, 2007
Landmarks of Perak, 2006
Landmarks of Selangor, 2003
Penang Sketchbook, 2001
Kuala Lumpur Sketchbook, 1998