Pan Pacific Singapore and Goshen Art Gallery present National Day Celebration, an art exhibition featuring over 30 oil paintings by Singaporean artist Tan Choo Kai.
Tan Choo Kai is one of the few prolific painters who has been painting and teaching tirelessly after his retirement. His output demostrates his diligence, his truthfulness to his artistic vision. Choo Kai is best at oils and well-known for landscapes of various places and countries. Be it towering mountains, wilderness of ice and snow or desolate countryside and woods, he is able to present his landscapes in the most harmonious colours using skilled brush strokes or knife work, thereby holding viewers captive to his ‘artistic languange’.
Since his retirement in 1997 from Nanyang Girl’s High School as HOD of Art, Choo Kai has travelled extensively to capture beautiful scenery with his camera. And he also does plein art painting and sketching. Not bounded by accuracy of physical form, he paints from images of beautiful landscapes committed from memory.
Having striven diligently in the art world for half a century, Choo Kai has established a style of his own which blends the hallmarks of his revered teacher, Yap Chi Wei, namely the colouring techniques of expressionism and the pursuit of aesthetics.
All works on display are for sale and part proceeds goes to The Children’s Charities Association of Singapore.
Venue: Public Art Space at Pan Pacific Singapore, Level 2, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595
When: 2 Aug - 31 Oct 2016, 10am - 9pm