Chen Wen Hsi is widely regarded as one of the earliest generation of Asian artists. He was born in 1906 in Guangdong China where he would eventually migrate to Singapore and established his names among the best artists from the country. Wen Hsi passed away in 1991 at the age of 85 where he left behind a legacy of his known works in oil painting, drawing and Chinese ink techniques which have yet to be emulated by artists today.
Chen’s art education from through from the Shanghai College of Art and he was a great figure in the art industry. He is known as one of the pioneer artists in Singapore where his avant-garde Chinese paintings are exemplary and of high standards which are hard to emulate until today. Among the awards and achievements that he garnered throughout his career include the Public Service Star in 1964. He was also awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters from the National University of Singapore while winning the Gold Medal at the National Museum of History in Taipei. In 1987 he also took home the First ASEAN Cultural Ad Communication Award and when he passed on in 1992, he was honoured with the Meritorious Public Service Award.
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Chen Wen Hsi artworks exibition
|Artist Chen Wen Hsi a Pair of Squirrels||Artist Chen Wen Hsi chickens|
|Artist Chen Wen Hsi animal||Solo Exibition|
|Artist Chen Wen Hsi Balinese woman||artist chen wen hsi monkeys|
|Artist chen wen hsi by the river||Modern and Contemporary Art|