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Tan Choon Ghee

Tan Choon Ghee is one of the most established artists in Malaysia. Born in 1930, Choon Ghee comes from Penang where he studied art at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore in 1951. He would then continue to study at the Slade School of Art in the United Kingdom in 1958 where he would eventually be awarded with scholarships from the West Germany government as well as the Australian Broadcasting Commission of Australia.

Tan Choon Ghee’s Exhibitions

As one of the veterans in the Malaysian art scene, Choon Ghee is no stranger to art exhibitions in both Malaysia and abroad. His works have been given high regard by critics, art lovers and prominent figures in the industry where he has held countless solo exhibitions as well as involving in group exhibitions. Choon Ghee’s work has been widely exhibited throughout the region where apart from the numerous solo exhibitions in Penang, he has also had solo shows in countries like Singapore as well as Hong Kong. If an artist’s success is judged by the number of auctions his works are sold, then Choon Ghee would stand among the very best in the world as his works have been sold through renowned auctioneers like Christie’s, AFA Auctioneers, Henry Butcher as well as Sotheby’s.

Tan Choon Ghee artworks exibition

 Artist Tan Choon Ghee tailor stall Artist-Tan Choon Ghee house
 Artist Tan Choon Ghee street scene  Artist Tan Choon Ghee fishing village
 Artist Tan Choon Ghee painting  Artist Tan Choon Ghee a house in a jungle
 Artist Tan Choon Ghee painting Clan House