Lot 28 | 29 May 2022



LOT 28


B. Singapore, 1934

Singapore River, 1970’s


55 x 45 cm

Private Collection, Canada

RM 4,000 – RM 7,000

Born 1934 in Singapore and graduated from Nanyang Academy of Fine Art in 1953, Chieu first major award was 1st prize for his metal relief “Water House” in Instant Asia Art Competition (1970) and subsequently won two Citation Awards for “Demon Fish” in New York, USA and selected by ITT for their worldwide advertising campaigns. Some of his major art commissions include metal relief murals for a fleet of 20 Singapore Airlines Boeing 747s, copper enamel mural at NOL (1983), copper enamel frieze at Orchard MRT Station (1987), 20 metal relief pieces for APEC Summit 2009, Coin Global Sculpture for Singapore Community Chest (1989) and painted multi-coloured design on a car under Singapore Auto Engineering for its charity drive (1990). He also won first prizes in abstract painting in competitions organised by NAFA Alumni Association (2009) and Singapore Art Society (2013).