CHUAH SIEW TENG
B. Penang, 1962
The Moon in the Palm Trees
Signed “S.Teng” on lower middle
90 x 60 cm
Provenance Private Collection, USA
Siew Teng expressed a great interest in batik art at a very early age and was exposed to this art medium by the master of batik art, his father, Dato’Chuah Thean Teng. In 1961, 1962 and 1963, Siew Teng was the winner of the “Art Prize” in the open art competition held in North Malaysia. In 1964 he won the “Certificate of Merit” at the National Art Competition with his painting entitled “Joy of Living”. The following year he was awarded a prize at the Malaysia Artist Competition for his painting “Outdoor”.