Born in 1951, Neo Kim Chye graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. He has more than 20 years of professional artistic experience. The artist's working media include watercolours, oils and Chinese painting but specializes in watercolour. Neo Kim Chye has participated in numerous group exhibitions both locally and internationally. His international exhibitions include ones in China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan.
Neo Kim Chye's works are also in several corporate collections such as the National University of Singapore, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Port of Singapore Authority. The artist's works were highly commended in several competitions and he is also a life member of the Singapore Arts Society.