Kng Choon Seng
Kng Choon Seng (b. 1943) is well known for his iconic Singapore scenes revealing a deep-rooted passion for his country. His paintings depict a sense of nostalgia featuring the timeless Singapore River, as well as welcoming the new-age Singapore with impressions of the exquisite Marina Bay Sands. Kng has been an active member of the Singapore Watercolour Society since 1972.
For the artist, watercolour is his principal medium. Together with the depiction of landscapes, the medium has become an avenue for him to express his inner self. Through colours and brush strokes Kng Choon Seng responds to the beauty that he perceives within the world that we reside in by painting what he wants to see. Thus, making each painting a personal dialogue between him and his surrounding.
His works have been widely appreciated, having been showcased in several exhibitions: Annual Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Alumni Association Art Exhibition and The Society of Chinese Artists Art Exhibition. Kng has won many accolades and his works can be found in the corporate collections of Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte Ltd, PSA Corporation Ltd, IBM Singapore Pte Ltd and Ngee Ann Kongsi. He is also widely collected by high profile local and regional collectors.