Chin Chun Wah


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Hawkers at Roadside - Bali
2013

Melati at Tanah Lot - Bali
2013

Chinatown
1977

Hongkong Street
1977

LP - Cheang Hong Lim Street
1967

LP - Tongkang
1979

LP - Barda Street
1977

LP - Herb Shop
1977

LP - Hock Nam Street II
1977

Hock Nam Street II
1977

LP - Street Market ( 1977 )
1977

Temple Street
1977

LP - Street Hawkers
1977

Tew Chew Street
1987

Bicycle Rental Kiosks at Pulau Ubin
2004

Singapore River with Sir Stamford Raffles Statue
2014

Singapore River
2014

Back Lane, Singapore
1980

Street Scene in Malacca
2015

Street Scene in Malacca
2015

Street Scene in Malacca
2015

Street Scene in Malacca
2015

Street Scene in Malacca
2015

Pulau Ketam, Selangor, Malaysia
2015

Kampong Hut
1977

Mending Fishing Nets ( 1976 )
1976

Singapore River
1963

Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, Australia
2015

Chinatown, Melbourne, Australia
2015

An Obsession with Light, Venice
2014

Market in Ubud, Bali
2013

The Island of the Volcano, Santorini, Greece
2014

Victoria Memorial Hall (1963)
1963

Low Tide at Mouth of Singapore River (1963)


Sold Street Wayang, Singapore ( 1977 )
1977

Thian Hock Keng at Telok Ayer Street
2013

Back Lane, Singapore
1979

Fruit Stall
1977

Temple Street
1979

Toa Payoh Town Park
2015

A Day at Middle Road
1982

About The Artist

Chin Chun Wah was a founding member of the Singapore Watercolour Society in 1969 and a budding artist that lead several art groups here in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He was known for his sketches in pen and wash - a painting technique using marker pens and watercolours to depict scenes with light, deft strokes rendered within minutes. After graduating, he worked briefly at the former Radio and Television, Singapore, the Culture Ministry, as well as the Housing and Development Board as an artist and designer. He gave up painting when he joined developer Far East Organization as its advertising manager in 1977. He won first prize in the Parks and Recreation's logo design competition and a year earlier in 1976, attained the third prize in an art competition organized by OCBC Bank in conjunction with the completion of its skyscraper in Chulia Street. He retired from Far East in 1999 and became an avid golfer.

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Chin Chun Wah
Moments by Chin Chun Wah

As a prolific artist in the pen and wash technique, Singaporean artist Chin Chun Wah Harry’s comeback is seen as a natural and inevitable transition after a 43-years hiatus. Most of his earlier works are of old Singapore street scenes, especially those in Chinatown, the Singapore River and its surrounding areas—all favorite spots for outdoor sketching and painting by Singapore artists, even today. Chin’s skillful sketching techniques and perfect perspectives can be seen in the way he depict scenes with light, deft strokes rendered within minutes. Ode to Art is delighted to present Chin Chun Wah Harry’s Moments, a tribute to Singapore’s history of urbanization and modernization.

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