At newly-opened tea house:
SOMN at 101A
Jalan Sultan Iskandar, Ipoh.
Exhibits renowned artist Teh Siew Joo’s (age 87) best known
paintings of flowers in watercolour.
His poetic Chinese ink wash paintings are also on display.
Art books and prints will be available for sale too.
9th December (Saturday) Starting at 2pm
• Gu Zheng Music Performance
• Live Painting Demonstration by Teh Siew Joo
• Screening of A Chinese Ink Painting-Styled Animation
(A multi-award-winning work that Siew Joo has taken part in)
Ipohian artist, Teh Siew Joo has held numerous solo exhibitions in Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. At 87, he is still actively pursuing his passion in art. After graduating from the China Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing in 1954, he held various art related positions in Shanghai and Hong Kong, including animation art designer, publisher of children's art books, commercial artist and so on. After returning to Malaysia, Siew Joo made a career in interior designing for 20 years. He was appointed by His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to design the interior which received high recognition in the art community.