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Mountains and the Water
Tan KwankLiang
84cm × 60cm
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Ancient Fairyland
Tan KwankLiang
60cm × 42cm
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Splendid & Magnificent Fairyland
Tan KwankLiang
42 cm × 60 cm
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Morning
Tan KwankLiang
60cm × 42cm
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Splendid & Magnificent Fairyland
Tan KwankLiang
42 cm × 60 cm
Price: On Request
Ancient Fairyland
Tan KwankLiang
42 cm × 60 cm
Price: On Request
Artist Bio
Artist:  Tan KwankLiang
Biography:  EDUCATION & ACADEMIC TRAINING
1996-1998 Birmingham Institute of Arts and Design
University of Central England (Birmingham, U.K.)
Master of Arts in Fine Arts(Completed the required courses and research thesis under a scholarship from National Arts Council Arts Bursary (overseas) and Lee Foundation Study Grant, Singapore)
1991 U.S. Travel Grant to study American Art (U.S.)
Completed a tour and social art research in Los Angeles, San Fransico, CA; Chicago, Illinois and New York, NY.
1989 National Arts School, University of Papua New Guinea (Port Morseby, PAPUA NEW GUINEA)

AWARDS 2007 - International Travel Grant, National Arts Council Singapore to represent
Singapore in XI Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador
1996 -National Arts Council Overseas Arts Bursary.
-Lee Foundation Overseas Study Grant in the U.K.
1992 -The Arts Sponsorship Award by the Singapore International Foundation.
1991 -Project Grant, National Arts Council, Singapore for ‘The Tree’, a sculpture project.
1989 -Singapore Cultural Foundation/Rotary Club of Singapore
Arts Scholarship, 3 month attachment to National Arts School,
University of Papua New Guinea. -Merit Prize, IBM Art Award.
1983 -1st Prize, Bata National Art Competition, organized by Bata Shoes International.
1978 -1st Prize, National Painting & Calligraphy Competition organized by the
Singapore Youth Association.
-1st Prize (Open Category), National Art Competition, organized by Bukit Timah
Community Centre and Singapore Lions Club (East District).

ONE-MAN EXHIBITION 2007 - ‘Makan Series’, XI Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador
2004 - ‘CHINA, China – Some Glimpses’, TKS Gallery, Singapore
2002 - ‘Seeing Red – A personal view of an urban cityscapes’, an exhibition of 3D and 2D
works. Telok Kurau Art Gallery, Singapore.
1997 - ‘CARDBOARD CITY – A Preludium’, St Philip Cathedral, Birmingham, U.K.
1995 - ‘WINDOWS 1995’, Exhibition Hall, Orchard Point, Singapore.
1994 - ‘WINDOWS’ Recent Works, Substation Gallery.
Organized by National Arts Council, Singapore.
1992 - ‘AN AMERICAN SOJOURN’, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore;
- ‘NIUGINI•NIUGINI’, National Library, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Sponsored by Singapore International Foundation.
1991 - ‘NIUGINI SPIRIT’, Santa Fe Art Gallery, New Mexico, USA
1990 - ‘NIUGINI SPIRIT’, The Singapore Conference Hall, 29 March- 1 April;
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Singapore, 4 May - 27 May.
1989 - ‘NIUGINI SPIRIT’, National Arts School Arts Gallery, Papua New Guinea
1988 - ‘FLORAL FANTASY’, sponsored by Casablanca. Singapore.
1986 - ‘PROGRESS 86’, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.

GROUP EXHIBITION (Selected)
2001 -‘Proud to be Thai’, Baan Bangkok Gallery, Thailand.
-Nokia Singapore Art 2001.
2000 - ‘FEAST! Food in Art’, Singapore Art Museum.
1999 -Art on the Wall, Marine Parade Community Club.
1997 -Royal Birmingham Art Society Exhibition, United Kingdom.
1995 - Tresors 1995, Wettering Teo Gallery.
1994 -‘Belum Rainforest Experience’, International Art Workshop.
- Tresors 1994, Collections DOBE.
1993 -‘New Age’, Multi-Media Art Exhibition with 12 artists, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.
1992 - National Art Exhibition, Waigani Art Centre, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
1991 - International Conference on Celebration, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.
-‘Sculpture in Singapore’, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.
-6th Asian International Art Exhibition, Tagawa Museum, Fukuoka, Japan.
1990 -Artist Camp cum Exhibition, Penang, Malaysia.
-Urban Artists – 25 Years of Singapore Art, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.
-5th Asian International Art Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
-First Medaki Fund Raising Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.
1989 - ‘International Exhibition of Arts & Calligraphy < Chaoshan People’, Guangzhou>
- ‘International Exhibition of Arts & Calligraphy
-National Art Exhibition
-Vision II, Group Exhibition
1988 -‘12 Singapore Young Artists’ The Pavilion, Inter-Continental Hotel, Singapore.
1987 -‘Singapore River – End of an Era’ being printed into postcards and posters in aid of the Community Chest of Singapore.
-Centenary Art Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.
-Selected for ‘Singapore Young Artists’ Inaugural Exhibition (Two Men), The Pavilion, Inter-Continental Hotel, Singapore.
-The International Teochew Artists ‘ Art Exhibition, Raffles City, Singapore.
1985 -Sculpture Exhibition ’85, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.
-Participated in the Workshop on Environmental Art conducted by Prof. Dr. Eduard Trier and Ansgar Nierhoff, organized by the Geothe Institute & Ministry of Culture, Singapore.
1984 -International Art Exhibition, painting represented Singapore in Milan, Italy.
-Joint Exhibition with local artists Pratana Club, Brunei Darussalam.
-Visual Art Exhibition in commemoration of 25 years Nation Building and the opening of Cultural and Educational Centre of Teo Chaw Poit Ip Huay Kuan, Singapore.
-Sculpture Exhibition ’84, St Patrick’s Arts Centre.
-Selected for an exhibition of New Generation of Singapore Artists.
1983 -Singapore Watercolours Society Miniature Exhibition.
1980 -‘Young Art in Asia Now’ Art Exhibition, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong.
-Singapore Watercolours Society Annual Art Exhibition.
1979 -Singapore Cultural Foundation Fund Raising Art Exhibition .
-‘Art for Everyone’ Visual Art Exhibition < Ministry of Culture, Singapore>. -‘Singapore River’ printed into greeting cards in aid of Singapore Anti-Tuberculosis Association.
- Art ’79, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.
1978 -Singapore Historical Building Art Exhibition, Victoria Memorial Hall, Ministry of Culture.
-Singapore Festival of Art, Visual Art Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.
-National Day Art Exhibition, Ministry of Culture, Singapore.
-Art ’78, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.

Publication
1989 Niugini Spirit
1992 An American Sojourn
1994 Windows
1995 Windows 1995
1998 Seeing Red

Collection
Tan Kwank Liang’s works are found in public collections such as the Singapore Art Museum, Singapore Trade Development Board, Development Bank of Singapore, United Overseas Bank in Singapore, Malaysia National Gallery in Malaysia, Shan-Tou Art Museum in China and private collections in other countries like Malaysia, Brunei, England, Switzerland, Ecuador, France, Australia, People’s Republic of China, Papua New Guinea, West Germany, United States of America, Canada, Thailand, Finland and Indonesia.