Biography Chew Choon
Chew Choon was born in Penang, grew up in Kedah, but has been based in
Singapore since he studied at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Art, where he
graduated in 1975. But unlike most NAFA artists at that time who were
conscripted into what passes as the Cheong Soo Pieng Style, Chew Choon
has gone headlong into wildlife paintings, especially after an African
trip in 1987. He has just returned from watching animal migratory
patterns in Tanzania and Kenya, and in mid-October-November has solos of
his wildlife works in Shanghai and Ningbo.
From his first solo called Out of Africa at the Singapore
National Museum in 1989, he followed that up with solos in Johor Baru
(Malaysia), Tokyo (Japan) and Pa
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