Lai Foong Moi
(1931 - 1994)
Lai Foong Moi was active/lived in Malaysia. Foong Lai is known for Figure, genre painting.
Biography Lai Foong Moi
Lai Foong Moi (1931-1994)
She was the first Malaysian-born woman artist to study art in Paris and she was influenced by Post-Impressionism. She produced landscapes, genre scenes and sensitive portraits, mostly of women. After her studies at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore, she was awarded a French government scholarship to study at the Ecoles des Beaux-Arts art academy in Paris for three years. She returned to the country in late 1958 and produced many landscape and portrait paintings.