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VISUAL ARTIST - TAY CHEE TOH

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BIOGRAPHY

Tay Chee Toh, born in 1941 in Johor, West Malaysia.

Education
1958-1960 - Studied at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
1985 - Cultural Medallion Award conferred by the Government of Singapore

Awards
1962 - 2nd prize winner, Mother & Child, Kuala Lumpur
1964 - 2nd & 3rd prizes winner, Joy of Living, Kuala Lumpur
1965 - 3rd prize winner, Malaysian Art & Craft, Kuala Lumpur
1969 - Selection for UNICEF Greeting Card
1981 - Tan Tze Chor prizes, Singapore Art Society Exhibition
1981 - 1st prize painting & 4th prize sculpture Innovation Art Exhibition, Ministry of Culture & Singapore Airlines, National Museum Art Gallery
1982 - 2nd prize winner, Painting of the Year Competition,
United Overseas Bank, Singapore
1983 - Consolation prize winner, Painting of The Year Competition,
United Overseas Bank, Singapore
1984 - 2nd prize winner, Australian Art Award 84
1985 - 1st prize winner, Painting of The Year Competition,
United Overseas Bank, Singapore
1985 - 3rd prize winner, Australian Art Award 85
1985 - National Day Art Exhibition, Overseas Education Study Tour Award
1985 - Special Award in Art Exhibitions, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Alumni
1985 - The Society of Chinese Artists, 50th Anniversary Art Award (Western Painting Category)
1985 - Cultural Medallion Award - Ministry of Culture, conferred by
the Government of Singapore
1993 - 1st prize winner, Real Estate Developer Association of Singapore
1993 - Building Sculpture Competition / Exhibition 93
1999 - Abstract Painting Distinction Award, Singapore Art Society

Group Exhibitions
1960 - 4 Man Joint Exhibition, National Library
1962 - Malayan Artists, Tour of India
1963 - Salon De Mai, Penang
1963 - International Youth Fine Art Exchange Exhibition, Tokyo
1964 - Joy of Living, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
1964 - 1st Malaysian Modern Art Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur
1965 - Malaysian Art & Craft, Touring Exhibition Commonwealth Art Festival, London
1965 - 4 Man Show, National Library
1965 - 4 Man Show, City Hall, Penang
1965 - Contemporary Malayan Painting, Art Museum, Singapore University
1965 - Asia, Oggi Rassegna di grafica comtemporanea, Milan, Italy
1966 - Modern Art, Penang
1967 - 4 Man Show Gallery 11, Kuala Lumpur
1968 - Singapore Festival
1969 - Grand Art Exhibition, 150 Anniversary of Si ngapore
1971 - Inaugural Exhibition, Alpha Gallery
1972 - International Graphics Biennale, Warsaw, Poland
1972 - 12 Top Artist, Alpha Gallery
1973 - Adelaide Arts Festival, Australia
1973 - Chinese Artist Print, Hong Kong
1973 - Alpha Invitational, Alpha Gallery
1974 - Alpha Group Show 74, Alpha Gallery
1974 - Artist from Indonesia & Singapore, Wisma Indonesia
1975 - Alpha Group Show 75, Alpha Gallery
1975 - Inaugural Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery
1975 - Colour, National Museum Art Gallery
1976 - The Asia Society of Arts, Hong Kong
1977 - Large Paintings, National Museum Art Gallery
1977 - Selection Paintings and Sculpture, Alpha Gallery
1977 - Singapore Festival of Arts, National Museum Art Gallery
1978 - Singapore Art Exhibition, Moscow
1978 - Art 78, National Museum Art Gallery
1978 - Modern Art Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan
1979 - Modern Art Exhibition, Modern Art Society, Singapore
1979 - Art 79, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1979 - Touring Art Exhibition, Taiwan
1980 - Singapore Festival of Arts. National Museum Gallery, Singapore
1980 - Singapore Art Society Annual Art Exhibition, Singapore
1980 - Innovation Art Exhibition, Natio nal Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1981 - Singapore Art Society Annual Art Exhibition, Singapore
1981 - Artist Camp International, Penang
1982 - Nanyang Graduate Alumni Exhibition, Singapore
1983 - Modern Art Exhibition, Modern Art Society, Singapore
1984 - Modern Art Exhibition, Modern Art Society, Singapore
1985 - Singapore Art For Japan Festival, Singapore
1985 - 4th Asean Exhibition of Painting and Photography, Singapore
1986 - 2nd Contemporary Asian ArtShow
1986 - Fukuoka Museum, Fukuoka,Japan
1986 - 8 Artists, Alpha Gallery, Singapore
1989 - 1st Asean Symposium on Aesthetics, Workshop & Exhibition,
1989 - National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1990 - 1st Bru-Si n, Art Exhibi tion, Brunei
1991 - 2nd Bru-Sin, Art Exhihicion, Singapore
1992 - Modern Art Exhibition
1992 - National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1993 - Singapore Art Fair 93, World Trade Centre, Singapore
1995 - Singapore Art 95, IMM exhibition hall, Singapore
1996 - Singapore Art 97, Sunrec Convencion Centre, Singapore
1999 - Singapore Art Society exhibition, Paragon, Singapore
1999 - Nokia Singapore Art exhibition, Singapore Art Museum
2000 - Alpha Revival, DI~Space, Singapore
2004 - Mobile sculpture show, Esplanade
2005 - Beyond Fact and Fiction: Art of the Second Generation. NAFA
Gallery 3, Singapore
2008 - Nanyang 70 Years After: A Reunion of Artists in the Academy,
NAFA Galleries 1 & 2, Singapore

One-Man Shows
1966 - Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Kuching, Sarawak
1967 - British Council Gallery, Singapore
1972 - Alpha Gallery, Singapore
1973 - Alpha Gallery, Singapore
1974 - Mekpayab Art Centre, Bangkok
1981 - Taipei An Exhibition, Taiwan
1987 - Tay Chee Toh's 1st Sculpture Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
2001 - Bodylines, Sculpture & paintings show, [email protected], Singapore
2011 - Art in Motion: Hanging Mobiles, Art Seasons Gallery, Singapore
2012 - Dayak: Woodblock prints by Tay Chee Toh, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Galleries 1 & 2, Singapore

Private and Public Collections
DBS Bank, Singapore
UOB Bank, Singapore
Mobil, Singapore
Philips Pte Ltd, Singapore
International Building, Singapore
Mass Rapid Transit Corporations, Singapore
Singapore Broadcasting Corporation
Singapore Changi International Airport
Ministry of Communiry Development, Singapore
Singapore Art Museum
Australian High Commission, Singapore
British High Commission, Singapore
Sultan of Brunei Darussalam Art Coll ection, Brunei
National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Singapore Embassy, Washington D.C., USA
Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Westin Hotel, Singapore
Housing Development Board, Singapore
The National Art Gallery, Singapore

Commissioned Artworks
1987 Hanging Mobile Sculpture for Mass Rapid Transit (MRTC)
at Orchard Station, Singapore
1988 - Hanging Mobile Sculpture for Housing Development Board
main office in Bukit Merah, Singapore
1991 - Oil Painting for Philips Pte Ltd, Singapore
1993 - Miniature Sculpture (duplicate from the Rustling Sculpture)
by Redas for Minister of State of Information and the Arts.

Membership in Arts Organisation
Modern Art Society
Society of Chinese Artist
Singapore Art Society