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VISUAL ARTIST - LEE SOO CHEE

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BIOGRAPHY

Lee Soo Chee was born in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaya.

Art Education
1965 - Graduated from Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong
Studied Chinese ink painting under master painters Szeto Kei and Fan Chang Tien
Studied Chinese calligraphy under Singaporean master poet and calligrapher Pan Shou

Solo Exhibitions
1986 - “Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy Exhibition by Singapore Artist Lee Soo Chee” at the Art House Gallery, presented by Art House Gallery and The Malaysian Institute of Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2001 - “The Arts of Lee Soo Chee” at the ARTrium, MICA Building, Singapore
2002 - “Art Exhibition by Lee Soo Chee” at the Nanyang Siang Pau Activity Centre, Negeri Sembilan and Malacca, Malaysia
2004 - “Chinese Paintings and Calligraphy be Lee Soo Chee”, Liu Haisu Art Museum, Shanghai, China
2007 - “Passion for Painting: an Exhibition by Lee Soo Chee” presented by Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Otto Bock, at Tan Tock Seng Hospital Atrium

Group Exhibitions
1985 - Participated in the “First Zhengzhou International Calligraphy Exhibition”, Henan, China
1985 - Participated in the “Hong Kong Cang Cheng Calligraphy Society Retrospective Exhibition”, Singapore, Macau and Hong Kong
1987 - Participated in the “National Museum Centenary Art Exhibition”, National Museum Art Gallery, organized by National Museum and The Singapore Arts Council
1992 - Participated in the “International Golden Swan Art Competition”, China
1993 - Participated in the “Asian Invitation Art Exhibition”, South Korea
1993 - Participated in the exhibition “Journey of Ink” (Development of Chinese Ink Painting in Singapore), National Museum Art Gallery, co-organised by National Museum Singapore, Marine Parade Community Centre, Molan Art Association, Siaw-Tao Chinese Seal Carving, Calligraphy & Painting Society & Hwa Hun Art Society
1993 - Participated in the “Japan-Singapore Calligraphy & Flower Arrangement Exchange Exhibition” at Singapore Conference Hall
1994 - Participated in the “Shi Cheng Mo Yun: Calligraphy Exchange Exhibition” in Beijing and Xi’an, China
1996 - Participated in the “12th International Lanting Calligraphy Society Exhibition”, Singapore
1996 - Participated in the “Hometown of Confucius and Mencius – Painting, Calligraphy and Seal Carving Exhibition”, China
1998 - Participated in the exhibition “Fan Chang Tien: his art & passion”, presented by Singapore Art Museum, Galleries 5, 6, 7 & 8 of Singapore Art Museum
2002 - Participated in the “Exhibition of Works by Hwa Han Art Society”, Central Academy of Art, Kuala Lumpur
2002 - Participated in the “Exhibition of works by Overseas Calligraphy Masters”, as part of “The Second China (Tianjin) Chinese Calligraphy Festival”, Tianjin, China
2003 - Participated in the “International Calligraphy Exhibition Commemorating Dr Sun Yat Sen’s 137th birthday anniversary”, Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, Singapore, organized by Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, in association with Shi Cheng Calligraphy & Seal-Carving Society (Singapore)
2004 - Participated in the “Chinese Brush Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition 2004”, [email protected], presented by the Federation of Art Societies (Singapore)
2004 - Participated in the exhibition “Shi Cheng Mo Yun: works by Singapore calligraphers”, Baiyun Art Museum/Dalian Library, Dalian, China
2006 - Participated in “The Singapore Chinese Cultural Festival Grand Art Exhibition 2006”, Singapore Conference Hall, organized by The Federation of Art Societies (Singapore)
2008 - Participated in “The Spring of Cang Cheng Art Exhibition 2008”, Hong Kong Central Library Exhibition Gallery, organized by the Szeto’s Cang Cheng Art Studio
2009 - Participated in the “The 17th Exhibition of International Alliance of Calligraphy and Culture”, Soka Gakkai Malaysia (Melaka) Culture Centre, jointly organized by Soka Gakkai Malaysia (Melaka), the Malaysian Contemporary Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Association as well as the International Calligraphy Alliance
2009 - Participated in “The Call of Tradition: an Exhibition by Singapore Artists” (a partner programme of “Singapore Art show 2009”), Ngee Ann Cultural Centre, presented by Federation of Art Societies (Singapore)
2009 - Participated in “Shenzhou Fengyun: the Inaugural Annual Calligraphy & Painting Exhibition of Chinese Artists”, Beijing World Art Museum, organized by the Centre of International Cultural Exchange, China and Heshan Art Association, China

Selected Activities
1989 - Participated in the “Ink Painting and Calligraphy Demonstration” at the Chinese Garden Autumn Festival
1991 - Works selected for the publication “International Contemporary Calligraphy Collection” in China
1997 - Participated in “Ink Painting and Calligraphy Demonstration” at the Thomson Community Centre Family Day Carnival
1998 - Participated in “Ink Painting and Calligraphy Demonstration” at the Family Day Carnival held at East Coast Park
1998-2000 - Participated in “Ink Painting and Calligraphy Demonstration” at the Thomson Community Centre Chinese Culture and Speak Mandarin Campaigns
2000 - Initiated and supported the students of Ink Painting and Calligraphy classes at the Thomson Community Centre to establish the Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Club
2004 - Chairperson of organizing committee for The Singapore Chinese Cultural Festival Grand Art Exhibition 2004
2007 - Demonstration on creating a painting with the use of Myoelectric Prosthesis Arm at the opening ceremony of the “Passion for painting: an exhibition by Lee Soo Chee”
2007 - Created a painting live on TV Channel 8, for the Society for the Physically Disabled Charity Show
2008 - Gave a live art demonstration and donated her various art pieces to the Sichuan Earthquake Donation Committee/Singapore Red Cross Society

Collectorship
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Publications
2001 - The arts of Lee Soo Chee : a collection of Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy and poems
2008 - A collection of Pan Shou, Fan Chang Tien and Szeto Kei artwork by Lee Soo Chee
2010 - Ink paintings by Lee Soo Chee

Awards
1994 - First Prize in the “Suegan” Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Competition, China
1996 - First Class Prize in Chinese Calligraphy Competition, China
1999 - Long Service Award from the People’s Association
2008 - “Outstanding Member Award” presented by the Cang Cheng Painting & Calligraphy Society, Hong Kong

Memberships
Member of Hwa Hun Art Society, held several positions, including Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary and Research
Member of The Society of Chinese Artists
Member of Singapore Art Society
Member of the Hong Kong Cang Cheng Painting & Calligraphy Society

 

李淑芝简历
李淑芝生于福建永春。

教育
1965年 - 毕业于香港珠海学院文史学系
曾先后随司徒奇先生及范昌乾先生习画,书法家,诗人潘受先生学字。

个人展览
1986年 - “新加坡女画家李淑芝书画个展”,马来亚艺术学院及集珍莊画廊联合主办,于集珍莊画廊举行。
2001年 - “李淑芝书画展”,于新闻及艺术部大厦展览厅举行。
2002年 - “李淑芝作品展”,于马来西亚森美兰及马六甲的《南洋商报》活动中心举行。
2004年 - “新加坡女画家李淑芝书画作品上海展”,由新加坡华翰书画研究会及上海美术家协会海墨中国画工作委员会联合主办,于刘海粟美术馆举行。
2007年 - “心中有画—李淑芝画展”,于陈笃生医院中庭举行。

联展
1985年 - “第一届郑州国际书法展”,于中国河南举行。
1985年 - “香港苍城画会——新加坡,澳门,香港巡回展”
1987年 - “新加坡国家博物院—百周年美展”,由新加坡国家博物院及新加坡艺术理事会联合主办, 于国家博物院画廊举行。
1992年 - 中国王羲之诞辰纪念之“国际金鹅奖书画大赛”
1993年 - “韩国亚细亚美术招待展”
1993年 - “墨涛——看新加坡水墨画的发展”,于国家博物院画廊举行。
1993年 - “日本,新加坡书法及花艺交流展”,于新加坡大会堂举行。
1994年 - “狮城墨韵”于北京,西安的书法交流展
1996年 - “第12届国际兰亭笔会书法展”
1996年 - 中国“孔孟之乡书法绘画篆刻大型展览”
1998年 - “范昌乾遗作暨范门桃李”,由新加坡美术馆主办,于新加坡美术馆举行。
2002年 - “华翰书画研究会作品展”,由中央艺术学院及大马水墨画会联合主办,于中央艺术学院展览厅举行。
2002年 - “第二届中国(天津)书法艺术节”之“海外书法名家作品展”,由天津市人民政府,中国文学艺术界联合会及中国书法家协会联合主办,于天津体育展览中心举行。
2003年 - “纪念孙中山先生137周年国际书法邀请展”,由新加坡孙中山南洋纪念馆与狮城书法篆刻会联合主办,于孙中山南洋纪念馆举行。
2004年 - “2004年华族文化节书画展”,由新加坡美术总会主办,于新闻及艺术部大厦展览厅举行。
2004年 - “狮城墨韵——新加坡书法展”,由大连市书法家协会,中国书协大连创作基地,新加坡狮城书法篆刻会及大连图书馆联合主办,于白云美术馆(大连图书馆)举行。
2006年 - “新加坡华族文化节美术欣赏大展2006”,由新加坡美术总会主办,于新加坡大会堂举行。
2008年 - “春风满苍城2008”展,由司徒氏苍城画院主办,于香港中央图书馆展览馆举行。
2009年 - “第17届国际书法联盟大展”,由马来西亚国际现代书画联盟,国际书法联盟及马来西亚创价学会马六甲分会联合主办,于马来西亚创价学会(马六甲分会)文化会馆举行。
2009年 - “新加坡艺术展2009——传统的呼唤”,由新加坡美术总会主办,于义安文化
中心举行。
2009年 - “神州风韵—首届华人书画艺术年展”,由中国文化部直属机构中外文化交流中心及中国美术家协会河山画会联合主办,于中华世纪坛世界艺术馆举行。

其他活动
1989年 - 为裕华园中秋节示范水墨画及书法。
1991年 - 作品入选中国《国际现代书法集》。
1997年 - 为“汤申联络所家庭日”示范水墨画及书法。
1998年 - 为“东海岸公园家庭日嘉年会”示范水墨画及书法。
1998-2000:为“汤申联络所之华族文化及讲华语运动”示范水墨画及书法。
2000年 - 发起成立“汤申联络所水墨画及书法会”。
2004年 - 任《新加坡华族文化节书画大展2004》工作委员会主席,并为美术总会
150名会员免费出版该展览特刊。
2007年 - 在《心中有画—李淑芝画展》幵幕典礼上,用义肢示范画画。
2007年 - 在新加坡体障人士协会的《真情无障爱》电视慈善演出上,以义肢作画为观众献上爱心艺术作品。
2008年 - 获颁香港苍城画会杰出会员奖
2008年 - 为赈济四川灾民筹委会/新加坡红十字会举行现场绘画示范及作品捐献(10幅)。

个人及机构收藏
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出版物
2001年 - 《李淑芝书画集》
2008年 - 《李淑芝藏:潘受,范昌乾,司徒其遗墨》
2010年 - 《李淑芝书画集二》

奖 章
1994年 - 获“书鹅轩书画大赛”金奖
1996年 - 荣获“华夏书法大奖赛”一等奖
1999年 - 获人民协会颁发的“长期服务奖”
2008年 - 获颁香港苍城画会杰出会员奖