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Goh Beng Kwan was born in 1937.

Art Education
1950s - Tutelage under Singapore pioneer artist Chen Wen His & Cheong Soo Pieng
1962 - Art students League of New York with Sydney Gross, New York, USA
1964 – Provincetown Workshop, Massachusetts, USA, Leo Manso and Victor Candell

Solo Exhibition
1965 - Ruth Sherman Gallery, New York, USA
1971-1975 - National Library, Singapore
1977 - Dewan Sri Pinang, Malaysia
1981 - Alpha Gallery, Singapore
1982 - Citibank, Singapore
1983 - Raya Gallery, Singapore
1987 - Art Forum, Singapore
1991 - National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1992 - Journeys, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
C-line Gallery, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
C-line Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia
2003 - The Elite Painter’s Quantumn Leap 2003, Esplanade, Singapore
2005 - Journeys Revisited NAFA Galleries, Singapore

Group Exhibition
1961 - 5 Man Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1965 - Six Best, Ruth Sherman Gallery, New York
1969 - ASIA Convention, Contemporary Sculpture Centre, Tokyo, Japan
1972 - Adelaide Arts Festival, Adelaide, Australia
1978 - Singapore Contemporaries, Cultural Centre of The Philippines, Manila
1979 - Three-Man Exhibition, Alliance Francaise, Singapore
1980-84 - Singapore Festival of Arts, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1981-85 - ASEAN Exhibition-Painting, Graphics Art and Photography, ASEAN Countries
1985 - Singapore Award Winners at the Salon des Artists Francais National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1985 - Salon des Artistes Francaise, Grand Palais, Paris, France
1985 - Contemporary Asian Art Show, Fukuoka, Japan
1986 - Invitation Exhibition, Singapore Arts Festival, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1986 - Artistes Contemporians de Singapour au Grand Palais, Meridien Hotel, Singapore
1986 - Salon des Artistes Francaise, Grand Palais, Paris, France
1986 - Salon Comparaisons, Grand Palais, Paris, France
1986 - Singapore-Japan Art Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1987 - IBM Singapore Art Award Exhibition, IBM Towers, Singapore
1987 - New Directions, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1988 - Hong Kong Art Exhibition, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong
1988 - Masterpieces from Private Collections (Singapore Art Festival), National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1988 - Japan Art Exhibition, Sogo Art Gallery, Yokohama, Kobe, Sapporo, Japan
1988 - Club Med Asian Arts Festival, Cherating, Kuantan, Malaysia
1989 - Contemporary Art in Singapore: Where East Meets West,Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Deutsche Bank AG, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Neurburg, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim, Groningen, Germany, Glasgow, UK
1989 - First ASEAN Symposium on Aesthetics, Workshop and Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1989 - International Artists, Sarawak, Kuching, Malaysia
1990 - Artist Camp International 1990, Museum & Art Gallery, Penang, Malaysia
1990 - International Art Fair, Hamburg, Germany
1990 - Tradition -The Source of Inspiration, The Japan Foundation ASEAN Culture Centre Gallery,Tokyo, Japan, Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan
1990 - Modern Art Travels East-West, World Trade Centre, Rotterdam,The Netherlands, Empress Place, Singapore
1990 - Twelve Singapore Contemporary Artists, City Hall, Macau (SAR), China
1990 - Singapore Artists Speak, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1991 - Folklore Museum, Songkhla, Thailand
1991 - Many In One: 25 Years of Art from Singapore, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1991 - Southeast Asia Art Society Art Exhibition, Empress Place Museum, Singapore
1991 - Singapore Art Fair, IMM Hall, Singapore
1991 - Singapore Contemporary Art, Sri Lanka
1991 - NKF Art Exhibition, Empress Place Museum, Singapore
1992 - 7th Asian International Art Exhibition, Fukuoka and Tagawa, Japan
1993 - Strategies, An Exhibition of Artworks by 7 Outstanding Contemporary Singapore Artists, Takashimaya Gallery, Singapore
1995 - 10th Asian International Art Exhibition, Southern Artist Group, Bangkok and Hat Yai, Thailand, Penang, Malaysia and Singapore
1996 - Modernity and Beyond, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
1997 - Asia Artists' Group, Artfolio Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1997 - 12th Asian International Art Exhibition, City Council, Macau (SAR), China
1999 - Six-Men Exhibition by Local Artists – Opening of Eagle's Dream, Singapore
2000 - An Ode To Joyful Living in the Art of the Elite Painters 2000, Eagle's Eye Art Gallery, Singapore
2001 - Pulp Friction, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
2001 - Painters of Praise - An International Artistic Assemblage of 12 Asian Artists from Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, Chiang Mai University Art Museum, The National Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand, The Southern Thai Art Centre,The Institute for Southern Thai Studies,Thaksin University, Songkhla,The Siam Art Museum, Hat Yai, The Art Centre, University Sains Malaysia, Penang, Central Academy of Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Eagle's Eye Art Gallery, Palais Renaissance, Singapore
2001 - Passages in Art, Raffles Marina, Singapore
2001 - Diversity, Telok Kurau Studios, Singapore
2002 - Singapore Modern Art in the 1970s, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
2002 - New Expression of Asian Exhibition, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand
2002 - The Power of Art on the Mekong River, Bangkok, Thailand
2004 - ASEAN -Japan Art Exhibition, Bangkok, Thailand
2004 - Art on the Beach, Burapa University Thailand, Chonburi, Thailand
2004 - Crossroads, NUS Museums, Singapore
2005 - Lantern of the East, Burapa University Thailand, Chonburi, Thailand
2005 - Journeys Revisited, NAFA Gallery, Singapore

Australian High Commission
Ban Hin Lee Bank Berhad
Bank of America
Chase Manhattan Bank New York
Citibank N.A.
Conrad Centennial Hotel
Deutsche Bank
Development Bank of Singapore
Exxon Mobil
Hyatt Regency
International Plaza
Land Transport Authority of Singapore
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Ocean Towers
Pan Pacific Hotel
Rabobank Netherlands
Raffles City Pte Ltd
Sheraton Towers
Singapore Armed Forces
Singapore Art Museum
Singapore Changi Airport
Singapore Housing Development Board
Singapore Land Limited
Singapore Telecommunications
Singapore Trade Development Board
Singapore Treasury Building Private Limited
Singapore Turf Club
Tetra Pak Pacific Private Limited
United Overseas Bank
Westin Hotels, Singapore

1963 - Allen Tucker Scholarship, New York, USA
1963 - Ford Foundation Scholarship, New York, USA
1964 - Provincetown Workshop Scholarship, USA
1982 - Inaugural United Overseas Bank Painting of the Year Award, 1st Prize, Singapore
1984 - Australian Business Council and the Australian High Commission Art Award, 1st Prize, Singapore
1985 - Salon des Artists Francais, Silver Medal, France
1987 - IBM Art Competition "Category" Award
1988 - IBM Art Competition "Merit" Award
1989 - Cultural Medallion Award


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