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Penang Sketchbook
Landmarks of Selangor
Landmarks of Perak
Malacca Sketchbook
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Artist Contact, Exhibition & Publication

PUBLICATIONS 
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2007 - 'Malacca Sketchbook' - Editions Didier Millet. 
2006 - 'Landmarks of Perak' - RNS Publications & Editions Didier Millet.
2003 - 'Landmarks of Selangor' - Jugra Publications & Editions Didier Millet.
2001 - 'Penang Sketchbook' - Editions Didier Millet. 
1998 - 'Kuala Lumpur A-Sketchbook' - Editions Didier Millet. 

Artist contact - chinkonyit@gmail.com

www.edmbooks.com

Heritage of Malaysia Trust

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010 - 12th Solo Exhibition - “Postcard Stories”, 2 April - 15 May 2010, at The Art Room of G Hotel, Penang, organized by Shalini Ganendra Fine Art, KL, Malaysia.

2008 - 11th Solo Exhibition "Gems of Heritage", 17 Oct - 30 Nov 2008, Shalini Ganendra Fine Art The Private Gallery, PJ, Selangor, Malaysia

2007 - 10th Solo Exhibition "Malacca Sketchbook", 26 Oct - 10 Nov 2007, Badan Warisan Malaysia, KL. And 22-30 Sept 2007, Badan Warisan Malacca, Malacca, Malaysia.

2004 - 9th Solo Exhibtion "The Postcard Story", 8 Dec 2004 -15 Jan 2005, Maya Gallery, Bangsar, KL, Malaysia.

2004 - 8th Solo Exhibition "Past and Present", 18 Feb - 1 March, The Private Gallery, PJ, S'gor, Malaysia. 

2003 - 7th Solo Exhibition " Landmarks of Selangor", 5-11 March, KLCC Concourse, KL, Malaysia. 

2002 - 6th Solo Exhibition "A Salute To Chinese Schools", 21-23 July, NEC College, Kajang, S'gor, Malaysia.

2002 - 5th Solo Exhibition/2 "Penang Sketchbook", 25 Jan-25 Feb, Badan Warisan Malaysia, KL, Malaysia. 

2001 - 5th Solo Exhibition/1 "Penang Sketchbook", 7-18 Dec, ABN Amro House, Penang, Malaysia.

1998 - 4th Solo Exhibition "KL- A Sketch Book", 23 Oct-9 Nov, Galeri Wan, KL, Malaysia. 

1995 - 3rd Solo Exhibition "Halcyon Days III", 30 Oct-16 Nov, Galeri Wan, KL.

1993 - 2nd Solo Exhibition "Halcyon Days II", 4-19 Oct, Galeri Wan, KL. 

1991 - 1st Solo Exhibition "Halcyon Days", 1-17 Oct, Galeri Wan, KL.


Award 

2010 • 2009 Asia-Pacific Prominent Cultural Person Honourable Award, 6 Feb 2010, awarded and organized by The General Association of Global Brand Alliance, co-organised by Klang Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and The Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, KL, Malaysia.

Media Interviews & Features
2010 • Feature artist of award winning magazine "Senses of Malaysia", Issue May-June 2010 Vol 13. pp 84-85

2009 • Art column - "Painting Malaysia in Watercolours" by Rachel Jenagaratnam, "Resource" - The Magazine for Malaysian Petroleum Club Members (Malaysia), Volumn 16 No.3, December 2009, pp 101-103

2008 • Special Feature and interview Artist introducing Malaysia Heritage buildings by China GuangXi Television (The third largest television in China) in their “Access Asean” documentary Programme.

2008 •  Art Focus Highlights - "KL Lifestyle Magazine", 'Blast from the Past' - Watercolour depiction of Heritage gems, October 2008, pp 8

2008 • Cover Story - 'Sketchbook & Snapshop' session, "Eye Asia" magazine, Issue No.24, March 2008, pp 4-10

2007 • Selected Artist, "Who's Who In Malaysian Chinese Community 50th Anniversary Special Issue (1957-2007), edited by Yap Koon See, March 2007. pp 262

2005 • Traveler session - Korean Air in flight magazine - "MorningCalm", 'Of Commerce and Culture Penang', by Martin Golding, Volume 29, No.10, October 2005, pp 40-48

2004 • Cover Story - Special Weekly magazine, Issue No.178, 12 July 2004, pp 12-15

2002 • Art session - "PUMEN" Buddhism magazine, Issue No.34, November 2002, pp 17-24, including back cover.

1999 • Cover Story - "Sojourn" Magazine, 'Painting the Present and the Past' by Tim Jaycock, Dec 1998-Feb 1999, Volumn 10 No.4, pp 6-15

1998 • Books session - Pastel Old KL, by Eugene Ng, "Day & Night" magazine, Issue No.144, October26-November 1, 1998, pp 18-19


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2010 • “The Achievement of Asian Pacific Cultural Industry Exhibition”, 3-6 Feb 2010, at Chinese Assembly Hall, KL. Malaysia.

2010 •  The 7th World Watercolour Exhibition, 2-30 Jan 2010, Taiwan.

2009 •  The 7th World Watercolour Exhibition, 1-30 Oct 09 at Pintung Art Museum, 3 Nov to 28 Dec 09 at the Art Center of Pintung Science & Technology University, Taiwan.

•  Global Art Fair & Festival 2009, Incheon, Korea, 7 Aug - 25 Oct 2009 at Incheon Songdo Convensia, Korea.

•  2009 Incheon Global Cities Art Exchange Exhibition, 12-18 June 2009, at Incheon Cultural Art Center, Korea.

       •  Contemporary Art by Seminal South East Asian Artists, 12 March to 31 May 2009, at ESU Headquarter, Manhattan, New York, USA.

2009 •  Art International - Penang 2009 Theme exhibition “Art, Life & Vision - 100 Excellent Artists Exhibition” 23-26 July 09, at Penang Townhall, Penang, Malaysia.

•  MWS 09 Annual Watercolour Exhibition, 8-31 March 09, at NN Gallery, Ampang, KL, Malaysia.

2008 •  Taiwan International Watercolour Exhibition 2008, 1-31 Dec 2008, Chung Zhen Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan.

•  HongKong & North Malaysia Watercolour 2008 Exhibition, 23-25 Dec 2008, HongKong Central Assembly Hall, HK, China.

•  ‘Asia Network Beyond Design’ art exhibition, August 5-15, 2008, A & D Gallery, Hansung University, Seoul, Korea.

   •  ‘Asia Network Beyond Design’ art exhibition, August 20-27, 2008, Sapporo City University, Japan

•  ‘Asia Network Beyond Design’ art exhibition, Sept 12-25, 2008, Kun Shan University, Tainan, Taiwan

•  ‘Asia Network Beyond Design’ art exhibition, October 9-18, 2008, Tianjing Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China.

•   “Malaysia Watercolour Society Annual Show 2008”, 23 March -15 April, NN Gallery, Ampang, KL.

•   Putrajaya Art Exhibition ’08, 26 Nov to 14 Dec 2008, at The Annexe Gallery, Cebtral Market, KL, Malaysia.

2007 •  Taiwan International Watercolour Invited Show, organized by Taiwan International Watercolour Association, two venues: 1-31 May at Art & Cultural Center of Taipei County, and 16-20 June at ZhongXing Gallery of Penghu County, Taiwan.

2006 •   “The Wind Rises : the Water Ascends”, an International Established Chinese Watercolourists Show 2006”, organized by National Taiwan Historical Museum, 28 April to 11 June, National Taiwan Historical Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2007 > "Half of Malaysia" Art Fundraiser Exhibition, organised by WOA, 28-30 July 2007, Rimbun Dahan, Selangor.

2006 > Art exhibition for the Official Launch of the Book "Landmarks of Perak" by His Royal Highness Sultan Azlan Shah, The Sultan of Perak on 31 May 2006, at The Grand Ballroom, Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, KL.

2006 > 'International Established Chinese watercolours Show 2006' organized by National Taiwan Historical Museum, 28 April - 11 June, National Taiwan Historiacal Museum, Taipei, Taiwan.

2006 > 'Malaysia Watercolour 2006 Kuala Lumpur', an annual exhibition of watercolour paintings by MWO members, 15 March - 7 April 06, NN Gallery, Ampang, KL, M'sia.

2006 > 'Pameran Lukisan Cat Air 2006' organized by Malaysia National Art Gallery, 20 May- 20 June 06, National Art Gallery, KL, M'sia.

2005 > 'The Charm of Sabah, Kota kinabalu 2005', an exhibition of watercolour paintings by MWO members, organized by MWO & Sabah Art Museum, 8 Oct-6 Nov 2005, Sabah art Museum, Sabah, Ma'sia.

2005 > 'I think, I sketch' Art Exhibition, 15-29 April 2005, ElleSix Gallery, KL, M'sia.

2005 > 'Art For Aid: Tsunami Relief' Art Exhibition, 5 Feb 05, National Art Gallery, KL, M'sia.

2004 > Malaysia 2004 Graphics & Painting Exhibition, 21 Jan-15 Feb, FGS DongZen, Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Selangor. 

2004 > "Kelantan in Watercolour - Kota Bharu 2004", 27 Aug-16 Sept, Dewan Jubli Perak Majlis Perbandaran, Kota Bharu, Kelantan.

2003 > "Art with Heart", A Charity Art Sale & Auction in aid of Hospic Malaysia, 6-8 August, Galeri Petronas, KLCC, KL. 

2003 > "Imajan dan Suara Kemerdekaan" 6 Aug - 5 Sep, Balai Seni Maybank, Menara Maybank, KL. 

2003 > "National Day Art Exhibition 2003", 23 Aug - 7 Sep, City Gallery, KL. 

2003 > "10th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference" Art Show, 11-18 Oct, Putrajaya. 

2002 > "Seoul New - World Exhibition", 2-9 July, Korea. 

2001 > "Images of Malaysia& India", 5-26 Feb 2001, organized by The Board of Trustee of NAG, Natinal Art Gallery, KL. 

2001 > "Malaysia Watercolors : New Delhi 2001" Art Exhibition organized by The Malaysian Watercolors Organization and The High Commission of Malaysia in India, New Delhi, India. 

2001 > Asian Pacific Watercolor Exhibition, 24 Feb-31 Mar, CKS National Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan. 

2001 > Seoul New Friend Exhibition, 24 March, Seoul, Korea. 

2001 > "Images of Malaysia" watercolor exhibition, 31 Aug-24 Sept, hosted by Nucleo de Aquarelistas da FASM, organised by MWO with the cooperation from the Ministry of Culture, Arts & Tourism Malaysia; Malaysian Embassy Brasilia; Malaysian Trade Commission Sao Paolo; Tourism Malaysia, National Art Gallery Malaysia; Brazilian Embassy in Malaysia and Malaysia Airlines; at Cultural Space "Eugenie Villien", Sao Paolo, Brazil. 

2001 > New Era Art Exhibition, City Art Gallery, KL. 

2001 > "Malaynisia" Art Exhibition, 16 Oct-30 Nov, Metro Fine Art, KL. 

2000 > "CITARASA 2000 - Malaysia Tanah Airku" Art exhibition, 12-24 April, organised by Bank Negara Malaysia at Bank Negara Art Center and Museum, KL. 

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1969 > Salon Malaysia, National Art Gallery, KL. 

1975 > 100 yrs National Rubber, Art Exhibition, National Art Gallery, KL. 

1982 > Malaysia Landscape in Watercolor, National Art Gallery, KL. 

1985 > Kuala Lumpur Art Show, City Hall, KL. 

1987 > Malaysia Art '57-'87, National Art Gallery, KL. 

1987-2001 > "Asian Watercolor Show" in Taipei, Bangkok, HongKong, Seoul, Bali, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore. 

1990 > Art Exhibition of Malaysia Historical Buildings, Bank Negara, KL. 

1993 > International Watercolor Exhibition, Harbin Fine Art Museum, China. 

1996-2001 > Asian Pacific Watercolor Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan. 

1996 > Citarasa '96 : Perayaan, Bank Negara Malaysia, KL. 

1997 > "Landscapes of Malaysia" Watercolor Exhibition, Galeri Petronas, KL. 

1997 > Asian Wind Now '97, Funabashi Municipal Art Gallery, Chiba, Japan. 

1997 > "Beautiful Malaysian" Watercolors Exhibition in Sweden, Malmo Museum, Sweden. 

1997 > "Images of Malaysia", A Watercolor Painting Exhibition for 19th International Brussels Independent Film Festival, 4-9 Nov. '97, Brussels, Belgium. 

1998 > "My Enchanting Malaysia" Art Exhibition in conjunction with the 16th Commonwealth Game, 9-20 September, Hotel Armada, PJ, S'gor. 

1998 > "The Journey of Malaysia Art" an art exhibition in conjunction with APEC Business Summit Malaysia 1998, 14-19 November, Putra World trade Centre, KL. 

1998 > "Art Marathon & "Art Bazaar" art exhibition, 11-13 December, Bank Negara Malaysia, KL. 

SOCIETY / MEMBERSHIP

Associate Member of National Watercolor Society, USA.

2000-2010 > member of Malaysian Watercolor Organisation. 

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1976-1991 > Founder of Sunday Art Studio, PJ, Selangor.

1981-1986 > Founder member of Le Beaux Art Gallery, KL.

1983-1991 > Founder member of Dissolved Malaysian Watercolor Society.

1983-1989 > Hon. Assistant Secretary of Dissolved Malaysian Watercolor Society.

1984 > Founder member of Klang Artists Society.

1985-1988 > Council member of Klang Artists Society.

1988-1991 > Hon. Treasurer of Asian Watercolor Confederation.

1990-1997 > Founder and Chairman of Kuala Lumpur Contemporary Watercolor Group.

1992 > Founder member of Malaysian Watercolor Organization.

1992-1995 > Hon. Secretary of Malaysian Watercolor Organization.

1996-1997 > 2nd. Vice President of Malaysian Watercolor Organization.

1997-1999 > 2nd. Vice President of Malaysian Watercolor Organization.

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