City Art Gallery


Enchanting Land - Tibet by Cheah Yew Saik
13 - 28 August 2016


About the artists

Cheah Yew Saik (Born in Kedah 1939) was graduated from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore in 1961 and Stoke-On-Trent College of Art (N.D.D.) England in 1965. He has been a prominent feature and pioneer in Malaysian art education and art field since 1959. He was awarded Certificate of Inclusion in The International “Who’s Who of Intellectuals” – International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England in 1981 and in year 2010 the highest award from Malaysian Chinese Cultural Association in recognition of his contribution and achievements. He was also honored as the “Living Legend Artist” of the Tribute Artist Pavilion at the 2009 International Art Expo Malaysia, and has received Malaysia Blossom Arts Award in 2016. As a versatile working with various media and participating in numerous local and overseas art exhibition since 1960s, his works are collected by National Visual Arts Gallery Malaysia, Galeri Petronas, Kedah Art Museum, Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Bank Negara Malaysia and private collectors.