Ang Ah Tee was born in Singapore in 1943 and graduated from the distinguished Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 1962. He came under the tutelage of pioneer artists Cheong Soo Pieng and Georgette Chen whom strongly inspired him.
Travelling across the continents, he did a series of sketching, painting expeditions. His style of painting evolves from time to time but is always characterized by his random brush strokes and forceful palette knife technique which he applies speedily and instinctively. Unwittingly, he had mounted on an awe-inspiring person odyssey.
In 1993, he explored a new way of expression in his artworks and developed into semi-abstraction. He combines western elements with Chinese ink brush strokes resulting in a new era of art appreciation.
Ang was conferred the Cultural Medallion award in 2009 by the National Art Council which is the highest accolade awarded to individual in recognition of their contribution and achievements.
2009 Cultural Medallion, National Art Council, Singapore
2001 1st Prize Dr Tan Tsze Chor Art Award (Western Painting)
1978 National Day Art Exhibition Award, Ministry of Culture, Singapore
1974 Distinguished Award, Port of Singapore Authority
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