Wee Beng Chong



Wee Beng Chong (黄明宗; Huang Mingzong) (b. 22 November 1938, Singapore–),1 a renowned artist, was one of the first recipients of the Cultural Medallion when it was established in 1979.2 Among the most versatile artists in Singapore, Wee has done sculpture, Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy, seal engraving, wood-carving, oil painting, acrylic, watercolour, ceramic plates, finger painting, print-making, sketching, mixed-medium works and lithograph.3 He was also active in art education. He joined the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) in 1981, heading its Fine Art department from 1982 to 1989 before becoming a senior lecturer from 1990 to 2014. Wee also co-founded several art societies such as the Modern Art Society Singapore, Singapore Shicheng Calligraphy and Seal-carving Society, and Lanting Art Society. In addition, he has advised or headed art societies and events in Singapore, such as the Sculpture Society Singapore, Singapore Calligraphy Centre and the National Day Calligraphy & Painting Exhibition, among others.4

Family background and education
Wee is the eldest of 11 children born to a contractor and a housewife. His interest in art was displayed at a young age when he started drawing charcoal figures on the walls, and his first teacher was Yu Zuode (余作德).5

Wee studied at NAFA from 1955 to 1958. During this period, he learnt seal carving from Lin Qianshi (林千石) and Shi Xiangtuo (施香沱). Shi was also his teacher in ink painting. After graduating, Wee did commissioned works and saved enough money to further his studies in Paris. He studied at the sculpture department of the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts from 1964 to 1969. Wee worked as a chef and took on other odd jobs to pay for his living expenses in Paris.6

Accomplishments
A versatile artist, Wee works with a wide range of art media, from modern sculpture to Chinese painting, calligraphy and seal engraving. He has participated in many solo and group exhibitions in Singapore and abroad. His works have been collected by private collectors and institutions in Singapore and overseas, such as the National University of Singapore, Public Utilities Board, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation, Taman Suropati (Indonesia) and the National Art Gallery of Malaysia.


For his artistic contributions, Wee has been conferred several awards from both local and overseas institutions, including the Cultural Medallion, Singapore’s highest national art award.  

Solo exhibitions8
1961: Seal-Carving and Calligraphy Exhibition, Singapore / Wee Beng Chong Seal-Carving, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition, Singapore.9

1962: Exhibition, Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Singapore.
1963: Seal Carving, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition, Muar, Malaysia.10
1965: Seal-Carving, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition, Berne, Switzerland.
1966: Seal-Carving, Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition, Paris, France.11
1968: Art Exhibition, Hamburg, Germany / Art Exhibition, Singapore.
1970: Wee Beng-Chong Retrospective Art Exhibition (Works from 1950–1970), Singapore.
2003: Trajectories: The Oeuvre of Wee Beng-Chong, Singapore.
2012: A Ridge, A Word, A Brush: Wee Beng Chong, NAFA, Singapore.12
2014: Solo Art Exhibition of Wee Beng Chong, Nanman Art, Singapore.13
2015: Wee Beng Chong Creative Calligraphy Art Exhibition, Singapore.14

Selected group exhibitions15
1963: An exhibition of 70 modern paintings by seven Malaysian artists, National Library, Singapore.16
1964: 7th National Exhibition, Singapore.17
1967: Modern Art Society’s 4th annual art exhibition, Singapore.18
1971: Exhibition by local artists, Tudor Court, Singapore;19 3rd National Day Art Exhibition, Singapore.20
1972:
The Wave Art Exhibition, Singapore;21 / ASEAN Art Exhibition, Singapore

1976: Sculpture exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore.22
1977: Chinese art show, National Art Gallery, Singapore.23
1978: Exhibition in Moscow by the Ministry of Culture;24 Exhibition of oil paintings, Orchard Road, Singapore;25 Modern Art Exhibition 78, Singapore.26
1979: 8th International Festival of Arts, Singapore;27 Ceramic Arts and Sculpture Exhibition, Singapore.28
1980: Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Singapore.29
1983: New Images Exhibition, Singapore.30
1984: Singapore Art: A Decade 1974–1983, Singapore; 25 Years of Art in Singapore, Singapore; / 3rd ASEAN Sculpture Symposium and Workshop, Jakarta, Indonesia.
1985: Singapore Art – Past and Present, Singapore.31
1988: NAFA Lecturers Art Exhibition, Singapore;32 / Contemporary artists of Singapore, Grand Palais, Paris, France.33
1989: Contemporary Singapore Artists, Singapore.
1994: Pont des Arts: Nanyang Artists in Paris, 1925–1970, Singapore; A Window on Singapore Art: Travelling Exhibition of Singapore Painting to China and Hong Kong, China;34 Modern Art Society 30th Anniversary Art Exhibition, Singapore.
1995: 10th Asian International Art Exhibition, Singapore / Singapore Art ’95, Singapore.
1999: Nokia Singapore Art ’99, Singapore; Singapore Art Society 50th Anniversary Exhibition, Singapore.
2000: 15th Asian International Art Exhibition 2000, Taiwan / Cross-Century Art exhibition, Singapore.35
2001: 16th Asian International Art Exhibition 2001–2002, Guangzhou, China / Time and Space: 37th Anniversary Art Exhibition, Singapore.
2002: Bodies & Figures, Ng Eng Teng Gallery, National University of Singapore (NUS) Museum, Singapore;36 International Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Art Exhibition, Beijing, China.
2003: International Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Art Exhibition, Beijing, China;  International Taiwan Straits Famous Chinese Painters and Calligraphers Classic Works Art Exhibition, Taiwan; 7th International Calligraphy Art and Culture Exhibition, South Korea; Hangzhou Xiling Yin She, A Century (1904–2003) Overseas Chinese Calligraphy Association Art Exchange Exhibition, Hangzhou, China.
2004: Crossroads: Collective Works of Second Generation Artists, NUS Museum, Singapore.37
2005: Style & Imagination: Art in the Nanyang Academy, Singapore; Singapore Art Show 2005, Singapore;38 The Cultural Medallion and Visual Arts 1979–2015, Singapore;39 / The Society of Chinese Artists 70th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibition, Singapore.
2006: The 21st Asian International Art Exhibition 2006, Singapore; Highlights of Southeast Asia Collection, Singapore; Important Second-Generation Artists, Singapore.
2008: Nanyang 70 Years After: A Reunion of Artists in the Academy, Singapore; 23rd Asian International Art Exhibition 2008, Guangzhou, China; 2008 Creative Chinese Calligraphy Exhibition, Singapore; Contemporary Painting and Calligraphy Masters’ Couplets and Calligraphy Exhibition, China.
2009: Ji Chou Spring Festival Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition, Singapore / 3000 Years of Passion and Colour – Our Artists, our Legacy, Singapore; The Call of Tradition – Singapore Art Show 2009, Singapore; 1st Exhibition on Calligraphy and Seal-carving by Contemporary Calligraphers – Singapore and China, Singapore; 17th Shicheng Calligraphy Art Exhibition, Singapore; Remade Relived: Modern Art in Singapore, NAFA, Singapore.40
2010: NAFA-Lasalle Fine Art Staff Show 2010, Singapore;41 Many Minds, In Destiny: 4 Decades of Nanyang Art (1938–1979) by NAFA, Singapore;42 18th Shicheng Calligraphy Art Exhibition, Singapore; Singapore Art Society 60th Anniversary, Singapore; National Day Calligraphy and Painting Exhibition 2010, Singapore; The Institute of Chinese Jiaguwen 20th Anniversary – International Masters’ Calligraphy and Art Exhibition, Taichung, Taiwan / 6th International Exchange Exhibition for Calligraphy and Seal-Carving, Xi’an, China / Shi Jie Bai Jia Shu Jin Du Calligraphy Exhibition, Beijing, China / 1st China Yongquan International Calligraphy Exhibition, Shandong, China / 14th World Calligraphy Exhibition, Singapore.
2011: 15th World Calligraphy Exhibition, Singapore; 19th Shicheng Calligraphy Art Exhibition, Singapore; Brunei-China Calligraphy Exchange Exhibition, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei / Chongqing-Malaysia-Singapore Calligraphy Joint Exhibition, Chongqing, China / Zheng Chenggong Memorial Hall 50th Anniversary International Calligraphy Exhibition, Fujian, China / 26th Asian International Art Exhibition 2011, South Korea.
2012: 2012 Year of Dragon International Dragon Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition, Jakarta, Indonesia, and Guangzhou, China.
2014: Practice & Perfection, Singapore.43

Selected awards44
1966: International Prize for Modern Art, 17th Grand Prix Painting Art Exhibition, International de Peinture de Deauville, France.
1968: Certificate of Appreciation, Singapore Festival ’68 and the Mammoth Donation Draw, Singapore.
1974: Pingat Apad, Angkatan Pelukis Aneka Daya, Singapore; Certificate of Merit for distinguished service as artist and sculptor, subject of notice in volume no. 1 of “Dictionary of International Biography”, China.
1978: First Prize, Sculpture Open Competition, Public Utilities Board, Singapore.
1979: Modern Art Creativity Award, Modern Art Society, Singapore.
1980: Cultural Medallion, Singapore.45
1981–82: 2nd International Calligraphy Award, Singapore.
1984: 3rd ASEAN Sculpture Symposium and Workshop, Jakarta, Indonesia.
1990: Modern Art Award, Modern Art Society, Singapore.
1993: Academy Awards (Long Service) 1981–1993, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore.
1996: Certificate of Appreciation, Asia Invitation Art Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea; Certificate of Honour, The World Famous Chinese Artists in Appreciation of Outstanding Professional Competence in Fine Arts, China.
1998: Certificate of Honour, Outstanding Achievements to Chinese Culture, China.
2000: Gold Medallion Award, Chen Jin Zhao Calligraphy, The Chinese Calligraphy Society of Singapore, Singapore.
2001: Academy Awards (Long Service) 1981–2001, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore.
2003: First Prize, Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Competition of “The Eiffel Tower Cup”, Paris, France / Gold Award, 7th International Calligraphy Exhibition, Guilin, China.
2004: Gold Award, International Calligraphy and Painting Exchange Exhibition of “The Yan Huang Cuo”, China.
2005: Gold Award, China-Brazil Friendship Calligraphy and Painting Exchange Exhibition, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2006: Gold Award, 10th International Calligraphy Aesthetic Exhibition, China.
2009: International Artist Award, International O.A.C Exhibition, Japan.
2010: Most Outstanding Alumni Award, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore.
2011: 30 Years Long Service Award, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore; President’s Award, International Ontario Arts Council Exhibition, Japan.



Author

Wang Zineng



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