Seng Tong Wong Kuala Lumpur Series
Dr. Wong Seng-tong is a Malaysian Asian Modern & Contemporary artist who was born in 1939 in Kampur, Perak. During his professional career he was an Associate Professor at UKM Malaysia (1972-1993) and a Senior Fellow at NTU Singapore (1993-1996). He was Chairman of the Malaysian Watercolour Organisation (MWO) and the Malaysian Watercolour Society (MWS) from 1992 – 2010. He also held office as Secretary-General of the Asian Watercolour Confederation (AWC) from 1989 – 1991 and 1994 – 1996. He was also Honorary Secretary of MWS from 1983 – 1990. Since his early years in school, Seng-Tong loved to draw and paint in watercolour and oil. In addition to being an artist, Seng-Tong has compiled, edited and published a large number of art publications.
The Works of Art
These four beautiful watercolours depict major land-marks in the city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. These include the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, the Masjid Jame, The Masjid Negara and the UMND Head Quarters. the works were painted in 1987. Villages and urban city-scapes are some of Seng Tong's favourite subjects to study and paint.