Keng Seng Choo 龚明金

Keng Seng Choo artist

Keng Seng Choo 龚明金
Born 1945, Kedah, Malaysia

Keng Seng Choo was born in Alor Setar, Kedah in 1945. Keng Seng Choo completed his graduation in 1965 at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore. He is a full-time Malaysian artist. Currently he is the vice president of North Kedah Art Society, member of National Visual Arts Gallery Malaysia, member of Penang Water Colour Society, member of Angkatan Pelukis Kedah, member of Penang Art Society and member of Alumni Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

Since winning a Silver Medal of the New York International Art Show in 1970, he is becoming well known and people are complimenting him on his artworks. There are many local and foreign institutions that hold his collections namely National Art Gallery, H.R.H the Sultan of Kedah, UUM, Balai Seni Kedah, Malaysia Airlines, Public Bank, Bank Negara, Cathay Pacific (Singapore), Goodwood Hotel (Singapore), Lady-Hill Hotel (Singapore), Hilton (Singapore), Micasa Hotel Apartment (Kuala Lumpur), Pertronas, Balai Seni Kelantan and Daiichi Modern Art Gallery.

His winning awards include:
1988 : won first prize-“posted in Malaysia” organized by Micasa Hotel apartments, Kuala Lumpur.
1982 : won second prize in oil painting competition in Kedah.
1970 : “Love Is Blue” which has won a silver Medal at the New York International art show.
1965 : won third prize in oil painting competition in Malaysia open art Competition.