Wee Shoo Leong

b. 1958

Singapore

Wee Shoo Leong | 黄树良 (b. 1958, Singapore) is known for his still life oil paintings of identifiable everyday objects such as birdcages, vases, earthern jars, flowers and fruits, set against blank backgrounds which give the works clarity and a sense of quietness and harmony.

Wee graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 1979. In 1984, he won the UOB Painting of the Year competition. His other accolades include a silver medal from Salon 85 in Paris (1985) and the 1st Commonwealth Foundation Fellowship (1986, London).

Wee’s paintings have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in Singapore, Brunei, Australia, Europe and the United States of America. These include solo exhibitions at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (1984) and at the National Museum Art Gallery (1985). His group exhibitions include First Bru-Sin Art Exhibition in Brunei (1989) and Many in One: 25 Years of Singapore Art in Washington, DC (1991).

Wee Shoo Leong’s work is in the collections of Singtel, National Gallery Singapore, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, the National Library Board and Citibank Singapore.