Let The Music play by Chiang Shih Wen

b. 1949
Malacca

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Chiang Shih Wen 江石文

Chiang Shih Wen was born in 1949 in Malacca. He received a degree in Fine Art from the KL Collage of Art in 1974. Context in Chiang’s painting is based on Malacca cityscape; however, he features colors and airy of landscapes in his paintings instead of realism landscapes. Before he starts a painting, he goes outdoor to draw some sketches and completes a painting at his studio. Chiang Shih Wen’s paintings are characterised by rigorous structures that form colors, shapes, composition and scale. His paintings create diverse views to observe a historical and a tourist city that bring viewers’ attention back to the basic to appreciate peace and pleasure with ordinary life in Malaysia.

Chiang Shih Wen received Fine Art Degree from the KL College of Art in 1974. He was awarded In Outstanding Award: “Young Artist Competition” in 1981 organized by “Nanyang Siang Pau”, “Malaysia Landscape in Water Colour” in 1982, organized by The National Art Gallery.

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