State of Tranquility is the first solo exhibition by the Singaporean Chinese ink painting artist, Tan Chin Boon. In this exhibition, Tan Chin Boon showcases over forty recent paintings and a hundred and twenty seals as a result of over four decades of art practise and mastery.
About Tan Chin Boon. Tan Chin Boon is a Singaporean painter, seal carver, and member of the Singapore Siaw-Tao Chinese Seal-Carving Calligraphy & Painting Society. Born in Nan’an, Fujian in 1953, Tan Chin Boon graduated from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 1972. Under the guidance of renowned artists Chen Chong Swee and See Hiang Tuo, he studied traditional Chinese Ink painting of landscapes, flowers and birds.
Tan Chin Boon’s childhood was spent in the countryside. He was very fond of rural streams, the reflection of moonlight, wildflowers, and country roads. His early life experiences became the inspiration for his future creations.