Explore the colourful worlds of
Explore the colourful worlds of Mr Tang Kok Soo through his ‘Tang and Tranquility’ exhibition at the UOB Art Gallery. A firm believer that every artist’s moral character and qualities shape the art they create, Mr Tang focuses on painting with a clear and conscious mind. He also believes that art has the power to leave a positive mark on society, and channels positivity into all his works. ‘Tang and Tranquility’ showcases Mr Tang’s mindfulness and positivity through 11 uplifting mixed-media paintings in his Stone series, alongside five whimsical watercolour pieces in his Cityscape series. All the paintings on display are for sale.
Mr Tang Kok Soo won the 2016 UOB Painting of the Year (POY), Singapore (Established Category – Gold award) for his painting ‘Elephants Crossing the Water’. Since winning the UOB POY award in November 2016, Mr Tang has exhibited his paintings at the UOB Art Space @ Art Stage Singapore 2017, alongside 14 other UOB POY alumni from across Southeast Asia. He sold his painting ‘Joyfulness’ at the UOB Art Space @ Art Stage Singapore 2017.
Mr Tang Kok Soo’s painting ‘Elephants Crossing the Water’ is the inspiration for the design of the UOB Annual Report 2016, which was released on 28 March 2017. The abstract painting of a herd of elephants crossing a river received the Gold Award for the Established Artist Category in the 2016 UOB POY (Singapore) Competition. In this painting, Mr Tang applied the attentive use of pencil, charcoal, watercolour and Chinese ink to mirror the composure of an elephant herd in their river-crossing. The painting is currently on display at the conference suite in UOB Plaza 1, 80 Raffles Place.
April 12 (Wednesday) 9:00 am - May 19 (Friday) 6:30 pm
The UOB Art Gallery,
UOB Plaza 1, 80 Raffles Place, Singapore 048624