Tew Nai Tong

Born: 
1936 - 2013
Place: 
Klang
Category: 
Nanyang
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1964 | British Council, Kuala Lumpur

1974 | Beautiful Malaysia, Samat Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

1978 | Malaysia Image, National Library, Singapore

1984 | A Watercolour Creation Show, British Council, Kuching, Malaysia

1987 | A Solo Exhibition in Oil, Sarawak Museum, Kuching, Malaysia

1992 |

  • Malaysia Image in Oil, The Art Gallery, Penang 
  • Malaysia Image in Oil, Galeri Citra, Kuala Lumpur 

 

1994 | Reminiscences of South Seas , Shenn’s Art Gallery, Singapore

1999 | Paris to KL Art Salon, Kuala Lumpur

2000 | Nai Tong Oil Painting, Art Folio, Singapore

2001 | Sunjin Gallery, Singapore

2002 | Elm Quay Fine Arts, Micasa, Kuala Lumpur

2003 | Metro Fine Art, Legend Hotel Kuala Lumpur

2003 | City Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

2004 | A New Expression, Balai Berita, The New Straits Times Press, Malaysia

2007 | Retrospective Exhibition at National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

2008 | Cape of Good Hope Art Gallery, Singapore

2012 | A Golden Era at KL Lifestyle Art Space, Kuala Lumpur

 

HONOURS & AWARDS

1964 | 2nd Prize, Chartered Bank Mural Design Competition

1981 | Shell Watercolour Award

1982 | Best Award, Esso

1983 | Dunlop Watercolour Awards

2009 | Grand Prize Asia Art Award (Malaysia), Seoul, Korea

 

EDUCATION

1957-1958 | B A Fine Arts,  Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore

1967-1968 | Continued his studies  at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts

 

AUCTIONS

Featured in KL Auctions since 2010 (June)

2012 May | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Drying Fish, 1974 | Oil on canvas (65.5 x 65 cm), RM 16, 500

2012 Oct | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Moonlight, 1974 | Oil on canvas (88 x 88 cm), RM 19, 800

2013 April Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers Happy Life, 2000 Oil on canvas (122 x 90 cm), RM 15, 400

2013 NovHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Golden Time 12, 2004 Oil on canvas (183 x 152 cm), RM 77, 000

2013 NovHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Fishing Village, 1962 Oil on board (75.5 x 60.5 cm), RM 19, 800

2013 NovHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Untitled, 1984 Watercolour on paper (60 x 60 cm),  RM 8, 250

2013 NovHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Flying Figures, 1996-2000 Watercolour on paper (56.5 x 30  cm), RM 7, 150

2013 NovHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Three Ladies, 1991 Oil on canvas (59 x 80 cm), RM 19, 800

2013 NovHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Ceremony in Bali, undated Oil on canvas (90 x 60 cm), RM 24, 200

2013 NovHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Lady with Orchid, 1992 Oil on canvas (90 x 80 cm), RM 20, 900

2014 AprilHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Nude, 2001 Oil on canvas (25.5 x 25.5 cm), RM 5, 600

2014 AprilHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Figures with Birdcages, 1992 Oil on canvas (80 x 95 cm), RM 21, 280

2014 AprilHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Fruits Seasons, 1995 Oil on canvas (122 x 122 cm), RM 35, 840

2014 AprilHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Festival, 2001 Oil on canvas (91.5 x 45.5 cm), RM 17, 920

2014 Nov| Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers Nude, 2007 Oil on canvas (52 x 52 cm), RM 8, 400

2014 NovHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Studies for Golden Time I, II and Golden Harvesting Season, 2008-2009 Mixed media on paper (17 x 30 cm, 17.5 x 34 cm, 18.5 x 32 cm), RM 7, 840

2014 NovHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Market Scene, undated Oil on canvas (51 x 51 cm), RM 7, 840

2014 NovHenry Butcher Art Auctioneers Market, 1989 Oil on board (50 x 60 cm), RM 22, 400

2014 Nov | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Studies for Golden Time I, II And Golden Harvesting Season, 2008-2009 | Mixed media on paper (17cm x 30cm, 17.5cm x 34cm, 18.5cm x 32cm), RM 7,840

2014 Nov | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Market Scene, Undated | Oil on canvas (51cm x 51cm), RM 7,840

2015 MarThe Edge Auction Peace Land, 2009 Oil on canvas (60 x 60 cm), RM 14,300

2015 Mar | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Flying In My World, 1986 | Watercolour on paper (35cm x 39cm), RM 4,256

2015 Mar | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | In the Morning, 2010 | Oil on canvas (58cm x 59cm), RM 12,320

2015 Mar | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Dancing All Day Long, 2002 | Oil on canvas (70cm x 56cm), RM 9,856

2015 Mar | The Edge Auction | Countryside, 2010 | Oil on canvas (76cm x 76cm), RM 17,600

2015 Apr | Sotheby's Modern & Contemporary Southeast Asian Art | Malay Couple | Oil on masonite board (45.5cm x 37cm), USD 4,192.40

2015 Oct | Sotheby's Modern & Contemporary Southeast Asian Art | Man and Lady | Oil on masonite board (36.5cm x 46.5cm), USD 2,419.33

2015 Oct | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Metro, 1999 | Oil on canvas (50cm x 60cm), RM 10,144

2015 Oct | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | In The Morning, undated | Watercolour on canvas (70cm x 80cm), RM 13,526.40

2016 Apr | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Self-Portrait-3, 2010 | Oil on canvas (91cm x 91cm), RM 21,280

2016 Apr | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Peaceful Life, 2002 | Oil on canvas (121cm x 121cm), RM 32,480

2016 Nov | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | By the Coast, 1983 | Watercolour on canvas (59 cm x 59cm), RM 9,520

2016 Nov | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | K.L, 1976 | Oil on canvas (40cm x 50cm), RM 4,704

2016 Nov | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Nude 22; Nude 23 (Set of Two) | Oil on canvas (30cm x 30cm each), RM 5,040

2016 Nov | Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | Untitled (Set of Two), 1981 | Watercolour on paper (27cm x 33cm; 36cm x 27cm), RM 3,584

2017 March | The Edge Auction | Lady and Flowers,1992, oil on canvas (30 x 30cm) | RM 7,189.00 (price include buyer's premium gst)

2017 March | The Edge Auction | Landscape, 1988, watercolor on paper (37 x 45cm) | RM 4,240.0 0 (price include buyer's premium gst)

2017 Apr Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers FISHING VILLAGE; UNTITLED; UNTITLED(ABSTRACT) (c. 1970-1972; 1983; c.1974-1976) | Watercolour on paper | (15cm x 15cm; 13cm x 14cm; 13cm x 13cm ), RM2,016

2017 Apr Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | GIRL AND FLOWER, undated | Oil on canvas (55cm x 44.5cm) | RM3,920.00

2017 Apr Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers | NUDE 2, 2003 | Oil on canvas (41.5cm x 37cm) | RM4,480.00