(1913 - 1974)
Lee Yong is known for painting.
Biography Lee Yong
Lee Cheng Yong (1913-1974) studied at Xin Hua Art Academy (later known as the Shanghai Academy of Fine Art) in 1927 and held his first solo exhibition at the Philomatic Union in Acheen Street, Penang in 1932 while his next was in 1960 at the Chin Kang Association in Macalister Road in Penang. He formed the Penang Chinese Art Club in 1935 and was elected its first president. He was honored with the Lee Cheng Yong Memorial exhibition by the Penang State Art Gallery in 1996.
Although Lee Cheng Yong left copious works on various subjects in various media indicating his versatility, he was also known as a dedicated art teacher at the Chung Ling High School. He fostered generations of star students such as Chong HoREFERENCE
Lee Cheng Yong Retrospective Exhibition , The Art Gallery, 1996.
Eight Pioneers of Malaysian Art (With Supplement on Peter Harris) , Dato’ Dr. Tan Chee Khuan, Penang State Art Gallery, 2013.
... Displaying 953 of 1234 characters.