Sunday, July 12

Masterpieces by 12 local artists on display at Boonia Art Gallery


KUCHING: Over 50 artwork series by 12 renowned local artists will be on display at the ‘Colourful Sarawak 2011’ art exhibition here from now until Sept 22.

Hosted by Boonia Art Gallery at Jalan Padungan (opposite Everrise Supermarket), the exhibition is held in conjunction with the National Day celebration.

Among artists who are showcasing their masterpieces are Raphael Scot Ahbeng, Lam Siong Onn, Melton Kais, Sylvester Jussem, Yakup Mohd. Rafee, Foo Syn Hee, Kueh Chai Piaw, Yu Loon Ching, Chin Chong voon, Justin Wong Ah Vui and Ng Soon Meng.
Some artwork paintings from the late Tsai Horng Chung are also on display.

‘Colourful Sarawak 2011’ is the latest art exhibition organized by Boonia Art Gallery with the objectives to provide artistically excellent exhibition that promotes local artists and to educate the public about the rich art and cultural traditions of Sarawak, at the same time to provide a platform for artistic expression and facilitate exchange of knowledge through regional partnership.

Many of the artists illustrate their artistic vision and spiritual journeys, share memories of their homes in landscape, people and depicting traditional cultural icons through inspirational renderings with various art mediums like oil, acrylic and watercolour.

The exhibition opens daily from 10am until 8pm.