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Yap Kim Boon
Mixed Media Artist
Yap Kim Boon’s works in vivid and rich colours illustrate the richness of the local culture and surroundings in an accessible manner. As a full-time artist, he has spent over 20 years cultivating the essence of oil painting skills to produce distinctive technique of painting using pallet knife with thick oil paint; producing three dimensional textured effect, which captures light and movement uniquely. Another factor which contributes to the... realistic feel of the paintings is where he paints in the open air to directly experience the subject matter. His vibrant works of art can transport one to a tranquil kampung, a babbling brook, shimmering town or to the middle of a burst of dazzling Heliconias and Bougainvillea. Contrasting the nature sceneries, city sceneries are also Yap’s art subject to reflect the beauty of local urban city life. Witnessing such masterpieces is a stimulating and soothing experience. Many art collectors have witnessed that his paintings have brought to life the Read more
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- Yap Kim Boon
2nd Prize, National New Artist?
Best Artist Award ’83 Malaysian Institute of Art?
Winner of the Meritorious Award, Association of Artist, Klang?
“Unity in Brilliant Colours of Malaysia” Yap Kim Boon Art Collection Gallery, Ampang
“Life Is Beautiful” Sunway Putra Mall, KL
“Composing Happiness” Grand Bohemian Gallery, Mansion Hotel, U.S.
“A Feast with Nature” Savannah, Georgia, USA
“Nature’s Palette of Colours” SIEMENS Art Gallery
“Interactive Demonstration on Pallette Knife Techniques” Volvo Art Gallery KL
Savannah Georgia, US