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BIODATA   PRIZES
1934    Born in Ipoh, Malaysia   1988    3rd Prize in Mural Competition, Association of Banks, Malaysia
      1985    2nd Prize (Landscape) in P.N.B. Art Competition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS   1977    Minor Award, Painting and Print Competition, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2006    Hon. Doctor of Arts, The Robert Gordon University, Scotland, UK   1967    1st Prize (Drawing) and 2nd Prize (Water Colour), Virginia Beach Summer Art Show, USA
1980 - 81    ACLS-Fulbright Research Fellow, USA   1967    Consulate Prize, Annual Sumi-E Ink Painting Exhibition, N.Y.C., N.Y., USA
1968    MFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, USA      
1961    BA (Fine Art), National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan   SCHOLARSHIP / FELLOWSHIP
      1980    Awarded MACEE-ACLS-Fulbright Hays Research Fellowship
POSITIONS   1966    Awarded Lee Foundation Study Grant for futher study
1988 - Date    Chairman, Federation of Asian Artists - Malaysia Committe   1965    Awarded FULBRIGHT-HAYS Scholarship to study art in USA
2000 - 09    President & CEO, Malaysian Institute of Art,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
     
1995 - 99    Vice President, Malaysian Institute of Art,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  GUEST CURATOR
1989 - 94    Dean, Sch. of Fine Art, Lasalle-sia College of the Arts, Singapore   2004    Guest Curator BSLN: "Dot / Proliferation and Penetration - Visual Expression from Paper and Ink Art Exhibition" from China at BSLN (11 Jan - 8 Mar 2004)
1969 - 89    Lecturer / Course Tutor Fine Art Dept. / Senior Lecturer / MARA Inst. of Technology (now UiTM), Shah Alam   2004    Guest Curator BSLN: "Continuities: Malaysian Contemporary Art at The Turn of 21st"
1966 - 68    Head, Art Dept., United Nations International School, N.Y.C., N.Y., USA   2004    Co-Curator: "Identity Versus Globalization?", an International Art Exhibition of S.E.A. and conference held at Chiangmai Art Museum, National Art Gallery, Thailand (7 - 29 Feb 2004)
      2001    Curator: "Asian Art 2000 - A Vision of Change", an Exhibition of Contemporary Art from 6 Asian Countries at University of Brighton, UK (26 April - 23 May 2001)
APPOINTMENT   1999    Curator: "Contemporary Malaysian Paintings Exhibition" at China National Art Museum, Beijing, China
2005 - 09    Ahli Lembaga Amanah, Balai Seni Lukis Negara
(Member, Board of Trustees, National Art Gallery)
  1987    Curator: "Tasik Cini Art Exhibition" at Australian High Commission Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2002 - 07    Ahli Jawatankuasa Perolehan Himpunan Tetap, BSLN      
2006    Ahli Panel Anugerah Seni Negara Ke-7, JKKN, KKKW   PUBLICATION
 2006    Pengerusi, Jawatankuasa Anugerah Seni Tampak Negara Ke-7, JKKN, KKKW   2014    "Retrospective Choong Kam Kow - Cross Culture • Trans Era"
(National Visual Arts Gallery, Malaysia)
      2006    "Choong Kam Kow Solo Exhibition - An Evolving Creative Journey"
(Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan)
AWARDS   2004    "The Art of Choong Kam Kow"
(Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China)
2006    Conferred Hon. Doctor of Arts by The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland   1998    "The Works of Choong Kam Kow in the 90's - The Paper Reliefs & Paintings"
(University of Brington Art Gallery, UK)
2001    Awarded the "Most Outstanding Alumni Award", National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan   1992    "Choong Kam Kow - Paper Relief & Paintings"
(Taiwan Museum of Art, Taichung, Taiwan)
2000    Awarded Bintang Ahli Mangku Negara (A.M.N.) by Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Di-Pertuan Agong XI   1991    "Choong Kam Kow - Paper Relief & Paintings"
(Taipei Museum of Art, Taipei, Taiwan)
      1988    "Choong Kam Kow - Paper Relief & Paintings"
(Frederikshavn Art Museum, Denmark)
         
         

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dr choongkamkow
Dr. Choong Kam Kow is a well known
senior contemporary artist,
a leading art & design educationist and
an independent curator in Malaysia

FEDERATION OF ASIAN ARTISTS
MALAYSIA COMMITTE CHAIRMAN
NATIONAL TAIWAN NORMAL UNIV. ALUMNI
ASSOC. SELANGOR VICE PRESIDENT
 
HON. DOCTOR OF ARTS (RGU. SCOTLAND, UK)
MFA (PRATT INST. USA) BFA (N.T.N.U. TAIWAN)
FULBRIGHT-ACLS RESEARCH FELLOW