Born 1963 in Penang, Khoo Cheang Jin is fond of art since young. He has been painting actively since graduated from the School of Architecture in UNSW, Australia. He likes to travel, and the streetscapes, old buildings and local people he visited and encountered with become the most loved subject for his expression in watercolour. He has thus far held 6 solo exhibitions in Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, and numerous local and overseas group shows. He has won many art awards in Singapore and Malaysia, and his watercolours are in the collections of many individuals and institutions including Istana Melawati in Putrajaya, National Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Penang State Art Gallery, Shell Companies in Singapore, Mission to the United Nation in Geneva, Singapore etc. He is a Signature Member of National Watercolor Society, member of Singapore Watercolour Society, Malaysian Watercolour Society, Penang Art Society and currently serves as the President of Penang Water Colour Society.