Ong Kim Seng BBM AWSDF NWS born in Singapore. Full time artists since 1985 , Exhibited world wide . Cultural Medallion Awardee 1990 . Awarded the Public Service Star from the President of the Republic Of Singapore 2004 . The first Asian to be a member of the AWS and also the first Asian to be conferred the Dolphin Fellowship from AWS . Won seven awards from the AWS . P.J. Ireland Award, Macquerie University, N.S.W. Australia. 2002 China National Watercolor Exhibition, Fuzhou 28th September 2003, Awarded Silver medal .
Judge for the 2010 and 2012 Shanghai , Zhujiajiao International Watercolour Biennale , Judge for the third Lushan International Watercolour Festival , 2010, Judge for the ” Colours of the World ” International Watercolor Society competition 2013 Izmir Turkey and the Young watercolorists Award of the International Watercolor Society 2014 Cappadocia Turkey Judge for the Greece ” Watercolour International II ” 2014
Held twenty-six solo exhibitions in Singapore and abroad. Hon . President of the Singapore Watercolour Society since 2001 . Most recent award the honorary award of being conferred the Master of ASEAN watercolourists from the World Watermedia Exposition , Thailand 11th June to 20th July