His artworks have been selected for exhibition in both local and international shows, including the 87th Annual Open Juried Exhibition by the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour in Toronto, Canada in 2012, the 4th International Watercolour Biennale “Vada + Farba” in Polotsk, Belarus in 2013, and the 37th International Exhibition by Watercolor Art Society Houston, USA in 2014.
His artwork “Serenity” won the Second Place Founders Award in the 2013 International Watermedia “Legacy” Exhibition organized by Pikes Peak Watercolour Society in Colorado, USA. In 2014, another of his artworks won the Artist Merit Award at the International Annual Open Exhibition by the Missouri Watercolor Society, USA.
He is currently a member of the Contemporary Malaysian Watercolorists Association and the Penang Watercolour Society, and has recently been awarded Signature Status by the Missouri Watercolor Society, USA.
As a children’s art educator, he has been running YS Art Centre since 1991. In the past decade, he had received Outstanding Teacher Awards from the Education Departments of Shanghai and Beijing, China for his excellence in teaching art.
Despite his busy career in children’s art education, as an artist he constantly pursues greater heights and achievements in the art of watercolour painting.