Tan Leong Kheng , an alumnus of Chinese High School, was taught there by pioneer painters such as Chen Wen Hsi and Chen Chong Swee. He studied briefly at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. He was also a member of the Equator Art Society, a now-defunct leftist art group, where he learnt watercolour painting.
An active member of the Singapore Watercolour Society.
Works collected by Public Institutions, Banks and Business Corporations.