Phyllis Chong enjoys painting in watercolour. Many of Phyllis’s works were painted on location in Singapore and overseas with fellow watercolour artists and Urban Sketchers Singapore. She also paints still life and portraits of live models regularly. Phyllis has participated and sold her works in the Art Apart Fair and a number of group exhibitions. These include the exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore with Urban Sketchers Singapore where she also gave a talk to share her enthusiasm on travel sketching. Phyllis also auctioned her paintings at charity events to raise funds for needy students in the last 3 years.
Chin Chun Wah, Harry born in 1941, Singapore, graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 1967 and become a founding member of the Singapore Watercolour Society in 1969. As a budding artist, he led several art groups here in the late 1960s to early 1970s and was known for his sketches in pen and wash – a painting technique where he uses marker pens and watercolours to depict scenes with light and deft strokes. Despite his age of 78 years old, he believes there is no end to learning and his passion for the arts has only grown stronger each day. He is a founding member of the Singapore Watercolour Society.
Dino Dante K. Pajao was born and raised in Maasin City, Southern Leyte Philippines. He’s an architect by profession. He lived in Singapore and worked in international landscape and design firms in the past 12 years. His breakthrough in the international watercolor community was when his piece “Crossover” got selected in the Northwest Watercolor Society’s (NWWS) 75th International Open Juried Exhibition in Seattle Washington USA in 2015. In September last year, Dino participated the by invitational 2018 Fifth Silk Road International Arts Festival in Xi’an City China. Dino believes “that art is natural and around us - available to everyone always any time. It may seem elusive but will never leave”. He’s a DANIEL SMITH brand ambassado
Chong took up watercolour painting after retirement from work. Since then, she has participated in the several exhibitions including The Singapore Watercolour Society Annual Exhibitions (2012, 2014 – 2018), “Water Rhyme On The Maritime Silk Road” Shantou (China) - Singapore Joint Watercolour Exhibitions (2017 - 2018) and The Singapore Watercolour Society “Painting The Singapore River” Exhibition (2019).