Kim Hai has always been known as a humble and friendly person to his friends and students alike, greeting everyone with a welcoming smile. He was born in the 50s and studied fine art under the tutelage of Chong Chen Sun at the Malaysia Institute of Art since 1965. He started to major in Batik […]
Being frail since childhood, the Ipoh born young artist Rachel Lee was driven and encouraged by her inner voice to never let go of her dreams. Consequently, she boldly began her journey of painting and music, rendering emotional memories of growing up and monologues on pieces of canvas, transforming feelings into music notes, and presenting […]
Paying attention to our family members to the extent of knowing their body lines, the shape of their hands, legs or eyes is a rare case in Asian family. We always avoid looking into the eyes of the loved ones or embrace each other with a hug. Artist Khoo Boon Want is trying to express […]
This is Ch’ng Kiah Kiean’s second solo exhibition in Kuala Lumpur after the first one in 2012. He will showcase recent “non-architecture” sketches with the theme Close Objects – which are the common objects or small things in my surrounding. He started the series with some botanic / plant sketches four years back and found […]
Since established in 2010, Oriental Art and Cultural Center (OACC) has been working as a platform for many international artists to showcase their creative works and talent. In 2019, we will introduce you, an artist and archaeologist from Japan, Mr. Moriyama Tetsukazu. Mr. Moriyama Tetsukazu, 80, is a best friend to local artist, Master Yap […]
Life • Colours Not confined to a theme, a style or a specific subject matter, but rather inspired by her appreciation of the philosophy “art finds its roots in life”. This exhibition features June Liw’s artworks that embody her childhood memories, recollections of her hometown, landscapes and scenes she encountered during her overseas travels, her […]
In supporting humanity cause and community care, “A Better Future for the Children” Fundraising Exhibition held in Oriental Art and Cultural Center (OACC) in order to fundraise for the operation funding to Good Shepherd Learning Centre. This centre is established in Phuket, Thailand with the help and contribution from the public. It provides free education […]
In order to promote the cultural and artistic exchanges between Taiwan and Malaysia, we had collaborated with the Oriental Art & Cultural Center (OACC) to specially invite Taiwanese and Malaysian printmaking artists to exhibit their works side by side in an effort to promote and cultivate future art exchanges. “Dialogue” is about the relationship between […]
There are places all over the world that leave unforgettable memories. Saint-Emilion is one of them. It is a journey to the heart of its vineyard that we proposed to you here, to discover its nectars and its winegrowers.
In 1999, the Juridiction of Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux, France became the first vineyard to be included on the World Heritage List as a cultural landscape. With a thousand-year history, the village of Saint-Emilion and its surroundings are now internationally renowned and welcome more than one million visitors each year. The medieval city and its golden stones, the many family properties that make up the “hill of a thousand castles”, the vineyards spread over hills, valleys and underground quarries… thanks to its perpetual relationship with nature and man has shaped these exceptional landscapes from generation to generation, always in accordance with the exceptional values recognised by UNESCO.
Sarana Khoo, a young artist and first local PNA certified Trainer, has trailblazed and trained PNA Instructors since 2014, popularizing this art with more than 100 instructors from Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong. “Tales of Nagomi” will be the first PNA exhibition ever held locally with more than 100 artworks from these countries. Among […]