Chia Yu Chian Artists

Chia Yu Chian

Pursued his studies in Singapore, and whilst there, came under the influence of Chen Wen Hsi, who taught at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. At the same time, he was also exposed to the other teachers there, who included Cheong Soo Pieng, Lim Tak Hai, Chen Chong Swee and Georgette Chen First artist from the Straits Settlements to gain a French government scholarship to study art in Paris at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts de Paris, from 1959 – 1961 Returning to Malaysia in 1962, he proceeded to open his studio in Penang, and was a strong influence on his younger brothers, Chia Hui Chian (1945-1985) and Chia Tick Chiam (b. 1945) Chia Yu Chian’s works often depicted figures in various shapes and forms, such as the Hospital Series made up of over 25 paintings and many drawings. These were his daily observations, as well as acute sensitivities to the eventfulness that connote his own experiences, having spent a few months on and off in the hospital Chia Yu Chian’s stylistic transitions over the years and his extensive palette are well-reflected in his paintings.

"Still Life.."
Artist ~ Chia Yu Ch..

"Prawns"
Artist ~ Chia Yu Ch..