About The Artist

Goh Siew Guan was born in Sarawak on 1942, now a Singaporean. Mr. Goh graduated from the Teachers’ Training College, worked as a full time art teacher in River Valley High School, Bukit Merah and Deyi Secondary School till his retirement in 1988. He retires as a MOE fine arts teacher after 33 years of faithful service to the Ministry of Education (MOE). He has been participating regularly in group exhibitions locally and overseas in all these year. He has won several UOB Painting of the Year Awards and Dr Tan Tsze Chor Art Awards. He is apt at painting landscape, trees and rocks, these are his forte. He has mastered the technique of water colour and able to express his mind with water colour in any objects. In particular, he uses the technique of blanking and lifting out meticulously. Looking at his paintings, you will be intrigued by the way he depicts boughs and twigs as well as the rugged rocks. Siew Guan travels around the world to experience the nature, all these places create a deep bonding between nature and his heart.