Choo Keng Kwang

Born on 3 June 1931 in Singapore, the only son of a trader.

Schooled at Catholic High School.

Studied painting at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. Graduated in 1953 at the age of 21.

Married NAH Chong Ngian, and have five children - 3 daughters & 2 sons

Taught at Sin Hua School.

Became Head of the Art Education Department at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

Started on-the-spot painting in his 30s.

Awarded the Public Service Medal in 1976.