Wong Kian Ping

Born 1932


He graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and further studied Ceramic and Design in Japan. He was a Specialist Inspector of School in the Ministry of Education for 25 years and winner of the Tan Tze Chor Art Award.

Kian Ping is a oil painter and calligrapher. He paints mainly in oils and occasionally in acrylics. He has been actively participating in many local arts activities, such as the Singapore Art Society Annual Art Exhibition and the Society of Chinese Artists Annual Art Exhibition.


1958 Certificate in Education Teachers Training College, Singapore
1961 Diploma in Western Painting, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
1962-1963 Studied Chinese painting under the late Dr. Chen Wen Hsi
1975 Certificate in Ceramic Glazes and Decoration Government Industrial Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan
1963-1970 Art Lecturer, Teachers Training College, Singapore
1970-1994 Specilaist Art Inspector, Ministry of Education, Singapore
Since 1959 Participated in all the major art exhibitions in Singapore and overseas and actively involved in organizing art activities for art societies


Vice-President, Federation of Art Societies (Singapore)
Vice President, Singapore Art Society
Vice-President, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Alumni Association (until 2001)

Council Member, Society of Chinese Artists (until 2001)
Art Resource Panel Member, National Arts Council
Council Member, Singapore Arts Federation


1981 Awarded National Day Effciency Medal (PB)
1985 Singapore Art Society Service Award

1985 Society of Chiense Artists Service Award
1987 Ministry of Community Development Long Service Award (Culture)
1992 Ministry of Education Long Service Award (PBS)
1998 Dr. Tan Tsze Chor Art Award (Western Painting)


Source: NAFA


Journey with Oil and Ink
by Wong Kian Ping

Price: US$20.96 (S$35.00*)
Region: Singapore
Format: Hardcover, 156 pages
Published: 2002, Singapore, 1st Edition
ISBN: 9810467524
SB#: 032933

About This Book
A recent exhibition celebrated the oeuvre and 70th birthday of Singapore artist Wong Kian Ping. This volume presents 100 oil paintings -- many of local rural scenes -- together with family photographs and examples of his calligraphy