"Mr. Ong is a self-taught artist, who never had any formal art training. As a realist painter, his works focus on inanimate objects, architectural form, masonry, foliage, and landscape. His style is "naturalist cum impressionistic".
On 3 April 2017, Ong Kim Seng set a new personal record when his work was sold for HK$725,000 at a Sotheby's Hong Kong auction.
The series of events includes two online sessions with Mr. Ong. The first free session will take place on Instagram and the second one will be held on our learning platform (see the details below).
President of the Singapore Watercolor Society from 1991 to 2001
A winner of nine awards from the American Watercolor Society (AWS)
Painting auctioned in June 2017 at Sotheby’s Hong Kong for $95,457.00
His collectors include Queen Elizabeth II of England, the Prime Minister of the People's Republic Of China, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, President of the Republic of Korea, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, the President of the Republic of the Philippines, etc.
Ong Kim Seng’s works have been published in eight books in America and China.
Who is this for?
For those who want to learn the secrets of watercolor from the world-renowned artist and learn to paint street scenes
About the program
Recording live broadcast
In this 1-hour live broadcast, we will:
Get to know Mr. Ong and his way to watercolor
Learn about the birth and development of watercolor in Asia
Announce a master class with Mr. Ong
Q&A session with the artist
Recording Workshop with Mr. Ong
In this 2-hour workshop, we will:
Paint an amazing street scene
Learn how to find the balance between water and pigment