Chua Mia Tee
Chua Mia Tee was born in 1931 in China and moved to Singapore in 1937. Chua’s body of work includes colourful koi, majestic animals as well as panoramic views and sprawling landscapes of countries. He received training in drawing, sketching with watercolour and painting, both with oils on canvas and with Chinese ink and colours on paper under the tutelage of pioneer artists. Chua paints in a realistic style. His works display his keen eye for details and an understanding of light. He believes that art should be realistic because it reflects life.