Richard Koh Fine Art (RKFA) is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of a Malaysian artist, Zac Lee (b. 1968). Titled Another Day, the exhibition is scheduled to run from 7 – 19 January 2023 at Richard Koh Fine Art Singapore, Blk 47 Malan Road, #01-26 Gillman Barracks, Singapore 109444.
In Another Day, Zac Lee presents a body of work that centres around the everyday, depicting the most routine of acts and finding joy within them. Using sombre and bleak hues helps further illustrate the paintings’ uneventfulness and normality such as picking up a book put down from the night before, a quick sketching session, and a Sunday afternoon. To him, everyday life is valuable — the bad times, the good times, everything in between, and everything that comes before and after.
Today’s ending simply means tomorrow’s beginning. At the works’ core, it is Lee’s way of magnifying these vignettes of life onto the canvases, celebrating their simplicity as he believes that life’s fulfilment is found in these everyday moments.
Zac Lee (b.1968, Malaysia) has a diploma in Fine Arts from the Kuala Lumpur College of Art (1990) and a diploma in Illustration from The One Academy of Design (1993). In 2006, he won a full sponsorship by Freeman Fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center, USA. In 2010, he was selected for the Three Shadows Residency in Beijing, China.
Lee was awarded as the finalist for the Sovereign Asian Art Prize in Hong Kong in 2014, as well as the silver award for UOB Painting of The Year 2020. He has been participating in local and international exhibitions since 2006, including The Peak Magazine’s 25th Anniversary, Galeri Petronas, Kuala Lumpur and ASIA WEEK NEW YORK, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York.
He currently resides in Kuala Lumpur and teaches as a senior lecturer at the Dasein Academy of Art, Kuala Lumpur.
Zac Lee – Another Day
7 - 19 January 2023
Richard Koh Fine Art,
Blk 47 Malan Road,
#01-26 Gillman Barracks,
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