Born in Singapore, 1940
Hee Tong graduated from Nanyang Academy of Fine Art in 1960 and continued his art education at Ashiya Art College in Japan between 1973 and 74.
He has held five solo exhibitions in Suma, Japan (1973), National Museum Art Gallery (1992), Metakaos Art Gallery (2007), ION Art Gallery (2010) and Dahlia Gallery (2012). He was invited in “The First Asian Art Exhibition”, Hong Kong (1977); “The First Asian Art Exhibition”, Bahrain (1981); “Inaugural Exhibition”, Japan (1982) and participated in numerous overseas group exhibitions such as Salon Malaysia Art Competition Exhibition Malaysia (1969); the 15th International Grand Pix of Contemporary Art at Congress Center in Monte Carlo, Monaco (1981); “Artists Contemporizes De Singapore”, Paris, France (1988); New York Art Expo, USA (1989); 1st Bru-Sin Art Exhibition, Brunei (1990); “A Vision of Change”, United Kingdom (2000); and Asian International Art Exhibition (1990 – 2014).
His works are collected by Singapore Art Museum, Istana (Singapore), National Art Council (Singapore), National Library (Singapore), Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore Airlines Ltd, Singapore Telecom, Shell Companies (Singapore), UOB Bank (Singapore), Bank Negara in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Macau Cultural Foundation, Fukuoka Cultural Foundation (Japan) and many other private collectors.
He received the Special Award (1975); Overseas Educational Tour Winner Award (1983); four awards in Dr. Tan Tsze Chor Art Award (1983, 1987, 1994 and 2005) and nine Distinction Awards in UOB Competition (1982-1986, 1988 and 1992-1994).
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