Artist Highlight – Loo Hooi Nam

Loo Hooi Nam

Loo Hooi Nam was born in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia in 1965. He started his art journey and become an artist since 1985. Loo Hooi Nam is a self-taught artist and won art awards during 1993, 1994 , 1997 & 2001 in Gold Award in SP Setia Art Fair Penang and Recipient of Pesta Pulau Pinang Prizes . On top of that, he held his first solo exhibition in the Art gallery, Penang in 2000 and joined plenty of public/group exhibition throughout the years. With his great talent on arts, his artwork was been auction with realized prices ranging from $629 USD to $1,935 USD. Since 2015 the record price for this artist at auction is $1,935 USD for Indian Street-Penang, sold at Masterpiece Auction- Malaysia in 2018. Besides, he is an active member of Penang Art Society, Penang Watercolour Society and Central Kedah Art Society, Angkatan Pelukis Kedah, Malaysian Watercolour Society, North Kedah Art Society, Artist Membership BSLN.

He likes to use thick oil on his paintings to create hard and raw powerful stokes, with vivacious and vibrant colour on the painting, city and village scene was his favourite to draw on the canvas.

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