Artist Khin Maung Zaw was born in 1970 in Myeik and he has started to paint since 1991 .
He studied about paintings under the great master artist U Lun Gywe , U Tin Aye ( MDY ) , U Myint San , U Tint Lwin Soe and Sayar Yoe. He attended the State School of fine art from 1991 to 1994 .
He has participated many group show at home and aslo abroad like Singapore , Thailand , USA , Ching Mai, Indonesia , Hong Kong , etc .
He has accomplished three group shows , two time in Chin Mai at Suvarnabbhumi Art Gallery in 2012 and 2014 and one time in Singapore at Wild Rocket Restaurant in 2013 .
His favorite medium is watercolor and he is defined as a new wave of water colorist from Myanmar . He spends almost all of his time creating the artworks by using his favorite medium at his KMZ art studio .
Artist MT.Oung was born on 6 May ,1965 at Ahlone Township , Yangon. His mentors are Maung Maung Ba( U) , Tin Maung Oo (U), WPM and very great master KO Shwe Oung Thame.
His has pairticipated in 60 group shows in Myanmar and also abroad .
His Solo shows in Myanmar are at Artist and Artisans Show Room in 1990, Korea Ambassador residence Myanmar in 1990 , Myanmar Art Centre entitled the Strength of Life , Bahan Gallery ( Myanmar Japon ) . His Solo shows in Singapore are at Dynasties Art Gallery in 1996 , Orchard Point Exhibition Hall in 1997 and J Gallery , The Oriental in 2000,2001, and 2003 . He has participated in Wind of Artist and Residence at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum in Japan ,2004.
His art works are collected in National Museum of Yangon , Myanmar and Fukuoka Asian Art Museum in Japan .
Artist Zaw Win Pe was born in Le Gaing , Mague Division ,central Myanmar . He studied about art majoring in painting from 1981 to 1984. He studied and worked at Artist Residency , Rimbun Dahan ,KL ,Malaysia .
He had participated over 30 group shows in Yangon and in abroad is about 40 exhibitions at around world such as Singapore ,Thailand , Hong Kaung , Malaysia , India , Korea , Bangladesh , Germany, and also USA .
There are three Solo Exhibitions entitled “Zaw Win Pe’s Palete Knife Paintings ” in 2000, “ Blue Hill Red Mountains” in 2011 and “Beyond the Landscape ” in 2015 at River Gallery , Yangon .He is the winner of Myanmar Contemporary Art Awards in 2004 , Second prize winner in the Myanmar Contemporary Art Awards in 2008. His art works are collected in the Singapore National Art Museum , Embassy of the United State of America ,FUnf Kontinente Museum _ Munich , Germany and some private Singaporian , American , German , Malaysia and also Burmese collectors.He is a full time artist at his Zaw Win Pe’s Studio in North Dargon.
Artist Sein Myint ( Shwe Chi Doe )
Artist Sein Myint was born in Sagaing Hills , Mandalay . He studied about art under great master artist Paw Oo Thet , U Win pe and U Lun Tin . He is also graduated from the Mandalay Art and Science University majoring in Burmese Language and Literature . So , he is very interested in Burmese Culture and Literature and developed his interest by studying under Sayar U Aye Myint ( Master of Traditional Myanmar Design ) and U Win Maung ( Tampawadi ).
His first show was group exhibition in 1970 with great Myanmar Modern Artists including U Khin Maung ( Bank ) . Paw Oo Thet , Khin Maung Yin , Win Pe and other .In 1987 , his water color painting entitled “ Irrawaddy River Scene ’’ won a prize at International UNICEF Paintings Competition and he donated his prize money to UNICEF Children’s Fund .
In 1989 – 1990 , his Tapestry embodying traditional Myanmar Art was selected to grace the wall in the main chamber of the United Nations Head Quarters building in New York City . In 1994 , he was again awarded a prize for infusing folk art with creativity by the Myanmar Government . In 1995 , he was appointed by the Government of Union Of Myanmar as an expert and consultant on traditional Myanmar Folks Arts . In 1996 , he was invited by East West Center in Hinolulu Hawai to hold an exhibition on traditional Myanmar tapestries and to lecture on the subject . In the same year , he was invited to the UK by the program of culture exchange together with Sayar Gyi U Maung Maung Tin and U Win Maung ( Tampawadi ) .
He creates his art works by adding all of his interest to traditional tapestry . He also enjoys creating modern paintings but whenever he paints, he can’t left his heart ,“Myanmar Culture and Tradition ” . The combination of his heart , his emotion ,his expert skill becomes a strong modern paintings with Myanmar traditional fragrances . His own style paintings are enchanting to audiences and collected by many people around world .
Dr.Lun Gywe , pioneer impressionist artist was born in Yangon,on 23 September , 1930. His mentor are U Thein Han, Alinga Kyawswa , U Ngwe Gaing , U San Win , U Thet Win and U Chit Maung. He studied about art not only in mother land but also abroad like Eastern China at Centeral Fine Art Institute in BeiJing in 1964 , Restoration of Paintings at East Germany in 1961 and Art Teachership Diploma at Kanbe Traininng Collage .
He got the prize by Water Color Association in New York, 1992 , certificate of honor by President of Myanmar in 2013 and Doctor of Letter (Honoris Causa )by National University of Art and Culture in 2014.
He was an instructor at State School Of Fine Art , Yangon from 1958 to 1979 and teaching art to the foreigners from 1990 to 1999.
He has done his solo shows at Singapore (2002), Thavibu Gallery , Bankok (2005), Fusion Gallery , New York (2005) , Singapore Art House ( 2009) ,Asian Cultural Centre ,New York ,USA,Fragrance of Myanmar Art Solo exhibition in Singapore(2006) , The Heart Paintings Solo Exhibition in Singapore(2009 ),Art Fair in Marcch ,Tokyo ,Japan(2017), Solo Exhibition of U Lun Gywe , Ginza ,Tokyo(2017).
His art works are collected at the Museum of Myanmar ,at the National Museum of Singapore , at the National Museum of Malaysia .Private collectors are Mr.S.R Nathan (Former President Of Singapore , Mrs.Kay Kuok Oon Kwong ( Chairman of Shangri-La Hotel) and many other collectors around te world including Myanmar ,USA,Japan,Korea,India,New Zealand ,Singapore ,Brunei ,Thailand, Germany,England ,France, China and Canda.
He is the founder of Artist Life Art Gallery.
Artist Tin Maung Oo
Artist Tin Maung Oo was born in 1949. Since 1972, he studied about Painting under his great mentors , Ko Bogie , Ko Myint Hsan , Ko Shwe Oung Thame ( U ).
He has participated about 60 groups shows in Myanmar . Foregin Group Shows are at Korea (1990), China (1990), 7time in Singapore (1994,1995,2000 and 2005), three time at Malaysia (1995,2015) , Hong Kong (2003), Korea (2015), Japan (2007), Thailand (2007,2011) and Thai Wan(2018).
He has accomplished Nine solo Exhibition . Very First solo Exhibition is “ In Search of Grace ’’ at Nobel Gallery in Singapore. Then he showed three time in Myanmar (1999,2005,2006) , 4 time at Suvannathumi Gallery , Chaing Mai Thailand (2008,2009,2010,2014) and next time in Singapore (2002).The last Solo Exhibition is at OK Art Gallery _ Myanmar on 5 October , 2018 . We can say that Artist Tin Maung Oo’s works are exhibited about five decades and his paintings are sold well to around world .His Myanmar fragrance paintings created cool and clam color in cubism style is vey unique and make him that is “ Artist Tin Maung OO ’’ .
He said “ I didn’t choose to paint in the style of cubism but cubism choose me . Whenever I paint , I paint with my heart . ” Until now , he is shaping his heart as the paintings at his art studio .