Country : Singapore
Kum Chee Kiong (b.1962) is an artist-architect and graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture, NUS.He embarked on a self-journey in Art, and regards CY Choy, Goh Beng Kwan and Han Sai Por among his mentors. Kum practices at Atelier Oasis, and had served as vice-secretary and secretary of the Sculpture Society Singapore (SSS) from 2007 to 2013.
Kum is concerned with the nature of human existence in the contemporary condition. There is a close affinity with Mother-nature and Eastern Insight and Sensibilites in his works, evoking a simplicity of form and freedom of spirit. This is direct and down-to-earth response to life and its related matters. Yet, this allows us to see the unseen and feel the sublime.