Telok Ayer Street

Born in 1943 in Singapore, Ang Ah Tee graduated from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 1962, specializing in Western painting. A versatile artist, Ang is proficient in watercolour, oil and acrylic. Since 1980, he has had more than 10 solo exhibitions, and participated in numerous group exhibitions in Singapore and internationally. He was the recipient of the National Day Art Exhibition Award (1978) and the Cultural Medallion (2009), awarded by the government of Singapore. Ang, who is known for his lyrical interpretations of Singapore’s prominent landmarks and urban landscape, has also produced many works of back lanes and street corners such as ‘Telok Ayer Street’ which depicts a modest extension at the end of a shophouse row.