Born in 1966 in Penang, Choo Beng Teong is regarded as the finest wildlife artist in this part of the world. He studied art at the Saints Academy of Art as well as at the Universiti Sains Malaysia. His works can be seen at various auction houses like Christie’s, The Edge as well as Henry Butcher. One of his notable exhibitions was the Malaysian Nature Society’s World Conference on Biodiversity.

Three of his works are on permanent display at the USM Art Gallery. Although birds are his favourite subject, his repertoire of works include flowers, butterflies,plants and others. His medium of choice is watercolor and sometimes include gouache. Choo has stated he will be widening his scope to include other animals as well as working in acrylics and oils. Most of his works are book illustrations for the Malaysian Nature Society One of his most well known work are two sea turtles stamp commissioned by POS Malaysia. He has many private and corporate collectors

Artworks

TITLE: PAINTED JEZEBEL
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 10cm x 13cm / 4” x 5”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: COMMON BIRD WING
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 15cm x 18cm / 6” x 7”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: COMMON ROSE
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 13cm x 15cm / 5” x 6”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: COMMON BLUE BOTTLE
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 24cm x 31cm / 9” x 12”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: COMMON MORMON
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 23cm x 15cm / 9” x 6”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: TREE YELLOW
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 25cm x 36cm / 10” x 14”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: CROW
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 25cm x 38cm / 10” x 15”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: RUSTIC SAILOR
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 18cm x 10cm / 7” x 4”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: BLACK & YELLOW BROADBILL
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 26cm x 20cm / 10” x 8”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: COPPERSMITH BARBET
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 19cm x 28cm / 7” x 11”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: TICKELL’S BLUE FLYCATCHER
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 25cm x 31cm / 10” x 12”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: MOUSTACHED BLABBER
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 24cm x 31cm / 9” x 12”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: Whitehead’s Trogon
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 38cm x 50.8cm / 15” x 20”
YEAR: 2019

TITLE: Borneo’s Banded Kingfisher
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 38cm x 50.8cm / 15” x 20”
YEAR: 2020

TITLE: Rainbow Lorikeet
MEDIUM: Watercolour on Paper
SIZE: 33cm x 48cm / 13” x 19”
YEAR: 2020