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

Prints

TITLE: Bengal Cat
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/100
SIZE: 53cm x 45cm / 21in x 18in

TITLE: Red Jungle Fowl
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/250
SIZE: 37cm x 26cm / 14.5in x 10in

TITLE: Blue-Winged Pitta
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/100
SIZE: 33cm x 47cm / 13in x 18.7in

TITLE: Blue-Banded Pitta
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/250
SIZE: 23cm x 29cm / 9in x 11.5in

TITLE: Lesser Whistling Duck
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/100
SIZE: 51cm x 29cm / 20in x 11in

TITLE: Chestnut Crested Yunihana
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/250
SIZE: 28cm x 46cm / 11″ x 18″

TITLE: Grey-Throated Babbler
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/100
SIZE: 35.5cm x 46cm / 14in x 18in

TITLE: Orange – Headed Thrush
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/100
SIZE: 35.5cm x 46cm / 14in x 18in

TITLE: Merlin
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/100
SIZE: 33cm x 43cm / 13in x 16.7in

TITLE: European Rabbit
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/100
SIZE: 55cm x 43cm / 22in x 17in

TITLE: Blyth’s Hawk Eagle
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 5/250
SIZE: 46cm x 32cm / 18in x 12.5in

TITLE: Black-Naped Oriole
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/100
SIZE: 37cm x 43cm / 14.5in x 17in

TITLE: Black Giant Squirrel
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/100
SIZE: 25cm x 41cm / 10in x 16in

TITLE: Rainbow Lorikeet
MEDIUM: PRINT
EDITION: 1/100
SIZE: 25cm x 38cm / 10in x 15in