It Hao Pheh

Biography/Exhibitions

Website: www.pheh.tumblr.com
Email: phehithao@gmail.com
Mobile: 0426764499

It Hao Pheh, born 1972 and raised in multi-faceted Penang, Malaysia. In 1991, he received a full scholarship to study at Malaysian Institute of Art, majoring Fine Art in oil. In 1999, he exchanged Malaysia for the green elds of England in pursuit of an honour degree in Fine Art at The Surrey Institute of Art and Design, University College. After this foreign escapade, he returned to his beloved Malaysia and worked as a gallery curator in Kuala Lumpur for four years. He currently resides with his family in Victoria, Australia.

Since 1989, he has successfully held more than 140 art exhibitions in Malaysia, Australia, UK, China, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Taiwan. Being an avid traveller, he has widely explored Europe and Asia to seek inspiration for his art, of which the “Window Journey” series is a ne example. His latest discovery is the land down under.

Awards

2018 – Yarram Rotary Art Show : Highly Commended, Watercolour 2018 – Yarram Rotary Art Show : Highly Commended, Miniature 2018 – S.R.Mc Awards Exhibition : Highly Commended, Oil
2018 – Knox Art Show : Best Watercolour Award
2018 – Mornington Art Show : Highly Commended, Watercolour
2017 – Camberwell Art Show : Best Traditional Work Valued Less than $3500
2017 – Camberwell Art Show : Highly Commended
2017 – Mount View Art Show : Highly Commended, Watercolour
2017 – Mount View Art Show : People’s Choice Award
2017 – Belgrave Fire Brigade, 34rd Annual Art Show: Best Watercolour Award
2017 – Yarram Rotary Art Show : Best Watercolour Award
2017 – Moonee Valley Art Show : Best Watercolour Award
2017 – Yarra Glen Art Show : Highly Commended, Watercolour
2017 – Knox Art Show : Highly Commended, Watercolour
2017 – Mornington Art Show : Highly Commended, Watercolour
2016 – Sherbrooke Art Society – 2016 Spring Awards Exhibition: Best Drawing Award 2016 – AGRA Spring Awards Exhibition: Highly Commended
2016 – Belgrave Fire Brigade, 33rd Annual Art Show: Best Watercolour Award
2016 – Tom Roberts Award: Hightly Commended, Oil
2016 – “Small Packages Exhibition 2016”: Highly Commended
2016 – Winner of the Kenneth Jack Annual Memorial Drawing Prize 2016
2015 – AGRA, AAL Summer – Autumn: Commended
2015 – AGRA Summer Exhibition: Highly Commended
2015 – AGRA, AAL Winter-Spring: 1st Place
2015 – Sherbrooke Art Society – 2015 Spring Exhibition: Best Watercolour Award
2015 – Sherbrooke Art Society – 2015 Spring Exhibition: Best Drawing Award
2015 – Sherbrooke Art Society – 2015 Spring Exhibition: Highly Commended, Oil/Acrylic 2014 – Watershed Art Prize, South Australia: Editor’s Choice Award
2013 – Painting & Ceramic Exhibition & Competition, South Australia: 2nd Place
2008 – 2nd National Putrajaya Watercolour Competition, Malaysia: 3rd Place
2007 – National Art Gallery, Malaysia – Young Contemporary Awards: Jurors Award
2006 – 1st National Putrajaya Watercolour Competition, Malaysia: 3rd Place
1989 – Malaysian Institute of Art, Malaysia: Full Scholarship

 

Solo Exhibitions

2018 – “Let There Be Light”, Five Ways Galleries, Kalorama, VIC Australia 2017 – “The Gift”, Five Ways Galleries, Kalorama, VIC Australia
2016 – “In The Beginning”, Five Ways Galleries, Kalorama, VIC Australia 2015 – “In The Beginning”, David Sumner Gallery, SA Australia
2015 – “The Gift”, Galeri Seni Mutiara, Penang, Malaysia
2013 – “The Gift”, David Sumner Gallery, SA Australia
2012 – “The Gift”, Golden Grove Art Centre Gallery, SA Australia
2012 – “The Journey Continues…”, foyer of the City of Tea Tree Gully Library, SA Australia
2011 – “Negative Space: The Boundary”, WAF Fine Art Gallery, Straits Quay, Penang, Malaysia
2011 – “Negative Space: The Boundary”, June Art Space, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
2009 – “The Word”, Artfolio, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2009 – “Adaptations”, Concourse, Bangsar Village II, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2008 – “Negative Space: The Depth of Nothingness”, Nelson Hays Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
2007 – “Negative Space: The Beauty of Nothingness”, Alpha Utara Gallery, Penang, Malaysia
2006 – “Negative Space: Window Journey”, Artseni Gallery, Starhill Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 2002 – “Linear Non Linear”, Elle Six Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1999 – “Brush with the Past”, Concord Hotel, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
1999 – “What’s above the eye”, Art Exhibition, Sunshine Square, Penang, Malaysia

 

*The images shown here are a ‘sample’ of the artist’s work and may not necessarily be on display at the 2017 Mount View Art Show.