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BORN: 1971 in Kedah, Malaysia Click on any thumbnail for larger image [nggallery id=58] Sabri Idrus is a visionary young contemporary artist, recognized as one of the country’s important emerging artists. His art aims at liberating what he sees as the socio-cultural dogma in the visual language of Malaysian...

BORN: 1968 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia Click on any thumbnail for larger image [nggallery id=57] The artworks of Budi Ubrux are almost immediately recognizable. The figures in this realist painter’s works are almost always draped in newspaper, a style the artist has been doing since the late 1990s. His works...

BORN: 1991 in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia   Click on image thumbnails below to enlarge [BMo_scrollLightboxGallery id=53 slG_vertical=0]   Some have described the works of young artist Kua Chia Chi, better known as C.C. Kua, as doodles, and not necessarily proper paintings or drawings. We disagree. Looking at her body...

BORN: 1977 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Click on image thumbnails below to enlarge [BMo_scrollLightboxGallery id=52 slG_vertical=0] Adept at drawing at an early age, Nicholas was fortunate to have studied with several art teachers during his formative years. It was during this period he learnt the fine arts of...

The Malaysian Institute of Art, better known by its acronym MIA, has produced a significant number of artists over the years, many of whom have successfully established themselves in the Malaysian art scene. One of them is Chong Buck Tee, who graduated from the institute in 1972.

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With a career spanning more than 30 years, Chong Buck Tee has won numerous awards at home and abroad, earning him the reputation as being one of Malaysia's foremost Chinese brush artists. He is currently the president of the Bakti Art Centre, and a member of the Selangor & Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Shui-Mo Art Society.

BORN: 1984 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Click on image thumbnails below to enlarge [BMo_scrollLightboxGallery id=47 slG_vertical=0]   Art:tech is a self-taught artist, illustrator, designer and drummer from Kuala Lumpur. Steam-punk, weird characters and the aesthetics of cultures and religions are manifest in his artworks, in which he combines traditional...

BORN: 1988 in Tehran, Iran   Click on image thumbnails below to enlarge [nggallery id=36]   This young artist, who goes by The Nightwatcher, began experimenting with digital photo manipulation during his teenage years, focusing on the horror and macabre genres. In 2007, The Nightwatcher began doing street art in...