Than Kywe's Biography

Artist Than Kywe

Than Kywe is a prominent watercolor painter in Myanmar, though he had previously used oil and acrylic for his Buddha's Birth Stories series. Originally from the middle part of Myanmar, Than Kywe's paintings mainly convey the daily lives of ordinary people and surroundings.

1946 - Born in Ahyartaw Township, Sagaing Division, Central Myanmar

1961 - Graduated from State School of Fine Art, Mandalay - Studied under Art Master U Chit Myae, U Aye Kyaw, U Kan Nyunt
Careers

1994 - 2008 Art Instructor (Myanmar Traditional Art), Sate School of Fine Art, Yangon
Exhibitions

1970 - 2012 Over 90 art exhibitions in group shows at Yangon and Mandalay

Solo Shows

2003-Than Kywe's Solo Show (1st time),

Show Room of Myanmar Traditional Artists and Artisans Organization, Bogyoke Aung San Market, Yangon

2005-Than Kywe's Solo Show (2nd time),

Show Room of Myanmar Traditional Artists and Artisans Organization, Bogyoke Aung San Market, Yangon

2008-Than Kywe's Solo Show (3rd time), Show Room, State School of Fine Art, Yangon

2010-Than Kywe's Solo Show (4th time), Thiriwaimon Gallery, Yangon