Zaw Min's Biography

Zaw Min

Zaw Min's oil paintings reflect typical country life and traditional Buddhist values. He captures the essence of the Myanmar countryside with opposing hues in brilliant colours.

1949 Born in Mawlamyine-Kyune, delta region, Myanmar

Early studied art under U Ba Thein Naing

1967-1970 Graduated from State School of Fine Art (Yangon)

Continued his art study under Myanmar Master U Thein Han, U Thu Kha, U Ba Lone Lay and Maung Nyo Win

1971-88 Earned as an Illustrator for various Myanmar Magazines and Comics

1989 Back to artist life and showed his works at New Treasure Gallery, Beikthano Gallery and Orient Art Gallery He captures the essence and beauty of traditional lifestyle such as Buddhist monks, tribal people and village scenes in his oil and water colour paintings. Zaw Min has displayed his works in several local exhibitions as well as abroad in Bangkok, U.S.A., Singapore and Hong Kong. In the present time he is showing his art works in Asia Fine Art Gallery, Hong Kong.

Solo Shows

1998 First Solo Show, Inya Lake Hotel, Yangon

2002 Second Solo Show, New Treasure Art Gallery, Yangon

2010 Third Solo Show, Suvannabhumi Art Gallery, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Art Exhibitions

1993 Since, Regular Art Shows, Orient Art Gallery, Yangon

1995 Myanmar Art Exhibition. Summit Parkview Hotel, Yangon

1997 First Top Ten Myanmar Well-known Artists Art Show, Traders Hotel, Yangon

2003 From Mount Natmataung to Danyawadi Art Exhibition, National Museum, Yangon

2004 2000 Miles Art Exhibition, Grand Meeyathar Hotel, Yangon

2004 Myanmar Masters Art Exhibition, Art Seasons Gallery, Singapore

2005 17th Asia International watercolour Painting Exhibition, Singapore

2005 Asian Watercolours Exhibition, Bali, Indonesia

2005 Watercolours Exhibition of Thailand’s Invitation, Bangkok

2006 18th Asia International watercolour Painting Alliance Exhibition, Taiwan

2006 3rd Exhibition of New Expression of Asian Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2007 Myanmar Contemporary Art Exhibition, Chiang Mai University Art Museum, Organized by Suvannabhumi Art Gallery, Chiang Mai, Thailand

2007 Reality + Recycling Art Exhibition, The Rotunda, Exchange Square, Hong Kong

2007 Burmese Art Masters Art Exhibition, Lee garden, Hong Kong

2009 My Favourite Art Exhibition, Myanmar Art Centre, Yangon

2010 Summer Group Show, Myanmar Art Centre, Yangon