Based in: Kuala Lumpur
Zelin Seah (b.1980, Malaysia) lives and works in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He received BFA at University of Central England (2007). Zelin’s semi- abstract depiction offering a
destruction aesthetic of everyday scenes. His uses of deconstruction treatments with brush making rejected the often deceptive appearances of everyday life, suggesting an inner space in mind, looking inward to human condition today under the challenge of science.
His works have been acquired for public and private collections including National Art Gallery Malaysia, Singapore Art Museum and University of Central England. He has exhibited widely in South East Asia, United Kingdom and Germany, including The National Art Center Japan (2011), Saatchi Gallery United Kingdom (2014), Art Stage Singapore (2015, 2016), and recently Kunst im park at Burg Stargard, Germany (2019). His awards include: The Jury’s selection of recommended works at the 14th Japan Media Arts Festival (2011), The Young Guns Awards Malaysia (2013), and Silver Category for the UOB Painting of The Year Malaysia (2016, 2017). Public collections include: ILHAM Gallery Malaysia, Singapore Art Museum (SAM), National Visual Art Gallery (Malaysia), HOM Art Trans, University of Central England.
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