"Sharon Siew Suan KOW is a self-taught coloured pencil artist living and working in Penang, Malaysia.
She began seriously pursuing coloured pencil art in 2013 at the age of 43. Her style of art gravitate towards contemporary realism, paying extreme attention to details, nuances of colour and light.
Her inspirations derive from simple and everyday subjects. To her, these common subject reflects her perception of the many human emotions and therefore every piece of her art reveals a deeper meaning than just a beautiful subject.
Sharon is a Signature Member of the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA). Registered member of The Australian Society of Coloured Pencil Artist (AUSCPA) and the International Guild of Realism (IGOR) Her art works have been featured and published in several international publications and have exhibited both locally and internationally."
The Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA)
The Australian Society of Coloured Pencil Artists (AUSCPA)
International Guild of Realism (IGOR) http://www.realismguild.com/
29th July, 2016
CPSA Signature Status
Award of Excellence
23rd Annual Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibition 2015 Atlanta, GA, USA.
"For One More Day"
2015 Colored Pencil Society of America Spring ArtSpectation Online Exhibition.
Colored Pencil Society of America 25th International Exhibition 2017
The Mansion at Strathmore, North Bethesda, MD, USA
YES! It's Colour Pencils Exhibition
(Collaborative Art Exhibition with Iranian artists, Solmaz Pessian and Faramas)
The Refinery Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2017 Taiwan International Art Exchange Exhibition "Yunlin Art Together"
Yunlin, Taiwan R.O.C.
-Beigang Culture Centre of Yunlin County
-Xiluo Old Street Cultural Museum
Langkawi Art Biennale 2016
Langkawi International Convention Centre
Colored Pencil Society of America 24th International Exhibition 2016
The American Art Company, Tacoma, Washington, USA
Faber-Castell Malaysia Inaugural Art Exhibition “Amplify” 2016.
Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Colored Pencil Society of America 23rd International Exhibition 2015
Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Atlanta. GA. USA.
The Fine Art of Colour Pencil
TheArtESpace, Straits Quay, Tanjung Pinang, Penang, Malaysia.
Colored Pencil Society of America 22nd International Exhibition
Ormond Memorial Museum, Florida, USA
Interview inclusion in collection of '100 Great Master Artists of our Time' by DrawPj.com https://drawpj.com/sharon-kow-coloured-pencil-artist/
Featured Artist in http://eksentrika.com/
(6th March 2017)
Featured in Fireflyz #31 (May2016), in-flight magazine for Firefly,
subsidiary of Malaysian Airlines.
Ann Kullberg’s CP Treasures Volume IV,
Coloured Pencil Masterworks from around the Globe.
“In The Light”
Contributing Artist in "DRAW Portrait in Colored Pencil" by Ann Kullberg.
Step by step bible of colored pencil portrait technique from 29 Master Artists.
Featured Artist in the Australian Society of Coloured Pencil Artist Inc. (AUSCPA) website.
Ann Kullberg's COLOR Magazine Vol.192 "Contemplation"
Ann Kullberg's Colored Pencil Cats and Dogs Portrait.
CP-Ann Kullberg's Colored Pencil Magazine Vol. 183.
"CP Girls of Penang-Colored Pencil in Malaysia"
Ann Kullberg’s CP Treasures Volume III, Coloured Pencil Masterworks from around the Globe.
Colored Pencil Magazine September 2014. Art gallery section
CP - Ann Kullberg’s Magazine for Colored Pencil Artists July 2014.
Step by step on "A Mother's Prayer"
Colored Pencil Magazine Student/Winter 2014.
“Leo”, My First Commissioned