Eng Tay


Lessons VI

Etching on Paper

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Prelude II

Etching on Paper

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Rhythm III

Etching on Paper

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Rhythm I

Etching on Paper

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908436 Harmony

Giclée on Paper

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909050 Parlour Play

Giclée on Paper

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  Morning Gatheriing  

908437 Morning Gathering

Etching on Paper

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Eng Tay was born in 1947 in Kedah, West Malaysia. He moved to New York City in 1968 and studied at the Arts Students League, School of Visual Arts and Pratt Graphics Center between 1969 and 1978.

After two years of traveling and painting throughout South America and Asia, he settled in New York. He has exhibited extensively throughout Asia and The United States, and has become well known for his limited edition etchings, oils, sculpture and ceramics.

"Emotions, relationships, color, light, wind or sounds that I experienced last night or many years before, are the raw materials with which I try to create "new" moments - the images my etchings represent - rooted in memory." Eng Tay

Eng Tay
1947 Born in Kedah, West Malaysia
1968 Moved to New York City to study Fine Arts at the Art Students League
1969-72 Attended School of Visual Arts, NYC. Graduated as graphic designer
1972-78 Achieved status as Participating Artist at Pratt Graphics Center, NYC, and, concurrently, Graphic Designer for Red Book Magazine
1978-80 Undertook painting trips through South America and Indonesia
1993 Established Tapir Editions in NY – Professional Artist Studio
1981 to present resides in Soho, NYC, with wife - Professor Anne Pike-Tay, son - Brendan Yi-Fu, and daughter - Hannah Ling; making yearly trips to Asia and Europe
Selected Solo Exhibitions
1985 Nan Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
1986 Fine Arts Original Gallery, Miami, Fl.
1987 Hsiung Shih Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Museum of Modern Art, Taipei, Taiwan
JRS Fine Prints, Providence, RI
1988 Galerie du Monde, Hong Kong
1989 Howard Scott Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL 
Howard Salon, Taipei, Taiwan
1990 JRS Fine Prints, Providence, RI
Galeria Citra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Portfolio Graphics, Montclair, NJ
Gallery '90, London, England,
Renjeau Galleries, Boston, Mass
Daruma Galleries, Cedarhurst, NY
Renaissance Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Howard Scott Gallery, Miami, FL
Solomon Fine Art, Scottsdale, Arizona.
1991 Parkshore Gallery, Naples, FL
Premier Gallery (host) Fredricksburg, VA.
Portfolio Gallery, Portsmouth, UK.
Ginger Gallery, Bristol, UK
John Sewell Fine Art, Birmingham, UK.
Multiple Impressions, New York, NY.
1992 Conservatory of Fine Arts, Penang, Malaysia.
1993 JRS Fine Prints, Providence, RI.
The Empress Place, Singapore.
The Bell Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee.
Galerie du Monde, Hong Kong.
1994 Crown Art Centre, Taipei, Taiwan.
Multiple Impressions, New York, NY.
GaleriCitra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Howard Salon, Taipei, Taiwan.
Fukuyama Museum of Art, Hiroshima, Japan.
"Asian Sculpture" exhibition 163 Mercer Street Gallery, New York, NY
FrameShop Gallery, New Haven CT. 
1995 Sapo Gallery, Taiwan.
The Bell Gallery, Memphis & Michigan. 
Exhibiton of Sculpture Multiple Impressions, New York, NY.
Crown Arts Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan.
1996 Conservatory of Fine Arts, Penang, Malaysia.
Morningside Gallery, Albany, NY.
JRS Fine Art, Providence, RI.
Jennifer Gallery, Avon, CT.
Malaysian Arts Exhibition, New York, NY.
New World Art Center, New York, NY.
Pacific Artists in NY
1997 ArtFolio, Singapore
GaleriCitra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Multiple Impressions, New York City, NY
Galerie Du Monde, Hong Kong
Renjeau Galleries, Boston, MA
1998 Artworks Gallery, Worcester, MA
Gallery 7, Danbury, CT
Sheryl Leonard Gallery, Potomac, MD
Big Pagoda, San Francisco, CA
1999 Multiple Impressions, New York, NY
Midday Gallery, Englewood, NJ
Renjeau Galleries, Natick, MA
TRA Art group, Troy, MI
2000 Artfolio, Singapore
Morningside Gallery, Albany, NY
Multiple Impressions, New York, NY
P & C Art, Fairfax, VA
Gallery 44, Ellicot City, MD
2001 The Air Gallery, London, UK
Midday Gallery, Englewood, NJ
Galerie Du Monde, Hong Kong
2002 Galerie Sono, South Norwalk, CT
Galerie West, West Hampton Beach, NY
Multiple Impressions, New York, NY
2003 Canna Gallery, Indonesia
Galerie Sono, South Norwalk, CT
2004 Galeri Citra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Galeri DuMonde, Hong Kong, China
Multiple Impressions, New York City, NY
2005 Artfolio , Singapore
Galerie Sono, South Norwalk, CT.,
Kiaraville, Malaysia
2006 Bidadari Gallery, Bali
Canna Gallery, Indonesia
Midday Gallery, Englewood, New Jersey
"Kiaraville", KL, Malaysia
2007 The Harrison Gallry, MA
Westville Gallery, CT
Artfolio Gallery, Singapore
Art Salon @ Seni, KL, Malaysia

Selected publications featuring the artist: 
1987 Eng Tay; Illustrated Graphics. Rosenbaum F.A.
1993 Eng Tay: The Complete Graphics Tapir Editions, NY 
 Magazine articles featuring the artists work:
Hsiung Shih Art Magazine November 1987
Better Life Monthly January 1988
Visage Magazine September 1990
Art Business News October 1990
Her World Magazine October 1990
The Malaysian Tattler December 1990
The Peak December 1990
Sunstorm Arts Magazine March 1990
Success Magazine January and March 1996 
The Peak April 1997
The American Club January 1998
The Star, Malaysia 2006
New Strait Times 2007

Permanent Collections
Dewan Filharmonik Petronas, Kuala Lumpur
Hong Leong Group, Kuala Lumpur
Hyatt Regency, Singapore
Raffles City, Singapore
Fukuyama Museum of Art, Hiroshima Japan
Alor Setar Art Museum, Kedah, Malaysia
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
New York University Department of Anthropology, NY
Development Bank of Singapore, Singapore
United States Embassy to Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
Mallone & Hyde, Memphis, Tennessee
Frankie Valli Estate, Boca Raton, FL
Merv Griffin Estate, Bahamas 

Public Sculptures

"Kiaraville" Complex, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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