Raised in an artistic family, Myanmar based artist Soe Soe (b1967) is a full time painter with close to 3 decades of professional experience in the local and international art scene. The mid career artist, whose father was a pianist and his mother a traditional dance instructor, have always been interested in the visual arts at a very young age. He decided to pursue art formally in 1985 when he turned 18 years of age. Soe Soe’s turning point as an artist came when his work was selected from the hundreds of submissions for the prestigious Myanmar Contemporary Art exhibition in 2003 and subsequent shows. Soe Soe is adept at a number of medium and is acknowledged for his unusual approaches and innovative use of colour and textures. Soe Soe, whose colourful works focuses on natural and stylized landscapes and sceneries found in his beloved country, is one of Myanmar’s significant artists working today.
An active participant in local and international exhibitions in the solo and group categories, Soe Soe’s wonderful paintings are found in the private and public collections in Singapore, Hong Kong, New York and Washington D.C to Europe, just to name a few.