Johnny Tang Ing Huo

Sibu, Sarawak

Watercolor, acrylic and oil painting



Johnny has been a member of the Malaysian Watercolor Association and also a life member of Sarawak Artists’ Society and has participated in Kuching & Sibu art activities every year. He won the outstanding award in the Sarawak state-wide art competition in watercolor, and was jointly sponsored by the Sarawak museum and the British Council for art study tour to London in 1989.

Since he was a teenager, sketching the world around him was a major part of Johnny’s life. After retiring as a headmaster from education in 2011, he started painting full-time, travelling abroad and sketching places such as France, England, Netherlands, Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Thailand ,Vietnam, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Japan, Papua New Guinea and many parts of China such as Henan, Beijing, Zhejiang, Fujian, Shandong, Guangzhou etc.

Over the years, his works has also been exhibited in multiple international joint art exhibitions, including the followings: 1989 Singapore "Promotion Sarawak Tourism Exhibition" 1991 South Korea "ASEAN International Watercolor Exhibition" 1992 Shanghai "ASEAN International Watercolor Exhibition" 1993 Taiwan "ASEAN International Watercolor Exhibition" 1991-94 Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Watercolor Association Annual Art Exhibition 2014 <World Climate Change Group Art Exhibition> organized by France Ambassy in Kuala Lumpur 2018 Guangzhou Foshan "Belt and Road, Mazhong Group Exhibition”

Personal Sketch Exhibitions: 2017 Port Moresby 2018 Manchester 2020 Sibu 2016 Johnny Tang authored the book titled <Impression Borneo>.

Artist Works


An Old Street in Wenzhou

The Storm Will Soon Be Over

Be Patient

Weaving at Long House

The Old Melody