Georgette Chen

October 1906 - Mar 15, 1993

Georgette Chen Li Ying, born Chang Li Ying was a Singaporean painter known for her Post-Impressionistic styled oil paintings at the turn of the 20th-century. She was a pioneer of the visual arts in Singapore, who contributed to the birth of the Nanyang art style in Singapore. Chen also joined the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 1954 as a teacher and lecturer until her hospitalisation. She was also the first woman to teach at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, and also the only one schooled in Paris, France.
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