Artist Win Pe Myint

Artist Win Pe Myint

A prolific and dedicated artist, Win Pe Myint’s works are done with details that are photograph-like, with themes that exude a mood of loneliness.

Win Pe Myint, or WPM as he signs his works, was born in 1948 in Minbu, a small town in Central Myanmar. Starting in 1968, he studied basic drawings under U Lun Gywe at the prestigious Yangon University Art Association. But he graduated in 1970 with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring Botany. He continued his art study under outstanding Myanmar artists U Thein Han, U Lun Gywe, U Shwe Oung Thame and U Paw Oo Thett after he finished his university life.

1973 – Started to show his paintings in group exhibitions

1980 – Member of Lokanat Gallery, Yangon. Exhibited in Japan, Korea, United States of America, England, China, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Solo show

1977 Oil Paintings, Lokanat Galleries, Yangon

1997 Sketches, Lokanat Galleries, Yangon

1998 Still-Life, IVY Art Gallery, Yangon

2000 100 Clouds, Lokanat Galleries, Yangon

2000 Color Hunger, New Treasure Art Gallery, Yangon

2002 Color and Paint, New Treasure Art Gallery, Yangon

2004 Trees, New Treasure Art Gallery, Yangon

2006 Palette-knife Paintings, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong

2009 Asia Fine Art Gallery, Hong Kong

2010 Landscape, Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong

2011 Selected Landscapes, Myanmar Art Centre, Yangon

Group Show

2002 – “6 Myanmar Artists” show, London, UK

2005 – “Burmese Masters”, Singapore

2007 – “Myanmar Masters”, Hong Kong

2007 – Myanmar Contemporary Art Exhibition, Museum of Culture University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Auction Show

2006 – Larasati Asia Fine Art Auction Show, October 2006, Singapore

2007 – Larasati Asia Fine Art Auction Show, October 2007, Singapore

2008 – Larasati Asia Fine Art Auction Show, May 2008, Singapore


Yangon University Library

National Museum, Yangon

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