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Myint Naing is a highly acclaimed and accomplished watercolor artist, who is widely recognized as the leading figure in his field, not just in Myanmar but throughout the art world. His masterful use of the medium, combined with his exceptional artistic talent, has earned him a reputation as one of the most talented watercolorists of our time.
Myint Naing’s paintings are known for their vivid colors, fluid brushstrokes, and powerful sense of movement, capturing the essence of the subject in a way that is both captivating and emotionally charged. Whether he is painting portraits or landscapes compositions, Myint Naing’s work is characterized by its elegance, technical mastery, and exceptional attention to detail. He has received numerous accolades and awards for his contributions to the art world, and his works are sought after by collectors and enthusiasts alike. If you are a lover of watercolor art, or simply appreciate the beauty and skill of a truly talented artist, then Myint Naing’s work is a must-see.
I love watercolours. It is difficult to master because it is very sensitive. The artist needs to carefully combine water and colours to find the right mix: not too soft, not too strong. It is all the more difficult when I paint nudes because finding the right tone for the human skin is very tricky with watercolours. I need to make sure that the skin colour is homogeneous.
Myint Naing is well-versed in both oil and watercolour paintings. He uses oil paints delicately and smoothly in his nude series. In his watercolor works, he opts for a riot of colours and swift brushstrokes that create breathtaking results.
1998 : Myanmar Art 98, Lokanat Gallery, Yangon.
1999 : Platinum Art Show, Lokanat Gallery, Yangon.
2000: Outdoor Watercolour Group Exhibition, Lokanat Gallery, Yangon.
2000: Artist Touch Art Exhibition, Lokanat Gallery, Yangon.
2001: The year 2001 Art Exhibition, Art & Artisans Association Show Room, Yangon.
2002: North Dagon Artist Group Show, Art & Artisans Association Show Room, Yangon.
2006: The Myanmar Gallery of Contemporary Art (MGCA) Member, Yangon.
2007: Colourful Petals Art Exhibition, Art & Artisans Association Show Room, Yangon.
2008: The Givers Art Exhibition, Yangon.
2008: Contemporary Art of Myanmar, Singapore.
2009: The Mandalay Arm Art Show (Mandalay 150th Anniversary)
2010: Orient Art Gallery Group Show, Yangon.
2011: The Friends Art Exhibition, School of Fine Arts, Yangon.
2011: Horizons Art Gallery Group Show, Yangon.
2013: Paper in the Rain, Myanmar Ink Art Gallery, Yangon.
2013: The 3rd Asia Watercolour Artists Network Exhibition, Singapore.
2014: The 3rd GNWP, Shanghai Hongqiao Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China.
2014: Watercolour 2014 Art Show, Gallery 65, Yangon.
2015: Watercolour 2015 Art Show, Gallery 65, Yangon.
2016: Watercolour 2016 Art Show, Gallery 65, Yangon.
2016: Myanmar and Khon Kaen University Artist Relationship Art Exhibition, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.
2016: Watercolour Exhibition for the 234th Year of RATTANAKOSIN, 333 Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand. (Demonstration)
2016: Asian Watercolor Art Workshop & Exhibition, Krabi, Thailand.
2016: Asian Watercolour Expression III, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia.
2016: Myanmar Art Italy 2016 Art Exhibition, Milan, Italy.
2016: 1st International Watercolour Biennale 2016, Thailand.
2016: Myanmar – Thailand Watercolor Art Exchange and Workshop, 2016, Yangon.
2016: The Third Silk Road International Festival, International Art Exhibition, Shaanxi Province Art Museum, Xi’an, China.
2016: International Watercolour Festival Cum Plein Air Workshop, Nepal.
2017: 2nd Tirana International Watercolor Biennale, National Historical Museum, Tirana, Albania.
2017: Watercolor 2017 Art Show, Gallery 65, Yangon.
2017: The Fourth Silk Road International Arts Festival, Shaanxi Province Art Museum, Xi’an, China.
2017: Thoughts Made of Water, International Watercolor Exhibition, IWS Mexico.
2017: Watercolor & Love, 2nd International Watercolor Biennale, IWS Vietnam, Hanoi Museum, Vietnam.
2017: Harmony Through Watercolor, 2nd International Watercolor Society India Biennale, New Delhi.
2017: Watercolor Saloon II, Thessaloniki, Greece.
2017: The First DAVID International Watercolor Competition and International Watercolor Celebrity Invitational Exhibition, Qilu Art Museum, Jinan City, China.
2018: International Watercolor Exhibitation”Our Wonderful World (Ukarine-2018) Turkey and Myanmar “Meet Love, Peace, and Tolerance” Mixed Art Exhibition, IWS FIRCA Art Gallery, Ankara, Turkey.
2018: Penang Watercolor Society 35th Anniversary Exhibition, Penang, Malaysia.
2018: The Fifth Silk Road International Art Festival & Exhibition, Xian, China.
2018: Watercolor 2018, Gallery 65, Yangon, Myanmar.
2018: Museum Activity Art Exhibition, National Museum, Yangon, Myanmar.
2019: Watercolor 2019, Gallery 65, Yangon, Myanmar.
2017: TOP 10 Landscape Artist Award’ and ‘IWS India Award'(2nd Tirana International Watercolor Biennale, National Historical Museum, Tirana, Albania.)
2017: Excellence Awards (The First DAVID International Watercolor Competition and International Watercolor Celebrity Invitational Exhibition, Jinan City, China.)
2017: First Prize in Landscape (Thoughts Made of Water, International Watercolor Exhibition, IWS Mexico.)
2017: 1st Winner in Landscape, 2nd International Watercolor Society, Indian Biennale.