Yan Naing Oo

 

Born: In 1973 (Yangon, Myanmar).

Studied: Painting at the Yangon State School of Fine Arts in 1994-1995 and graduated in 1995.

Since 1995 he used to work as a full time illustrator for magazines: Face, Myawady, Ngwetaryee, doing illustration for poetry, short stories and novels but spending more time to paint after 2000.

“I like to paint anything that comes into mind and sometimes I just paint from memories that I always remember. Showing my work at the particular exhibition is not as important as creating art for my own happiness. But I believe my happiness can make others happy too” said Yan Naing Oo.

He has participated in more than 11 group exhibitions locally and internationally Hong Kong, UK and Australia. His collection can be seen at Nawaday Tharlar Gallery.