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Leonard is a self-taught mural artist. He specialises in painting human figures, animals and portraits over the past six years since he started to paint on walls. Through his creations that depict the rich contents about the local art, culture and heritage in diverse forms, at places within the city of Kuching, he has constantly contributed towards building the local street art scene in Kuching.

 

Leonard’s interest in mural painting is due to his passion for illustration design. He attempts to transform his digital form of art into a larger scaled art that made accessible to the public viewers using paint rollers brushes. The subject of arts for his creation very much depending on the connection and relationship that he has built between himself and the subject based on a theme in mind.

 

Besides actively participating in mural art events held in Kuching, Leonard has made it be selected as the first Malaysian to join Wall to Wall Festival Benalla 2018 to paint a wall in Benalla, Victoria, Australia. His mural creations can now be seen in Sarawak, Victoria (Australia) and Massachusetts (United States).

Siaw Quan Cheng (Leonard) 
(Kuching, Sarawak)
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