Lim Sew Yong


1979 UNESCO Research Fellow, Silpakorn University, Thailand
1972 Bachelor of Arts, Nanyang University, Singapore
2000 Study English at Beijing Foreign Studies University
1968 Diploma in Fine Arts, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore


2020 Three oil paintings and acrylic masterpieces are exhibited at the Singapore Asia International Christian Painting Exhibition “Creation and What Can Be Said”
2017 President’s charity art exhibition 2017
2016 President’s charity art exhibition 2016
2015 President’s charity art exhibition 2015
2014 President’s charity art exhibition 2014
2013 President’s charity art exhibition 2013
2001 Singapore History Museum, Main entrance
2000 Chinese Opera Painting at National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1990 Painting by Lim Sew Yong at Empress Place Art Gallery
1989 Painting by Lim Sew Yong at Empress Place Art Gallery
1988 The Art of Lim Sew Yong featuring Drama Chinese Brush Painting and  Naturalist/ Abstract Scenery at National Museum Art Gallery Singapore
1985 Chinese Opera Painting by S Y Lim in Singapore
1981 Chinese Opera Painting by S Y Lim in Singapore
1980 Batik Painting by S Y Lim, sponsored by Taiwan Pacific Cultural Foundation in Taipei
1979 Chinese Painting by S Y Lim, sponsored by SIA in Bangkok


  • Australian National Art Museum
  • National Art Museum Thailand
  • The National Museum of History, Taiwan, Taipei
  • Bangkok Metropolitan Bank
  • Quadrangle Galleries Inc USA
  • Quadrangle Galleries Inc USA
  • Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Thailand, Hong Kong and USA
  • Japanese Association Club Singapore
  • United Overseas Bank Group
  • Ingapore Polytechnic
  • Banque National De Paris
  • Development Bank of Singapore
  • Singapore National Museum Art Gallery
  • Mural on Singapore scenes at Raffles Place MRT Station
  • NTUC Income Singapore
  • NTUC Fair Price Co-operative Ltd
  • Jurong Town Council
  • Monetary Authority of Singapore
  • Singtel Singapore


Japanese gold paper


Good News

This painting shows all’s well in the golden period. When painting this, I thought there will always be a golden period in life so long as we trust in the Lord and willing to let go. Accept all that comes and life will be smooth sailing.