In 1997,the 1st art exhibition by the teachers and students of the James Phua Art Centre was held at the National Art Gallery with great success:
Mr.Smith (standing) from Uk , student representative ,expressing gratitude for the efforts and art contributions of all teachers during the opening ceremony of the art show. Senator Khoo Lay Lin(right)was the honor guest officiating the opening ceremony of the art show.
Some of my international students at the grand opening.
From left: Datuk Harun Din, Director General of Election Commission Malaysia and I pictured in front of one of my horse paintings displayed at the art show.