2002 Originally done : 1939 (est.) Military Door Gods
The book, “Art and Aesthetics in Chinese Popular Prints” came into conversation between Carolyn and Dr. Felicity Lufkin, sometime in 2002 or 2003. Dr. Lufkin mentioned that she had seen a pair of woodblock prints done by Huang Yao. This is the first time that Carolyn had ever heard of woodblock prints produced by her grandfather. Quickly she ordered the book on Amazon and when it arrived she was not disappointed.
December 21 to 23 2000 Publishing of Moyuan Suibi
Exhibition titled, "Huang Yao's Calligraphy and Painting" held at the Chinese Assembly Hall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The book Moyuan Suibi was published.
Process of creation of Hui Neng Jie (compiled in 2001)
I had used zhuan shu to 'write' Huineng's (a Zen master) poem, 'The Bodhi is not a tree, the mirror is not the stand, originally there was nothing, where can the dust settle', at least four times. The first piece was for my friend Prof.
Process of creation of Fu Lu Shou (compiled in 2001)
'Process of Wenzi Hua Development - from sketches to paintings. Ink is subdivided into five hues. ...Dry and moist ink strokes have to be performed with flexibility, resulting in an array of light and heavy, as well as thin and robust strokes...
Process of creation of San Yang Kai Tai (compiled in 2001)
Let us take for example the idiom sanyang kaitai " ". Tai is a divination symbol, and according to the Tuan article in the Yijing " ": "The heaven symbol (qian) is above, and the earth symbol (kun) is below. [When] the heaven and earth exchange, all things communicate."
Process of creation of Bai Niao Chao Feng (compiled in 2001)
Process of creation of Bai Niao Chao Feng
Process of creation of Wan Xiang Geng Xin (compiled in 2001)
Process of creation of Wan Xiang Geng Xin
Process of creation of Long/Dragon (compiled in 2001)
Process of creation of Long （Dragon)
2001 From Pictorial Calligraphy to Calligraphic Painting
An article by Wang Nanming - Huang Yao's two articles entitled Tuhua wenzi and Wenzi hua expounded his main idea in artistic creation, that is, the development of his early interest in Pictorial Calligraphy to his active practice of Calligraphic Painting. As Huang Yao explained the basis of his interest in this aspect of art...
June 2001 The Manuscript and Pictorial Exhibition on Chinese Authors in Early Singapore
"The Manuscript and Pictorial Exhibition on Chinese Authors in Early Singapore” organized by the Singapore National Library included Huang Yao as one of the major contributors from the South East Asian region. Huang Yao’s book, ‘Chinese in Malaya and Singapore’ were displayed along with his other books.
July 12 2001 Huang Yao Retrospective
A three month long exhibition held at Singapore Art Museum, "Huang Yao Retrospective". Huang Yao’s family donated 110 pieces of his paintings, the largest single donation at that time, and an exhibition was held to commemorate this special occasion. A catalogue of his paintings was also published.
July 12 2001 Catalogue : Huang Yao Retrospective at SAM
The 150 page full color exhibition catalogue was published by the Singapore Art Museum alongside the exhibition of the Huang Yao Retrospective.
July 13 2001 Singapore Lianhe Zaobao talk about Leading Niubizi to integrate into Nanyang
Malaysia’s late painter Huang Yao, specializes in the converting Chinese text into abstract shape, is also a painter of folk art and paintings of children at play.....
October 4 2001 Nanyang Shangbao article by Ma Han
In the spring of 1956, the principal of Zhonghua High School, Wang Xiunan invited two intellectuals to talk to the students on two different topics. These two intellectuals are a well known writer and a famous painter, the writer is Ma Junwu (pseudonym Ma Moxi) and the famous painter and calligrapher is Huang Yao.
December 8 2001 to February 3 2002 Nokia Art Singapore 2002
Nokia Art Singapore 2002, Calligraphy House, Singapore. The Singapore Art Museum contributed a calligraphic painting of Huang Yao to be exhibited in this exhibition.
August 25 to September 1 2002 Traditional Values Contemporary Mood
Exhibition : Traditional Values – Contemporary Mood – an exhibition in memory of Malaysia’s late calligraphers and artists
2003 Republishing of Maxing Huaren Zhi
Republishing of Maxing Huaren Zhi (The History of the Chinese in Malaya and Singapore). This history book, first published in 1967 is still relevant today and is an important reference book for scholars interested in the immigration of Chinese to Malaysia and Singapore.
August 2003 Third International Convention of Asian Scholars
Third International Convention of Asian Scholars, Singapore – Scholar discussion on Contemporary Calligraphy and the Chinese Aesthetic Pursuit of Xuan (abstruseness) and Miao (wonderfulness).
2004 Worked with the Art Outreach Program in Singapore to create the “Huang Yao Portfolio”
The Huang Yao Foundation worked with the Art Outreach Program in Singapore to create the “Huang Yao Portfolio”.
2005 “Let’s Play – Autumn” and “Let’s Play – Winter”
‘Let’s Play – Autumn’ and ‘Let’s Play – Winter’, two children’s books based off Huang Yao’s paintings of 100 children playing are published in hardcover and in English.