September 8 1998
Madam Zheng Baoling (Huang Yao’s wife passes away) and 40 years of Huang Yao’s lifeworks are discovered intact. The earliest paintings dating back to 1947. Many of Huang Yao’s works have never been exhibited, including Wenzi Hua (modern calligraphy paintings) and Ziyou Hua (abstract paintings).
October 15 1998 Singapore Children's Society
The Children’s Society of Singapore used four images from Huang Yao’s children paintings for the cover of their fund raising booklets.
August 1999: Republishing Niubizi
Shandong Publishers republished Huang Yao’s cartoons from the Shanghai period. Eight original books (published between 1936 and 1937) were combined into two books, volume 1 and volume 2.
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.
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: Nokia Art Singapore
Nokia Art Singapore 2001, Singapore Calligraphy Centre. 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
July 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.
July 26 to 28 2005 International Association for Media and Communication Research
IAMCR is the worldwide professional organization in the field of media and communication research. Its members promote global inclusiveness and excellence within the best traditions of critical research in the field.
August 22 2005 The Old Guangzhou’s Cartoons and Cartoonists by Wang Jitang
An Article on Exhibition in Guangzhou found on the Guangzhou Government Website.
December 2005: Republishing “Guiyang in Cartoons” (Manhua Guiyang)
The book, ‘Guiyang in Cartoons’ (Manhua Guiyang) is republished by the Guiyang Archives and published by the Guizhou People’s Publishing.
2006 British Museum acquires 2 of Huang Yao’s Wenzi Hua
British Museum acquires 2 of Huang Yao’s Wenzi Hua or the paintings of ancient Chinese characters to join its existing collection of Modern Chinese Calligraphy.