Woei A Tsoi, Paul
(1938, Paramaribo)
Drawing lessons while living in Hong Kong,
Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, 1957-1959
Art Teacher Training College, Amsterdam, 1959-1961
Free Academy of Arts, The Hague, life drawing, modelling, 1961

In 1966 Woei returned to Suriname and travelled frequently to the interior mainly painting and sketching the indian communities. He also made wood and bronze sculpture. As an active organizer, Woei was involved in most of the artist initiatives. He works in a documantary style using vivid colours to express his love of nature and of his country.
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