Alex Leong is relatively known for his nostalgic and heart-warming watercolours, Leong has garnered innumerable art collectors all around the world. The full-time artist has participated in numerous group exhibitions locally and abroad since 1995 and was involved in the 2007 “Artist Favourite” exhibition.
Leong is a member of the Malaysian Watercolour Society (MWS), Penang Watercolour Society, Penang Art Society and North Kedah Art Society. His paintings commonly depict everyday life and distinctive buildings in Penang in a nostalgic manner with soft strokes and gentle colours. Leong is also part of the generation of Penang watercolour artists who continue the legacy of distinguished artists such as Tan Choon Ghee.