Obituaries

Christopher Teo

October 25, 1938 - April 20, 2010

Christopher Teo was born in Kluang, Johore, Malaysia, of Chinese parents.

He lived and studied in Singapore, where he started working in various positions and companies.

In 1964 he came to Australia and began studying accounting to get his Australian accreditation as a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).

Chris met his future wife, Koula, in 1968 and they married very soon after.

They were blessed with two wonderful boys, Michael and Jason.

Chris worked as a Group Accountant, Company Secretary and Financial Controller.

His “active retirement” began in 1995. He started a new way of life, away from the world of numbers and completed a degree in Fine Arts.

Christopher’s work was represented in several private collections in Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and in various art galleries and exhibitions namely:

  • The Highway Gallery, Mount Waverley
  • Kew Renaissance Theatre
  • J Space for Contemporary Art, Dandenong
  • Victoria Ministerial Offices, East
  • Melbourne Heritage Hill, Dandenong
  • Chapel Off Chapel, Prahran
  • McCllelland Gallery, Langwarrin
  • Waverley Arts Society Exhibitions
  • U3A Waverley Exhibitions

In 2006, Chris won first prize with his superb and striking lithograph portrait of “Man” in the category of Other Medium.

Chris sadly passed away on the 20 April 2010, @ 7.00 pm @ Port Macquarie Hospital.

  • source: 24grammata.com