Dr Zakaria Ali
1946 : Born in Kampung Batu, Rembau, Negeri Sembilan,
1977 - currently Associate Professor in the History of Art,
at the School of Art, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.
1968-1971 : BFA, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, USA
1972-1973 : MA, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches,
1974-1976 : MA, Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico
1981-1982 : National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian
Institution, Washington, D.C. Fulbright Scholar/American
Council of Learned Societies. Sabbatical Leave.
1984-1988 : Ph.D, Harvard University
1969 : Pan Art Gallery, Fondren Square, Houston, Texas
1982 : “Mexico: Impressions and Memories”, Universiti Sains
Malaysia Museum and Art Gallery, 1 to 10 October 1982
1999 : “Dr.Zakaria Ali Retrospective”, The Art Gallery, Bellisa Row,
Penang, 31 January to 13 February 1999.
1975 : Instituto de Relaciones Cultural Mexico y
Norte Americanos, Mexico City, 7 to 14 May, 1975
1996-2000 : “ The Ipoh Arts Festival” annually at the City Hall,
1996 : “Pertama IV” (Ismail Abdullah, Baharudin Arus, Mohd.
Najib Ahmad Dawa), The Creative Center, National Art
Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, June 2- t o July 10, 1996.
1997 : “Cita Rasa Malaysia Indah”, at the Bank Negara Malaysia,
8 to 20 September 1997.
2003 : “Oasis” exhibition of works by the teaching staff at the
Adiwarna Gallery, School of Fine Arts, Universiti Sains
Malaysia, 10 September to 10 October, 2003.
Books published on Art
Seni & Seniman: Esei-esei Seni Halus.
Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, 1989.
The Malaysian-ness of Malaysian Art: The Question of Identity.
Kuala Lumpur: National Gallery o f Art, 1991.
The Warmth of Green: Essays on Modern Malaysian Art.
Kuala Lumpur: Utusan Publications an d Distributors, (in press).
Islamic Art in Southeast Asia: 830 - 1570 A.D.
Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, 1994.