Singapore Contemporary Young Artists

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#Throwback Siglap East Wall Murals


This is a throwback entry to the end of 2015, in November, we completed 2 wall murals at Siglap East district by 2 young painters, Jamie Tan & Justin Lim who are currently still studying in LASALLE College of the Arts.

This is a commission project by Housing Development Board and it requires a concept and design of the murals to reflect the likes and feedback from the residents in the area. Residents provided their experiences and feedback from the Travel trips which resulted in this mixed media wall mural containing wood pieces installed on the wall as postcards of the residents trip.

The other wall was on the theme of Food! This was easily enjoyable as the residents could identify easily which local food they like and what local food they would like to paint. The artists and assistants helped facilitate the residents’ workshops and taught them painting techniques using enamel paints.

This is the result of a 4 month project, starting from conceptualisation, planning, designing, facilitation and actual painting. Here are pictures taken from the day of painting!

 

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Singapore Contemporary Young Artists Project (SCYA) is a non-profit Art Society that highlights Contemporary Art by Young Artists in Singapore through several platforms in exhibitions, websites, talks, workshops & commissioned services. SCYA was initiated by Jacquelyn Soo who is an artist, curator and director for SCYA. SCYA has over 10 members in the society contributing ideas, activities to support the organisation. SCYA represents up to 70 Singaporean/PR Artists in their works. SCYA launched their first project in Nov 2008 with a website collaboration with FIVEFOOTWAY that featured 23 Contemporary Young Artists Portfolios on an interactive website. Since then, SCYA have had several collaborations and events organised with corporations, government institutions, NGOS and education institutions, Please visit our website for more details: www.contemporaryart.sg Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/SingaporeContemporaryYoungArtists Thank you!

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This entry was posted on January 16, 2016 by in Workshops.

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