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Vincent Leow 廖芳炎

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1961 Born in Singapore

 

Education

2005
Doctor in Fine Art, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

1991
Masters in Fine Art 1991, Maryland Institute, Mount Royal
Graduate School of Art, Baltimore, USA
 

1985 - 1987
Diploma in Fine Art, Sculpture Major with Merit,
LaSalle College of Art, Singapore

 

Solo Exhibition

2007
"Andy's pranks and Swimming Lessons”, Xin Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China "

2004
“Mock Ducks and Manicured Poodles” Jendela Gallery@Esplande, Singapore
“A Big Fat Belly Hen”, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore2000 “Caged Feet “, LIP, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1998
"Mountian Cow Milk Factory", Installation Telok Kurau Studios Gallery, Singapore

1997 - 1998
"Mountian Cow Milk Factory", various venues, Singapore

1996
"Falling Bones, Hungry Chillies", Substation Gallery, Singapore

1994
"CHOP SUEY" Substation Gallery, Singapore

1992
"Donkeys, Elephants & The Three Legged Toad", Shenns Gallery, Singapore

1991
"Vincent Leow : Recent Paintings", School 33 Art Centre, Baltimore, MD, USA


Group Exhibition

2007
“52 nd Venice Biennale 2007”, Singapore Pavilion, Venice
“3 rd Gui Yang Biennale of Contemporary Art 2007”, GuiYang, China

2006
"PRET A PORTER” Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore 2005

2005
"WORLD EXPO 2005 Singapore pavilion, Nagoya, Japan
“Contemporary Self-Portraiture/Reassessing Identity, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts
“ACCESS” Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore

2004
“11th Asian Art Biennale” Osmani Memorial Hall, Bangladesh 2003
“Boxed ll “ Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
“RENGA Paintings” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“Bilateral Bonds” TAKSU Gallery, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
“I'm lovin' it, SeatArt” Merlion Park, Singapore

2002
“Boxed“ Singapore Art Fair, Singapore
“P.A.U.S.E” Gwanju Biennale 2002, Korea
“Show: Auction” Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
“NOKIA Singapore Art” Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

2001
"Plastic Works" Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
"ParallelWORLD: Body Phase III", Plastique Kinetic Worm, Singapore
"Caged Feet, Time Stall",, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore

2000
"BOXED 26x26", Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
"ParallelWorld" Project 304 Bangkok, Thailand
"Feast" group exhibition, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
"CONFIGURATION" Atelier Frank & Lee, Singapore

1999
"Prvocative Things" Sculpture Square, Singapore
"NOKIA Art 99", Plastique Kinetic Worms & Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
"ParallelWORLD", a group exhibition involving 3 exhibition Sites
"MIXAGE", collective project with Singapore & French artists, Singapore
"Chair", group exhibition, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
"CRISP", Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
"Jotterbook", Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
3 Singaporean & 3 French Artists, Alliance Francaise de Singapour
"Art et Politique", Alliance Francaise de Singapour
"Art et Politique", Sarcelles, France
"Move", group exhibition, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
" Brave New World ", Soobin Gallery, Singapore
"Part II", group exhibition, Plastique Kinetic Worms,Singapore

1998
"Censorship", group exhibition, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
"Bangkok Art Project", Bangkok
"Second Nature : Cityscapes of Singapore", Central Plaza, Hong Kong
"Launch" group exhibition, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
“6x6x6” , group exhibition, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
"A Common Wealth of Art ", National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"An Arts Experience", UE Square, Singapore
"500 & Below ", group exhibition, Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
"Recent Works ", Group exhibition at Plastique Kinetic Worms, Singapore
"Imagining Self", Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

1997
"9th Indian Trienale of contemporary art", New Dehli, India
"Singapore Art 97", Suntec City, Singapore
"Jewels of Asia", Suntec City, Singapore
"Art Power", organised by The Substation, CHIJMES Gallery, Singapore

1996
"Shell Grand Discovery Art Exhibition", River House Restaurant, Singapore
"Moon & Star" Show, UTOPIA Gallery, Singapore
"Expressions", Millenia Walk, Singapore
"Selections", UTOPIA Gallery, Singapore
"$300" Show”, UTOPIA Gallery, Singapore
"TOUR de ART LAH !" Singapore Festival of the Arts, Singapore

1995
"Chiang Mai Social Installation" , Wat U-Mong Temple, Chiang Mai, Thailand
"Shift of Time" sculpture Installation, German School, Singapore
"Fighting The Universal Spider", A & O Gallery, Berlin, Germany
"Singapore Art 95" Sculpture Installation, Suntec City, Singapore
"The Great Singapore Kitsch Show" LaSalle Gallery, Singapore
'A FLOG OF BIRDIES" Black Box, TheatreWorks, Singapore

1994
"Para Values" Site specific installation, Fort Canning Park, Singapore
"Window on Singapore Art" travelling exhibition to China & Hong Kong, Singapore

1993
"International Sculpture & Painting Symposium", Gulbarga, India
"Art In Asia" Singapore Art Fair 93, Singapore
"SeptFest" Substation Gallery, Singapore
"5th Fukui International Binale", Tawara, Fukui City, Japan
"2nd Sculpture Seminar", NAFA Gallery, Singapore
"1st Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art", Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
"ESPACE 3356" French Festival Art Exhibition, Singapore

1992
"Performance Art Week", Gallery 21, Singapore
"HOPE" Visual Art Exhibition, 5th Passage Gallery, Singapore

1991
"Many in One : Twenty-five Years of Art From Singapore Washington DC, USA
"Gateway to Malaysia" Bangunan Data Jaafar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
"Vincent Leow & Rudy Nadler", Maryland Institute, Baltimore, USA
"Urban Artists in Singapore" National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore

1990
"ARTSCAPE 90" Decker Gallery, Baltimore, USA
"EYE 21" ART Base Gallery, Singapore

1989
"The Drawing Show" Artists Village, Singapore
" QU ArtSupport II" QU Art Space, Hong Kong
"Contemporary Art In Singapore " Netherlands & the Federal Republic of Germany
"Two with a Cause", National Art Gallery, Singapore
"The Happenings" National Technological Institute, Singapore
"Man, Objects & Images 89" National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore

1988
"The Artists Village Show" open studio show, Artists Village, Singapore
"7th Discovery Arts Exhibition" Shell Tower, Singapore
"Genesis", Art Focus, Singapore

1987
"Ying & Yang Art Festival" National University, Singapore
"National Museum Centenary Exhibition" National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore

1986
"Australian Art Award for Young Artists" National Museum of Art Gallery, Singapore
"3rd Sculpture Workshop & Exhibition" LaSalle College of Arts, Singapore

1985
"3rd ASEAN Young Painting Workshop & Exhibition" Yogyakarta, Indonesia
"2nd Sculpture Workshop & Exhibition" National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore


ART PERFORMANCES

1995
"The Chickens Are Like The Teak Trees In The Forest” Chiang Mai, Thailand
"Party & Party", NIE Art Festival, Singapore
"Some Spiders Just Wanna Have Fun", , A & O Gallery, Berlin, Germany

1994
"I, O, Bing Bong Bang" National Museum, Singapore 1993
"I'll Do, Will You?" 2nd Sculpture Seminar, NAFA Gallery, Singapore
"Coffee Talk" 5th Passage Art Gallery, Singapore

1992
“The Three Legged Toad" Space, Arts Festival Fringe, Singapore
"1000 Ways To Walk A Plank" Space, Arts Festival Fringe, Singapore
"Cover Up",with Zai Kuning Arts Festival Fringe, Singapore
"Shit Happens", with Zai Kuning, Arts Festival Fringe, Singapore
"Space : Between The Teeth" LaSalle College of Arts, Singapore

1991
"5 Bananas" National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore 1990
"Ambassador from the Woods" performance with Peter Chin, Singapore Festival of Arts, Festival Fringe, Singapore
"Serious Conversation" with Tang Da Wu Singapore Festival of Arts

1989
"Friendship" with Wong Shih Yaw, National Technological Institute, Singapore
"HELP" with Wong Shih Yaw, National Technological Institute, Singapore
"Michelle" National Technological Institute, Singapore

1988
"Art Commandoes", Singapore Festival of the arts, Singapore


ART PROJECTS & COMMISSIONS

2007
“Friendship Pups”, 8 Draycott Park, Singapore

1999
Red Numbers, Kranji Turf Club, Singapore

1999 - 2001
Northeast line MRT mural, Lorong Buangkok Station, Singapore

1996
Merlion Tower - Water Feature at Merlion Walk Sentosa, Singapore
"OPEL VECTRA ART CAR" car painting project Singapore Technologies

1990
"DREAM WORLD" video Installation, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
"Their Piece" sculpture project Singapore Festival of Arts, Singapore

1989
"Green Socks" TheatreWorks project with Wong Shih Yaw, Singapore 1989
"Love & Peace" Katong Convent Secondary School, Singapore
"Art Commandoes" Singapore Festival of arts, Festival Fringe, Singapore

1987
"Beach Fun" Sentosa Development Corporation, Singapore 1986 "Hands" Marymount Convent Chapel, Singapore AWARDS

2002
JCCI Culture Award

2003
NAC Oversea Arts Bursary

2000
UNESCO-ASCHBERG Bursaries for Artists Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1991
Mount Royal Scholarship, Maryland Institute, Baltimore, USA

1990
Scholarship, Lee Foundation, Singapore
Bursary, Singapore Cultural Arts Grant, Singapore
Mount Royal Scholarship, Maryland Institute, Baltimore, USA

1989
Scholarship, Lee Foundation, Singapore
Bursary, Singapore Cultural Arts Grant, Singapore

1988
Exhibition Grant, Lee Foundation, Singapore 1987 First prize award, Sentosa Sculpture Design Competition, Singapore

Works

Vincent Leow, Stranger, 43x48cm, acrylic on paper, 1989
Vincent Leow, Portraits with Yellow Shirt, 42x59cm, pen on paper, 2010
Vincent Leow, Portraits with Red Shirt, 42x59cm, pen on paper, 2010
Vincent Leow, Portraits with Red Cap, 42x59cm, pen on paper, 2010
Vincent Leow, Portraits with Pink Ribbon, 42x59cm, pen on paper, 2010
Vincent Leow, Portraits with Dog Ears, 42x59cm, pen on paper, 2010
Vincent Leow, Portraits with Collar, 42x59cm, pen on paper, 2010
Vincent Leow, Muthu, 103.5x66cm, acrylic on paper, 1993
Vincent Leow, Black Spots, 43cmx48cm, acrylic on paper, 1989
Vincent Leow, Black Hare, 41x34.5cm, edition print 10, 2010
Vincent Leow, Bird, 41.5x34cm, edition print 5, 2010
Vincent Leow, Black Gold, 110x75cm, print on paper, 2009
Vincent Leow, Shield the Lamp, 216x295cm, oil and mixed medium on canvas, 1990
Vincent Leow, The Last Supper, 114x 84cm x 3pcs, pencil on paper, 2010
Vincent Leow, L.K.U.N.U, 75x58cm, print on paper, edtion of 9, 2009
Vincent Leow, A Gone Case Mad Person, 103.5x66cm, acrylic on paper, 1993