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VISUAL ARTIST - CHNG CHIN KANG

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BIOGRAPHY

Chng Chin Kang was born in 18 September 1963.

Education
1988 - Diploma in Fine Arts, Nanyang academy of Fine Arts
1998 - Master in Arts & Education, University of Central England in Birmingham

Career
1985-1994 - Technical officer, Indeco Engineers
1996-2010 - Part-time Art Lecturer, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
1998-2010 - Part-time Art Lecturer, Lasalle College of the Arts
- Member, Modern Art Society (Singapore)
- Member, Singapore Art Society

Solo Exhibitions
1998 - And they lived happily ever after, Substation Gallery, Singapore (9 - 15 July)
1999 - Mother & Child, UOB Plaza 1, Singapore (26 June - 2 July)
2000 - Still-life, 6 Plastique Kinetic Worms Gallery, Singapore (26 March)
2002 - Changing Colour, Telok Kurau Studio Gallery, Singapore
2003 - Familiarizing the unfamiliar, Vermont Studio Centre Gallery, Johnson, USA (26 October - 19 December)
2010 - Mix-Up, Utterly Art Exhibition Space, Singapore (12-23 May 2010)

Group Art Exhibitions
1987 - The National Museum Centenary Art Exhibition, Singapore
1987 - Ministry of Communications and information Art Competition and Exhibition, NMG, Singapore
1988 - Man, Object & Images with Tang Mun Kit, Wong Shih Yaw and Johnny Tan Yi Ming. National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1988 - The 1988 Australian Bicentennial Art Award for Young Artists, Singapore
1989 - Ministry of Communications and information Art Competition and Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
1994 - Philippe Chariot Foundation Contemporary Arts Competition, Singapore
1994 - The Philip Morris Group of Companies Asean Arts Awards, Singapore
1995 - PARCO Art Projects 1995, URBANART #4, Tokyo, Japan
1995 - UOB Group 14TH Painting of the Year Competition
1995 - 18th Shell Discovery Art Exhibition, Singapore
1996 - UOB 15TH Painting of the Year Competition, Singapore
1996 - The Philip Morris Group of Companies Asean Art Awards, Bangkok, Thailand
1996 - Grand Shell Discovery Exhibition 1996, Singapore
1997 - PARCO Art Projects 1997, URBANART #6, Tokyo, Japan
1997 - Expressions in Art 1997, Certificate of Commendation, Chijmes, Singapore
1997 - UOB 16TH Painting of the Year Competition, Singapore
1997 - The Philip Morris Group of Companies Asean Art Awards, Manila, Philippines
1997 - Singapore Art 97, Suntec City, Singapore
1997 - ECHOES; Five Contemporary Artists, Nanyang Art Gallery, Singapore
1998 - President’s Charity Art Exhibition, Tourism Court, Singapore
1998 - IMPRINTS on Singapore Art, work of 40 NAFA artists, SAM, Singapore
1998 - NAFA 60Th Anniversary - Alumni’s Art Exhibition, Caldwell House Gallery
1998 - PAINTING NOW, Earl Lu Gallery, LaSalle-SIA
1998 - ASEAN Art Awards Exhibition, Singapore Art Museum
1999 - Praxis, Earl Lu Gallery, LaSalle-SIA, Singapore
1999 - Artscape – NAFA Staff Art Exhibition, NAFA, Singapore
1999 - President’s Charity Art Exhibition, The Pavilion, Far East Square, Singapore
1999 - NOKIA Singapore Art, Singapore Art Museum
1999 - NAFA Cross-century Art Exhibition 1999-2000, NAFA, Singapore
2000 - Project 1: between, Earl Lu Gallery, LaSalle-SIA
2000 - Different Eyes, Different Views”, Art folio, Singapore
2000 - The 15th Asian International Arts Exhibition, Tainan, Taiwan
2000 - AD 2000 Staff Art Show, Selegie Gallery, NAFA
2001 - 10 Contemporary Young Artists Exhibitions at MITA, Singapore
2001 - Time & Space, Modern Art Society at MITA, Singapore
2001 - NOKIA Art Singapore, Singapore Art Museum
2001 - NAS01- Telok Kurau Studios, TKS Gallery, Singapore
2001 - Eye-Identifying Perenakan, NAFA Gallery, Singapore
2001 - The 10th International Biennial Print & Drawing Exhibition, ROC, Taiwan
2002 - Urban Artist, MITA, Singapore
2003 - Mapping Asia, the 18th Asian International Art Exhibition, Hong Kong
2003 - Negotiating Boundaries, [email protected], Singapore
2003 - The 11th International Biennial Print & Drawing Exhibition, ROC, Taiwan
2004 - In the Flesh...The Nude in Contemporary Art, Selegie Gallery, NAFA
2005 - Peranakan II: The Humble Form, NAFA Gallery 1 & 2, Singapore
2006 - 21st Asia International art Exhibition, Singapore Art Museum
2006 - 25th UOB Painting of the Year Competition, Jendala Esplanade, Singapore
2007 - The Best of UOB, Singapore Art Show 2007, Singapore Art Museum
2008 - Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Fundraising Alumni Exhibition, Nafa Gallery
2009 - The Call of Tradition, Singapore Art Show, Black Earth Art Museum
2009 - Forms of Persuasion: A NAFA Permanent Collection show, Lim Hak Tai Gallery, NAFA
2010 - Excavation, Ten Singapore Artists, The Art Studio @ Old School, Singapore

Awards
1995 - Merit Awards, Singapore Urbanart Competition
1995-1996 - Third Prize, Philippe Charriot Foundation Contemporary Arts Competition, Singapore
1996 - Merit Awards, Singapore Urbanart Competition Awards, Singapore
1996 - Jurors’ Choice, The Philip Morris Group of Companies Singapore/ASEAN Art Awards
1997 - Area Prize, Singapore Urbanart Competition Awards
1997 - Jurors’ Choice, The Philip Morris Group of Companies Singapore/ASEAN Art Awards
1997 - First Prize (Representational Medium), UOB 16TH Painting of The Year Competition, Singapore
1998 - The Painting of the Year Award, UOB 17TH Painting of the Year Competition
2003-2004 - Asian Artist Fellowship, Freeman Foundation for the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, USA

Publications
1998 - "And they Lived happily ever after”
1999 - "Mother & Child"
2000 - "Still-life"

Consultative Service & Activities
9 Mar 1987 - Judges for on-the-spot children art competition (Joo Chiat & Chai Chee Community Centre) at Marina South Field
19 Sept 1998 - Talks on works of artist Chng Chin Kang in conjunction with IMPRINTS Exhibition, SAM
Mar-Sept 1999 - Pair-with-an-Artist - a project for very special artists with disabilities
1999 - Artist Exchange between Singapore and Australia, Melbourne, Australia
1999 - Panel of Judges for Della Butcher Award 1999
26 Oct-19 Dec 2003 - Artist-in-residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, USA
9 Nov-30 Dec 2004 - Artist-in-residence, Klondike Institute of Art and Culture, Dawson city, Canada

Collections and Commissioned Works
- Singapore Art Museum
- United Overseas Bank
- Private Collections