Vincent Leow  (Singaporean, 1961) 


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Vincent Leow Biography
1961   Born in Singapore
1981   MFA, Maryland Institute, Baltimore, MA, USA
1987   Diploma Fine Art, Sculpture (Merit), LASALLE, College of the Arts
1987   Sentosa Sculpture Design Competition, Singapore: First prize award
1988   Lee Foundation, Singapore, Exhibition Grant
1990   Lee Foundation, Singapore: Overseas Scholarship Bursary
Singapore Cultural and Community Arts Grant (National Arts Council)
Singapore: Overseas Education Bursary
Maryland Institute, Baltimore, USA: Mount Royal Scholarship
1991   Maryland Institute, Baltimore, USA: Mount Royal Scholarship
2000   UNESCO-ASCHBERG, Artists in Residence, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2002   Award: Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Singapore JCCI Culture Award
  Lives and works between Singapore and Sharjah
Selected Exhibitions
2012   "Resembling Imaginary Creatures", Chan Hampe Galleries, Singapore
“Subject Shall Remain Anonymous”, Give Art Space, Singapore
"Not Against Interpretation: Re-staging Jason Lim & Vincent Leow’s A Flog of Birdies in the 21st Century", Singapore Art Museum
2011   “New Pop New World” SBin Art Plus Gallery, Singapore
“Imagine Malaysia”, Valentine Willie Gallery, Singapore
“Recent Prints” Chan Hampe Galleries, Singapore
“Negotiating Home, History and Nation: Two decades of contemporary art in Southeast Asia, 1991 – 2011”, Singapore Art Museum
“Brief Histories” , Sharjah, U.A.E
2010   “Tags and Treats” Paintings and Sculpture 8Q, Singapore Art Museum (solo)
2009   “Rhapsody of Non-sense” Drawings, SooBin Art International Singapore(solo)
2007   “Andy’s PRanks and Swimming Lessons” paintings and sculptures, Xin Beijing Gallery, Beijing, China (solo)
52nd Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art, Singapore Pavilion, Italy
“Domesticity” Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
3rd GuiYang Biennale of Contemporary Art, Guiyang, China
2005   “WORLD EXPO 2005 Singapore pavilion, Nagoya Japan
“Contemporary Self-Portraiture/Reassessing Identity, ICAS, Singapore
2004   “Mock Ducks and Manicured, Jendala Gallery@Esplande, Singapore (solo)
“11th Asian Art Biennale” Osmani Memorial Hall, Bangladesh
2003   “RENGA Paintings” National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
2002   “P.A.U.S.E” Gwanju Biennale 2002, Korea
“NOKIA Singapore Art” Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
2001   "FOUR EYES, CLOUDY SKIES"paintings , TADU Art Space, Bangkok, Thailand (solo)
“Caged Feet“, Installation, LIP Gallery, Yogyakarta, Indonesia (solo)
2000   "ParallelWorld" Project 304 Bangkok, Thailand
"Feast" group exhibition, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
1999   "Provocative Things" Sculpture Square, Singapore
"Art et Politique", Sarcelles, France
1998   "Mountian Cow Milk Factory", sculpture installation, TK Studios Gallery, Singapore (solo)
"Bangkok Art Project", Bangkok
"Second Nature: Cityscapes of Singapore", Central Plaza, Hong Kong
"Imagining Self", Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
1997   "9th Indian Triennale of contemporary art", New Dehli, India
1996   "Falling Bones, Hungry Chillies", paintings, Substation Gallery, Singapore (solo)
"Shell Grand Discovery Art Exhibition", Singapore
"TOUR de ART LAH !" Singapore festival of the arts, Singapore
1995   "Chiang Mai Social Installation", Chiang Mai, Thailand
"Fighting The Universal Spider", A & O Gallery, Berlin, Germany
“A FLOG OF BIRDIES" Black Box, TheatreWorks, Singapore
1994   "CHOP SUEY", paintings, Substation Gallery, Singapore (solo)
"Para Values" Site specific installation, Fort Canning Park, Singapore
"Window on Singapore Art" China & Hong Kong, Singapore
1993   "International Sculpture & Painting Symposium", Gulbarga, India
"5th Fukui International Binale", Tawara, Fukui City, Japan
"1st Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art", Brisbane, Australia
1992   "Donkeys, Elephants & The Three Legged Toad", paintings, Shenn’s Gallery, Singapore (solo)
"Performance Art Week", Gallery 21, Singapore
"HOPE" Visual Art Exhibition, 5th Passage Gallery, Singapore
1991   "Vincent Leow: Recent Paintings", School 33 Art Centre, MD, USA (solo)
"Many in One : Art From Singapore" Washington DC, USA
"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 & Germany
"Two with a Cause", National Art Gallery, Singapore
1988   "The Artists Village Show" open studio show, Artists Village, Singapore
"National Museum Centenary Exhibition", Singapore
1986   "Australian Art Award for Young Artists" National Museum, Singapore
"3rd Sculpture Workshop & Exhibition" LaSalle, Singapore
1985   "3rd ASEAN Young Painting Workshop & Exhibition" Indonesia
"2nd Sculpture Workshop & Exhibition" National Art Gallery, Singapore
Selected Public Collections
  Singapore Art Museum Paintings, sculptures and Installation
  Deutsche Bank Singapore a series of works on paper
  National Arts Council a series of silk screen print on paper
  National Institute of Education painting
  Fukouka Art Museum mixed medium work on paper
  Private Collections Paintings sculptures, prints and drawings