Famous Artists from Singapore
List of the most popular artists from Singapore, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous Singaporean artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Singaporean artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.
Jang and Kev and Han Sai Por are only the beginning of the artists on this list.
This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from Singapore?" and "Who are the most well-known Singaporean artists?"For further information on these historic Singaporean artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated Singaporean artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
Liu Kang (Chinese: liu kayng; pinyin: Liú Kàng) was a Singaporean artist known for his Balinese-themed figurative paintings. He was a founding member of the Singapore Art Society, and was credited ...more
- Age: Dec. at 92 (1911-2004)
- Birthplace: Fujian, China
- Chua Ek Kay (Chinese: 蔡逸溪; pinyin: Cài Yìxī) (1947 – 8 February 2008) was a Singaporean artist hailed as the "bridge between Asian and Western art" with a unique painting style using Chinese ink on ...more
Cheong Soo Pieng (simplified Chinese: 钟泗宾; traditional Chinese: 鍾泗賓; pinyin: Zhōng Sì Bīn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Tsing Sì-pin) was a Singaporean artist who was a pioneer of the Nanyang art style, and a driving ...more
- Age: Dec. at 66 (1917-1983)
- Birthplace: Xiamen, China
- Associated periods or movements: Modernism
Georgette Chen, born Chang Li Ying (Chinese: 张荔英; pinyin: Zhāng LìYīng) was a Singaporean painter known for her Post-Impressionistic styled oil paintings at the turn of the 20th-century. She was a ...more
- Age: Dec. at 87 (1906-1993)
- Birthplace: China
- Associated periods or movements: Post-Impressionism
Tang Da Wu (Chinese: 唐大雾; pinyin: Táng Dàwù, pronounced [tʰɑ̌ŋ tâ.û]; born 1943) is a Singaporean artist who works in a variety of media, including drawing, painting, sculpture, installation art and ...more
- Age: 80
- Birthplace: Singapore
- Associated periods or movements: Contemporary art
Ng Eng Teng (Chinese: 黄荣庭; pinyin: Huáng Róngtíng; 12 July 1934 – 4 November 2001), The Grandfather of Singapore Sculpture was a sculptor in Singapore known for his figurative sculptures, many of ...more
- Age: Dec. at 67 (1934-2001)
- Birthplace: Singapore