Dates: 20 Nov 2013 - 24 Nov 2013
The Affordable Art Fair is returning for its 4th edition in Singapore for its largest showing yet! This year, there are 5 paddocks with 101 galleries, so come early (better yet, come again and again!) with your comfortable shoes and immerse yourself in delightful and very REAL temptations which are AFFORDABLE!
The concept is simple, yet unique: an inspiring and friendly atmosphere in which you can find thousands of original paintings, prints, sculpture and photography all under one roof, and all between SG $100 and SG $10,000, with 75% priced below SG $7,500. The works of young, emerging artists hang alongside some of the biggest household names, the Young Talents Programme provides a chance to snap up a future masterpiece, and this year's new innovation, the Under $1000 Wall showcases a snapshot of the fair at its most affordable!
Utterly Art will be the first thing you see straight ahead as you enter the first paddock of Level 2 at booth 2B-14. For directions, transport, ticket sales and more information, check out www.affordableartfair.sg and don't forget your CHEQUEBOOK (not cards!) for the best bargains!
20 November, Wednesday Private View (By invitation only) 6 â€“ 10 pm
21 November, Thursday 12 â€“ 8 pm
22 November, Friday 12 â€“ 6 pm
22 November, Friday Arty-Licious Evening 6 â€“ 10 pm
23 November, Saturday 11 â€“ 8 pm
24 November, Sunday 11 â€“ 6 pm
Arty-Licious Evening Advance $25 for one / $40 for two / Door $30 each
Public day Advance $12 / Door $15
Group Package (4 adults) Advance $40 / Door $50
Concessions Door $8
Children under 16 Free
Full time students with valid student pass and senior citizens aged 60 and above are asked to present identification upon purchase of tickets.
Exclusively for DBS/POSB Credit & Debit Cardmembers
Enjoy up to 15% off admission fees.
Ronald Caringal (born 1980, Manila) studied Advertising Arts in the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines, and has participated in several group and solo shows in Manila, Singapore, New York and Milan. Formerly managing The Cubicle Art Gallery in Manila, his work has featured in books (Without Walls, Philippines Yearbook 2009: 61 Artists That Will Change the World), magazines (Contemporary Art Philippines, Metro, Imagine) and in auction in Hong Kong (Sothebyâ€™s) and Singapore (33 Auction
Michelle Chang (or Mysh, for short) has a unique body of captivating and vibrant cat-inspired art that has been well-received since her debut as an artist in 2002. Her work has been described by collectors and critics as "naive". Others draw comparisons with aboriginal or byzantine mosaic art. For Mysh, her technique which she simply calls "dotting" is a painstaking style that is at once therapeutic and magical.
Chua Chon Hee graduated from the Nayang Academy of Fine Arts with a Diploma in Western Art in 1980, and with an Advanced Diploma in 1982. She has exhibited extensively with the Nanyang Clay Group and the Printmaking Society (Singapore). Her works can be found at several hotels in Singapore and Myanmar, and at the National University Hospital in Singapore.
Norman Dreo (born 1970) topped the talent test upon entering the College of Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines in the mid-80s. His art has been exhibited extensively in the Philippines, Singapore, Vermont, USA and in Europe. He has won several prizes at the Metrobank National Art Competition, Art Association of the Philippines and Ateneo Art Awards. In 2000, he was awarded Jurorâ€™s Choice at the Philip Morris ASEAN Art Awards in Singapore and the Philippine
Born in Myanmar in 1971, Hein Thit graduated from the State School of Fine Arts, Yangon in 1991, and has exhibited extensively in Myanmar, as well as Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, USA and France. Hein Thit approaches the internal rather than external beauty of women with line drawing in a simple and most effective way. He has been overwhelmed by the beauty, nature, dream and passion of women.
Oeur Sokuntevy studied painting at the Phare Ponleu Selpak in Battambang and moved to Phnom Penh in 2007. Sokuntevy has had much interest in her work as one of the very few female contemporary artists currently showing in Cambodia. Besides Cambodia, she has exhibited in the USA, South Korea and Singapore. Sokuntevyâ€™s work is included in art collections of the Singapore Embassy (Cambodia) and the Singapore Art Museum. Her work has appeared in magazines and newspapers including Art Asia Pacific,
Born 1960 in Singapore, Oh Chai Hoo graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 1982. He has exhibited extensively in Singapore, China, Japan, Taiwan and Korea, and has six solo shows under his belt. He has been awarded a Distinction in Visual Art Creation by the NAFA Alumni Association (1992), Highly Commended in Abstract Medium at the 18th UOB Painting of the Year competition (1999) and obtained the Siaw-Tao Achievement Award in 2009.
A Filipino living and working in North London, Kris Soguilon embodies multiculturalism and enjoys documenting cross-cultural manifestations in the vibrant environment around him. Born in Kalibo, Philippines (1972), Kris graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of the Philippines in 1993. He has exhibited in the Philippines, Singapore and England. This is his 9th solo exhibition and first outside the Philippines.
Randy 'Andoi' Solon holds two degrees in the visual arts: a Bachelor of Fine Arts, major in Painting, at the University of the Philippines, and a Certificate in Advertising from the Philippines Women's University. Solon is the recipient of numerous awards from national art competitions. His works have featured in major SE Asian auctions.
Roberto Visani was born in Brescia in 1974 and lives and works in Brescia, Mantua, Carrara, Verona, Rome and Milan.He studied at the Caravaggio Arts Institutes of Brescia and the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan. He has exhibited extensively throughout Italy, and this is his first solo show abroad.
Art has been a passion for Frank Zhen since his youth, who would as a child spend hours drawing on paper. In the past few years, he has experienced an intense urge to paint to express his feelings, and has undertaken a number of short courses in painting from 2006 to 2011. His first solo exhibition Tales of the Red Merlion met with good media attention and commercial success.