Yen Chua

Singapore

Surrealist
Surrealist

Yen Chua is an artist, art therapist and educator. She works predominantly with acrylic, charcoal and ink. Her mixed media artworks are a vivid portrayal of the surreal, mythical and magical realm. They are echoes of her different mental states, dreams and aspirations, displaying her diverse concerns ranging from the need to save our delicate ecosystem to the aspirations of perfection and enlightenment. Yen conducts art and art therapy workshops and also lectures on art and art therapy. Some of the institutions she has taught at are the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Temasek Polytechnic and LASALLE College of the Arts. She has worked with individuals and groups with social-emotional issues, inmates, children with special needs, cancer patients, teenagers with behavioural problems and elderly clients. Yen graduated summa cum laude from the San Francisco Art Institute with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (1993). She then proceeded to obtain a Diploma in Chinese Painting (1996) from the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Arts, a Master of Arts, Research (2002) from the National Institute of Education, Singapore and a Master of Arts, Art Therapy (2007) from the LASALLE College of the Arts. For the past two decades, she has held many solo and group exhibitions in Singapore, Hangzhou, San Francisco and Hawaii. She was Highly Commended at the 13th and 14th UOB Painting of the Year competitions (1994, 1995) and won Honorable Mention at the Philip Morris Singapore Art Awards four times (1994, 1996, 1998, 2002).

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