Curriculum vitae

Solo Exhibitions

2013   Textures, Tones and Timbres, NUS Museum, Singapore
2011   Passages, Emily Hill, Singapore
1999   Prime Elements, Fort Canning Centre Gallery, Singapore
1996   Recent Works, The Substation, Singapore
1994   Dreamcatcher, The Substation, Singapore
1992   Openings, Strand Gallery, Merritt, British Columbia
1992   Exhibition, LASALLE, Singapore
1985   Exhibition, Alpha Gallery, Singapore
1984   Exhibition, Citibank, Singapore
1982   Woodscape II, Leon & Joel Galleries, Singapore
1981   Woodscape, Alpha Gallery, Singapore

Workshops and symposiums

2005 2nd International Sculpture Symposium, Chau Doc, An Giang Province, Vietnam
2003 Sculpture Symposium, Westbank, British Columbia, Canada
2003 Sculpture Symposium, National Institute of Education, Singapore
2002 Okanagan Thompson International Sculpture Symposium, British Columbia, Canada
1997 Northwest Stone Sculptors’ Symposium, Silver Falls, Oregon, USA
1997 3rd Annual Vancouver Island Stone Sculptors’ Symposium, Cowichan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
1996 Art Institute, Capilano College, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1995 1st Annual Vancouver Island Stone Sculptors’ Symposium, Cowichan Lake, British Columbia, Canada

Selected group exhibitions

2001 Proud to be Thai, Baan Bangkok, Thailand
1999 Hand Made: Shifting Paradigms, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
1999 Provocative Things, Inaugural Biennial Exhibition, Sculpture Square, Singapore
1999 Volume and Form, Singapore
1998 Sculpture Survey, as Artist in Focus, Gomboc Gallery, Perth, Australia
1991 Sculpture in Singapore, National Museum, Singapore
1990 IBM Art Award, Singapore
1989 Third Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
1989 IBM Art Award, Singapore
1989 Arte & Materia ‘89, an exhibition by nine artists, National Museum, Singapore
1988 IBM Art Award, Singapore
1988 Basics, an exhibition by five artists, National Museum, Singapore
1987 Yin Yang Festival, Kent Ridge Guild House, National University of Singapore Society
1987 National Museum Centenary Art Exhibition, National Museum, Singapore
1987 Cityscape, IBM Towers, Singapore
1986 Contemporary Asian Art Show, National Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea
1985 Second Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
1985 Singapore Remembered, Art Forum, Singapore
1984 Singapore Art: A Decade 1974-1983, Singapore Festival of Arts, National Museum
1982 Singapore Festival of Arts Exhibition of Contemporary Art, National Museum, Singapore
1982 National Day Art Exhibition, National Museum, Singapore
1981 Singapore Innovations in Art, National Museum, Singapore
1981 Exhibition of Asian Christian Art, Presbyterian Church Hall, Singapore
1980 Singapore Festival of Arts Exhibition of Contemporary Art, National Museum, Singapore
1980 Festival: Contemporary Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan

Commissioned works

2013   Good fun!, Interlace at Alexandra, CapitaLand Singapore
2011   Chang Kuda, Botanic Gardens, Asia Pacific Breweries, Singapore
2009   APEC gift sculpture, bronze, APEC, Ministry of Information, Communication and the Arts, Singapore
2007-08    Our Heritage, granite and bronze, Shaw Foundation Alumni House, NUS
2007-08    Confluence, stainless steel, Shaw Foundation Alumni House, NUS
2007-08    Forest of Talents, teak and other woods, Shaw Fdn Alumni House, NUS
2005   Once Upon a Time, bronze and marble, National Library Board, Singapore
2005   Reaching Beyond, bronze and jade, National University of Singapore
2004   The Note-taker, bronze, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
2003   Girl in a Cloud, marble, Westbank, British Columbia, Canada
2002   Romp, bronze sculpture, City of Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
2001   An Overture, jade sculpture, House of Tan Yeok Nee, Singapore
2000   First Generation, bronze sculpture, Fullerton Hotel, Singapore River, Singapore
1991   Holy Family, marble sculpture, Holy Family Church, Singapore
1989   Mama’s Precious One, marble sculpture, Housing and Development Board, Singapore
1988   Ora et Labora, bronze plaque, St Joseph’s Institution, Singapore
1988   Bull & Bear, marble sculpture, Stock Exchange of Singapore
1987   Temu-sek, marble sculpture, Somerset mass rapid transit station, Singapore

Public structure

1993 Merritt Welcomes You, highway welcome sign, Merritt, B.C.

Awards

1990 Ayob’s Table, Merit Award, IBM Art Award Exhibition
1988 Third Auntie’s Birthday, Merit Award, IBM Art Exhibition
1987 Certificate of Participation, National Museum Centenary Art Exhibition
1982 Dragon Waves, Special Award, National Day Art Exhibition
1981 Triad, First Prize for Sculpture, Singapore Innovations in Art Exhibition

Selected publications

(in which the sculptor and his works are featured)

1. Singapore Artists, Singapore Cultural Foundation. 1982. A record of the development of art in Singapore

2. Art for Secondary Two, Federal Publications, Singapore. 1987. A text of resource ideas for art programmes in Singapore schools.

3. Masterpieces from Private Collections, National Museum, Singapore. 1988. Publication accompanying the exhibition presented by the Ministry of Communication and the National Museum, Singapore.

4. Sculpture in Singapore, National Museum Art Gallery. 1991. Publication accompanying the exhibition.

5. Imaging Selves, Singapore Art Museum collection exhibition series 1998 – 1999, Singapore Art Museum, 1998.

6. An Encyclopaedia of Overseas Chinese, Chinese Heritage Centre, 1998.

7. #7 World Sculpture News, Asian Art News, Hong Kong, Vol.5 No. 3, Summer 1999.

8. An Giang’s Mark II – 2005, commemorative publication of the Second International Sculpture Symposium, An Giang, Vietnam, 2005

9. The AlumNUS, issues #71 October 2007, #74 July 2008 & #77 April 2009, alumni magazine of the National University of Singapore

10. Visual Artists of the Nicola Valley, Nicola Valley Community Arts Council, Merritt, Br. Columbia, Canada, 2009

11. Perfect Match Art Primary 6, Pearson Education South Asia, 2010. Art education book for Primary 6 pupils in Singapore schools

12. “Art for All”, Woon Tai Ho, The Peak Singapore, December 2011, p.102-108

13. Textures, Tones and Timbres, Art of Chong Fahcheong, exhibition catalogue, NUS Museum, January 2013

14. “Chong Fahcheong at the National University of Singapore”, Marybeth Stock, World Sculpture News, Vol. 19, No. 1, Winter 2013, p.54-56

15. “Tactile Perceptions”, Valerie Wee, The Pocket Arts Guide, TPAG Issue 38, March/April 2013, p. 36-41

Download Chong Fahcheong CV – May 2013