Biography

Liu Ling was born in Dalian, China and relocated to Singapore in 2002. She graduated from Temasek Polytechnic and National University of Singapore, majoring in Computing. With no formal education in art, Liu Ling took short courses at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts and LASALLE College of the Arts in 2014 and then continued to pursue her considerable talent at Art Is Studio.

 

In just 2 years, Liu Ling quickly rose to prominence and won several awards locally and internationally, including the Singapore Young Talent Programme 2018, Strokes of Genius 10 and 11. Her works were featured in various exhibitions and publications; while her original works are held in private collections across the world such as in Australia, Brazil, Japan, Poland, the Netherlands and the United States.

 

Liu Ling has progressed from monochromatic drawing to coloured painting, she is currently working as a freelance web designer and developer, with the aim of becoming a fulltime artist.

 

Born in 1985 in Dalian, China.

Lives and works in Singapore.

 

Exhibitions

2020     Group Exhibition "In Full Bloom", Cuturi Gallery, Singapore

2019     c/discoveries by Cuturi Gallery, Singapore

2019     Solo Exhibition “Screen, Time”, Ion Art, Singapore

2019     Group Exhibition “Journey of Art”, C&C Mercedes-Benz Center, Singapore

2019     “Of Ordinary Things" Artwork showcase, artist talk and workshops at SPRMRKT,

              Singapore

2019     Group Exhibition “TOUCH Giving Art”, The Arts House, Singapore

2019     Group Exhibition “555 Summer Special” Online Art Exhibition 2019, Light Space &

              Time Online Art Gallery, United States

2019     Young Talent Programme Southeast Asian Tours, organized by Affordable Art Fair

              and ION Art, supported by Hotel Jen, Manila, Penang and Singapore

2018     2018 Young Talent Programme at Affordable Art Fair, organized by Affordable Art

              Fair and ION Art, supported by Hotel Jen, Singapore

2018     Group exhibitions along NAFA Glass Display, Singapore

2018     Group Exhibition “Process”, Element Art Space, Singapore

2018     Group Exhibition “Dot to Dot”, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore

2016     Group Exhibition "Pure Days: Art & Life", SPRMRKT, Singapore

2015     Solo Exhibition "Faces of Writers", Booktique Where Writers Shop, Singapore

 

Selected Commissions

2019     ION Orchard, pastel portrait drawing on canvas, 59.4 x 42 cm, Singapore

2019     DBS Bank, oil portrait painting on canvas, 30 x 24 inches, Singapore

2019     SPRMRKT at STPI, acrylic mural painting, Singapore

2019     Sembawang Air Base, digital painting, 16.55 x 46.8 inches, Singapore

2018     Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), charcoal drawing

              on paper, 14 x 11 inches, Singapore

2017     3-Sixty Brand Communications, two charcoal portraits on paper, 70 x 100 cm,

              Singapore

2016     Kult Magazine Issue #19, Horseshoes, charcoal on paper, 59.4 x 42 cm, Singapore

2016     MoonCrane Press, Shark, charcoal on paper, 70 x 100 cm, Japan

2016     Our Better World, four pen portrait drawings on paper, 42 x 59.4 cm, Singapore

 

Awards

2019     Honorable Mention, Special Merit - “555 Summer Special” Competition

2019     Highly Commended Artist - Visual Art Open 2019 Competition

2018     Winner - Strokes of Genius 11 Competition

2018     Winner - The Young Talent Programme 2018

2017     Winner - Strokes of Genius 10 Competition

2017     Finalist - The Artist's Magazine 34th Annual Art Competition

2016     Honorable Mention - Shades of Gray Competition

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