Telok Kurau Showcase - The Phase

Telok Kurau Showcase - The Phase

24 – 30 January 2021
Telok Kurau Studios, 91 Lor J Telok Kurau (go to Google maps)
Daily, 11am – 5pm
Free Admission

Telok Kurau Showcase - The Phase

Telok Kurau Studios is the first venue under the Arts Housing Scheme in Singapore. From veterans in the arts scene to emerging artists, Telok Kurau Showcase – The Phase brings together over 20 artists working across mediums ranging from painting to ceramics, photography, video and art installations. Responding to their reflections and inspirations in current times, the artists present new works and invite the public into their studios to witness the creation process. Through guided tours, workshops and demonstrations, visitors will get to encounter the art-making process intimately and take a rare glimpse into the everyday life of an artist.

William Goh, Paroxysmal Detachment, 2020. Image courtesy of the artist.

Guided Tours of Artists' Open Studios

24 January 2021, 11am – 5pm
30 January 2021 (Selected artists only), 11am – 5pm

Meeting Point: Telok Kurau Studios Exhibition Hall
Duration: 1 hr
Tours will be conducted in groups of 8. 

Room 102 - Chieu Shuey Fook
Room 107 - Lim Leong Seng
Room 108 - Singapore Colour Photographic Society
Room 116 - Teo Huey Ling
Room 201 - Chern Lian Shan
Room 202 - Hera and Zen Teh
Room 203 - Baet Yeok Kuan
Room 205 - Chua Say Hua and Hong Sek Chern
Room 304 - Singapore Watercolour Society
Room 307 - Loy Chye Chuan
Room 402 - Yeo Chee Kiong
Room 403 - Victor Tan Wee Tar
Room 404 - Leo Hee Tong
Room 405 - Fajrina Abdul Razak
Room 407 - Goh Beng Kwan

Figure sculpture Demonstration by Chern Lian Shan

23 January 2021, 2.30pm – 3pm, Room 201

Chern Lian Shan will be demonstrating how to sculpt a human head from life. After the demonstration, participants will get to try their hands at sculpting.

To register, please email or call Mr Chen at +65 9863 4622

Photography Talk by Singapore Colour Photographic Society

23 January 2021, 2pm – 3pm & 3pm – 4pm, Room 108

Singapore Colour Photographic Society will conduct a talk on their International Salon exhibition and showcase a collection of winning photo entries. 

To register, please email or call Mr Chen at +65 9863 4622

Chinese Ink Demonstration by Chua Say Hua

23 January 2021, 2pm – 3pm & 3pm – 4pm, Room 205

Chua Say Hua will be demonstrating contemporary ink painting and participants will learn how to paint bamboo and leaves. 

To register, please email or call Mr Chen at +65 9863 4622

Studio Lalang Residency Exhibition and Artist Talk

23 January 2021, 4.30pm – 5.30pm, Room 202

Studio Lalang is the shared studio space of Hera and Zen Teh within Telok Kurau Studios. The artists' studio conducts an exchange programme inviting young artists for dialogue and art-making. This initiative explores the use of studio space as both working and display space, as well as exploring notions of permeability in terms of context, disciplines and interaction. Both Hera and Zen Teh from Studio Lalang, as well as resident artists Nicole Teh and Ang Siew Ching will be sharing their artmaking and collaborative processes.

To register, please email or call Mr Chen at +65 9863 4622

Watercolour Workshop by Artists from Singapore Watercolor Society

23, 24 & 30 January 2021, 2pm – 3pm & 4pm – 5pm, Room 304

Artists from Singapore Watercolor Society, Seah Kang Chui, Goh Hui Ying, William Goh and Seah Kam Chuan will be doing a workshop on watercolor painting. This workshop will teach participants how to create simple trees and clouds using the watercolor medium. 

Brushes, Paint and Paper will be provided. 

To register, please email or call Mr Chen at +65 9863 4622

Wandering Around the World through International Sculpture Symposium, Talk by Yeo Chee Kiong

24 January 2021, 2pm – 3pm, Room 402

Yeo Chee Kiong will be sharing about his experiences overseas at the sculpture symposium, and the unique way in which artists travel and learn about foreign lands. 

To register, please email or call Mr Chen at +65 9863 4622

Ceramic and Wood Sculpture Sharing by Teo Huey Ling

24 January 2021, 3pm – 4pm, Room 116

Ms Teo Huey Ling will demonstrate how to make small ceramic pinch pots and participants will get to take away their own pinch pots at the end of the session.

To register, please email or call Mr Chen at +65 9863 4622

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21 January – 20 February 2021
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Art Fair & Galleries
Y2ARTS, 211 Henderson Road, #01-01A
22 January – 7 February 2021
A new exhibition by Y2ARTS which re-contextualizes the works by their stable of artists, Vertical Horizon brings focus upon an often overlooked aspect of art making – the dimensionality of paintings. The shape and dimensions of artworks contribute to our perception of the piece by limiting our periphery and expectations.
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Chinese traditional calligraphy is a unique form of Visual Arts. The art pieces are created by Teo Lee Lang’s life experiences through her expression of skills or creation. The artist will eagerly like to share her inspiration and enthusiasm in Chinese writing and culture via brush, ink and papers and how these three combinations have been inspiring people around the world for centuries.