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Ivan David Ng

  • Born 1991 in Singapore

  • Graduated with BFA in Painting Summa Cum Laude, Maryland Institute College of Art, USA, 2016


With a multi-approach art practice informed by a painter’s sensibilities, Ivan David Ng is interested in ideas surrounding provenance of things, secrets hiding in plain sight and the act of making as a means of knowing. He has exhibited in Singapore, the US and South Korea. He has also worked on projects with Louis Vuitton, Singapore Land Group and Christian Liaigre.


Notable Awards

2020  Gold Award (Established Artist Category): UOB 39th Painting of the Year

2016  Chair's Award, Travel Grant for Papermaking Research in Xinjiang China, MICA

2013  Juror's Choice Award, Next Photographic Visions Juried Exhibition, Castell Photography

Solo Exhibitions

2023  SEA Focus, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
2022  Roads Around A Mountain, Chan + Hori Contemporary, Singapore


Group Exhibitions

2022  State of Play, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
2021  Re-THINGing Gesture in Contemporary Sculptural Practice, Jendela Space, Esplanade & Sculpture Society Singapore
2021  The Orchid, The Wasp, Sikap Group, Singapore
2021  VADA Alumni Show, The Private Museum, Singapore
2020  UOB Painting of the Year Regional Winner’s Showcase, UOB Plaza, Singapore
2020  Where the Sidewalk Ends, Chan+Hori Contemporary, Singapore
2019  ASYAAF, Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul, South Korea
2019  An Intimacy that Allies Us, 205 Lavender St, Sikap, Singapore
2018  Interweave, 89 Neil Road, The Working Capitol, Singapore
2018  Size Matters: A Question of Scale, Chan+Hori Contemporary, Singapore
2018  Aedge: Of Thoughts and Processes, School of the Arts Gallery, Singapore
2018  RAID, Tiong Bahru Air Raid Shelter, Singapore
2017  "An Observation" National Institute of Education Art Gallery, Singapore
2016  Untapped: Discovery, Shophouse 5, Singapore
2016  Black Mountain Print Show, Black Mountain School, Asheville, NC
2015  Dreamscapes, Westport Art Center, Westport, CT
2015  Landscapes, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO
2015  30 under 30 Juried Exhibition, Vermont Center for Photography, Brattleboro, VT
2014  Seeing/ Being, Middendorf Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
2013  Next Photographic Visions Juried Exhibition, Castell Photography, Asheville, NC

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