5 Local Female Artists You Need To Follow Now
5 LOCAL FEMALE ARTISTS YOU NEED TO FOLLOW NOW
For anyone who grew up in Singapore, you would agree that we were reminded time and again that the road to success is through the safe and standard path of excelling academically to land ourselves a decent and stable income, certainly not what a career in arts is known to be.
That did not stop this group of female artists from pursuing their chosen area of expertise. Driven by passion, against all odds, these artists soldier on to achieve success.
This International Women’s Day, we celebrate their resilient and achievement by shining the light on their amazing works.
Teresa is an illustrator and embroidery artist. She is known for her contemporary design on all things embroidery and textiles. Teresa’s work has been showcased in other countries, and commissioned by many well-known brands.
Kelly is a crochet fairy. Her first crochet piece was when she was just 7 years old, and from then, she has went on to create quirky soft sculptures, and intriguing large-scale installations.
You may know her as the ‘Sticker Lady’ for pasting cheeky stickers in public places, but there’s a lot more to this lady. Sam is a contemporary artist whose works include captivating wall murals and art prints.
Qixuan made a name for herself by creating realistic looking miniature baby heads, organs, eyeballs and other body parts out of clay, and placing them in everyday items such as sweet wrappers, dim sums, sardines cans, as macarons, sushi, oh you name it. At just 28, her strange but mesmerizing works have been showcased around the world.
Lucinda wears many hats, she’s an artist, writer, educator and Director of Within, a nature-led creative studio. Lucinda’s works feature recurring themes about nature, conservation of biodiversity of nature and enhancement of well-being through arts and nature.