The IMPART Awards aims to support the professional development of emerging talent in visual arts in Singapore by providing impactful career building opportunities. The programme offers promising individuals international exchanges and visits to renowned art institutions, which will provide valuable exposure to leading practitioners.

What We Offer
2 visuals artists and 1 curator will enjoy SGD 20,000 funding:

SGD 15,000 cash award towards each winner’s artistic practice
SGD 5,000 towards an exchange programme to New York City managed by Art Outreach including:

  • Asia Society Museum Experience: A private tour of a new exhibition with Mr. Tan Boon Hui, Vice President, Global Arts & Cultural Programs and Director Asia Society Museum, Jury Chair of the IMPART Awards, and Curatorial Advisor of the IMPART Awards Collectors’ Show.
  • Contemporary Art Immersion in New York City: 4-day exchange programme to New York City, with visits to key contemporary establishments including Whitney Museum of American Art and Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

Eligibility and Entry Requirements 

Competition Parameters Submission of a new or existing workInitially limited to Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.
Eligibility Nomination Process Open call, self or third-party nominations
Age Limit 18 – 35 years old
Medium 2D (Drawing, painting, mixed media)3D (Sculpture)
Entry Fee None

IMPART Awards Jury
We have assembled an influential panel of internationally respected art industry practitioners, artists and art patrons, who will be serving as esteemed judges to select the winning entries, which include Mr. Tan Boon Hui, Vice President, Global Arts & Cultural Programs and Director at Asia Society Museum, Mr. Russell Storer, Senior Curator at the National Gallery Singapore, Ms. Honor Harger, Executive Director at ArtScience Museum, Ms. Catherine David, Deputy Directorat Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, and Ms. Patricia Chen, Art Writer and Film-maker.

Applications Forms
Please download curator guidelines and application form and visual artist guidelines application form and submit to:

CLOSING DEADLINE: 18 November 2018

Should you have any queries about the IMPART Awards, please contact or +65 6873 9505 for more information.