IMPART Art Prize
Supporting emerging talent in Singapore's visual arts
The Forest Institute, co-initiated by Robert Zhao Renhui, Randy Chan & John Tung (IMPART Art Prize Winner 2023) , 14 Jan to 14 Mar 2022.
Image Courtesy of The Forest Institute.
Established since 2017, the IMPART Art Prize aims to support the professional development of emerging artists and curators in Singapore by providing impactful career building opportunities, while building an awareness and appreciation of local art and practitioners.
Each year, up to three visual arts talents will receive a cash prize of SGD20,000 each, alongside opportunities for professional development and networking, to enable them to grow and sustain their chosen careers in the arts.
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Tan Boon Hui Curatorial Prize
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Tan Boon Hui on 7 July 2022, a prolific figure and trailblazer in Singapore’s art scene who has not only been an advisor to Art Outreach since our inception, but also a dear friend.
Boon Hui served as the Chair of our IMPART Art Prize Jury and Curatorial Advisor for our IMPART Collectors’ Show since 2017, generously dedicating his time and expertise to advocating for local practitioners and cultivating art appreciation in the community.
His visionary leadership also left an indelible mark on the many institutions and museums he helmed across Singapore and the US, where he revitalised a focus on contemporary Asian art and created spaces for performance art practices to thrive.
Boon Hui’s unwavering commitment to championing Asian arts and culture around the world has inspired many, and his dynamic presence will be greatly missed. We thank him for all he has done for the local art scene and for Art Outreach.
In honour and celebration of his legacy, the IMPART Art Prize for Curators will be renamed the "Tan Boon Hui Curatorial Prize".
Being awarded this Prize has been a very kind, generous affirmation of the long-term, researched-based practice and projects that I've been pursuing for the last 12 years. I applied also as a way to get critical feedback on the projects that I've been working on and to seek a new perspective, which I might not have thought of before.
IMPART Art Prize 2022
earth land sky and sea as palimpsest, 2021
IMPART Art Prize
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.
The panel gives advice and recommendations on the governance, management, and programmatic aspects of the awards and affiliated IMPART events.
Since introducing the Prize in 2017, Art Outreach has sustained it annually through fundraising, supporting 18 winners over the past 6 editions.