Impactful work wins visual art award

Dr Chen Yanyun, Lecturer at Yale-NUS College, has won the Art Outreach IMPART Award under the artist category for her body of floral works that blends classical Eastern and Western mythologies, drawing methods and techniques.

She received the award from Member of Parliament Mr Baey Yam Keng at the IMPART Awards Gala Dinner on 26 January 2019. 

The IMPART Awards provide funding towards each winner’s artistic practice and an exchange programme to New York managed by Art Outreach, a non-profit art education organisation. The Awards, which aim to support the professional development of emerging talent in visual arts in Singapore, provide impactful career building opportunities to promising individuals by offering them international exchanges to renowned art institutions and valuable exposure to leading practitioners.