United Overseas Bank (UOB) is inviting Southeast Asia’s emerging and established artists to enter the UOB Painting of the Year 2015 competition. Apart from the top prize of US$25,000, winners have the opportunity to interact with fellow artists at art exchange workshops overseas and could even be selected for a one-month residency programme at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.
“We started the UOB Painting of the Year competition to identify artistic talents and help them showcase their works to a wider community. Three decades on, we remain committed to this vision,” said Wee Ee Cheong, Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, UOB Group.
The competition has cultivated a strong alumnus of artists across the region over the last 33 years. They include Goh Beng Kwan from Singapore, the first winner in 1982, Pannaphan Yodmanee from Thailand, Gan Tee Sheng from Malaysia, and Antonius Subiyanto from Indonesia.
Artists in Singapore who wish to take part in the competition must submit their artwork and entry form between 25 and 27 September 2015. Visit www.uobpoy.com for more information and to download the entry forms.