Visual Arts Centre

Reflection in Traveling by James Wu Zhi Jian 巫志堅

9 October to 12 October 2016

Overview

Exhibition Dates: Sunday, 9 October 2016 to Wednesday, 12 October 2016 (11AM – 7 PM daily)

Venue: Visual Arts Centre

Free Admission.

“Reflection in Traveling” is a solo exhibition by Taiwanese artist James Wu Zhi Jian (巫志堅), featuring over twenty of his mixed media works inspired by his years of traveling in nearly fifty countries around the world.

In this exhibition, Wu shares his life philosophy via the mediums of photography, ink, poetry, as well as, calligraphy and invites his visitors to embark on a journey of self-contemplation and reflection.

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Artist

Loh Khee Yew is an artist and pioneer in design education in Singapore. After studying art, design and advertising at the Alberta College of Art in Canada on a Colombo Plan scholarship in the late ‘60s, he returned in Singapore to work in advertising and subsequently pioneered the design curriculum at LASALLE College of the Arts as the dean of the design faculty from 1992 to 1995. As an adjunct lecturer, he conducted cross cultural studies at the Temasek Polytechnic and life drawing classes at NYU Tisch Asia. Concurrently a practising artist with Joseph McNally’s Group 90 artists’ alliance (an arts group committed to the study and artistic representation of the nude), he retired from teaching in 1996 to focus on art-making. Since then, he has become an established Singapore contemporary artist, known for his unmistakable style and his skill at using calligraphic strokes to illustrate the human body.

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