ABOUT THE ARTIST
Ben Puah (b.1976, Singapore) is an exciting figure in a new breed of contemporary Asian artists. Born in Singapore in 1976, Ben studied at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and LASALLE College of the Arts. He received his BFA with Distinction from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 2000. He is also the recipient for the President’s Young Talents in 2001.
Art is very important to Ben because it is a way of expressing oneself and an abstraction of how he feels about life. His works are like in the state of phantasmagoria where there is a mix of real and imagined elements.
Ben has exhibited his works in Singapore, Iran, Australia, Germany, Japan, USA, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand, Brazil, London, Malaysia, China and Phillippines. His works are collected by private individuals and public institutions; including Singapore Art Museum, National Institute of Education (Singapore), Vietnam Fine Art Association and Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (Singapore).