Preview: 16 August 2018, Thursday, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Exhibition Opens to Public: 17 August 2018 – 1 September 2018, 10.00am – 7.00pm
iPRECIATION proudly presents a solo exhibition of Singapore artist Oh Chai Hoo 胡財和. Titled Gentle Breeze, Moving Heart「風動 • 心動」this solo exhibition will feature more than 50 latest works created between 2016-2018 by Oh including ink paintings, ceramic sculptures and a seals light installation that will succinctly showcase his mastery in these mediums. Some of the ink paintings are fan-shaped and there will be a handscroll painting that is as long as 8-metres.
Oh Chai Hoo (b. 1960, Singapore) graduated from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore in 1982. He is an artist who works extensively with various artistic mediums ranging from ink painting, seal carving to ceramics sculpture. Oh’s mastery of ink painting is as well admired as his fearless experimentation with the medium. In recent years, he has been focusing on the development of new ink techniques on rice paper. Oh’s career now spans over 20 years and he continues to push boundaries of the art form’s rich heritage to create works that are ultimately powerful. Oh has participated in various solo exhibitions including “Tropical Zen Garden” (Esplanade, Singapore, 2014) ,“Lifetime of Change” (iPreciation, Singapore, 2016), “The Serene Path” (Gallery Huit, Hong Kong, 2018) as well as numerous group exhibitions in Singapore, Taiwan, China, Korea, Japan and United Kingdom. This includes “V’Spartio (Travelling Exhibition) at Asian and Pacific VSA Festival” (Osaka, Japan, 1999), “San, Exhibition by Singaporean Artists” (King’s Road Gallery, United Kingdom, 2000), “GAM Art Exhibition (Ceramic)” (Toyota City Art Museum, Japan, 2003), “Modern Calligraphy Exhibition (Travelling Exhibition)” (China, 2005), “When Space Dissolves Into Luminosity; Where Flowers Bloom Amidst Rocks” (iPreciation, Singapore, 2017) and “International Ink Painting Exhibition” (The National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan, 2018). Oh’s works can also be found in private and public collections.