Han Sai Por 韓少芙 (b. 1943)

Han Sai Por was born in 1943. She is one of Asia’s leading modern sculptors and a recipient of Singapore’s Cultural Medallion award. 

She has participated in numerous international exhibitions and projects around the world. Her works can be found in the collections of many international institutions, public spaces and private collections in Singapore, Malaysia, India, China, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom and the United States, such as National Gallery Singapore, Singapore Art Museum, National Museum of China, Beijing, Australia Parliament, Chancery of the Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations, New York, Singapore Embassy, Washington DC, Istana Singapore, and Changi Airport Terminal 3.

Her education in Fine Arts and Landscape Architecture established her knowledge in the understanding of nature and its environment, which has affected her work. Most of her organic works are inspired by the flora and fauna found in tropical forests of Southeast Asia. Her work comments on the changing landscape in the region and the deforestation that adversely impacts the environment and ecosystem. “The Black Forest” installation is a series of works that comments on the bleak consequences of deforestation.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019 | Dance with the Wind, iPreciation, Singapore
  • 2016 | Secret Landscapes – Bali Purnati Artist Residency Project, The Private Museum, Singapore
  • 2015 | Harvest – SG50 Installation, Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, Singapore
  • 2014 | Moving Forest – Artist in Residency Project, Singapore Tyler Print Institute
  • 2013 | Black Forest 2013, Institution of Southeast Asian Gallery 1 & 2 (NAFA), Singapore
  • 2011 | The Black Forest 2011, Jendela (Visual Arts Space), Esplanade Singapore
  • 2009 | The Changing Landscape, Luxe Museum, Singapore
  • 2006 | Oasis, Sculpture Square, Singapore
  • 2002 | 20 Tonnes (Physical Consequences), MICA building, Singapore
  • 1999 | Rain Forest, Plastic Kinetic Worm Gallery, Singapore
  • 1993 | Four Dimensions, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2019 | 200 – Sculpture Society (Singapore) Annual Show 2019, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Singapore
  • 2018 | Black Forest 2018 – Gangwon International Biennale 2018, in association with PyeongChang Olympics 2018 / NAFA 80th celebration Exhibition, Liu Haisu Art Museum Shanghai, China
  • 2017 | London Biennale 2017 / The Belt and Road, Invited International Exhibition, Qingdao, China.
  • 2016 | Singapore Biennale 2016, Singapore Art Museum
  • 2015 | London Art Biennale 2015 / Chianciano Biennale 2015, Art Museum of Chianciano, Italy
  • 2014 | Art Stage, Singapore / Unearthed, Singapore Art Museum / Art Basel Hong Kong
  • 2013 | Singapore Contemporary Art Exhibition at Suzhou, China. Jinji Lake Art Museum / Artist in Residency programme at Singapore Tyler Print Institution
  • 2012 | Contact – Three Singaporean Art Exhibition, Yunnan Yuan Xiao Cen Art Museum, China
  • 2010 | International Art Exhibition – the Yekaterinburg Art Foundation, Yekaterinburg, Russia
  • 2008 | Landscape Sculpture, 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing, China
  • 2006 | International City of Sculpture events and exhibitions Zhenzhou, China
  • 2005 | The 11th Triennale, India
  • 2002 | Borrowed landscape, Indonesia / The 1st International Miniature Sculpture Exhibition, Taiwan
  • 2000 | Sculpture at the Park, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1998 | International Sculpture Exhibition, Quebec
  • 1991 | Sculpture in Singapore, National Museum Art Gallery, Singapore
  • 1989 | Third Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Museum, Japan
  • 1986 | Contemporary Asian Art Show, National Museum of Modem Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 1985 | Singapore Sculpture Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery / Second Asian Art Show, Fukuoka Museum, Japan

For the full list of exhibitions, please contact the gallery at enquiry@ipreciation.com

Award

  • Archives of Women Artists Research, 2018, Selected by Aware (France)
  • The Leonardo Award for Sculpture, 2015, Chianciano Biennale, Italy
  • Singapore Women”s Hall of Fame (SCWO), 2014
  • NAFA Distinguished Alumni Awards, 2011, Singapore
  • The Finalist of Beijing Olympic International Tour Exhibition, 2008, Beijing, China
  • Outstanding City Sculpture Award, 2006, China
  • The top praise winner of 11th Triennale, 2005, India
  • Singapore Cultural Medallion Award, 1995

Artwork Images

 

 

Nationality

Singapore


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