Chng Seok Tin
Chng Seok Tin did her studies in art in Singapore, UK, France and USA, from 1971 to 1985; she obtained two master degrees from New Mexico State University and The University of Iowa, in USA, majoring in printmaking. She taught printmaking at tertiary level for a decade in Singapore from 1986. She never restricts her practice to creating prints; her works include drawing, painting, collage, mixed media, textile, photography, ceramic, sculpture and installation. Since she lost most her eyesight in 1988 due to a surgical procedure and is considered legally blind; she focused more on mixed media and sculptural works. Her works deal with nature's phenomenon and human conditions. She has held 25 solo exhibitions and participated in more than 100 group exhibitions in Singapore and abroad. For her courage and contributions to the arts, she was named the Woman of the Year 2001 by Her World magazine. She was awarded the Cultural Medallion by the Government of Singapore in 2005. She is an established writer and was given the Singapore Chinese Literary Award 2007 by the Singapore Literature Society.