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kumari nahappan

1 Bukit Batok Crescent
#06-62 WCEGA Plaza
Singapore 658064
Tel: + 65 6570 9730
Fax: +65 6570 9731
E-mail: kumarinahappan@hotmail.com
Website: www.kumarinahappan.com

Born: Malaysia 1953
Nationality: Singaporean
Lives and works in Singapore

EDUCATION

1995

Master of Fine Arts
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

1992

Advance Diploma in Fine Arts
LASALLE College of Arts, Singapore

1976

Further Education Teacher’s Certificate
City and Guilds, London, England

1976

Diploma in Interior Design
WillesdenCollege of Technology, London, England

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017                            CHANTING: ROSARY at ANIMA MUNDI International                                           Arts Festival

                                    Palazzo Ca’Zanardi, Venice, Italy

 

2016                            Playing Fields

                                    F1 Podium Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

 

2014                            Moving Beyond Space

                                    UWCSEA Dover Campus, Singapore

 

                                    Playing Fields

                                    Penthouse Apt 1202, Riverside Quarter, London, United                                         Kingdom

2013

REaDINGs
Chan Hampe Galleries, Singapore

2012

A Dash of Chillies and Peppers
7 Adam, Singapore

Kumari Nahappan
ArtsCura,SPACE, Singapore

2011

Artist of the Year installation / exhibition
Shanghai Art Fair, China

2010

Kumari Nahappan –The Synchronic Fire
Shridharani Gallery, Delhi, India

Kumari Nahappan: A Solo Exhibition
Chan Hampe Galleries, Singapore

Revisiting Infinity
Open Studio, Singapore

2009

Studio k, Art Singapore
Suntec City, Singapore

Unveiling Friends
La Villa, Singapore

2007/2008

Red, Hot on the trail of a colour
Museum of Cultures, Basel, Switzerland

GROUP AND INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS / FAIRS 

2018                            Clio Art Fair, New York

START Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery London

 

                                    Motherhood

                                    SPRMRKT, Singapore

 

                                    Royal Arts Price 2018 V. Edition

                                    La Galleria Pall Mall, London, United Kingdom

 

                                    Art Dubai 2018

                                    Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

 

2017                            Abu Dhabi Art 2017

                                    Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

                                    Rising 50

                                    World Trade Centre building 2 (WTC Complex), Jakarta,                                                     Indonesia

 

                                    Art of Living

                                    Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

 

                                    Art Stage Singapore

                                    Singapore

 

                                    Premier Art Fair Hong Kong

                                    Art Basel Hong Kong

 

                                    SUPER/NATURAL

                                    Gajah Gallery, Singapore

 

                                    Nature Borne

                                    American Club, Singapore

 

2016/17                      Once Upon a Time in Little India

                                    Indian Heritage Centre, Singapore

 

                                    Semangat X: Visual Expressions of Southeast Asian Identity

                                    Galeri Petronas, Level 3, Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

2016                            Art Stage Jakarta

                                    Jakarta, Indonesia

 

                                    Archaeology of the Present: Sculpture exhibition

                                    Gajah Gallery, Singapore

 

                                    Highball: Group Exhibition

                                    Gajah Gallery, Singapore

 

                                    Art Fair Tokyo

                                    Tokyo, Japan

 

                                    Art Basel Hong Kong

                                    Hong Kong

 

                                    Art Stage Singapore

                                    Singapore

 

2015                            Re-Imagined

                                    Gallery by the Harbour, Hong Kong

 

                                    Art of Chess

                                    Apparao Galleries, Chennai, India

 

                                    Prudential Singapore Eye

                                    Art Science Museum, Singapore

 

                                    India Art Fair

                                    New Delhi, India

2014

Art Apart Fair London 2014
Singapore

Art Apart Fair Singapore 2014
Singapore

100th Feature Exhibition - Affordable Art Fair Singapore
Singapore

Singapore Art Stage 2014
Singapore

2013/2014

Singapore Biennale 2013
Singapore

2012

Jing’an International Sculpture Project 2012
Shanghai, China

2011

Shanghai Art Fair
China

Art Beijing – Contemporary Art Fair
China

Singapore Art Stage 2011
Singapore

2010

It’s NOW or NEVER #1
New Contemporary Art Acquisitions from Singapore
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

Rood (Red)
Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2009

NatureBorne
A Singapore & Korea Joint Sculpture Exhibition
Singapore Botanic Gardens

2008/2009

The Golden Grain: Exposed!
Asia on the Edge, The Arts House, Singapore

2008

Wetterling Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition – Part 2
Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

ARCO 2008
Madrid, Spain

2007

Art Cologne
Wetterling Gallery, Germany

COMMISSIONS

2014

Apollo
Farrer Park Hospital
Connexion at Farrer Park, Singapore

Artemis
One Farrer Hotel & Spa
Connexion at Farrer Park, Singapore

Pineapple
JY Campos Center, Manila, Philippines

Sizzling
Chengdu International Finance District - Sculpture Garden, China

Twist
The Interlace, Singapore

2013

Anahata
Singapore Art Museum
Singapore Biennale 2013

2011

Tango
Zhongshan Park Entrance
Changning District Collection, Shanghai, China

2010 – 2011

Pembungaan
Lobby, Plaza and Walkway
OUE Bayfront, Singapore

2009 – 2010

Wild Chilli Couple
Gtower, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2009

NUTMEG
Signature sculpture for ION Orchard, Singapore

2008

Sculptures
Composition 1 - “Sizzling”
Composition 2 - “Singing chillies”
Seaview Condominium, Singapore

2007

“SAGA” Sculpture
Changi Airport Terminal 3, Singapore

PRIZES AND AWARDS

2011

Sculpture Nomination Exhibition
SH Art Fair, Shanghai, PRC

COLLECTIONS

  • Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
  • Ritz-Carlton, Singapore
  • Rolex, Bangkok, Thailand
  • SingaporeArt Museum (Permanent Collection)
  • Novartis, Basel, Switzerland
  • United Overseas Bank, Singapore
  • United Overseas Bank, Malaysia
  • RudanaMuseum, Bali
  • Ken Tyler Collection, New York, USA
  • Art Bank, Singapore Art Museum
  • Credit Suisse, Singapore
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
  • VIP Lounge, Changi Airport, Singapore
  • Landmark Hotel, Hong Kong
  • Citigroup Private Banking, Hong Kong
  • Cadbury-Schweppes, Singapore
  • Singtel
  • Draycott 8
  • SingaporeHigh Commission, Japan
  • Indian Chief of Airforce

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

  • Australia
  • Colombia
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • India       
  • Indonesia
  • Italy
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Sweden
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • USA

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1 Bukit Batok Crescent

#06-62 WCEGA Plaza

Singapore 658064

Tel: + 65 6570 9730

Fax: +65 6570 9731

E-mail: kumarinahappan@hotmail.com

Website: www.kumarinahappan.com

 

 

Born: Malaysia 1953

Nationality: Singaporean

Lives and works in Singapore