2011 - 2014

    Goldsmith, University of London by LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore 

    Bachelor (First Class Hons) of Fine Arts



    IMPART Awards Winner, Visual Artist Category


    Young Talent Programme Winner's Solo


    Kobe Biennale Grand Winner - Shitsurai Art International Competition, Kobe Biennale 


    First Class Honours - Bachelor of Fine Arts


    Winston Oh Travel Award



    Gold with Honours - Flautist: Orchid Park Wind Orchestra, Singapore Youth Festival 2005

    Gold with Distinction - Flautist: Orchid Park Wind Orchestra, 21st Century International Band Competition

Solo Exhibitions:


    Remember This Place, For We Will Be Back Here Again Someday - Richard Koh Fine Art, Gillman Barracks, Singapore

    The Camouflaged Man: Invisibility & Mimicry, S.E.A Focus - Richard Koh Fine Art, Gillman Barracks, Singapore


    The Light Between Walls, Young Talent Programme Winners’ Solo - ION Art Gallery, Singapore


    Between Places, NMH x Flanuer 5.0 - New Majestic Hotel, Singapore 


Overseas Exhibitons:


    Guessing Game - Ku Bar, Bangkok, Thailand


    Contemporary Venice: Architectures of Identities - Palazzo Ca' Zanardi, Venice 


    Shitsurai Art International Exhibition, Kobe Biennale 2015 - Meriken Park Kobe, Japan


   “sMall iDeas” - FASS Gallery, Sabanci University, Tuzla - Istanbul, Turkey 


    George Town Festival - Penang, Malaysia

Group Exhibitions: 


    Nothing To Hide: Private Collection of Contemporary Southeast Asia Art - Oxley Bizhub, Singapore

    Emerging: Collecting Singapore Contemporary - The Private Museum, Singapore


    The Concerned Citizens Showcase - The Substation, Singapore

    Departure 3 - Ipreciation, Singapore


    AAF: Young Talent Programme - F1 pit Building, Singapore

    VADA: Untapped Emerging - Shophouse 5, Singapore 


    EPHEMERA - The Substation, Singapore


    Art Bounties - Central Public Library, Singapore 

    Art of Our City: Young Singaporean Artist - The Art Space@Suntec, Singapore 

    Affordable Art Fair - F1 Pit Building, Singapore 

    Art Discovered Edition 1 - The Art Fellas Gallery, Singapore


    Lasalle Show 2014 - ICA Gallery, Singapore 

    Dibs Collaboration - Dibs Restaurant, Marine Terrace Blk 55, Singapore 

    Open field: Offbeat@Winstedt - Winstedt Road No. 9, Singapore 


    Art of Giving Exhibition - Scotts Square, Singapore 

    Winston Oh Travel Award 2013 - Praxis Space Gallery, Singapore 

    Lasalle Show 2013 - ICA Gallery, Singapore 


    And the Story Goes - Brother Joseph McNally Gallery, Singapore 

    Raw & Craft - Ngee Ann Kong Si Library, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore


    Exhibition With Heri Dono - Critique Room, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore

    Beyond Limits - Praxis Space Gallery, Singapore 

Artist Talks / Workshops:


    In the Works - Artists on Process (Artist Talk) - ION Art Gallery, Singapore

    Making Imagined Spaces (Workshop) - ION Art Gallery, Singapore


    loveLASALLE Open Night: Surviving the Brave New (Art) World (Artist Talk) - Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore

Music Performances:


    12th International Conference WASBE: Singapore Youth Wind Orchestra - Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore


Press & Publications:

     FEMALE Magazine January 2020 - Of Nooks And Crannies: Faris Nakamura’s Structures Play On His Fascination With Space

    Object Lessons Space -  Faris Nakamura on White Spaces, Documenting Architectural Changes and A Working    Format for Awkward Negotiations

    Art & Market - Faris Nakamura solo at Richard Koh Fine Art

    Singapore Art & Gallery Guide - Remember This Place, For We Will Be Back Here Again Someday

    Berita Harian - Childhood memories turned into artistic works about space

    Singapore Asia Tatler - 5 Artists to watch at Singapore Art Week 2019

    The Straits Times - Community spirit on show at Singapore Art Week: National Arts Council

    Lianhe Zaobao - The Mysterious Art Of The Void  

    Berita Harian - Malay Artist with Japanese blood Opens Up About Issues On Isolation

    CulturePulse - Artist Highlight

    Invisible Photographer Asia - EPHEMERA Highlight

    Kobe Biennale 2015 Artworks Catalogue (2016) (June 2015) - Interview: Faris Nakamura

    The New Paper - Metal of Honour (Kobe Biennale)

    Kobe Biennale 2015 - Shitsurai International Art Competition Kobe Biennale Grand Winner

    Berita Harian - Seniman arca bertaraf dun (World Class Sculptor)

    New Majestic Hotel x Flaneur 5.0: Faris Nakamura - Artist Highlight

    "Small Ideas" Exhibition at Fass Art Gallery - Featured Artist

    CulturePush - Spotted! Artist Highlight

    Berita Harian - Bebas bertukang, 'menanam' seni (Independant Artist's 'Planted' Art)

    The Straits times (21st November 2013) - Featured Artist of Art of Giving Exhibition

    12th International Conference WASBE (2005) - Flautist of Singapore Youth Wind Orchestra


    2005 - 2006

    Singapore Youth Wind Orchestra