Education:

    2011 - 2014

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

    Bachelor (First Class Hons) of Fine Arts

Awards:

    2020

    IMPART Awards Winner, Visual Artist Category

    2017/2018

    Young Talent Programme Winner's Solo

    2015

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

    2014

    First Class Honours - Bachelor of Fine Arts

    2013

    Winston Oh Travel Award

Others:

    2005

    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:

    2019

    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

    2018

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

    2015

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

                                       

Overseas Exhibitons:

    2019

    Guessing Game - Ku Bar, Bangkok, Thailand

    2016

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

    2015

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

    2014

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

    2013

    George Town Festival - Penang, Malaysia

Group Exhibitions: 

    2020

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

    Emerging: Collecting Singapore Contemporary - The Private Museum, Singapore

    2018

    The Concerned Citizens Showcase - The Substation, Singapore

    Departure 3 - Ipreciation, Singapore

    2017

    AAF: Young Talent Programme - F1 pit Building, Singapore

    VADA: Untapped Emerging - Shophouse 5, Singapore 

    2016

    EPHEMERA - The Substation, Singapore

    2015 

    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

    2014

    Lasalle Show 2014 - ICA Gallery, Singapore 

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

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

    2013

    Art of Giving Exhibition - Scotts Square, Singapore 

    Winston Oh Travel Award 2013 - Praxis Space Gallery, Singapore 

    Lasalle Show 2013 - ICA Gallery, Singapore 

    2012

    And the Story Goes - Brother Joseph McNally Gallery, Singapore 

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

    2011

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

    Beyond Limits - Praxis Space Gallery, Singapore 

Artist Talks / Workshops:

    2018

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

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

    2015

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

   

Press & Publications:

    Time Out Singapore (April 2020) - Faris Nakamura aims to change the perception of contemporary art in

    Singapore

    FEMALE Magazine Singapore (January 2020) - Of Nooks And Crannies: Faris Nakamura’s Structures Play On His

    Fascination With Space

    Object Lessons Space (December 2019) - Faris Nakamura on White Spaces, Documenting Architectural Changes

    and A Working Format for Awkward Negotiations

    Art & Market (October 2019) - Faris Nakamura solo at Richard Koh Fine Art

    Singapore Art & Gallery Guide (October 2019)- Remember This Place, For We Will Be Back Here Again Someday

    Berita Harian (February 2019) - Kenangan zaman kanak-kanak jadi corak kerja seni tentang ruang (Childhood

    memories turned into artistic works about space)

    Singapore Tatler (January 2019) - 5 Artists to watch at Singapore Art Week 2019

    The Straits Times (January 2019) - Community spirit on show at Singapore Art Week: National Arts Council

    Lianhe Zaobao (October 2018) - The Mysterious Art Of The Void  

    Berita Harian (September 2018) - Malay Artist with Japanese blood Opens Up About Issues On Isolation

    CulturePulse (July 2017) - Artist Highlight

    Invisible Photographer Asia (November 2016) - EPHEMERA Highlight: What would have been - Reviving an 

    abondaned past

    Kobe Biennale 2015 Artworks Catalogue (ISBN978-4-568-50623-5, 2016)

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

    The New Paper (December 2015) - Metal of Honour: SG artist wins at Kobe Biennale 2015

    Berita Harian (December 2015) - Seniman arca bertaraf dunia (World Class Sculptor)

    Berita Harian (April 2014) - 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

Music Performances:

    2005

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

Associations:

    2005 - 2006

    Singapore Youth Wind Orchestra