2011 - 2014

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

    Bachelor (First Class Hons) of Fine Arts



    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


Upcoming Exhibitions:   


    Blinking Hard - Ku Bar, Bangkok

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:


    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:    


    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:

    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