Mr Ng Yak Whee is an acclaimed urban artist who specialises in using abstract art to depict realities. He has won many accolades including Overall Winner of IBM Art Award, 1st Prize Winner of OUB Painting of the year, Silver Medal in Salon des Artistes Francois, Paris, Distinction Award in Kyoto International Art Exhibition and Dr Tan Tze Chor Art Awards. His paintings and sculptures are in the collection of Singapore Art Museum, Singapore National Art Gallery, Fukuoka Art Museum, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, and many private and corporate companies. With his background in this art form, Mr Ng allowed his imagination run wild to translate Singapore’s ever-changing landscapes onto this painting.
Mr Rosihan Dahim is a surrealist artist who specialises in painting techniques that allow the unconscious mind to express itself. He has won many accolades including Highly Commended Prize Award at the Australian Art Award, Honourable Mention at the Philip Morris Art Award, and Second Prize in the Ocean Artist of the Year Award. His works have been exhibited internationally in France, Italy, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and many other countries. To depict and sketch Singapore’s past, present and future, Mr Dahim went through many reference materials to identify strong elements that can best represent Singapore.
Madam Vijaya Mohan is an internationally renowned artist in the painting of Rangoli, a traditional Indian art form that uses different types of colourful materials. She holds the Guinness World Record for single-handedly painting the “Largest Rangoli in the World” in Singapore and has drawn Rangoli at important events in Australia, Brunei, India, Mauritius, Vietnam, the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America. Her contribution to this painting shows how a traditional art form with a long history can still be relevant today and even in the future.