Genevieve Chua

Genevieve Chua (b. 1984) is from Singapore. She studied painting at the Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore. In addition, in 2018 Chua graduated from the Royal College of Art, UK with a MA in painting and at the moment she continues to work and live between London and Singapore. Genevieve Chua’s art practice is predominantly rooted in abstraction. In her work, Chua often explores diagram, palimpsest, syntax, and the glitch as a way to reveal artist’s process. Chua’s artworks are often based on the subjects of nature and wilderness. In 2012 Genevieve Chua was conferred the Young Artist Award by the National Arts Council, Singapore.


Solo exhibitions include Twofold, STPI, Singapore (2020); Closed during Opening Hours, Earl Lu Gallery ICA, Singapore (2019); Vestigials and Halves, 7 ½,Seoul (2017); Rehearsals for the Wilful, Silverlens Galleries, Manila (2016); Moths, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong, (2015); Parabola, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Singapore (2014); Cicadas Cicadas, Gusford Gallery, Los Angeles (2014); Another Place, CCC Shizuoka, Japan (2011).


Group exhibitions include (Upcoming) Tonight The Air Is Warm, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, UK (2021); AORA: II; London, UK (2020); First Light, Yavuz Gallery, Sydney, Australia (2020); Matter and Place, Museum MACAN, Jakarta (2019); Choruses, Edouard Malingue, Hong Kong (2018); Shared Coordinates, The Arts House, Singapore (2017); Unearth/ed, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore (2014); Encountering the Unknown, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan (2013); BMW Young Asian Artist Series, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore (2011); Shadow in the Dark, EXIT Gallery, Central, Hong Kong (2011) and CUT 09 Figure: New Photography from Southeast Asia, VWFA, KL, Singapore (2009).