Hong Sek Chern
(b. 1967, Singapore)
Hong Sek Chern graduated with a Diploma in fine art from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA)in 1995 and an MFA from Goldsmiths College, University of London in 1998. She has exhibited both locally and overseas. She was named as one of the President's Young Talents by the Singapore Art Museum (2001), and represented Singapore at the Sao Paolo Biennale (2002) and the International Ink Painting Biennale of Shenzhen (2006). Her interpretation of the urban landscape in the ink medium has earned her several awards in Singapore, and in 2000 she received the Young Artist Award from National Arts Council.
Sek Chern's works are identifiable, yet deviating itself from being predictable.