Artist CV

Name:         Yu Dan Ya

Nationality:     Singaporean

Email Contact:

Phone Contact:   65 9637 2682



1997-2001     “O” Level, Singapore

2001-2002     Pre-U at Trinity College, Australia

2002- 2005     Bachelor of Commerce & Economics from The University of Melbourne

2005-2006      Portolio Accountant in HSBC trust services

2006-2008      Finance Executive in NTUC Income

2008- 2010     Diploma in Fine Arts @ Nanyang Academy of Fine Art

2010- 2012     Degree (Hon) in Fine Arts @ Loughborough University, UK

2012- Present   Self-employed art practioner


Art-Related working experience:


- Contracted but non-exclusive artist with BreadTalk Pte. Ltd, 2012-present

- Residential artist @ Culture Square Gallery, Singapore, 2012- present  

- Contracted artist with Nafa Gallery @Orchard, Singapore, 2010-2012

- Assisted Brazil Artist Romero Britto in the Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren tyre prints at Takashimaya Shopping Centre in 2009

- “Kid’s Expo” Galore”, a commissioned exhibition of installation by CapitaLand Limited for the Hand in Hand 20.10 campaign at Wilkie Edge, Singapore from 1 – 5 June 2010

- Assisted Vertical Submarine & Black Baroque Interventionists in the Night Festival: New World 2010 at the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) on 16 and 17 July 2010

- Full-time oil painting teacher @ HiArt Pte. Ltd


Commission Projects:


- Contemporary Asian Fine Art project by Artyzen Hospitality Group Ltd- in progress

- Mural Art for RamenPlay Pte. Ltd.@ Novena, Suntec, Chinatown and Holland V. branches, 2012- present

- Mural Art for Food Republic @ CitySquare, 2013

- Mural Art for “Xian” Taekwondo Pte. Ltd, 2013

- Mural Art for Innovation Learning Centre, 2013

- Commission painting by Innovation Learning Centre, 2013

- Portraiture drawing: Commissioned by Singapore Arm Forces

 - Live Portraiture Drawing commissioned by Hua Chong Secondary School

-  Live Portraiture Drawing commissioned by Nafa Junior Art Open day

- Paintings Commissioned by SWIFT, Financial investment company

- Commissioned paintings by individual collectors

- Facade art artist with Passion Arts




      2008   -  Participated in UOB Painting Competition


      2009   -  Selected and Sponsored for Europe trip by Nafa


                -   Group Exhibition “100 wings” 

                -   Group Exhibition“  Documentation, A Point of View”

                -   Group Exhibition @ Substation Gallery“Inside and Outside: Displacement

                -   Group Exhibition   “Bali Trip exhibition”


2011         -  Graduation Show @ Nafa Gallery

                -  Affordable Art Fair Singapore, 2011


2012          -  Clifton Finalist Exhibition



2013          -  Displacements community project

                 -  Culture Square Gallery opening exhibition

                 -  Passport to Red Dot exhibition

                 -  38th Annual Nafa Alumni Asscociation Exhibition


                  - Affordable Art Fair Singapore- 2014

                  - Fresh Art Festival, 2014

                  -“Just Beyond” Group Exhibition, ION Gallery\

2015          - Affordable Art Fair Singapore

                 - Group show at ION Art gallery

                 - Malaysian Expo

2016          - Affordable Art Fair Singapore, Nov Edition

                 - Affordable Art Fair HK

2017         - Affordable Art Fair, Singapore, April Edition

                - Contemporary Art Fair, Singapore

                - NS50 Art Exhibition



- 2nd Prize for Asia Capital Reinsurance (ACR) Painting competition

- Finalist for auction exhibition "Seeing is Believing" sponsored by Stand Charted

-Finalist for Clifton Art Prize, 2012