DAS Art Competition 2020

To participate in our art competition, please register here.
 
1. You can submit your artwork at any time after registration by clicking the "Edit Response" button found in your confirmation email using Google Form.
 
2. Proceed straight to Section 4 by clicking the "Next" button. Upload artwork in pdf format or image files.
 
3. Registering now will allow you to receive email updates of our competition. We strongly encourage that you register first before you submit your artwork. 
 

2020 DAS Art Competition 15 Oct Deadline 01 01

OUR JUDGES

 

Takanao Todo
Studio Professor, Chulalongkorn University

 

Takanao Todo is a studio professor at Chulalongkorn University for INDA (International Program in Design and Architecture) from 2019. He graduated from the Architectural Association School of Architecture (England) in 2008, worked for various architectural farms in London, Paris, Munich, Tokyo and Singapore. His main forces in architectural design are material research and innovative design concept, which drives him to win numerous architectural awards including, London Design Award “Silver Winner” + DP Inspiration award “Design of the year” with “Cada cuba huele al vino que tiene” (2017), Honorable mention for “Paphos Beach Parasol” (2017), DP Inspiration award honourable mention for “Through the looking prism” (2017), Winner and commissioned for the competition for “the pavilion @ ECO WORLD” (2016), a finalist for Dubai Expo Singapore Pavilion (2016).

Takanao Todo is a ceramicist, experimenting with various material and techniques. He is specialised in making Japanese tea items and sake items. In 2016 he held a ceramic exhibition “FLOWER X POTTERY” at Japan Creative Center (Singapore) in collaboration with Japanese flower artist DAN TAKEDA. At the following year 2017, he held another exhibition at the Japan Creative Center (Singapore) “Circle of Life” in collaboration with Singaporean artist Justine Lee. In 2019, he held a summer workshop “CERAMIC EXPERIMENTATION” at INDA with students to engage with the latest digital technology to challenge the design and function of ceramics. His students' work is displayed and available at OPEN HOUSE, CENTRAL EMBASSY.

 

Tan Joo Heng
Founder of Sandworks

 
With more than 20 years experience under his belt, it is no surprise that he is able to transform sand, an ordinary medium, into incredible artworks which are often described as powerful, dynamic and innovative. This granule master is also known by the media a "Vincent Sand Gogh". Joo Heng's works have earned him a myriad o acclaimed global awards and were showcased in 70 cities across more than 20 countries. Hiss series of sand sculpture backdrops for an advertising campaign, "Dirt is Good", surpassed the typical boundaries of traditional sand sculpting. Not only was it groundbreaking, but the series walked away with an award from the prestigious Cannes Lions in 2012.
 
 

Mrs Cynthia Tan
Board Member, Dyslexia Association of Singapore

 

Mrs Cynthia Tan Guan Hiang is a key Executive Committee Member of the Dyslexia Association of Singapore. She is the chairperson of the Exco's Fund Raising Committee and took the lead in organising the very successful Charity Gala Dinner at the Singapore Island Country Club on September 2012 which raised $1.3 million for the DAS.

Mrs Cynthia is a member of the OCBC Group Management Team. She was appointed as Executive Vice President in April 2005. Being the Head of Group for Human Resources, she is responsible for the management as well as training and development of OCBC's human capital. Mrs Cynthia has over 29 years of experience and has held senior-level positions with DFS Ventures, Mentor Graphics, Apple Computer and National Semiconductor.

Mrs Cynthia was also a former lecturer in Business Studies at Ngee Ann Polytechnic and holds a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Hull, UK.

Draw and Colour: Super Junior Category

 

1st Prize

$200 Voucher and Winner Trophy

Sponsorship to ARTVenture Junior Artist Programme

2nd Prize $150 Voucher and Winner Trophy

Sponsorship to ARTVenture Junior Artist Programme

3rd Prize $100 Voucher and Winner Trophy

Sponsorship to ARTVenture Junior Artist Programme

Consolation Prize (x5) $50 Voucher and Winner Trophy

 

Eligibility:

  • Students with Dyslexia/SpLD
  • Aged 5 to 8 years old
  • Only one entry per student

Participants are to come up with an artwork (A4 size). Participants can use any medium to draw and colour i.e. pencils, colour pencils, watercolours, crayons, acrylic. Though there is no specific theme for this category, participants are encouraged to show their passion/interest/ambition through this artwork.

Participants must use the entry template, which can be printed here. Please note that template is to be printed to A4 size.

 

Submissions:

  • Download and print the entry template provided.
  • All participants must register and submit the artwork at ArtVenture "Colours of Talent" Art Competition 2020 Entry
  • Each entry must be accompanied with the participant’s full name as registered in the above link.
  • Artwork must be solely done by the participant.
  • Artwork can be done in any medium (pencils, colour pencils, crayon, markers, watercolour, etc).
  • Entries should be submitted by October 15, 2020, through the online submission.
  • Participants are encouraged to follow DAS Instagram page (@dyslexiasg), to post their artwork on Instagram, with the hashtag #coloursoftalent2020. Artwork with the most likes will be awarded “Fan Favourite”.
  • Selected entries will be displayed on DAS social media platforms. Top entries will be displayed in future ARTVenture exhibitions. Top entries will be required to submit their physical artworks.

 

Judging:

  • Entries will be judged within their age capabilities.
  • Entries will be judged based on creativity, originality, control of the medium, and overall aesthetic. Judging will take place shortly after Monday 15 October 2020, and winners should be notified of our selections by 30 October 2020.

 

Entries, More Information, Questions

Direct all queries to mohamed.faisal@das.org.sg or call 6444 5700 (Mon to Fri, 9 to 5.30 pm)

 

Complete and Colour: Junior Category

 

1st Prize

$300 Voucher and Winner Trophy

Sponsorship to ARTVenture Junior Artist Programme

2nd Prize $200 Voucher and Winner Trophy

Sponsorship to ARTVenture Junior Artist Programme

3rd Prize $150 Voucher and Winner Trophy

Sponsorship to ARTVenture Junior Artist Programme

Consolation Prize (x5) $50 Voucher and Winner Trophy

Eligibility:

  • Students with Dyslexia/SpLD
  • Aged 9 to 12 years old
  • Only one entry per student

Participants are to come up with an artwork (A4 size). Participants can use any medium to draw and colour i.e. pencils, colour pencils, watercolours, crayons, acrylic. Though there is no specific theme for this category, participants are encouraged to show their passion/interest/ambition through this artwork.

Participants must use the entry template, which can be printed here. Please note that template is to be printed to A4 size.

 

Submissions:

  • Download and print the entry template provided.
  • All participants must register and submit the artwork at ArtVenture "Colours of Talent" Art Competition 2020 Entry
  • Each entry must be accompanied with the participant’s full name as registered in the above link.
  • Artwork must be solely done by the participant.
  • Artwork can be done in any medium (pencils, colour pencils, crayon, markers, watercolour, etc).
  • Entries should be submitted by October 15, 2020, through the online submission.
  • Participants are encouraged to follow DAS Instagram page (@dyslexiasg), to post their artwork on Instagram, with the hashtag #coloursoftalent2020. Artwork with the most likes will be awarded “Fan Favourite”.
  • Selected entries will be displayed on DAS social media platforms. Top entries will be displayed in future ARTVenture exhibitions. Top entries will be required to submit their physical artworks.

 

Judging:

  • Entries will be judged within their age capabilities.
  • Entries will be judged based on creativity, originality, control of the medium, and overall aesthetic. Judging will take place shortly after Monday October 15 2020, and winners should be notified of our selections by 30 October 2020.

 

Entries, More Information, Questions

Direct all queries to mohamed.faisal@das.org.sg or call 6444 5700 (Mon to Fri, 9 to 5.30 pm)

 

Doodle and Colour: Youth Category

 

1st Prize

$300 Voucher and Winner Trophy

2nd Prize $250 Voucher and Winner Trophy
3rd Prize $200 Voucher and Winner Trophy

Eligibility:

  • Students with Dyslexia/SpLD
  • Aged 13 to 17 years old
  • Only one entry per student

Participants are to come up with an artwork (A4 size). Participants can use any medium to draw and colour i.e. pencils, colour pencils, watercolours, crayons, acrylic. Though there is no specific theme for this category, participants are encouraged to show their passion/interest/ambition through this artwork.

Participants must use the entry template, which can be printed here. Please note that template is to be printed to A4 size.

 

Submissions:

  • Download and print the entry template provided.
  • All participants must register and submit the artwork at ArtVenture "Colours of Talent" Art Competition 2020 Entry
  • Each entry must be accompanied with the participant’s full name as registered in the above link.
  • Artwork must be solely done by the participant.
  • Artwork can be done in any medium (pencils, colour pencils, crayon, markers, watercolour, etc).
  • Entries should be submitted by October 15, 2020, through the online submission.
  • Participants are encouraged to follow DAS Instagram page (@dyslexiasg), to post their artwork on Instagram, with the hashtag #coloursoftalent2020. Artwork with the most likes will be awarded “Fan Favourite”.
  • Selected entries will be displayed on DAS social media platforms. Top entries will be displayed in future ARTVenture exhibitions. Top entries will be required to submit their physical artworks.

 

Judging:

  • Entries will be judged within their age capabilities.
  • Entries will be judged based on creativity, originality, control of the medium, and overall aesthetic. Judging will take place shortly after Monday October 15 2020, and winners should be notified of our selections by 30 October 2020.

 

Entries, More Information, Questions

Direct all queries to mohamed.faisal@das.org.sg or call 6444 5700 (Mon to Fri, 9 to 5.30 pm)

 

Just Colour: Open Category

1st Prize

$300 Voucher and Winner Trophy

2nd Prize $200 Voucher and Winner Trophy
3rd Prize $100 Voucher and Winner Trophy

Eligibility:

  • Everyone including DAS Parents or Staff
  • No age limit
  • 1 entry per participant only

Participants are to come up with an artwork (A4 size). Participants can use any medium to draw and colour i.e. pencils, colour pencils, watercolours, crayons, acrylic. Though there is no specific theme for this category, participants are encouraged to show their passion/interest/ambition through this artwork.

Participants must use the entry template, which can be printed here. Please note that template is to be printed to A4 size.

 

Submissions:

  • Download and print the entry template provided.
  • All participants must register and submit the artwork at ArtVenture "Colours of Talent" Art Competition 2020 Entry
  • Each entry must be accompanied with the participant’s full name as registered in the above link.
  • Artwork must be solely done by the participant.
  • Artwork can be done in any medium (pencils, colour pencils, crayon, markers, watercolour, etc).
  • Entries should be submitted by October 15, 2020, through the online submission.
  • Participants are encouraged to follow DAS Instagram page (@dyslexiasg), to post their artwork on Instagram, with the hashtag #coloursoftalent2020. Artwork with the most likes will be awarded “Fan Favourite”.
  • Selected entries will be displayed on DAS social media platforms. Top entries will be displayed in future ARTVenture exhibitions. Top entries will be required to submit their physical artworks.

 

Judging:

  • Entries will be judged based on creativity, originality, control of the medium, and overall aesthetic. Judging will take place shortly after Monday October 15 2020, and winners should be notified of our selections by 30 October 2020.

 

Entries, More Information, Questions

Direct all queries to mohamed.faisal@das.org.sg or call 6444 5700 (Mon to Fri, 9 to 5.30 pm)