Ng Woon Lam, nws aws df




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Memberships and Appointments

  • Fellowship of The Teaching Excellence Academy, Nanyang Technological University, year of conferment, 2015
  • Dolphin Fellowship (AWS DF) of American Watercolor Society, year of conferment, 2014
  • Assistant Professor 2011 to current at School of Art Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University
  • Visiting Assistant Professor 2009 to 2011 at School of Art Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University
  • Master of Fine Art (MFA) in Painting from New York Academy of Art
  • Signature member of National Watercolor Society (NWS), USA
  • Signature member of American Watercolor Society (AWS), USA
  • Member of Singapore Watercolour Society and Singapore Art Society


Community Work



Publications, Papers(Conferences)



Exhibitions and Awards

    Year 2016


    International

  • Past Presidents Award, California Watercolor Association 46th Annual International Show 2016
  • 7th Signature American Watercolor Exhibition 2016, Fallbrook Art Center, Fallbrook, California
  • Invited Artist, International Watercolor Society, 'A Journey to Hue, Watercolour Painting Tour & Exhibition in Hue City', Vietnam, 14th to 20th May 2016
  • Philadelphia Water Color Society (PWCS) 116th International Exhibition, 2016
  • Pittsburgh Watercolor Society 70th Aqeous Open, International Show, Spinning Plate Gallery
  • Taiwan World Watercolor Competition, Oct 2016
  • San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) 36th International Exhibition, 2012, USA
  • Commended Award, Invited Artist for Thessaloniki International Watercolor Salon III, Oct 2016
  • Friede Strobl Memorial Award, North East Watercolor Society (NEWS) 40th Annual International Juried Exhibition, Oct 2016

    Regional

  • Invited Talk, 'Practical Color Application in Watercolor Painting', AsiaLink Sketchwalk 2016, Bangkok, Thailand, 25 Nov 2016 (24 - 28 Nov 2016)
  • Invited Watercolor Workshop by Penang Watercolour Society, Penang, Malaysia, 07-08 May 2016.
  • Invited Edcational Workshop by Chinese High School, Batu Pahat, Johor, Malaysia, 25-26, May 2016

  • Local

  • Featured Artist @ The 1st Singapore Contemporary Art Show 2016; Book Launch (Practical Applications of Color Theory and Design Concepts, 1st Edition), 22 Jan 2016 @ Suntec City Convention Hall, Singapore.
  • Featured Artist on OKTO TV Program, Bespoke, interviewed by Mr. Justin Bratton at Li Fine Art Gallery. En Plein Art Painting Demonstration with Watercolor, 06 Jan 2016

  • Year 2015

    International

  • Honorable Mention, The Artist's Magazine 32nd Annual Art Competition, Landscape Category, Dec 2015 Issue2015
  • Cad Scarlet Award, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society 69th Aqeous Open, International Show, Spinning Plate Gallery, October 3-25, 2015
  • Pennsylvania Watercolor Society (PWS) 36th International Show, The Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 W. Pomfret St., Carlisle, PA 17013, September 25, 2015 to November 13, 2015
  • Allied Artists of America 102nd Annual International Juried Show 2014 @ Salmagundi Club
  • Northwest Watercolor Society (NWWS) 75th International Open Juried Show 2015, July 1 - September 30, 2015 - Washington State Convention Center
  • Philadelphia Water Color Society (PWCS) 115th International Exhibition, 2015, GoggleWorks Center for the Arts 201 Washington Street Reading, PA 19601
  • The Jeanne Shanahan Memorial Award, 6th Signature American Watercolor Exhibition 2015, Fallbrook Art Center, Fallbrook, California
  • Holbein Artists Award, California Watercolor Association 45th Annual International Show 2015
  • 2nd Place Award, Watermedia Showcase, Watercolor Artist Magazine Sponsored Open Juried Competition 2014; To be featured in Watercolor Artist in April Issue 2015
  • Watercolor Art Society of Houston (WAS-H) 38th International Juried Show 2015, Mar to Apr 2015
  • Invited Master Artist at Watercolor Festival 2015, Homer Love and Peace Through Art Festival in Bornova, Izmir, Turkey, 11 May to 16 May 2015, by International Watercolor Society
  • Invited Artist, International Watercolor Society, Vietnam, Apr 2015
  • Invited Artist for World Watercolor Triennale 2015, Seoul Korea
  • Invited Artist for International Watercolor Elite Exhibition 2015 @ Taipei
  • Invited Artist for Thessaloniki International Watercolor Salon in the Piraeus Bank Convention Centre Gallery, Greece, 12-25 Nov 2015

  • Local
  • Nanyang Education Award (College) 2014, presented by Nanyang Technological University
  • 4th Solo Exhibition, 'A Jazz of Colors and Shapes' Ng Woon Lam's Watercolors 2015, at Li Fine Art Gallery, 20 Nov to 28 Nov 2015.

    Year 2014

    International
  • Tulalip Casina Reflection Award, North West Watercolor Society (NWWS) 74th Annual Open Juried Show 2014
  • Bronze Medal of Honor, American Watercolor Society ( AWS ) 147th Annual International Juried Exhibition 2014 -- Jury of Selection : James McFarlane, Nancy Barch, Cheng-Khee Chee, Jean Grastorf, Antony Ventura, Janine Gallizia (Invited Juror). Award Jurors: Frank Webb (Chair), Eric Wiegardt and Jeanne Dobie at Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave, New York City, NY 10003 from April 1st to April 20th, 2014
  • The California Watercolor Award, 5th Signature American Watercolor Exhibition 2014 at Fallbrook Art Center
  • Juror's Award, Watercolor West 46th Annual International Juried Show 2014
  • Allied Artists of America 101st Annual International Juried Show 2014 @ Salmagundi Club
  • Honorable Mention Award, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society 35th Annual International Juried Show 2014 at the State Museum of Pennsylvania
  • Award of Merit, Pittsburg Watercolor Society 68th Annual International Juried Show (Aqeous 68) 2014


  • Regional (Asia)
  • Penang Watercolour Society Annual Exhibition 2014 at Penang State Museum Art Gallery
  • Penang Art Society Annual Exhibition 2014
  • Invited Artist for The World Watermedia Exposition, Thailand, 11 June to 20 July 2014 by Office of Contemporary Art and Culture, Ministry of Culture, Thailand
  • Invited Artist, representing Singapore Watercolour Society in Asia Watercolour Expression II by Indonesia Watercolour Society, Oct 24 to Nov 2, 2014 at Bali
  • Invited Artist for 2nd Visual Art with Asean Art Show, by Fine and Applied Arts Program, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nakhon Pathom Rajabhat University, Thailand


  • Local
  • Nanyang Education Award (School) 2013, presented by Nanyang Technological University
  • A Vibrant City, 3 Men (Ng Woon Lam, Jack Tia Kee Woon & Zhu Hong) joined exhibition @ Hakaren Art Gallery, 22 Mar 2014 to 31 Mar 2014
  • Perception and Delusion, A joint exhibition with Don Low Chee Mun, at School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, 05 to 19 Sep, 2014
  • Singapore Watercolour Society 45th Annual Member Exhibition 2014
  • Singapore Art Society, Dr. Tan Tsze Chor Art Award Exhibition 2014
    Year 2013

    International
  • Artists Painting Together (APT) Critique Group Award, San Diego Watercolor Society 33rd Annual International Juried Show 2013
  • Ben & Mary Rabe Art Award, Watercolor West 45th Annual International Juried Show 2013
  • Sandra Swain Memorial Award for Representational Landscape in Watercolor, Philadelphia Water Color Society (PWCS) 113th Annual International Juried Show 2013
  • Shen Zhen Biennale 2013, International WaterMedia Open Juried Competition.
  • North West Watercolor Society (NWWS) International Open Juried Show 2013
  • National Watercolor Society (NWS) Member Show 2013
  • The Jeanne Shanahan Plein Air Award, 4th Signature American Watercolor Exhibition 2013 at Fallbrook Art Center
  • California Watercolor Association 43rd Annual International Juried Exhibition 2013 at Harrington Gallery, Firehouse Arts Center


  • Regional (Asia)
  • 3rd Solo Exhibition @ Penang State Museum, The Art Gallery: Ng Woon Lam Watercolor & Oil Painting 2013, A Tale of 3 Cities, 05 Aug to 18 Aug 2013.


  • Local
  • 1st Place Award, Western Art, Singapore Art Society National Open Juried Show 2013
    Year 2012

    International
  • Janet Hilford Memorial Award in Watercolor West 44th International Juried Show 2012
  • Allied Artists of American (AAA) 99th Annual International Juried Exhibition 2012
  • National Watercolor Society (NWS) Member Juried Show 2012
  • San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) 32nd International Exhibition, 2012, USA
  • Louisiana Watercolor Society (LWS) 42nd International Exhibition, 2012, USA
  • Watercolor Art Society of Houston, (WAS-H) 35th International Exhibition, 2012, USA

  • Regional (Asia)
  • Third Invitation Exhibition of Contemporary International Watermedia Masters 2012 at Nanjing, China (by Jiangsu Watercolour Research Institute)
  • Asia Watercolour Alliance, 24th Annual Show and Conference 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Year 2011

    International
  • Signature Member Award in Watercolor West 43rd International Juried Show 2011
  • President's Award in Pennsylvania Watercolor Society (PWS) 32nd International Show 2011
  • Phyllis H. Reif Memorial Award, Philadelphia Water Color Society (PWCS) 111th International Exhibition, 2011, USA
  • Robert Burridge Award, San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) 31st International Exhibition, 2011, USA
  • 2nd Place Award, Louisiana Watercolor Society (LWS) 41st International Exhibition, 2011, USA
  • Merit Award, Watercolor Art Society of Houston, (WAS-H) 34th International Exhibition, 2011, USA


  • Regional (Asia)
  • Asia Watercolour Alliance, 23rd Annual Show and Conference 2011, Kunming, China


  • Local
  • Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award 2011
  • 2nd Solo Exhibition, Ng Woon Lam Watercolor & Oil Painting 2011, Live & Alive @ National Institute of Education (NIE) Art Gallery, Nanyang Technological University.
  • Nanyang Technological University, Art Design and Media Faculty Show Feb 2011, Singapore
    Year 2010

    International
  • Louisiana Watercolor Society International Show 2010, USA
  • Watercolor Society of Houston International Show 2010, USA
  • AWS 142nd Travel Exhibition 2009 to 2010, January 15 to February 28 ArtCenter Manatee 209 Ninth Street West Bradenton, Florida 34205  941-746-2862
  • AWS 142nd Travel Exhibition 2009 to 2010, March 13 to May 23 Springfield Museums of Fine Art 220 State Street Springfield, Massachusetts 01103  413-263-6800
  • National Watercolor Society 90th International Juried Show 2010, San Pedro, USA
    Regional (Asia)
  • Xu Chang International Watercolour Exhibition 2010, China
  • Busan Biennale, Watercolor Exhibition, Korea 2010
  • Second Invitation Exhibition of Contemporary International Watermedia Masters 2010 at Nanjing, China (by Jiangsu Watercolour Research Institute)
  • Asia Watercolour Painting Alliance Exhibition 2010, Shanghai, China


  • Year 2009

    International
  • Bronze Medal of Honor, American Watercolor Society ( AWS ) 142nd Annual International Juried Exhibition 2009 -- Jury of Selection : James McFarlane, Carl J Dalio, Carole Pickle, Fred Wong, Dorla Dean Slider, Paul C Jackson (Invited Juror). Award Jurors: Nita Engle (Chair), Don Andrews, Judi Betts at Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave, New York City, NY 10003 from March 31 to April 27, 2009
  • AWS 142nd Travel Exhibition 2009
  • May 15 to June 14 Kerr Arts & Cultural Center 228 Earl Garrett Kerrville, Texas
  • June 29 to August 4 Eastern Shore Art Center 401 Oak Street Fairhope, Alabama
  • August 29 to October 4 Tullahoma Fine Arts Center 401 South Jackson Street Tullahoma, Tennessee
  • October 31 to January 1, 2010 Peninsula Fine Arts Center 101 Museum Drive Newport News, Virginia


  • Regional (Asia)
  • Japan, Niigata International Watercolour Symposium and Exhibition 2009
  • China, Tian Ji Asian Watercolour Symposium and Exhibition 2009


  • Local
  • Study of Last Village in Singapore, Kampong Buangkok Art Exhibition with Dr. Ho Kah Leong and Dr. Wong Kian Ping, Sep 2009
  • Singaore Art Show 2009, Black Earth Museum of Art, Sep 2009


  • Year 2008

    Regional (Asia)
  • Indonesia, Bali Island Neka Art Musuem, invited artist Asian Watercolour Exhibition by Asian Watercolour Confederation
  • Taiwan, National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Exhibition Hall, Asia Pacific Watercolour Exhibition 2008


  • Local
  • Distinction Award in Singapore Art Society National Open Juried Show - Abstract Category 2008
  • Re-Interpreting Creativity Exhibition at Li Fine Art Gallery


  • Year 2007

    International
  • New York Academy of Art, Master of Fine Art Diploma Show 2007 at 111 Franklin Street, New York, NY 10013
  • New York Academy of Art, Copy of old masters' paintings in Metropolitan Museum Exhibition
  • American Watercolor Society ( AWS ) 140th Annual International Juried Exhibition 2007 -- Jury of Selection : Janet Walsh, Louise R. Cadillac, Lalit K. Masih, Barbara Nechis, Steve Rogers (Invited Juror), Jada Rowland, at Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave, New York City, NY 10003 from March 27 to April 22, 2007


  • Local
  • 1st Place Award in Singapore Art Society National Open Juried Show 2007


  • Year 2006

    International
  • Painting selected for New York Academy of Art 'Take Home A Nude' Exhibition and Auction Show in New York hosted at Phillips, des Pury & Company. The artist donations are curated, and juried headed by Eileen Guggenheim
  • Work on Paper -- Drawing Show curated by Professor Edward Schmict at New York Academy of Art
  • American Watercolor Society, 139th Annual International Exhibition Jury of Selection : Janet Walsh, Judi Betts, Nessa Grainger, Mel Stabin, Betsy Dillard Stroud, Alan Wylie (invited juror) and Travel Shows.
  • Honorable Mention, Louisiana Watercolor Society 36th Annual International Juried Show, Juror : John Salminen AWSDF NWS
  • C2F/ Connoisseur Art Matercial Co. Merchandise Award, San Diego Watercolor Soceity 26th Annual International Exhibition 2006 Juror : Frank Francese, NWS
  • Watercolor Art Society of Houston ( WAS-H ) International Show 2006. --- Juror : Betsy Dillard Stroud AWS, NWS
  • Oil Painters of America ( OPA ) 15th National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils 2006-- Juror - Peter Adams OPAM, at Dana Gallery, Missoula, Montana
  • California Watercolor Association 38th Annual National Juried Exhibition


  • Year 2005

    International
  • Hunt Financial Services Award, San Diego Watercolor Society, 25th Annual International Exhibition BETSY DILLARD STROUD, AWS, NWS
  • Jack Richeson & Co., Inc Gold Watercolor Award, Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, Colorado; in the Western Colorado Watercolor Society 13th Annual National Exhibition Juror - John Salminen, AWS-DF, NWS
  • Kankakee County Museum, Kankakee, IL. Transparent Watercolor Society of American (TWSA, previously known as Midwest Watercolor Society), 2005 National Juried Exhibition Juror - Barbara Nechis, AWS
  • Merit Award, USA, West Valley Art Museum, Surprise, AZ. 30th Annual Exhibition Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFS) International Juried Show
  • Selected artists for Spring Bull Gallery curated show of NWS and AWS Watercolor Artists
  • USA, California Watercolor Association 37th Annual National Show


  • Year 2004

    International
  • Presidential Award, 12th Nippon USA / The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Merit Award USA, Watercolor Art Society of Houston (WAS-H), International Show 2004,

    Local
  • Singapore, 1st Solo Watercolour Exhibition at ARTrium@MITA (Ministry of Information Telecommunication and The Arts) from 17th April 2004 to 21st April 2004.


  • Year 2003

    International
  • Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), Spilbury Medal Show for Signature members in FCA.
  • Arne Lindmark Memorial Award, USA, NorthEast Watercolor Society (NEWS) 28th International Watercolor Juried Exhibition
  • Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), Success Show 2003 for successful applicants of signature membership in FCA.
  • USA, Watercolor Art Society of Houston (WAS-H) International Juried Show (Part of WaterMedia 2003 activities)
  • Italy, Invited Artist for Florence Biennnale 2003 at Firenze (Florence)

    Local
  • Singapore, President's Challenge Charity, Participating Artist under Federation of Singapore Art Societies



  • Year 2002

    International
  • Philadelphia Water Color Club Award, National Watercolor Society (NWS) 82nd International Juried Show, Selected for Travel Exhibition
  • Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) Fall Juried Show
  • USA, Watercolor West (WW) 34th International Juried Show
  • Don Selchow Memorial Award, NorthEast Watercolor Society (NEWS) 27th International Watercolor Juried Exhibition
  • Merchandise Award Winner, San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) 22nd International Juried Exhibition
  • Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), June Juried Show
  • Best Foreign Entry Award Watercolor Art Society of Houston (WAS-H) International Juried Show,
  • Fred Schaefer (FCA Past President) Prize Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), Active Member Juried Show
  • Honorable Mention, Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), Active Member Juried Show
  • Honorable Mention, Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), Winter Juried Show
  • Award of Merit, Western Federation Watercolor Societies (WFS) International Juried Show,

    Regional (Asia)
  • Highly Commended, Japan, Singapore Art Society and Nippon Modern Fine Art Association (NMFAA) Joined Exhibition,
  • Indonesia, Jarkata, invited artist Asian Watercolour Exhibition by Asian Watercolour Confederation


  • Local
  • Distinction Award (representative category) Singapore Art Society (SAS) 53rd Annual Exhibition and Dr. Tan Tsze Chor Art Award for Western Art


  • Year 2001

    International
  • Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), Black and White Juried Show ( Charcoal Drawing )
  • First Prize Winner of The Art Paper 2001 Summer FrontPage Competition by Dalers and Rowney, UK
  • USA, NorthEast Watercolor Society (NEWS) 26th International Watercolor Juried Exhibition
  • Canada, Canadian Society of Painters In Water Colour (CSPWC) 76th Open Water Juried Exhibition
  • Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), Fall Juried Show (Non Water Media) -- Oil on canvas
  • Canada, Canadian Society of Painters In Water Colour (CSPWC) New Wave, Signature Member Exhibition
  • Honorable Mention Canada, Societe Canadienne de L'Aquarelle (SCA) International Juried Show
  • Award of Excellence, Western Federation Watercolor Societies (WFS) International Juried Show
  • LindaLando Fine Art Award Canada, Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA), Open WaterMedia Juried Show


  • Local
  • Outstanding Painting Award, Singapore Watercolour Society

  • Year 2000

    International
  • P. Brentnall Sponsor Award San Diego Watercolor Society 20th International Juried Exhibition
  • National Watercolor Society (NWS) 80th International Juried Show

  • Regional (Asia)
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong Watercolour Society - Singapore Watercolour Society Joined Exhibition

  • Local
  • UOB Painting of the Year Exhibition, Highly Commended

  • Year 1995 to 1998

    Local

  • Merit Award, 1998 Art Quest Open Category
  • 1998 Seoul, Korean, Asian Watercolour Exhibition
  • 1998 UOB Painting of the Year Exhibition, Highly Commended
  • 1997 Singapore Telecommunications Painting Exhibition, Certificate of Commendation
  • 1997 Singapore National Day Art Exhibition (ART 97)
  • 1996 UOB Painting of the Year Exhibition, Highly Commended
  • 1995 Singapore 30th National Day Art Exhibition (ART 95)