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The Journey of Recovery –  1st Singapore IWS International Watercolour Art Festival and Exhibition



From 24 to 26 August 2021, 11am to 7pm daily, the International Watercolour Society presents the 1st Singapore IWS International Watercolour Art Festival and Exhibition – The Journey of Recovery.


The Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 devastated and changed what humanity has known as normal, affecting all aspects of lives and livelihoods. As humanity seeks to build their societies based on this “new normal”, we see humanity’s resilience, like a rubber ball in water pushed to the bottom of a lake, though it may contract a little, yet given the opportunity, able to rise again and be restored to shape.


Russia 俄罗斯-Elena Lobovikova ‘Light and Water’ 38x56cm


IWS Singapore’s 1st International Festival was conceived on this backdrop of humanity’s toughness and ability to pull through; the journey to recovery. Through our sadness, death, destruction and despair, even in the past year, yet we see glimmers of hope arise in the horizon.


Through this art exhibition, the IWS hopes the showcase the wonderful award winning works of international watercolour artists, and seek to encourage our audience to celebrate life in the journey of recovery. Let us rejoice in the possibilities and wonder of life, celebrating lives and livelihoods, through our people, environment and nature – as depicted poignantly through the wide range of works by artists all over the world. Through this art exhibition, the IWS hopes to connect with a wider international audience and bridge diversities in cultures, colours, beliefs and lifestyles.


China 中国-Sun Jian Gang(孙建刚) ‘Homes Twenty-Four’ 38x56cm


We cordially invite all art lovers and watercolour enthusiasts in Singapore to visit this art exhibition!


With safe distancing measures and full day visiting hours, all members of the public are warmly invited to view this art exhibition at Visual Arts Centre! Do visit this exhibition and show support and camaraderie for these international artists!


The Czech Republic 捷克共和国-Alexandra Bryksa ‘Flowering Garden’ 56x38cm






Singapore 新加坡-Meshram Pooja Vishnu ‘Once Upon A Time’ 30x42cm






China 中国-Hong Shan(单虹)‘吸烟的人’ 53x38cm


展览日期与时间 Exhibition Dates and Time:
24 August 2021 - 26 August 2021

11am - 7pm daily

Free Admission 免费入场

Venue 展览地点
Visual Arts Centre 新加坡视觉艺术中心

10 Penang Road, #01-02 Dhoby Ghaut Green, Singapore 238469

(Nearest MRT Station: Dhoby Ghaut Exit B, turn left)

Organiser 主办单位
International Watercolour Society (Singapore)



Mexico 墨西哥-Tere Lojero ‘Lijiang’ 38x56cm
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