Art / 40 Under 40 2013

AI YAMAGUCHI , Art, 40 under 40 2013

Ai Yamaguchi is a contemporary artist who is known for her series of lithographs and etchings. She utilises a unique combination of delicately drawn lines and celluloid picture-like expression to vividly portray the lives of young female prostitutes and her work, which has been used for everything from cosmetic ads to public gallery shows, has made her one of the best-known current artists outside of Japan.
GRACE TAN, Art, 40 under 40 2013

A multi-disciplinary practitioner specialising in wearable and spatial structures, Grace Tan launched her studio kwodrent in 2003, producing works based on the study of rectangles, materials, and construction methods. Tan was awarded the Singapore President's Design Award for Building as a Body last year and has been nominated for the 2013 edition of President's Young Talents, a contemporary art exhibition series featuring Singapore's most promising artists under the age of 35.
HONG YI, Art, 40 under 40 2013
Studio Hong Yi

Born in Malaysia, Hong Yi graduated with a Master of Architecture from the University of Melbourne in 2010, and joined Hassell in 2011. Known as the artist who 『loves to paint, but not with a paintbrush', her works have been viewed more than two million times on YouTube and she has more than 4,500 followers on Instagram. Her clients have included Pond's (China), Nespresso (Italy) and Astro (Malaysia).
JLEE, Art, 40 under 40 2013

Jlee Ho Lam is a Taiwanese-born artist trained in Vancouver. She created the brand and art series Jlee 360, based on the idea of 360- degree thinking through her surrealistic-abstract style artworks. Her involvement in the art community includes art mentorship by invitation of the Art Promotion Office and Hong Kong Institute of Aesthetic Education.
SIM CHAN, Art, 40 under 40 2013

Hong Kong Art School graduate Sim Chan's work is a compilation observations, reminiscences and tactile senses in response to an ever-changing city. He set up his studio in Fotan in 2007 and has regularly participated in the Fotan Artist Open Studios. He also took part in the artist-in- residence programme in Beijing in 2009, and his work has been exhibited in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Thailand and Melbourne.
SOUTH HO, Art, 40 under 40 2013

A graduate of HKPolyU, South Ho went on to obtain a diploma in social work in 2006. In 2009, he won a Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Award with his series, and in 2010 was selected as one of the finalists for the Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2011 with his Invasion and Infringement series. His works has been selected by the Burger Collection, the Hong Kong Heritage Museum, the Legislative Council of Hong Kong and the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts in Japan.