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 Born in Korea. Lives and works in between Hong Kong and Singapore.

 
EDUCATION

2006 Master of Fine Art (Painting), The Open University, UK

2003 Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting) with High Distinction, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, Australia

2002 Diploma in Fine Art (Painting) with Distinction, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

 

AWARDS/GRANTS

2014
Painting of the Year Award, The 33rd UOB Painting of the Year Competition, Singapore
The 2013/2014 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists, Sovereign Art Foundation, Hong Kong

2011 The 2011 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Singapore Finalists, Sovereign Art Foundation, Hong Kong

2010 The 2010 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Singapore Finalists, Sovereign Art Foundation, Hong Kong

2009 Platinum Award, The 28th UOB Painting of the Year Competition, Singapore

2008 The 2008 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists, Sovereign Art Foundation, Hong Kong

2007
Winner of the Abstract Category, The 26th UOB Painting of the Year Competition, Singapore
The 2007 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists, Sovereign Art Foundation, Hong Kong

2006 Winner of the Abstract Category, The 25th UOB Painting of the Year Competition, Singapore

2005 Honourable Mention, Philip Morris Singapore Arts Awards 2005, Singapore

2004
NAC Emerging Artist Grant (Visual Arts), National Art Council, Singapore
Certificate of Recognition, Philip Morris ASEAN Art Awards 2004, Thailand
Highly-Commended, The 23rd UOB Painting of the Year Competition, Singapore

2003
Juror's Choice, Philip Morris Singapore-ASEAN Art Awards 2003, Singapore
Winner of the Abstract Category, The 22nd UOB Painting of the Year Competition, Singapore

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 PIN-9200118, Hong Kong Visual Art Centre, Hong Kong
2016 Warp and Woof, mini exhibition at Opera Gallery, Hong Kong
2015 Colour of Mind, UOB Art Gallery, Singapore
2014
Quadrade: Solo EXhibition by Om Mee Ai, Hong Kong Visual Art Center, Hong Kong
2013
Om Mee Ai, The Luxe Art Museum, Singapore
2012

PARALELL UNIVERSES by Om Mee Ai, Art Projects Gallery, Hong Kong
Om Mee Ai
, Chan Hampe Galleries, Singapore

2011
IDYLLS, Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Art, Wine &Otsumami, OMMEEAIStudio, Milan, Italy

2010
Om Mee Ai, Chan Hampe Galleries, Singapore
Om Mee Ai Open Studio in Milan, OMMEEAIStudio, Milan, Italy

2009 Nebula, Chapel Gallery, Sculpture Square, Singapore

2008 Abstract Abstract, Taksu Gallery, Singapore

2007 Abstract Beauty, Artist Residence@157 Tembeling, Singapore

2006
Making the Grid,Taksu Gallery, Singapore

Om Mee Ai: Solo 2, Red Dot Gallery, Singapore

2004 Grids & Intarsia, SG Gallery, Alliance Francaise, Singapore

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Modern Southeast Asian Art, UOB Art Space at 7th Art Stage Singapore

2015 Land before our time: a vernacular in Southeast Asian art making, NAFA Galleries 1 & 2, Singapore
2014

The 33rd UOB Painting of the Year, UOB Art Gallery, UOB Plaza 1, Singapore
2014 MARKET FORCES, Erasure: From Conceptualism to Abstraction, Osage Art Foundation, Hong Kong
2013/2014 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists, Rotunda, Exchange Square, Hong Kong

2012
ENCOUNTER: The Royal Academy in Asia, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore
galleryseoul 12, GALLERIA FORET Convention Hall, Seoul, Korea
PANORAMA: Recent art from Contemporary Asia, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
The 2011 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists, The Sands Expo and Convention Center, Singapore

2011
Ueno Fukutoshi, Kaori Kato & Om Mee Ai, Spiro Grace Art Rooms, Australia
Women Artists in Singapore, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Sabbie & Nebula, OMMEEAIStudio, Milan, Italy

2010
Dis/placement:6, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore
The 2010 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists, ARTSPACE@Helutrans, Singapore

2009 The 28th UOB Painting of the Year, Jendela, Esplanade, Singapore

2008
The 2008 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists, Landmark Atrium, Hong Kong
The 2008 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists, NAFA Galleries I & II, Singapore

2007
Hopscotched, Jendela, Esplanade, Singapore
The 2007 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists, Landmark Atrium, Hong Kong
The 26th UOB Painting of the Year, Jendela, Esplanade, Singapore

2006
The 25th UOB Painting of the Year, Jendela, Esplanade, Singapore
MA Fine Arts Degree Show 2006, Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore

2005 Philip Morris Singapore Arts Awards 2005, NAFA Galleries I & II, Singapore
2004

Philip Morris ASEAN Art Awards 2004, National Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
The 23rd UOB Painting of the Year, Tunnel, Esplanade, Singapore
THE LASALLE SCHOOL: 20 Years of Fine Arts from LASALLE College of the Arts, Earl Lu Gallery I & II & Alumni Centre, Singapore

2003
Philip Morris Singapore-ASEAN Art Awards 2003, Atrium, MICA, Singapore
Bilateral Bonds, Taksu Gallery, Malaysia & Singapore
The 22nd UOB Painting of the Year, Jendela, Esplanade, Singapore
Taksu Singapore grand opening Group Exhibition 2003, Taksu Gallery, Singapore
No Apologies: 10th RMIT University Bachelor of Fine Art Graduation Exhibition, Earl Lu Gallery I, Singapore

2002
NewWorks by 7 Contemporary Artists, Art Motion Gallery, Singapore
Complementary, Earl Lu Gallery II, Singapore
ARTillery: 26th LASALLE Diploma in Fine Art Graduation Exhibition, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore