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UOB Painting of the Year

Inaugurated in 1982, the annual art competition is the longest-running in Singapore and one of the most recognised in Southeast Asia.

Held in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, the competition aims to uncover the next generation of great Southeast Asian artists, and contribute to greater awareness and appreciation of art.

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Submit your artwork
Be the one to inspire.

Share with us your story on canvas and take us on a journey of discovery.

The 2021 UOB Southeast Asian Painting of the Year award winner will receive US$35,000 and a chance for a residency programme at the renowned Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.

This competition is open to all established and aspiring artists.

Submission period: Closed

Thank you for your participation in the 2021 UOB Painting of the Year competition. Follow us on UOB Facebook and Instagram for updates on the competition and awards ceremony.

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Explore UOB Painting of the Year

The Judges
The Winning Artworks
The Artists' Studio
The Awards Ceremony