2019 UOB Painting of the Year

Digitisation of Life

Emerging Artist Category


Artist: Tan Siew San
Title: Digitisation of Life
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size (cm): 80 x 150

Digitisation of Life aims to bring awareness to smartphone addiction in today’s society. The artist came to a realisation on the phenomena when she stopped her own indulgement in the said device. She used her family to portray the addiction and its effects that are prevalent in each household.

Artist’s Bio

Tan Siew San

Tan Siew San

Ms Tan won the second prize in Watercolour category and consolation in Oil or Acrylic category in the Tanjong Heritage Awards in 2018. She is currently pursuing her art education in Dasein Academy of Art, Malaysia.