January 2021
Singapore Art Week

Ahmad Abu Bakar

Singapore / Chan + Hori Contemporary

Ahmad Abu Bakar (b. 1963, Malaysia) Diploma in Fine Arts (Ceramics) from LASALLE College of the Arts BFA in Fine Art (Sculpture) from the University of Tasmania MFA with RMIT/LASALLE. Ahmad was a full-time lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts where he taught ceramics and 3D studies. He is currently an adjunct lecturer at Nanyang Polytechnic and the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. Ahmad has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Singapore, Malaysia, China, Thailand, the Philippines, Korea, Australia, and Indonesia. In 2007, he was included in the International Ceramics Festival at the National Art Gallery, Malaysia and in 2009 he was invited to the Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale. In 2012, his first solo exhibition Ini Tanah Aku took place at Jendela Visual Art Space at the Esplanade, Singapore. As part of the 2013 Singapore Biennale, Bakar’s work Telok Blangah, a collaboration with inmates from Changi Prison, was installed in the foyer of the Singapore Art Museum. His recent solo exhibition, The Land of the Heavenly Sky, took place at Chan + Hori Contemporary in November 2019.

Ahmad Abu Bakar will be presenting his works at Chan + Hori Contemporary.