Chronology of Events

1963

The First Modern Art Exhibition, National Library, Singapore


1964

Modern Art Society formally registered on 4th of June 1964

1st modern Art Society Exhibition, Singapore


1965

Invited to exhibit at the British Council in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


1966

Invited to exhibit at the Penang Museum, Malaysia


1971

Invited by Pa Chui Gallery to exhibit in Kuala Lumpur (Guest-of-Honour, Dr Teo Teng Tang, Senior Singapore Official in Malaysia)


1972

Invited by the Ministry of Culture and Society of Visual Arts, Poland to participate in their International Art Exhibition


1975

Invited by Pacipuri Art Gallery to exhibit in Bangkok, Thailand


1979

The 15th Anniversary Art Exhibition featuring work by artists also from Taiwan and Malaysia

Invited to exhibit at the National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan

Invited by Contemporary Chinese Painting Society, Taipei to exhibit at their Annual Exhibition

Established the Modern Art Creation Award and Contribution to Modern Art Award


1980

Invited by Taichung Culture Foundation to exhibit at the Taichung Culture Centre in Taiwan


1981

The Singapore-Taiwan Modern Art Exhibition at the National Museum Art Gallery

Invited by Koashiong Art Society to participate in their Annual Exhibition


1982

Study tour at nine provinces in China to obtain stimuli in order to broaden the creative horizon of contemporary art in Singapore


1983

Invited by the Contemporary Art Society of Taiwan to exhibit in Taiwan

Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum Art Gallery

Study group of 20 artists in China west area to gain better understanding of the Silk Route


1984

Annual Art Exhibition, National Museum of Singapore


1985

Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Singapore


1986

Joint Exhibition at Taipei in Taiwan, featuring artists from both sides


1987

Contemporary Art Exhibition, National Museum of Singapore


1988

Exhibition of members’ works at Orchard Point Gallery, Singapore


1989

Invited by Contemporary Art Society of Korea to exhibit in South Korea


1990

Invited to join the Federation of Asian Artists (FAA) and participated in the 5th Asian International Art Exhibtion (AIAE) at National Gallery of Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


1991

6th AIAE, Tagawa Museum of Art, Japan


1992

7th AIAE, Merdeka Building, JI, Asia Afrika, Bandung, Indonesia


1993

8th AIAE, Fukuoka Art Museum, Japan and the Tagawa Museum of Art, Japan

Invited by Contemporary Art Exhibition in Fukuoka, Japan

Invited by New Space: Singapore-Vietname Art Exhibition, Fine Art Gallery, HCMC, Vietnam

Invited by Contemporary Art Exhibition, Leal Senado, Macau, on the invitation of the Government of Macau


1994

9th AIAE, National Museum of History, Taipei, Taiwan

30th Annual Art Exhibition, Riverwalk Galleria Exhibition Hall 1, Singapore


1995

Hosted the 10th AIAE at the National Museum of Singapore


1996

11th AIAE, Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines

32th Annual Art Exhibition, Orchard Point Art Gallery, Singapore (22 – 26 November 1996)


1997

12th AIAE, The Centre de Actividades Turisticas, Macau

33th Annual Art Exhibition, “Self Portraits of the Artists’ Exhibition”, UOB Plaza 1, Singapore (3 – 17 December 1997)

Modern Art Society Exhibition, Sichuan Exhibition Hall of Fine Art, Chengdu, Sichuan, China


1998

Modern Art Society Exhibition, Sichuan Exhibition Hall of Fine Art, Chengdu, Sichuan, China


1999

14th AIAE, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan


2000

15th AIAE, Tainan Country Cultural Centre, Taiwan

37th Annual Art Exhibition “Different Eyes, Different Views”, Artfolio Gallery, Raffles Hotel Arcade, Singapore (1 – 25 June 2000)


2001

16th AIAE, Guangdong Museum, of Art Er-sha Island, Guangzhou, China

38th Annual Art Exhibition “Time and Space”, ARTrium, MITA Building, Singapore (16 – 25 November 2001)


2002

17th AIAE, Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea


2003

39th Annual Art Exhibition “Negotiating Boundaries”, ARTrium, MITA Building, Singapore

18th AIAE, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Hong Kong


2004

19th AIAE, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Museum of Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan


2005

20th AIAE, Ayala Museum, Manila Philippines

Annual Art Exhibition “Et Cetera”, Modern Art Society Exhibition, Telok Kurau Gallery, Singapore (3 – 11 September 2005)


2006

Hosted the 21st AIAE at the Singapore Art Museum, Nayang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore and epSITE Epson Imaging Gallery


2007

22nd AIAE, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia


2008

23rd AIAE, The University City Art Museum of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China

Annual Art Exhibition, “Liquid Passion”, ARTrium, MICA Building, Singapore (23 – 30 March 2008)


2009

24th AIAE, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

“Remade, Relived: Modern Art in Singapore 2009”, jointly organised with NAFA at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Galleries, Partner programme of Singapore Art Show (7 – 21 September 2009)


2010

25th AIAE, Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

47th Annual Art Exhibition, “Boundaries”, ARTrium, MICA Building, Singapore (24 – 31 October 2010)


2011

26th AIAE, Hangaram Art Museum in Seoul Arts Centre, Jeonbuk Province Museum of Art, Korea


2012

49th Annual Art Exhibition, “Unity in Diversity”, Millenia Walk, Singapore (15 – 24 April 2012)


2013

27th AIAE, Ratchadamnoen Contemporary Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand


2014

28th AIAE, Kinmen Culture Park Historical Folk Museum, Taiwan

“MASS 50th Anniversary Commemoration”, ION Art Gallery, Singapore (4 – 15 December 2014)