Ly Yeow makes Art a practice that brings her into a space of freedom and peace. She picked up drawing in 2011 as an outlet to express overwhelming emotions. Largely a self taught artist who believes in trying new things, her style evolves through daily experimentation; from detailed line work to watercolour pieces, paper cuts and now resin. Every travel is completed with sketchbooks filled with illustrations documenting her journey. A visit to Orchid Island in 2015 got her interested in seascapes. Life by the sea celebrates simplicity and Ly spent days sitting on shore watching the changing colours of the breaking waves. Driven by the tides of the ocean, salty air and wild winds, there are always different shades of blues and another new hue to discover. Ly floats on golden sunbeams and surf quiet waves, lives her mermaid dream and continues to paint sea magic. She loves to be remembered as the sea painter.

Other than drawing, teaching the little ones most appealed to Ly. Children think everything is possible and such creative minds blow her away. Hence she founded LyttleSpace, a place where children express through visuals. Ly believes that the world is a more beautiful place when children make art.

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clients

Airbnb, Starbucks, Ritz Carlton Hotel Singapore, Philadelphia Cream Cheese, SPRING Singapore, Tiong Bahru Bakery, 40 Hands, Merely Ice Cream, Jewel Cafe and Bar, Butter Studio, Homebodies Cafe, Kiasu Espresso, Butter Studio, Kult, Stripe Ministry of Waxing, Astroscale, Hock Siong

Rain, Hayne & Shine Farmyard, Australia
My Town Eating House, Brunei
Star Hostel Taipei Main Station, Taipei
Dorm 1828, Tainan
Cafe Flaneur, Tainan

educator

[2015] Artist in Mentorship Programme, Nanyang Girls High
[2014 - Currently] Adjunct Lecturer, Temasek Polytechnic
[2012 - Currently] Freelance Art Instructor
[2011] Digital Art Instructor at Rivervale Primary School


workshops

◘ "Talent Exchange", Taiwan Lanyu 蘭嶼,Marbling Workshop
Public garden, Naiise and more. 


showcase

2017
Solo Exhibitions

◘ "Lyttle People, Parallel Worlds",
    Hock Siong Warehouse, Singapore.

2016

Group Shows
◘"Hyperdimensions", Singapore Design Week
Project凳子 for Nanyang Girls High, Gillman Barracks 
◘Dohjidai Gallery of Art, Kyoto.
   Represented by Petit Morpho Gallery

2015
Solo Exhibitions

◘ "I put my heart in a safe place and forgot to feel",
    PVS FART Movement, Singapore.

Group Shows
◘ Affordable Art Fair, Hong Kong
   Represented by Petit Morpho Gallery

2014

Solo Exhibitions
◘ Merely Ice Cream, “Catboy”
◘ Butter Studio, “Catboy”
◘ Petit Morpho Gallery Hongkong, “Catboy”

Group Shows
◘ Mongrels Are Awesome 2014,
   Three Legs Good, Objectifs, Singapore
◘ Eat Drink Art, Mad Nest, Singapore
◘ The Book Show 2014, Petit Morpho Gallery, Hongkong,
   “Noone can unlock the secrets of the heart”
◘ Seni Mini, Mi Casa Su Casa, Singapore, “Polly in Kyoto”
◘ Cats of the World Photo Exhibition, Singapore, “Catboy

2013

Archifest 2013 - Small Conversation, Illustrator.
National Arts Council - Artworks Selected,
   Noise Singapore 2013 Showcase Exhibition

National Arts Council - Noise Design Team,
   Postcard Design for Noise Singapore.

Dulux Child’s Play Challenge - Selected Artist for Wall Feature
BooksActually, Singapore, Goodwill Bookcases Design
Uniqlo x Noise Singapore, Design Limited Edition T-shirt
   Sold exclusively at UT POP-UP

Noise Singapore, Woodlands Civic Centre,
   "Oh Happy Days" travel journal

Noise Singapore, Star Vista, "To The Edge Of The Skies" apparel
Noise Singapore, Raffles City, "If You Had One Wish" installation.

2012
Fred Perry 60th Anniversary Celebration, "The Birdhouse",
   Organised by OIC Singapore + Monster gallery + Friends.

2008
Renew Lace Exhibition, CofaSpace, Sydney,
   "Four Items of Gold" jewellery

education & awards

2007-2010
University of New South Wales
College of Fine Arts (COFA), Australia
Bachelor in Design Studies
First Class Honours

2004-2007
Temasek Polytechnic
School of Design, Singapore
Diploma in Visual Communications
Top Graduate

[2008] Dean List, College of Fine Arts, UNSW
[2008] Golden Jubilee Scholarship, UNSW
[2007] Phillips Design Excellence Award
[2007] Crowbar Awards Finalist
[2007] Basheer Graphic Books Course Bronze Medal
[2007] Temasek Design School Director’s List Award
[2006] Temasek Design School Director’s List Award
[2005] Temasek Design School Director’s List Award

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