Ashley Yeo
N a m e : ASHLEY YEO

Born & Lives

1990 Born in Singapore
Lives and works in Singapore


2022-2025 PhD in Philosophy, Art, and Social Thought, European Graduate School, Saas-Fee, Switzerland
2012 MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, University of the Arts London, United Kingdom
2011 BA (Hons) in Fine Arts, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2022 ART ENCOUNTERS: Till the Last Blossom, Art Outreach, Singapore
2020 Gentle Daylight, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2016 The haze in their eyes, Becky Art Space, Jeonju, South Korea
2015 You must imagine Sisyphus happy, FOST Gallery, Singapore
2012 The Lost Children, Gallery du Monde, London, United Kingdom
Room, Foxriver Gallery, Singapore
2011 A Thousand Words and more, Orchard Central Kartestudios, Singapore
2010 Silent Infatuations, Trispace, Singapore

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023 Thinking About Abstraction Part I, 39+ Art Space, Singapore
2022 Between the Covers of our Daydreams, Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore, Singapore
2021 PSM50: Celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Singapore’s Preservation Journey, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore
2020 Time Passes, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore
2019 Bloom, iPreciation, Singapore
ON/OUT OF PAPER, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2018 Loewe Craft Prize Exhibition, London Design Museum, London, United Kingdom
2017 Ashley Yeo and Xiaofei Yue: Recent Drawings on Paper, Waterlon Galarie, Chicago, United States
Skin, Becky Art Space, Jeonju, South Korea; Mokuhanga Lab, CfSHE Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2016 Imaginarium: An Odyssey, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
In their Oceans, Jendela (Visual Arts Space), The Esplanade, Singapore
2015 The Measure of your Dwelling: Singapore as Unhomed, Ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Echoes of Anticipation, FOST Gallery, Singapore
2014 Art on Paper Biennial, Weatherspoon Museum, North Carolina, United States
Smallness, FASS Gallery, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
Echoes of Anticipation, FOST Gallery, Singapore
(Machines) Contemplating The Bodies, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
2013 Found, Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA@Loewen), Singapore
Popin Criss Cross, The Art House, Singapore
Mini Buku, Mi Casa Su Casa, Singapore
Dialogue, The Promise, CMU Art Center, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Night as Mine, Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore, Singapore
Looking for Time, The Private Museum, Singapore
Future Map, Lethaby Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2012 project:showcase {ART}, Push!, London, United Kingdom
Chelsea Salon Show, Round Chapel, London, United Kingdom
Foul Perfection, Castle Pub, London, United Kingdom
2011 Minimart, The Substation, Singapore
The Sketchbook Project, Art House, New York, United States
2010 Take Away, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
France + Singapore New Generation Artist, Aliance Francaise, Singapore
The Persistent Illusion, Forest Rain Gallery, Singapore
I AM WHAT I AM, Sculpture Square, Singapore
Minutes of Meeting, Praxis Space, Singapore


2018 Shortlisted, LOEWE Craft Prize, London, United Kingdom
2012 Finalist, Griffin Art Prize, London, United Kingdom
2011 Recipient, LASALLE College of the Arts Academic Excellence Award, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore
2010 National Arts Council Scholarship, National Arts Council, Singapore
Travelogue Practice, The Winston Oh Travelogue Award, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore


2018 Jeju Culture and Art Foundation, Jeju Island, South Korea
Light Grey Art Lab Creative Residency, Light Grey Art Lab, Iceland
2016 Studio Kura Residency, Fukuoka, Japan
Japanese Watercolour Woodblock, Mokuhanga Printing (Mi-Lab), Kawaguchiko, Japan
Foundation in Interaction Design, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design (CIID), Copenhagen, Denmark
2014 Arctic Circle Residency, International Territory of Svalbard
School of Visual Arts Summer Residency, New York, United States
Eastside International Art Residency, Los Angeles, United States
Chinese Meticulous Painting Residency, Chinese National Academy of Arts, Beijing, China
Medical Illustration Workshop, Academia x MedART, Singapore General
Hospital, Singapore
2013 Vermont Studio Centre, Vermont, United States
Elsewhere Museum, Greensboro, United States

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