Upcoming / Ongoing Exhibitions

Stories of a woman and her dowry, Grey Projects, Singapore (16th March - 27th May 2019)


2019 ArtOutreach IMPART Visual Artist Award Winner, Singapore
2018 President’s Young Talents “People’s Choice Award” for The scars that write us, Singapore
2012 Japan Media Arts Festival “Jury Selection Award” for Eco-awareness flash game Jimmyfish, Japan

Solo Exhibition & Key Presentations

2019 Variations and Variables, National University of Singapore Arts Festival, Singapore
2019 Stories of a woman and her dowry, Grey Projects, Singapore
2018 The scars that write us, Presidents Young Talents 2018, Singapore Art Museum 8Q, Singapore
2018 Flower Flights, Art Porters, Singapore
2016 追花 Chasing Flowers, NUSS, Singapore

Group Presentations

Raw Forms, Coda Culture, Singapore

Still, Singapore Life, Art Seasons Gallery, Singapore
Auguries of Modern InnocenceThe Arts House, Singapore

Untapped Emerging, Shophouse 5, Visual Arts Development Association, Singapore
Spirit of Place, (part of Liao Jiekai’s The Drawing Room), Jendela Visual Arts Space, Singapore
What! Another Exhibition? (collaboration with Singapore Horn Trio’s Johannes Brahm Horn Trio op. 40), Esplanade Recital Studio, Singapore

Studying Life, Artistry, Singapore
Noise Singapore 2015 Festival Exhibition, Singapore
Fresh Takes, ChanHampe Gallery, Singapore
The Mill Destruction & Rebirth, The Mill, Singapore

Floral Magic x On Pedder, Singapore
Noise Singapore 2014 Festival Exhibition, Singapore



2019 - Object Lessons Space: “Yanyun Chen on Navigating the Nude, the Pulsating Qualities of Charcoal and Creating Autofictional Installations”
2019 - Bak Chor Mee Boy: “Museum Musings: Stories of a Woman and Her Dowry by Yanyun Chen”
2019 - Straits Times: “Is $2,000 worth paying for a young artist's work?”
2019 - 联合早报: “陈彦云个展: 两代嫁妆 三代女人的故事”
2019 - Art World Forum “Defining An Artist with Yanyun Chen, “Someone Who Designs the Very Framework of “Responsibility”"
2019 - Bak Chor Mee Boy: “NUS Arts Festival 2019: Variations and Variables (Review)”
2019 - NUS Staff Awards: “Impactful work wins visual art award”
2019 - Female Magazine: “Defenders of the Lost Arts”
2019 - Rice Media “Life after Recognition: Does being an artist get easier after winning an award?”
2019 - Plural Art Magazine “The Language of Flowers”
2018 - 联合早报 “艺术星势力”
2018 - Rice Media “What does art look like to the people who stare at it everyday?”
2018 - Straits Times: “Risk elements help visual artist clinch grand prize at President's Young Talents awards”
2018 - Straits Times: “What artworks reside in the homes of Singapore artists?”
2018 - Straits Times: “Arts picks: Charcoal drawings of flowers, Singapore Chinese Orchestra Young People's nostalgia concert”
2018 - Buro247: “How to be an artist in Singapore, according to President Young Talents' artists”
2018 - AList: “Baring skin, scars and personal stories”
2018 - Straits Times: “President’s Young Talents exhibition: Digging Deeper for Inspiration”
2018 - Bak Chor Mee Boy: “Museum Musings: President’s Young Talents 2018 at Singapore Art Museum”
2018 - The Artling: “Of Soil & Scars: The President’s Young Talents Finalists 2018.”
2018 - BlouinArtifino: “7th Edition of President’s Young Talents at Singapore Art Museum”
2018 - Straits Times: “Soil and scars on display as part of the President's Young Talents 2018 exhibition”
2018 - Straits Times: “National Gallery Hit or Miss?
2017 - Glass: A Journal of Poetry "Review of 'It's Fiction' by Yanyun Chen"
2016 - 联合早报 “南艺三校友 让音乐与绘画摩擦碰撞”
2016 - Art Hop "A post-mortem reflection: Yanyun Chen's Chasing Flowers"
2016 - NUSS Guild House: Chasing Flowers
2016 - Harper's Bazaar Art Prize "Art on Sale"
2015 - Nitram Charcoal: Artist Feature
2015 - Female Magazine "Singapore Artist Yanyun Chen's Still Life Drawings are Hauntingly Beautiful"
2015 - Gallery & Studio Volume Five 2015 "History Redefined"
2015 - Culturepush "Exhib! 追花. Chasing Flowers by Yanyun Chen"
2010 - Culturepush "Spotted! Yanyun Chen"