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Sumei Chew

1999-2000 Master of Fine Art at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
1987-1988 Associate Diploma (cum laude) in Interior Design, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles, USA
1983-1986 Bachelor (cum laude) of Fine Arts & Economics at Claremont Mckenna College, California, USA

Sumei Chew is a versatile painter and she paints in watercolour, acrylic as well as oil. With her keen observations of life, nature and its surroundings; her works often has certain vibrancy and feel of hyper reality. Using bold splashes of color, Sumei successfully convey the energetic pulse and underlying aura of life in tropical Singapore.

Her wide repertoire covers abstract art, landscapes, botanical works, figure drawing, people and animal portraits. She offers both private commissions and tuition to individuals or small groups.

Oct 2021 56 years of [email protected] with Art Gallery
Jan 2018 Infografix @Port Macquarie
Aug 2017 Art [email protected] Wiseberry foundation
May 2017 Infografix @Port Macquarie
Oct 2016 Group shows @ Hasting Fine Art Gallery
Feb 2016 Group shows @ Hasting Fine Art Gallery
Feb 2016 Pathways to Abstraction @ Glass house Regional Gallery
Aug 2015 Group show @ Maya Gallery
Jan 2014 Group show at Art Gallery at 8th Avenue, Maylands, WA
Dec2013 Get Funked, Studio 281, Perth, WA
Dec 2012 12.12.12 Chrissie Parrott Arts Studios Gallery at Maylands, WA
Jun 2013 Annual Student Show @ Moores Gallery, Fremantle, WA
Apr 2013 Encore at Maya Gallery, Singapore
Jun 2012 City of Wanneroo Art Award and Exhibition
May 2012 City of Melville Art Award and Exhibition
Mar 2012 Shoe Show at Nyistor Gallery
Nov 2011 POP-UP exhibition at 274 William St, Northbridge, WA
Sept 2011 Gotham returns at Gotham Studio and Peeka-Boo Gallery
Oct 2010 Garden Week @ Perry Lakes
Sept 2010 City of Bayswater Art Awards and Exhibition, WA
Aug 2010 Victoria Park Art Awards, WA
Jun 2009 Art exhibition at Silk Road Restaurant
Apr 2009 Award of Excellence at Alfred Cove Gallery, WA – 1st prize for Acrylic section

• 380x780mm Oil painting for Mr and Mrs (Erica) Laurent Senet-Larson,2021
• 450x450mm Oil painting for Erika Kamlert, UK, 2020
• 350x500mm x 3 panels Oil painting for Johannes Pic, Singapore 2021
• 500x1100mm Oil painting for Prof. Giovanni Vignale, University of Missouri, USA, 2020
• 500x350mm Oil painting for Prof John Gustafson, NUSS, Singapore, 2020
• 300x200mm Acrylic for Francine Nunnari, Port Macquarie, 2017
• 1500x2100mm Installation art @ Port Macquarie for Evan Humble, 2016
• 400x1100mm Acrylic Cherry Blossoms for Ms. Connie Wong, Perth, 2012
• Ms Carol Broidy Tropical Paradise (250x450mm), Perth, Australia, 2011
• 1200mm X 900mm painting for Dr Gerald Tan, Singapore, 2007
• Artworks for Icon Showflats for Far East Organization, 10 Gopeng Street, SG
• Artworks for Infinium Show Apartment for Keppel Group, Singapore
• Water and tropical fauna series Artwork for Cellini Interiors, Singapore
• Floral series-Carnations, Roses, Orchids & Lotuses for NUH, SG.
• Designed Main Lobby Floor Rug for NUS Kent Ridge Guild House, Singapore.