Jimmy   Quek   began   learning   art   in   1971   and   has   been   practising   art   full   time   since   1986.   He   has   held   11   one-man   art exhibitions   and   participated   in   more   than   80   group   art   exhibitions   in   Yokohama,   Kobe,   Sapporo,   Rotterdam,   New York,    Washington    DC,    Indianapolis,    Dallas,    Los    Angeles,    Honolulu,    Hong    Kong,    Taiwan,    Bangladesh,    Beijing, Quanzhou,    Shanghai,    Korea,    Fukuoka,    Osaka,    Thailand,    Vietnam,    Brunei    Darussalam,    Philippines,    Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. He signs his painting "Prabhakara" which in Sanskrit means "source of light". He   was   the   winner   of   First   Prize   IBM   Art   Award   Singapore   in   1988.   He   was   awarded   Merit   Award   and   Highly Commended   Work   in   IBM   Singapore   Art   Award   1988   and   1987,   Certificates   of   Commendation   in   Painting   of   the   Year Exhibition   in   1983   and   1986.   He   was   awarded   Third   Prize   in   National   Art   Competition,   Western   Painting   Open Section in 1974. He   has   judged   several   local   and   regional   art   competitions.   He   has   served   as   External   Assessor   for   Diploma   in   Visual Art   Assessments   for   2-D   Studies   in   the   School   of   Fine   Art,   LaSalle-SIA   College   of   the   Arts.   He   was   a   member   of   the Course Accreditation Committee for Department of 2D and 3D Studies of LaSalle- SIA College of the Arts, Singapore. His   paintings   adorn   major   areas   of   corporations,   institutions,   ministries,   convention   centre,   airline   lounges,   banks, hospitals,   offices   and   homes   of   art   lovers   and   art   collectors   worldwide.   His   works   are   in   the   permanent   collection   of Singapore Art Museum. He   was   requested   to   conduct   Sketching/Drawing   (Elementary/Intermediate/Advanced   levels)   and   acrylic   painting courses   at   Federation   of   Art   Societies,   Singapore   when   it   was   located   at   Church   Street   in   the   early   90s.   He   conducted painting    workshops    for    teachers    at    Metta    School    in    2003    and    taught    art    at    Siglap    Community    Centre    and Mountbatten Community Centre in the 80s. Jimmy   commits   to   making   himself   available   for   those   who   require   artistic   assistance   and   visual   art   consultation.   He shares    his    skills    and    experiences    in    the    field    of    visual    art    with    those    who    wish    to    learn    painting    or    basic sketching/drawing from him in Singapore since 2009. If   you   wish   to   buy   paintings   or   3D   artworks,   or   if   you   would   like   to   talk   to   him   about   a   project   or   find   more information, please feel free to contact Jimmy.

PRABHAKARA JIMMY QUEK

PRABHAKARA JIMMY QUEK Jimmy    Quek    began    learning    art    in    1971 and   has   been   practising   art   full   time   since 1986.     He     has     held     11     one-man     art exhibitions   and   participated   in   more   than 80    group    art    exhibitions    in    Yokohama, Kobe,     Sapporo,     Rotterdam,     New     York, Washington    DC,    Indianapolis,    Dallas,    Los Angeles,    Honolulu,    Hong    Kong,    Taiwan, Bangladesh,   Beijing,   Quanzhou,   Shanghai, Korea,   Fukuoka,   Osaka,   Thailand,   Vietnam, Brunei   Darussalam,   Philippines,   Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. He   signs   his   painting   "Prabhakara"   which in Sanskrit means "source of light". He   was   the   winner   of   First   Prize   IBM   Art Award   Singapore   in   1988.   He   was   awarded Merit     Award     and     Highly     Commended Work    in    IBM    Singapore    Art    Award    1988 and   1987,   Certificates   of   Commendation   in Painting   of   the   Year   Exhibition   in   1983   and 1986.    He    was    awarded    Third    Prize    in National        Art        Competition,        Western Painting Open Section in 1974. He   has   judged   several   local   and   regional art     competitions.     He     has     served     as External   Assessor   for   Diploma   in   Visual   Art Assessments   for   2-D   Studies   in   the   School of   Fine   Art,   LaSalle-SIA   College   of   the   Arts. He      was      a      member      of      the      Course Accreditation    Committee    for    Department of    2D    and    3D    Studies    of    LaSalle-    SIA College of the Arts, Singapore. His     paintings     adorn     major     areas     of corporations,        institutions,        ministries, convention   centre,   airline   lounges,   banks, hospitals,   offices   and   homes   of   art   lovers and    art    collectors    worldwide.    His    works are      in      the      permanent      collection      of Singapore Art Museum. He    was    requested    to    conduct    Sketching and     Drawing     (Elementary.     Intermediate and   Advanced   levels)   and   acrylic   painting courses   at   the   Federation   of   Art   Societies, Singapore   when   it   was   located   at   Church Street    in    the    early    90s.    He    conducted painting    workshops    for    the    teachers    at Metta    School    in    2003    and    taught    art    at Siglap          Community          Centre          and Mountbatten    Community    Centre    in    the 80s. Jimmy       commits       to       making       himself available    for    those    who    require    artistic assistance   and   visual   art   consultation.   He shares    his    skills    and    experiences    in    the field   of   visual   art   with   those   who   wish   to learn   painting   or   basic   sketching/drawing from him in Singapore since 2009. If     you     wish     to     buy     paintings     or     3D artworks,    or    if    you    would    like    to    talk    to Jimmy     about     a     project     or     find     more information,    please    feel    free    to    contact Jimmy.

BIOGRAPHY

Informative biography of Prabhakara Jimmy Quek with more than 100 colours photos.