Friday, August 3, 2018

Usaha Tegas Heritage Art Competition

The Usaga Tegas Heritage Art Competition,
By Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd (UTSB) is back....
This year,
Talented young artists,
From across the nation,
Are once again invited,
To demonstrate their artistic flair,
By interpreting...
Malaysia's rich tapestry of heritage through art..

To be eligible,
Young artist must be..
Malaysian students,
Pursuing their tertiary education locally..

There are 5 categories:
1. Oil or acrylic
2. Watercolour
3. Charcoal or pencil or oil pastel or ink
4. Print making
5. Mixed media

Winners for each catogory will received:
1st prize winner: RM8,000
2nd prize winner: RM3,000
3rd prize winner: RM2,000
Consolation prize winners: RM500 each..

All winners will receive a certificate,
And also RM500 worth of TGV (Tanjong Golden Village) tickets.

*Art work from Fung Wei Wei,
University Sains Malaysia
1st Prize for Watercolour-category last year...

Scoopful of whimsy,
The artist portrays Malaysia's increasingly threatened heritage sites,
As a melting ice-cream cone,
Irresistible to ravenous developers...
Personally love this art work very much!

"Peeping future - Where is my home?
Sim Hoi Ling,
From Dasein Academy of Art,
1st Prize for Mixed media category last year

The exaggerated scale,
Between the minute onlooker,
And the colossal wrought iron grill,
Lends drama to this piece..

Lee Lih Xian,
From ATEC Academy, Penang,
Won 1st Prize form Charcoal / Pencil / Ink Category last year,
With titled Goh Ka Ki...

The artist exhibits a skilled hand,
And remarkable coloured pencil technicque,
In this effervescent piece.

The Chatting among 3 Nyonya Women...
Goh Jing Shya,
From ATEC Academy, Penang,
For Oil / Acrylic category last year...

In this vividly expressive piece,
The artist presents the Peranakan culture,
Through the unusual perspective,
By inviting viewer,
To catch a glimpse of an intimate conversation,
Between 3 elegant Nyonya women,
From the ground level...

Winners of the Usaha Tegas Heritage Art Competition 2017,
With Maureen Toh, Director of Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd,
And Lim Ghee Keong, CEO of Usaha Tegas Sdn Bhd..

Interested to be a part of this art competition this year?
Submit your entry before 30 August 2018.
For more information,
Please contact,
Usaha Tegas Heritage Committee

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