The inaugral edition of the Silvana S. Foundation Award received 373 entries from artists based in Asia Paific with 9 outstanding entries shortlisted as the awards finalists.

The finalists are as follows:

Chow and Lin

Kathy Anne Lim

Ko Myo

Matjaz Tancic


Robert Zhao Renhui

Seunggu Kim

Yukiko Sugiyama

Zana Briski

The Finalists’ works are on display at the 2020 SIPF exhibition, 37 Emerald Hill.

This year’s winner goes to Robert Zhao Renhui for his series “The Lines We Draw”.

The winner will receive a cash prize of S$20,000 to create a new series of works which will be presented in a charity exhibition together with Silvana S. Foundation jointly oragnised with Jada Art Gallery.

The Jury Mention award of SGD$2000 also goes to Kyo Mo for his series “Myanmar’s Elephants Under Threat”.