Nelson Lim Sang Choon
Born in 1975, with an impressive portfolio ranging from exhibitions to teaching, Nelson Lim is no stranger to the ceramics arts scene in Singapore and has established himself as one of the promising ceramist in Singapore.
Nelson graduated with a diploma in fine arts (Ceramics) at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 1999 under the mentorship of Mr Peter Low, his passion for ceramics saw him taking part in major exhibitions while studying as he explored and interacted with artists to infuse new ideas and techniques in his works.
Ever relentless in his quest to improve and enquire new knowledge in the field of ceramics, he enrolled in the MFA Applied Arts program (Ceramics) at National Tainan University of Arts (TNNUA), in 2014 under the guidance of Prof Chang Ching Yuan. During his study in Taiwan, he travels and exhibits his works extensively both in Taiwan and oversea. His participation in exhibitions include Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition in Asia, Korea, Earth and Fire: 3rd Southeast Asian Ceramics Symposiums, Workhouse Art Centre, Washington DC, USA both in 2014, Contemporary Asian Ceramics, Exchange Exhibition, China Academy of Fine Arts, Hangzhou, China 2015, Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Arts as Archive, TNNUA, PhD Program, International exchange exhibition in 2016.
With his explorative and inventive technique in ceramics making, Nelson’s work was recognized at Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2017 Honorable Mention, Taiwan Ceramics Awards 2017 Finalist and Taiwan Ceramics Biennale 2016, Merit Prize.
Nelson had his first solo exhibition in 2017 at Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan. His work ‘Construction of Memories’ is the largest ceramics artwork displayed in the Museum to date and received encouraging and positive response from the viewer.