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Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. Simonides

Jolene Lai







Jolene Lai is a Los Angeles-based artist and illustrator born and raised in Singapore. After studying painting at Lasalle-SIA College of the Arts in Singapore, Jolene studied graphic design at UCLA and spent a year working at movie-poster design house, The Refinery Creative, before returning to focus on fine art. 

She works primarily with oil on canvas or mixed media on water color paper. With bold use of color, shape and intricate detail, she creates images with a seductive aesthetic and subject matter that weaves in emotions of whimsy, melancholy, irony and absurdity. 

Lai seeks to engage her audience in works that are approachable, newly imagined spaces that the viewer is invited to explore on their own terms.


AWARDS
· Laurel Hummel Scholarship 
· Philip Morris Singapore-ASEAN Art Award  [Commendation] 
· Georgette Chen Arts Scholarship 
· Winston Oh Travel Award 
· LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts   [Awarded material allowance]








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