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11 Nov 2011 - 04 Mar 2012

Singapore | Signature Art Prize | Finalists exhibition

The Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) Foundation Signature Art Prize is an award to recognise artists whose artworks represent a significant development in contemporary visual art in the Asia Pacific region.View the 15 Finalists and vote for your favourite artist. Aimed at recognising the single most outstanding contemporary visual artwork produced in the preceding three years, the award is open, by nomination, to all visual artworks, regardless of medium, subject matter and size. Now in its second instalment, the award reaches out to 24 countries and territories in the region, including Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Mongolia, the Oceania islands, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and many others. From the 130 nominated artworks, 15 finalist artworks were selected and exhibited in SAM. The exhibition offers an excellent opportunity to see and discover some of the most exciting contemporary art produced in this dynamic region in the last three years. An international jury will then convene to judge the exhibited finalist artworks and select the winning artworks. Out of the 130 nominated artworks, 15 have been selected by the jury panel as Finalists. Works by Asia Pacific's Top 15 selected artists can be viewed here.  Groundbreaking in their artistic insight and concept, technique and expression, they will be vying for the coveted Grand Prize, three Jurors' Choice Awards and the People's Choice Award. Vote now for one Finalist artwork to win the People's Choice Award by selecting your favourite work online. Voting closes 16 November 2011, 12 noon. (Singapore time, GMT +8). Image: 'The World is Flat' by Chang Yoong Chia (Malaysia), Postage stamps and adhesive, 2010