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    Honourable Mention Award from the prestigious Asahi Shimbun's 76th International Photography Salon of Japan
    March 26, 2015
    I am overjoyed to receive this Honourable Mention Award from the prestigious Asahi Shimbun’s 76th International Photography Salon of Japan. There is only a 0.49% chance for an international participant to win an award amongst 1293 photographers.
    SLA Photo Competition Exhibition Opening at National Gallery
    October 9, 2015
    With Singapore Land Authority’s (SLA) Chairman Mr Lim Sing Seng, SLA Chief Executive Mr Tan Boon Khai, Mr Jerome, Mr Alan and Nick at National Gallery.
    Opening of the Gallop Arboretum at the Botanic Gardens
    December 20, 2015
    With Minister Lawrence Wong, PSS President and NParks Group Director Mr Wong — at Singapore Botanic Gardens.
    Receiving Hong Kah North Photo Competition Judge's plaque
    December 21, 2015
    With Senior Minister of State Dr Amy Khor — at Hong Kah North Community Club.
    People's Association's Passion Fiesta at Toa Payoh
    June 12, 2016
    With Minister of Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen PA’s Passion Fiesta. We were the main supporting corporate member.
    Kuala Lumpur Photo Festival (KLPF) 2016
    October 6, 2016
    At the Kuala Lumpur Photo Festival 2016 With Mr Goh, Jessica and Dr Oh.
    "Space and Self" Exhibition Opening
    January 14, 2017
    At the “Space and Self” exhibition opening. This event is part of the national Art Photography, Mentorship & Exhibition program (APME) With Lasalle College of the Arts’ President, Vice President & Provost, PSS President, Urich, the wonderful ladies Marissa Rose Dino, Guineviere Ann Low, Stella Lim and the amazing candidates of the APME program. Mentees’ Artist Talk and exhibition at the Orcahrd Library
    Japan-Singapore Cultural Exchange Exhibition Opening
    February 26, 2017
    At the Japan-Singapore Cultural Exchange Exhibition's opening event. I am honored to be appointed as the Exhibition Chairman and to curate the works with my team.
    9th International Festival for Photography and Video - "Photo Speaks"
    March 17, 2017
    I’m grateful and happy to have my work exhibited at the 9th International Festival for Photography and Video – “Photo Speaks”. Hosted by The Society of Korean Photography. – Vincent Liew
    Exhibition at the Reopening of the Sengkang Public Library
    March 18, 2017
    WIth Minister for Communications and Information Mr Yaacob Ibrahim.  
    Outing with my 52 students!
    April 1, 2017
    Taking my 52 students out for a shoot at Botanic Gardens .
    Jeonju Photo Festival 2017
    April 2, 2017
    Excited to be going to Jeonju in South Korea!!
    Exhibition at the 12th Ngee Ann Kongxi Photographic Exhibition
    April 6, 2017
    I’m very thankful to have my image printed as a banner for the 12th Ngee Ann Kongxi Photographic Exhibition and to have my photos exhibited!! – Vincent Liew
    PSA Gold Medal - Grand Canyon Circuit (USA) 2017
    April 13, 2017
    I’ve taken part in only 4 juried exhibitions/salons so far in 2017. I’m really glad and lucky to have received the Best of Show PSA Gold Medal, a Judges Choice and a Salon Bronze Medal. 
    Conferment of Honorary Fellowship of PSS at the Annual Members' Fund-Raising Dinner 2017
    April 17, 2017
    I'm very honored and happy to be conferred as a Honorary Fellow of The Photographic Society of Singapore during the society's Annual Members' Dinner. This is a significant milestone after almost 12 years of dedicated service.I'm very honored and happy to be conferred as a Honorary Fellow of The Photographic Society of Singapore during the society's Annual Members' Dinner. This is a significant milestone after almost 12 years of dedicated service.
    Conferment of Honorary Fellowship of the Bangladesh Photographic Society (Hon.FBPS)
    May 7, 2017
    I am far from deserving but my friends from the Bangladesh Photographic Society (Operational Member of FIAP in Bangladesh) had recognised my contributions with the global photography community and conferred me with their Honorary Fellowship (Hon.FBPS). I’m most thankful and deeply humbled. Thank you dear friend Yousuf Tushar!
    NYC-Manhattan Photojournalism Award, Gold Medal
    May 18, 2017
    Happy to be awarded and exhibited in a juried exhibition in New York!! 
    10th Jeonju International Photo Festival in South Korea
    May 20, 2017
    I'm really honored to be invited as a Exhibition Director to the photo festival. I had the opprtunity to curate a series of photos from Singaporean photographers. The group exhibition is titled Jewels of a Nation.
    Group Exhibition at the Kyoto International Community Hall, Japan
    May 24, 2017
    Wished I could be there to attend the second segment of the Japan-Singapore Cultural Exchange Exhibition!  
    Master of Arts Research Scholarship
    July 8, 2017
    I’m deeply blessed to be awarded a scholarship to do my Master of Arts (Research) in Photography from NTU*!!! I hope my research will add value to the body of knowledge in photography art!! *NTU is ranked 11th place in the recent QS World University Ranking.
    Curated "Lens & Lines" Exhibition @LaSalle College of the Arts
    July 28, 2017
    I've greatly enjoyed myself curating this cross-platform art exhibition in collaboration with Poetry Festival Singapore and exhibited at the LaSalle College of the Arts!
    The International Federation of Photography Art - FIAP Group Exhibition
    August 5, 2017
    I received my EFIAP this day. 25 years late. 🙂
    Appointed as Board Member of Res Artis
    September 14, 2017
    I am excited to be appointed to the Board of Res Artis. Res Artis or the International Association of Residential Arts Centres is a worldwide network of Artist Residencies with over 600 centers, organizations, and individuals in over 70 countries.
    Pingyao International Photography Festival 2017
    October 4, 2017
    Pingyao International Photography Festival 2017 I'm very honoured to curate a show at the PIP festival, probably the largest in the world, to showcase the works of Singaporean photography artists. More than 100,000 photographers, gallerists and collectors from all over the world gather at Pingyao during this period. The festival is also participated by more than 80 colleges worldwide and covers an astounding exhibition area.
    Meeting Delegates from China Photographers Association
    October 11, 2017
    I’m very glad to meet with Mr Du, the Vice Secretary-General of China Photographers Association(CPA), along with his team of delegates. CPA currently has 26,000 ordinary members(strict admission criteria) and more than 800,000 registered members through CPA’s provincial branches.
    Talk at Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival
    November 9, 2017
    Exhibition at Yixian International Photography Festival (China)
    November 10, 2017
    My series of photographs, “Complementary Colours” being installed at Yixian International Photography Festival (China). Unfortunately I couldn’t attend personally due to my tight commitments. I would like to thank the host for this special opportunity.
    Glad to be on Sri Lanka’s national paper
    December 8, 2017
    Glad to be on Sri Lanka’s national paper for judging the PSSL International Photo Competition,
    Show at Campania Film Festival (Italy)
    December 24, 2017
    Thank you for including my work for screening at the Campania Film Festival in Italy!! https://www.facebook.com/campaniafilmfestival/…
    Exhibition Ngee Ann Cultural Centre
    May 2, 2018
    I am glad to be an Invited Artist again at Ngee Ann Kong Xi’s Ngee Ann Cultural Centre Annual Photo Exhibition.
    Grooming the next generation - Yishun Town Secondary School
    July 6, 2018
    Grooming the next generation! With my students from Yishun Town Secondary School. And thanks to Mr Phua Chong Tian for always helping out to conduct my lessons!!
    "Seeing Red, Seeing Green" - Solo Exhibition at the Historical Museum Salina Turda
    July 13, 2018
    I am very honored to be invited by Photo Romania Festival to present a solo exhibition at the historical museum Salina Turda, which is located in the county of Cluj’s, at the Durgău-Valea Sărată, Turda region in Romania. http://www.photoromaniafestival.ro/expozitii/seeing-red-seeing-green/
    Discover Bihor!
    July 16, 2018
    Very glad to be invited by Fotoclubul Varadinum and the Bihor Tourism Board for a photo camp in Bihor. So looking forward to it!!
    "The Other Aspect" - Solo Exhibition at the Ştefan Vilidár István Gallery, Fort of Oradea City Museum
    July 29, 2018
    My solo exhibition, “The Other Aspect”, will be showing at the studio gallery of the Medieval Fortress of Oradea. The show is supported by the municipal government of Oradea, Romania and curated by my dear friend Ovi.
    Photography Workshop for NTU's Undergrad Student Council @The Arc
    April 15, 2019
    Photography Workshop organised by Nanyang Technological University’s Undergrad Student Council @The Arc (The current newest building at NTU’s campus) I created a short video of the workshop. The students are supposed to conceptualise a theme through photos. It was an amazingly fun session. http://vincentliew.info/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Photo-Workshop-at-The-Arc-NTU-2.mp4
    Showing my Works At Ngee Ann’s Cultural Center's Annual Exhibition 2019 .
    July 12, 2019
    Invited Artist at Ngee Ann Kong Xi’s Ngee Ann Cultural Centre Annual Photo Exhibition 2019.
    Workshop at NTU
    September 15, 2019
    I am thrilled to conduct a photography workshop under the hospice of Nanyang Technological University’s Students Welfare division.  
    "Visualised Dialogues" show at Pingyao Photography Festival 2019
    September 19, 2019
    I’m delighted to initiate and curate a show, “Visualised Dialogues”, for photography students’ from the Nanyang Technological University School of Art, Design & Media at the Pingyao International Photography Festival. And congratulations to Marina Zuccarelli for winning an award under the college/university student category!! Fitri Ya’akob Hong Shu Ying Mak Han Feng Marina Zuccarelli Mun Mun Loke Queenie Ke Vincent Zhang Xuan
    "The Winning Image" - A talk conducted on behalf of National Parks Singapore (nParks)
    November 27, 2019
    Thanks to NParks (National Parks) for organising this workshop to discuss the critical ‘winning elements’ of awarded photos from the Singapore Garden Photographer of the Year (SGPY) photo competitions. I am also delighted to serve as the Chief Judge for two consecutive seasons of the SGPY. I also wish to thank the Senior Group Director of NParks, Mr Wong, for the beautiful photo book. Photo credit: Mr Phua Chong Tian
    Chief Juror for the 65th PSSL's Annual International Competition & Exhibition of Photography
    July 20, 2020
    I am delighted to serve as the Chief Juror for The Photographic Society of Sri Lanka’s 65th Annual International Competition & Exhibition of Photography. It has always been a wonderful experience serving as a juror for this wonderful competition! The organization and the panel of jurors are both amazing!
    Conferment of Honorary Fellowship by Tricity Photo Art Society of India
    August 20, 2020
    I am glad to be conferred as a Honorary Fellow of the Tricity Photo Art Society of India.
    Congratulations to my student, Ms Tang Jingwen
    September 2, 2020
    I like to congratulate my student, Ms Tang Jingwen, for winning an Excellence Award in the recent Silk Road Youth International Photography Competition (12-18yo category). This year, there were 108,281 youth participants with 254,301 works submitted to the competition. Each category has 42 awards (4 categories). This means, each participant only has 0.16% (averaged) probability of winning an award. An extremely difficult feat. Jingwen’s work will be showed at the Photo Beijing Festival 2020. Below is an extract of her work titled, “Grandfather’s Hands”.
    Virtual Exhibition "Tengger - god, land and people"
    September 21, 2020
    I originally planned to have a solo show this year but due to the covid-19 pandemic, I had to postpone. Undeterred, I decided to have a virtual show. The show is listed under acpFest as I am a featured artist of ACP Festival 2020.