Alvin Ong synthesizes mythologies, histories and the anecdotal into non-linear narratives and surreal improvisations. A graduate from the Ruskin School of Art, and the Royal College of Art, he has since exhibited at Singapore Art Museum (2007, 2012, 2013), Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (2007), Asian Civilizations Museum (2010), Peranakan Museum (2015), Northampton Contemporary (2017) and National Portrait Gallery (2018). He is the 2018 recipient of the Chadwell award.
2018 BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London.
2018 All you can see, Rizzuto Gallery, Palermo.
2018 Thumbnails, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London.
2018 HIX Award, Coutts Bank, Mayfair, London.
2017 Fiction of Precision, AGAS, Singapore.
2017 Sydney Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney.
2017 Bilateral Bonds, Taksu Gallery, Singapore.
2017 WIP Show, Royal College of Art, London.
2017 And then..., NN Contemporary, Northampton.