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Tan Haur
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  • Singapore
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College / University
Australian National University
Program / Degree
Master of Visual Arts
February 26, 2006
Member type
Artist, Art Fair, Curator
If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Conceptual, Digital, Drawing, Installation, Painting, Photography, Printmaking
I am...
Born in 1963, Tan Haur is a Singaporean who has been a moving force in digital photography, product & graphic design, digital imaging art, digital painting and underwater art making. Graduated from Australian National University (Master of Visual Arts) with a major in digital imaging & photography, before committed himself as a fulltime art advisor & artist, he worked as a chief curator cum manager for epSITE Digital Imaging Academy & Gallery (2000 -2005). This was a career that allowed Tan Haur to pursue his interest as well as create digital art awareness in the regional context. In year 2007, Tan Haur spearheaded a pioneer digi-art program supported by the Singapore Ministry of Arts - CCS in organizing workshops and seminars for the public on digital imaging & painting, photograph editing, restoring and archiving techniques. He has traveled to many countries to create art high up at the summit as well as deep down in the ocean environment, and received numerous distinctive arts awards and art contribution medals from USA, Australia and Singapore.

Tan Haur was the Creative Project Consultant from 1987 to 2000, and his job scope included undertaking consultancy work for digital art and graphics-related jobs worldwide. His years as the Creative Project Consultant saw him supervising assignments covering photography, digital imaging, loyalty programs, graphic design, advertising & promotions, exhibition & interior design, product design, visual identity programs and corporate branding programs. He has successfully merged his passion and talent together with his career in the art, digital imaging & creative industries and has proved not just to be a talented artist, but also a valuable member of the digital art community.

Tan Haur’s love for digital art, photography, painting and underwater sketching has motivated him to share this new genre with other enthusiast. He maintains a personal website where he shares his work and passion.


Recently Tan Haur also represented Singapore for the ASEAN Art for All 2008 in Thailand organized by the Thai secretariat of the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information to promote effective cooperation in the fields of culture and information for the purpose of enhancing mutual understanding and solidarity among the peoples of ASEAN as well as in furthering regional development.

Furthermore, Tan Haur was also one of the two mentors, along with Chng Seok Tin to create visual art/design for the Singapore National Day Parade 2008 goodie bag. Through a printmaking and digital art workshop mentorship by Mr. Tan Haur and Ms. Chng Seok Tin, students from Very Special Arts and School of the Arts were tasked to create the visual artwork for the 2008 National Day Parade goodie bag to be given to the spectators. This is also one of Tan’s art and design projects that has closely integrated Fine Art and Product Design in a symbolic manner. He will be looking into more cross disciplinary projects in the very near future.
About my artwork
My artwork is about: -
(a) ZEN
(b) Environmental Issues
(c) Spiritual Learning
Artists I like
Henri Matisse, Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso & Vincent Van Gogh.
Scuba diving and under water sketching + photography.
What exhibitions are good at the moment?
Tan Haur's art exhibition:-))
Centre of the artworld:
New York, Beijing, online

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At 0:27 on July 10, 2010, hany elsayed ahmed said…
thanks to be my friends
At 14:21 on July 8, 2009, BOIGEOL said…
the art of richard boigeol

At 14:50 on June 15, 2009, Alaa Hegazi said…
vote for me in http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/showdown/index/216306
At 5:28 on June 8, 2009, Catherine Mascrès said…
Thank you for your comment and the patience for watching the pictures. Have a good creative day. Ami. Cath
At 16:51 on June 6, 2009, Catherine Mascrès said…
Thank you for your friendship. I vey much enjoyed your story about drawing under water read in Saatchi.Amicalement. Catherine
At 9:56 on June 6, 2009, Kelvin Harvey said…
Thanks for the visit to my page, friendship accepted. I like your work on the large sheets of paper, an interesting blend of ideas and influences.
regards kelvin.
At 13:29 on June 4, 2009, Alaa Hegazi said…
I hope that Sr.
At 8:29 on June 4, 2009, Alaa Hegazi said…
Hi Tan and Thank you very much sr.
Very happy to meet you in art review, your works very nice.
At 9:44 on June 3, 2009, Alaa Hegazi said…


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