Valerie Ng’s abstract paintings are a gestural expression of mood and movement. Working mostly in oil on canvas or acrylic on paper, they are created as a result of her explorations in colour, light, depth, form and texture, as well as inspired by the natural elements, hues and shapes in the environment. She strives for a dynamic balance of energy and atmosphere through a unique transfer of marks in the action of painting. Having a keen interest in paper, her art works include artists’ books, paper-mache, collage and assemblage.
Her paintings have been exhibited at the Singapore Art Museum as well as the National Art Gallery, Malaysia. Her works have also been in art fairs across the region and auctioned by Larasati Auctioneers.
She won the Bronze Award at the 2018 UOB Painting of the Year competition as well as First Prize (Abstract) in the 2004 UOB Painting of the Year in Singapore. In 2006, she was also selected for the Young Contemporaries in Malaysia and received a Distinction in the Malaysian Art Competition in 2007.
A Singapore Permanent Resident from Malaysia, she often seeks inspiration through travel thus has had artist residencies in New Zealand, Italy, Vermont USA, Iceland and Finland. Her paintings can be found in corporate and private collections in Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Mexico and Europe.