Hazel Lim-Schlegel

Academics

Hazel Lim-Schlegel

Programme Leader, BA(Hons) Fine Arts
HAZEL LIM-SCHLEGEL
  • MA (Fine Arts), The Open University, UK
  • BA with Distinction (Fine Art), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  • BA (Sociology and Statistics), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Diploma with President’s Distinction (Painting), LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, Singapore

Trained in painting, Hazel Lim-Schelegel frequently employs text, craft techniques and drawings to express her interests in production of narratives, notions of displacement, construction of histories and imaginary landscapes. 

Besides being an artist and educator, Hazel has experience in other aspects of art such as gallery management and contributing to artistic publications. She has exhibited in Singapore, US, Indonesia, Korea, Ireland and Vietnam and has participated in international artists exchange programmes such as the ASEF Creative Camp 2003 in Paris; the Artists’ Workshop in Vietnam, 2005; Documenta: International Workshop for Art Academies in Germany, 2007; and Connected:09 in Pollau, Austria in 2009. 

Hazel was one of the artists commissioned for the Singapore Biennale 2013/2014 with her work entitled A Botanical and Wildlife Survey at the Singapore Peranakan Museum.

Publications
  • Its Little Wonder, Singapore Biennale; Singapore (2008).
  • Catalogue article for artist Parvathi Nayar, ArtSingapore; Singapore (2008). 
  • Dangers of Blinking, Substation e-magazine; Singapore (2005–2006). 
  • To Garner More than a Glimpse, Substation E-Magazine; Singapore (2005–2006).
  • Framing White Elephants, Substation e-magazine; Singapore (2005–2006).
  • Singapore Art History for the Encyclopedia of Singapore, EDM Books; Singapore (2005).
  • My Acrylic Painting Class, Times Publishing; Singapore (2003).
Awards
  • Philip Morris ASEAN Arts Award 2003 (Singapore) – Honorable Mention (2003).
  • Substation Associate Artist Award (2003).
  • LASALLE SIA College of the Arts Art Award (2002).
  • Nokia Arts Award – Merit Award (2002).
  • LASALLE SIA College of the Arts Special Award (2001).
  • National Arts Council Georgette Chen Art Scholarship (2001).
  • LASALLE SIA College of the Arts Art Award (2000).
Research and Practice
  • Art Incubator Residency, Grey Space Projects; Singapore (2010).
  • Connected:09 – Artists exchange; Pöllau, Austria (2009).
  • Workshop on Contemporary Art Theory, Substation; Singapore (2008).
  • Taipei Drift, International Workshop for Art Academies; Taipei, Taiwan (2008).
  • Documenta: Openspace, International Workshop for Art Academies; Kassel, Germany (2008).            
  • ASEF Project Grant 2007; Singapore and Dublin (2007).
  • Poetry Reading, How to Cook a Wolf; BooksActually; Singapore (2006).
  • International Artists’ Workshop; Khe Ga, Vietnam (2005).
  • Pulp Mash, Substation – Painting vs. Graffiti performance; Singapore (2004).
  • Creative camp organised by ASEF; Paris, France (2003).
  • Melbourne Transport Shelter UrbanArt Public Programme, Melbourneconnectionasia; Melbourne, Australia (2003).

 

Solo Exhibitions

  • Secret Windows; The Substation Gallery; Singapore (2004).

 

Group Exhibitions

  • The Oort Cloud and Blue Mountain, Children’s Biennale 2019, National Gallery    Singapore; Singapore (2019).
  • Planes and Envelopes, UltraSuperNew Gallery; Singapore (2019).
  • Still Like Hummingbird, Indonesia Contemporary Art Network; Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2018).
  • The Great Lubricator, Alliance Francaise Singapore; Singapore (2016).
  • International Triennale of Extended Media; Belgrade, Serbia (2016).
  • Looming Isles, an Opening Festival Community artwork for National Gallery Singapore; Singapore (2015).
  • Mullae-Substation Artist Cultural Exchange Exhibition, Mullae Art Space; Seoul, Korea (2014).
  • Mullae-Substation Artist Cultural Exchange Exhibition, The Substation Gallery; Singapore (2013).
  • Etiquette III, The Substation Gallery; Singapore (2013)
  • If the World Changed – Singapore Biennale, Peranakan Museum; Singapore (2013).
  • 100% Linen, Brother Joseph McNally Gallery, LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore (2013).
  • Still Building – Contemporary Art from SG, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space; Bandung, Indonesia (2012).
  • NINE +/- 1, Sabanci University; Istanbul, Turkey (2012).
  • Etiquette II, The Substation Gallery; Singapore (2011).
  • NINE, LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore (2011).
  • Feeding Ghosts, Kitsch Gallery; San Francisco, USA (2010).
  • Traces II, Brother Joseph McNally Gallery; LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore (2010).
  • The Sustainable Shop Exhibition, SMU Gallery; Singapore (2010).
  • NAFA-LASALLE Fine Art Staff Show, LASALLE ICA Gallery and NAFA Lim Hak Tai Gallery; Singapore (2010).
  • Edgeworthia Gardneri, Praxis Space, LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore (2010).
  • Centre to Periphery, The Japan Creative Centre; Singapore (2010).
  • Etiquette, The Substation Gallery; Singapore (2010).
  • Minutes of Meeting, Praxis Space, LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore (2010).
  • Connected:09; Pöllau, Austria (2009).
  • Only Breath, Café Kunst Sappho; Amsterdam, the Netherlands (2009).
  • Home – Inaugural NUS Alumni Art Show, Shaw Foundation Alumni House, National University of Singapore; Singapore (2009).
  • Manifold, The Substation Gallery; Singapore (2009).
  • Pameran Poskad Exhibition, House@Dempsey; Singapore (2008).
  • An Invitation to Dream – Graduation Exhibition, Praxis Space, LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore (2008).
  • Practice Mode – Works in Progress, Praxis Space, LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore (2008).
  • SMU Arts Festival – Always Here But Not Always Present, Singapore Management University; Singapore (2008).
  • SCYA – Launch of website and artists works, Sculpture Square; Singapore (2008).
  • Flat Earth Society 0.1, The Lab Gallery; Dublin, Ireland (2008).
  • Flat Earth Society 0.2, The Substation Gallery, Singapore (2008).
  • The BIG Store; Temple Bar Gallery & Studios; Dublin, Ireland (2007).
  • Hopscotched, The Esplanade – Jendela Gallery; Singapore  (2007).
  • Culture@Xperiment – ASEF 10th Anniversary Celebration Project (www.asef.org/culturexperiments) (2007).
  • Obscurity – Fine Arts Staff Show, Project Space, LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore (2006).
  • The Vending Machine Project; Dublin, Ireland (2006).
  • Convergence, Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Museum; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam  (2005).
  • Animal Instinct, Utterly Art Gallery; Singapore (2005).
  • Junction; Blue Space Contemporary Art Gallery; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (2004).
  • Sneaker Pimps, Space 21;Singapore (2004).
  • Don’t Pick My Pockets, Citilink-Esplanade Walkway; Singapore (2004).
  • Made in Singapore, Art Seasons Gallery; Singapore (2004).
  • Pulp – Street x Art Exhibition; The Substation Gallery, Singapore (2003).
  • Philip Morris ASEAN Arts Award Exhibition; MITA Artrium, Singapore (2003).
  • Arts Jam – The Big Small Works Show, Art Seasons Gallery; Singapore (2003).
  • No Apologies (10th RMIT Bachelor of Arts Exhibition), Earl Lu Gallery; Singapore (2003).
  • Box ii, Plastique Kinetic Worms; Singapore (2003).
  • Limelight, BA Gallery, LASALLE SIA College of the Arts; Singapore (2003).
  • Beneath the Surface, BA Gallery, LASALLE SIA College of the Arts; Singapore (2003).
  • Complementary, Earl Lu Gallery II; Singapore (2002).
  • ARTillery (26th Diploma in Fine Arts Exhibition), LASALLE SIA College of the Arts; Singapore (2002).
  • Food in the City, Raffles City Atrium; Singapore (2002).
  • Eye To the World – Nokia Arts Award Exhibition, MICA Building; Singapore  (2002).
  • Imaginary Observations, Societe Generale Gallery, Alliance Francaise; Singapore (2001).

 

Curatorial

  • LASALLE Winstedt Graduation shows, Winstedt campus; Singapore (2014–2019)
  • One Night Only, Winstedt campus; Singapore (2014–2019)
  • The Sustainable Shop Exhibition, Singapore Management University Gallery; Singapore (2010)
  • Edgeworthia Gardneri, Praxis Space, LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore (2010)
  • Manifold, The Substation Gallery; Singapore (2009)
  • Tape It Up! Tape It Down! – Student’s Drawings, Praxis Space, LASALLE College; Singapore (2009)

 

Practice-as-Research

  • A Survey on Singapore Natural History – A Singapore Biennale Project (2013).

 

Conference Papers

  • Colours Indicted: The Survey of the Representation and Framing of Colours, at the Uncanny in Language, Culture and Literature Conference; London, UK (2018).
  • Keynote speaker, Framing, Mapping, Weaving, for MA Fine Arts Symposium; LASALLE College of the Arts; Singapore (2018).
  • History, Ethnology, Community and Art: Finding and Performing the Narrative, at the Asian Conference on Education (2017).

 

Commissioned Works 

  • Art work for Circle Line station; Caldecott Station, Land Transport Authority; Singapore (2009).
  • Paintings for Mr. Kwee Liong Seen, Executive Director of Pontiac Land Pte Ltd (2005).
  • Singapore Airlines, Drawings for SIA In-Flight Menus (2004).
  • Paintings for launch of CHIC – Carolina Herrera’s new fragrance (2002).
  • Mural, Singapore Chinese Swimming Club; Singapore (2002).
  • Mural, LASALLE SIA College of the Arts; Singapore (2002).
  • Mural, SQ (Service Quality) Centre; Singapore (2002).
  • Mural, CitiLink-Esplanade Walkway; Singapore (2002).
     
Current Research and Practice
  • Aesthetics of care.
  • Mapping intersections of art, design and craft through the art of weaving (LASALLE Research Grant).
Research interests
  • Craft
  • Painting.
  • Colours.
  • Frames.
  • Weaving.