A Chick In Search of Its Paintbrush

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Dec 13, 2016

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Our third art collaboration with Arc Children’s Centre showcases watercolour paintings that are inspired and guided by Singapore artist Aaron Gan.


“This project tells a story about a chick looking for its paintbrush. The chick represents our children and the paintbrush their dreams and aspirations. We hope to inspire our children to discover their dreams as they do through their colourful journey of life.”

Aaron Gan
Watercolourist, Singapore

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About Aaron Gan
Born in 1979, Aaron Gan is one of Singapore’s most exciting watercolour artists, well-known for his exuberant and innovative painting style. He was one of only three selected Asians, and the only Singaporean, to participate in the International Watercolour Biennial 2012 in Belgium.

In 2013, Aaron held his sold-out, debut solo exhibition, and has since been invited for several international showcases, as well as public and private commissions. An accomplished talent, his works are also regularly featured in broadcast and print media. In 2015, he added to his accolades another prestigious award for his painting Starry Starry Night.



About Arc Children’s Centre
Arc Children’s Centre is dedicated to nurturing and enriching the lives of children with serious illnesses in a joyful and healthy environment. Providing a sanctuary for the children’s continuing education, safety and bonding, care extends to parents and siblings as well, creating a haven of respite and comfort for the family.



About Tru-Marine’s Community Involvement
Tru-Marine has been supporting young talent development since 1987, through partnerships with diverse groups to present scholarship, internship and learning workshop opportunities. We are passionate about engaging in meaningful projects that assist with outreach by our partner beneficiaries.