Erzan Adam

Erzan Adam (b. Singapore) is an artist and also an art educator currently teaching at LASALLE College of the Arts. He obtained his Diploma in Fine Art from LASALLE where he was awarded the outstanding student award for fine art. He pursued a Bachelor’s in Contemporary Art at the University of Tasmania and was admitted to the Dean’s Roll of Excellence. Adam received a Master of Fine Art from LASALLE conferred by The Open University. In 2002, he received the Philip Morris Art Award. He was one of the finalists representing Singapore in the Nokia Art Awards 2000 held in Seoul, South Korea. He was a recipient of the UOB Painting of the Year award in 2001 and of the Goh Chok Tong Youth Promise Award in 2006. He has actively participated in numerous exhibitions over the years either as an artist, curator, or consultant. Adam’s main work focuses on defining the self in the context of abstraction. Other areas of interest explored in his art include the relationship between text and images, art and religion, and art and community.