Deanna Ng is an independent photographer and educator.
In 2006, Deanna was selected as an International Participant for the Missouri Photo Workshop. The experience taught her the importance of the photograph as a document of history. She was also one of the short-listed artists for the prestigious Icon de Martell Cordon Bleu Photographer of the Year Award in 2010. Deanna was selected as one of Asian's emerging talents and profiled on Nikon's "Through Asian Eyes" in 2011.
Her work includes Life Before Death, a commission by the Lien Foundation which resulted in a solo exhibition at the Month of Photography (Asia) 2009. She has also worked with German Development Agency, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), to document 20 Women in Micro-financing in Indonesia. Her pictures have been published in a book, titled Leaders, Lenders & Breadearners.
In 2015, she is selected as one of the 60 Singapore contemporary artists in the book "Singapore Eye - Contemporary Singapore Art". She has completed her first public commission for LTA's Arts In Transit programme on the the Thomson Line. The station will be ready in 2021.
She is based in Singapore and available for assignments in the region.
Born in 1976 in Singapore
Lives and works in Singapore
2016 Garden City: 2010 - 2016, Esplanade, Singapore
2012 Garden City, Objectifs, Singapore
2009 LifeBefore Death: Journeys, Institute of Contemporary Art, Singapore
2013 Urban Living: The Future Is Not What It Used To Be, Raffles City, Singapore
Ghost in a Shell, FASSART Gallery, Sabanci University (Turkey)
2012 Our People, Our Stories , Esplanade Jendela Gallery, Singapore
10 Years of Shooting Home, National Museum of Singapore
2011 Artist for Nikon’s Through Asian Eyes Showcase, http://asianeyes.nikon-asia.com/
Pasat: Past & Present, Nikon Malaysia 10th Anniversary Show, Kuala Lumpur
2010 Icon De Martell Cordon Bleu Group Show, Raffles City, Singapore
2008 Month of Photography (Tokyo), Fuji Salon, Japan
2012 Nominee for Women’s Weekly Great Women of our Time 2012 (Arts & Media)
2010 Nominee for Icon De Martell Cordon Bleu Juried Competition.
2010 Second Prize in The Great Gabsy Short Film Competition
(Singapore Arts Festival)
2015 Specialist Diploma in Arts Education
National Institute of Education (Singapore)
1999 B.Sc in Computer and InformationSciences,
National University of Singapore
2010 Leader,Lenders and Breadearners - Women in Micro-Financing (GTZ, Indonesia)
2015 Listhus Artist Residency Programme, Iceland
2009 Lien Foundation, Life before Death Campaign
2013 Land Transport Authority, Arts in Transit's Programme for Great World Station, Thomson Line. (Ready in 2021)
“Singapore Eye-Contemporary Singapore Art”, January2015
“Great Women of our Time 2012” , Women’s Weekly, June2012
Wu Qi Ji, “Photographing their last days”, Lian HeZao Bao, 27 June 2009
Alice Tay, “Q&A: Deanna Ng, Singapore”, www.featureshoot.com,29 June 2009
IgnatiusUntung, “ Hunting for the moment”, www.thelightmagz.com, 27thedition 2010.