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UOB Painting of the Year is Back!

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UOB Indonesia just announced the launch of its annual UOB Painting of the Year (POY) for the year 2022, inviting professional artists in Indonesia to explore and show their art talents. This annual UOB POY competition is the longest running competition in Singapore and one of Southeast Asia’s most prestigious arts awards, also UOB’s flagship arts program which supports and develops art talents in the region.

As in previous years success, the artwork submissions will be accepted digitally, from the period of 26 April to 31 July 2022. This competition is intended for Indonesian citizens and permanent residents.

Maya Rizano, Head of Strategic Communications and Brand of UOB Indonesia said, “For more than a decade, we have supported many Indonesian artists in developing their talents and help artists across Indonesia to connect with more opportunities in the performing arts domestically and regionally.”

Winners will be announced at the awarding event on 20 October 2022. Winner of the 2022 UOB POY (Indonesia) award will then compete with winners from Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand for the UOB Southeast Asian Painting of the Year award, to win for the best artist in the region.

Not only winning for cash prizes, one lucky winner from four countries this year will be able to participate in the art residency program at the renowned Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan to learn about the art culture of the host country and various approaches to art creation.

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