Marvin Chew

Marvin Chew is a full-time professional watercolour artist and Vice-President of the Singapore Watercolor Society.  He is actively involved in many exhibitions and competitions, in Singapore and internationally.

Marvin loves the outdoors and is often seen sketching and painting on location, en plein air.  He also works and paints in his studio at Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore.  Since 2008, Marvin has been teaching art, and specializes in landscape as well as street scenes watercolor paintings.

Marvin Chew usually paints in semi-realistic impressionist style, using transparent watercolors that highlight the play of lights and shades, and spontaneous bold brushstrokes that imbues the energy of Chinese calligraphy.

His watercolour paintings have been commissioned by Port Authority of Singapore and supplied to the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs as overseas trip gifts, and his acrylic paintings for the Radin Mas Community Centre’s SG50 Celebration Project.