A'shua Imran (b. 1986) is a Singaporean artist working primarily in the medium of painting and performance. He graduated from LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore) with a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art (Goldsmiths, UK) in 2014, and has since presented his works in Singapore, The Netherlands, Egypt, U.K. South Africa and Spain.
Currently, Imran is the founder and artistic director of Mural Lingo, a Singapore-registered enterprise engaged in the arts, education and publishing. He founded the independent platform in 2014 with the primary focus on offering an incubation space where undergraduates and recent graduates can develop their skills and sustain their art practice.
Over the past years, Imran has collaborated with and completed commissions for organisations and institutions such as Google, National University Singapore, Red Cross - Singapore, World Wildlife Fund - Singapore and more. He also participated in a 10 weeks artist-in-residence programme in 2017 at Johannesburg, South Africa.
Since 2014, Imran has given talks and ran workshops in educational institutions such as GEMS World Academy (Singapore), Wits School of Art (Johannesburg, South Africa), and Carmarthen School of Art, (Wales, U.K.). He was also invited as a Mentor to the Young Singaporeans Conference 2018 by Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University Singapore.
He is currently based in Singapore and actively involved in local and international projects as an independent artist and art director.
Text: Marianne Tan (Art Manager) , Photo: Yusri Yusoff (Art Manager)
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