20 years in the S'pore arts scene: STPI goes from rocky start to the world's art stage

Executive director of STPI Creative Workshop and Gallery, Ms Emi Eu. ST PHOTO: FELINE LIM
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SINGAPORE - The Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI) officially opened in April 2002. But its namesake Kenneth Tyler, a highly respected print maker from the United States, reportedly left in a huff, after serving just three months as its founding director.

Ms Emi Eu, who joined STPI as a gallery director in June 2001, recalls that period of uncertainty. "There was speculation STPI wasn't going to last."

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