2020 Young Artist Award recipients count their blessings in a pandemic year

(From left) Dr Yanyun Chen, Mr Irfan Kasban, Carnatic vocalist Sushma Somasekharan and Nicole Midori Woodford. ST PHOTOS: ALPHONSUS CHERN, DESMOND FOO
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SINGAPORE - This year's recipients of the Young Artist Award span the range from traditional artist to multimedia practitioner.

The four recipients will each receive a trophy, a certificate and a $20,000 grant to further their work. The award, first given out by the National Arts Council (NAC) in 1992 to those 35 and younger, aims to encourage young artists in the pursuit of their practice.

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