On January 5, Chengdu-born, New York-based painter David Diao received USD 35,000 from New York's Foundation for Contemporary Arts.
Xu Bing and Maya Lin were honored with the US Department of State's Medals of Arts on January 21 for their commitment to cross-cultural artistic exchange.
The inaugural Joseph Balestier Award for the Freedom of Art was conferred on Indonesian artist FX Harsono on January 20.
Signature Art Prize was announced on January 22 with its grand prize awarded to Singaporean film and video artist Ho Tzu Nyen.
Hong Kong-based Filipina photographer Xyza Cruz…