26 Jun 2022 (Sun.) ~ 17 Jul 2022 (Sun.) / SAM at Tanjong Pagar Distripark, The Main Deck, Level 3

My Dream Matchbox Home – A Paper Sculpture Workshop with Cheryl Teo

Event Details

Design and create your dream matchbox home with artist Cheryl Teo. Explore the fundamental techniques behind the art of paper craft, get creative and put your own spin on your own miniature reading nook or space in this paper sculpture workshop!

My Dream Matchbox Home – A Paper Sculpture Workshop is part of the programming for the exhibition, Superfluous Things: Paper.
In this workshop, participants will:
  • Understand the nature of paper and how to work with it.
  • Learn how to work with precision and intricate details using paper cutting tools.
  • Be guided with practical insights and pre-designed templates to create a miniature paper sculpture.

Tools and Materials Provided:
  • Scissors
  • Craft Knife
  • Ruler
  • Cutting Mat
  • Glue
  • Pencil

About the Artist

Cheryl Teo is a Malaysian-born Singaporean artist who specialises in creating intricate paper sculptures and tactile illustrations. Her practice focuses on craft-based media that embraces the memory of play. She is drawn to the ubiquity of paper and the meticulous process involved in handcrafted design. Teo is also interested in constructing whimsical worlds and toying with our perception of reality through the elements of surprise and scale. She has worked on commercial set design, photo illustrations and installations. She has been featured in local and international publications such as The Straits Times Singapore, Frankie Magazine Australia, and Flow Magazine France.
About the Exhibition

Superfluous Things: Paper is an interactive exhibition for the young at heart. This exhibition highlights the work of contemporary artists as storytellers, evoking precious personal and cultural memories, through a long tradition of paper manipulation. The works astound through the transformation of a piece of paper into objects of visual feast and irresistible emotional resonance.

To find out more, visit www.singaporeartmuseum.sg.
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Admission Policy

  • Only those aged 18 and above may participate in this workshop. You may be required to show proof of age using photo identification upon admission.
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the workshop.
  • Ticketholders to this workshop are entitled to free admission into SAM on the same day.
  • SAM reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the programme.


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