By offering a diverse mix of exhibitions and programs, Chan Hampe Galleries fosters Singapore's emerging artists, celebrates Singapore's established artists, and seeks to expand the community of Singaporean art enthusiasts.
With its central location in the esteemed Raffles Hotel in Singapore's Bras Basah Cultural District, Chan Hampe Galleries serves as a focal point for discourse and discovery of Singaporean contemporary art.
Benjamin Milton Hampe
An Australian-born gallerist, curator and art consultant, he is currently based in Singapore and is a Co-Owner/Director of Chan Hampe Galleries and the Treasurer of the Art Galleries Association of Singapore.
Previously Benjamin was Gallery Representative at Jan Manton Art (Brisbane, Australia), a commercial gallery specialising in Australian and South-East Asian contemporary art, before beginning his own consultancy company – Arterial Network.
Consequently he was employed by art and cultural consultancy company Positive Solutions (Brisbane) as Manager of Visual Art Projects providing curatorial research advice for clients including West Kowloon Cultural District (Hong Kong), Shanghai EXPO 2010 (China), Palm Jebel Ali (Dubai, United Arab Emirates), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia), and Brisbane Domestic Airport Terminal Expansion (Australia). Public art curatorial and project management clients included Gold Coast University Hospital (Australia), Chinatown Mall Redevelopment (Brisbane), Darwin City Centre Redevelopment (Australia), Santos Place (Brisbane), and Southbank Cultural Precinct Playground (Brisbane).
In March/April 2010 - as part of an Asialink Arts Management Residency facilitated by the University of Melbourne (Australia) - he curated exhibitions at Platform China Contemporary Art Institute (Caochangdi Art District, Beijing) and Pickled Art Centre (798 Art District, Beijing).
Benjamin is also co-curator of International Digital Art Projects – a digital media arts organisation partnered with the Queensland University of Technology (Australia) with representatives in Asia, Australia, and Europe.
CHAN HAMPE GALLERIES @ Raffles Hotel
328 North Bridge Road, #01-20/21 Raffles Hotel Arcade, Singapore 188719
tel: +65 6338 1962 | fax: +65 6338 6192