7 local artists you should be following on Instagram right now

Add a little colour and fun to your feed when you follow these artists on the 'Gram

Artwork: Mok Zijie (@artcrop)

Trust us, there's more to Instagram than #OOTDs, food porn and #selfies. From street artists to illustrators and graphic designers, discover hidden talents beyond the art gallery walls. We scrolled through social media to round up seven of the most exciting Singaporean artists that are using Instagram to showcase their beautiful works to the world. Make sure to double tap and follow them while you're at it too!

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Marina A

Follow @mrn.a
For brightly coloured cosmic surrealism works. She's even designed the album art for local indie-pop outfit M1ldl1fe.


Mok Zijie

Follow @artcrop
For miniature watercolour illustrations of nature, living spaces and portraits of famous icons.


Debra Raymond

Follow @deb.ra
For beautiful, soft paintings and drawings of signature Singaporean dishes and marine life.

Warm soy beancurd for this rainy morning, anyone? 🌧

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Follow @azridjokoloro
For gruesomely good horror-themed ink sketches.


Reza Hasni

Follow @reza.hasni
For whimsical and psychedelic pop art that's inspired by emojis, geometry and religion among others.

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