Kamal Dollah is a Singaporean artist renowned in batik painting and caricature art. Kamal graduated from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) in 1993. Ever active in the local art scene, he returned to NAFA in 2007 for a sabbatical, obtaining an MA in Contemporary Practice from the University of Huddersfield (UK), with a thesis titled ‘Innovating Tradition – Batik Painting in Contemporary Art Practice’. Kamal currently operates a gallery and teaching studio supported by the National Arts Council at Wisma Geylang Serai.
Kamal is a record holder of several artistic feats in the Singapore Book of Records, including the longest community batik extending 550 meters. He is also a distinct member of the International Society of Caricature Artist and the International Society for Education through Arts (UNESCO). Kamal was awarded the Rotary Club of Singapore’s Artisan of the year award 2019 for his contributions to the arts and community.
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