Bio

Siyuan Ma (b.1989) is a commercial photographer / visual artist from Singapore. Siyuan’s works evolve around the built environment, covering a variety of genres from architecture, street to fine art photography. Formally trained as an urban planner, Siyuan’s works incorporate a fusion of urban planning and design principles with aesthetics and geometry. His works have won numerous international awards and have also been exhibited internationally in cities such as Singapore, New York, London, Tokyo, Berlin, Seoul, Budapest and Athens. The artist has represented Singapore as the exhibition finalist at the Seoul New York Photo Festival in 2015, and Art Olympia in Tokyo, 2017.

 

Awards

Competitions

2017

Top 20 Shortlist, Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards

Finalist, Art Olympia, Tokyo, Japan

Finalist (Digital Photography), Art Photography Digital Arts Kyoto Award, Japan

Finalist, London Photo Festival Architecture Photography Competition, United Kingdom

 

2016

Second Place Winner (Architecture – Buildings), Tokyo International Foto Awards, Japan

Finalist, Art Gemini Prize 2016, United Kingdom

Second Place Winner (Architecture - Buildings), International Photographer of the Year 2015, United Kingdom

Honorable Mention (Documentary Category), Prix de la Photographie Paris PX3 RED Competition, France

Winner (Outstanding Achievements - Architecture), 9th International Color Awards, United States

Top 20 Finalists, London Photo Festival Street Photography Competition, United Kingdom

Second Place (Greening the City Category), International Garden Photographer of the Year, United Kingdom

 

2015

Second Place Winner, Triumph Architecture Photography Awards, United Kingdom

Finalist (Landscape Category), 8th Pollux Award, United Kingdom

Bronze Award (Street Category) and Top 50 Placement, International Proify Award, Australia

Honorable Mention (Architecture Category), Neutral Density Photography Awards, United Kingdom

Winner (Street & Architecture), World In Photo Competition

Finalist, Seoul-New York International Photo Contest

Honorable Mention (Architecture Category), Moscow International Foto Awards, Russia

2 Honorable Mentions (Architecture), International Photography Awards, United States

Honorable Mention (Panorama), International Photography Awards, United States

Finalist (Architecture), Siena International Photo Awards

Third Place, Motif Collective "Colors" Gallery Competition

Top 20 Shortlist (Local Youth Category), Co-op Hot Shots 2015

FIAP Honorable Mention (Monochrome Section), World Engineering Summit: About Climate Change Photography Competition

Second Place Winner, Singapore Garden Photographer of the Year (Theme 1 SBG: Celebrating our Heritage)

Merit Prize, Garden Moments Photography Competition by Gardens by the Bay

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

"-scape" Juried International Exhibition, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

 

2016

Unity in Variety VI, Gabriel Fine Arts, London, United Kingdom

4th Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography, Palazzo Italia, Berlin, Germany (Upcoming)

Construct: Art in Architecture, Darkroom Gallery, Vermont, United States

Seoul New York International Photo Festival (New York Segment), PowerhouseArena, New York, United States 

International Garden Photographer of the Year Exhibition, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, United Kingdom

Street Photography Juried International Exhibition, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece

 

2015

"Light and Shadow" Juried International Exhibition, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

Seoul New York International Photo Festival (Seoul Segment), Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul, South Korea

10th Ngee Ann Photographic Exhibition, Singapore