Many of the world’s finest artists are now showcasing their masterpieces at the ongoing Art Basel Miami Beach fair in Florida. As the annual exhibition presents over 250 works by both established and emerging artists, a particularly thrilling aspect about it is the possibility of discovering promising new talent.

But it isn’t just the US art scene that’s heating up. Here in Singapore, recent years have seen its share of young and gifted artists rising to prominence, and taking the local art community by storm. Some of them have even received the coveted Young Artist Award, which was introduced in 1992 in support of nurturing young talents. Check out our list of 5 names to watch — we reckon these Singaporean artists are on the brink of greatness.

(Main photo credit: UOB Painting of the Year; Featured photo credit: Birdwatcher by Ruben Pang)