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My Favourite Finds: Artist Belinda Fox

Each month we bring you some of the hippest expats’ favourite finds in Singapore. Here are Belinda Fox’s favourite places to eat, play and shop!

 

Who: Belinda Fox, artist

What: Belinda just returned from a sold out show in Sydney; her exhibition at Chan Hampe Galleries opens Jan. 13 (328 North Bridge Rd). Her new book (below) is already there.

Where: From Melbourne; living in Singapore for 3 years. “I love the diversity here. My daughter has about 12 different cultures in one classroom.”

 

Kid-friendly Food

Jamie's Proper Picnic Box

“Honestly, we don’t go out much!” protests Belinda. But Jamie’s Italian suits her family’s laid-back tastes – especially the kids’ menu. “The Prosecco is very nice, too – and a good price.”

 

Belinda’s New Book!

Book Cover

Read about Belinda’s captivating print-making, painting snd sculpting in Back to the Start ($86).

 

Coffee Bean Joy

“Coming from Melbourne, we’re huge coffee snobs,” says Belinda. She hits Maison Ikkoku, Rabbit Carrot Gun, Toby’s Estate or Loysel’s Toy for “happy days.”

 

“Bloody Good” Exercise

“Running at East Coast Park is an amazing way to start the day,” says Belinda, who used to enjoy Momentum Bootcamps. “I miss being yelled at to do more sit-ups!”

 

Eclectic Furniture

Journey East

Belinda likes Journey East for unique pieces, such as a recent score: recycled tin lamps by Shanghai-based Dutch designer Jonas Merian. (315 Outram Rd)

 

Smart Art

Where does an artist go to see art? “I love visiting the Gillman Barracks and Singapore Art Museum.” Right now at the Barracks art cluster: a thought-provoking show by Shanghai-based Tang Dixin; at SAM: the SG50-inspired “5 Stars” exhibit.

 

By Sara Lyle Bow, The Finder, November 2015

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