Kerk Hwang has actively participated in both local and overseas juried exhibitions and his watercolour talent has been recognized by many prestigious competitions over the past 20 years. His latest achievement is winning 2nd Place Award in 37th WAS-H International Exhibition, The Watercolor Art Society - Houston, USA (2014) and has been juried into The American Watercolor Society 147th Annual International Exhibition 2014 – one of the most prestigious watercolor competitions in the world, and only the 3rd artist from Singapore to enter this competition. His best awards include The First Grand Prize Winner in the Canadian Watercolour Society Salon Show (2003), Distinction Award in the 13th,14th, 18th and 21st UOB Painting of The Year Competition, SINGAPORE TOP 5 Winner of Winsor & Newton World–Wide Millennium Painting Competition (2000), Most Promising Artist Award in Singapore Phillippe Charriol Foundation Contemporary Art Competition (1994) and The New Orleans Art Association Award in the 25th Louisiana Watercolor Society International Exhibition, USA (1995).
Kerk Hwang’s works are in the collections of corporations, governments, schools and many private individuals in Singapore, Malaysia, USA, UK, Canada and China.
Morning Song No.5, watercolour, 36x51cm