Mdm Lim Sew Yong

Mdm Lim, 76 years old, is a veteran artist and founder of Singapore’s first auction house who has dedicated her life to the development of Singapore’s art culture. Undaunted by the daily challenges that came with her diagnosis of muscular dystrophy at the age of 50, she continues to paint and rally the community to help the underprivileged through art.

She is nominated by Mr Steven Fu.