Big Pond

Swee Wah

Education

Master of Art, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
July 2003 - July 2004

Bachelor of Arts ( Fine Arts ) Hon., Universiti Sains Malaysia.
1994-1998

Exchange Student at University of Western Australia.
July-Nov.’96

Diploma in Fine Arts, Conservatory of Fine Arts, Penang, Malaysia,
1994

Memberships

2010-present
·Member of Royal South Australian Society of Arts Inc.
 
1998-July2003, 2005-2007
·Chairperson of The Penang Teachers’ Art Circle
 
1999 - July 2003
·Hon. Secretary of The Penang State Art Gallery Committee
·Life Member of The Penang Art Society

Awards

2011• Merit Award - "Too Hot to Handle" RSASA Members'
Summer Exhibition, Royal South Australian Society of Arts Inc.
Adelaide, South Australia.

2011•SALA(South Australian Living Artists) StatewideSuper
Artist Opportunity Award.

2011• Merit Award and Encouragement Award- “Introducing…
New Members Exhibition”, Royal South Australian Society of Arts
Inc. Adelaide, South Australia.

2002• Consolation Prize- Penang Pesta Young Talent Art Exhibition.

1994• 2nd Prize-Penang Conservatory Of Fine Arts “After The Master”
Oil Painting Competition.

1993• Consolation Prize- Penang Pesta Young Talent Art Exhibition.

1992• Minor Prize- Penang Pesta Young Talent Art Exhibition.

Publication / TV Program

2013• Artist’s Favourite II – Directory Of Penang Artists

2012• Marie Claire (Malaysia),September 2012 issue-
Feature:“Line, Colour & Passion” Page 75.

2012• “Ethnic Batik” – Australia Channel 10 :
Totally Wild - S2 Episode 25 (3/3)

2009• The Expat Magazine (March 2009)

2007• Artist’s Favourite – Directory Of Penang Artists

2002• 200 Malaysian Artists Directory

1998• Penang Artists Directory

1993• Consolation Prize- Penang Pesta Young Talent Art Exhibition.

1992• Minor Prize- Penang Pesta Young Talent Art Exhibition.

Related Experience

2011 - present· Workshop Tutor at Carclew Youth Arts, Adelaide,
South Australia.

2007 - Organising Chairperson of The Penang Botanical
Garden Art Competition.

2006 - Organising Chairperson of The Global Ethic Project-
Seeing Unity In Diversity Art Competition, Penang.

2004 - Volunteer of The Biennale Of Sydney.

2003 - Organising Committee of Placemark Art Exhibition,
COFA Exhibition Space, UNSW, Sydney.

2003 - Program Partner of the Children’s Art Olympiad in Malaysia.

2003 - Organising Committee of Friendly Relationship Through
Pictures, Asaka City, Japan.

2003 - Organising Committee of Renga-Chained Painting Exhibition,
Penang State Art Gallery.

2001 - Facilitator of “Transisi” Art Exhibition, Galeri Petronas, KLCC,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

2000,2002,2005,2007 - Organising Chairperson of The Penang
Teachers’ Art Circle Anniversary Art Exhibition.

1998-2003 - Organising Committee of the Malaysia-Japan Children
Art Exhibition & Competition

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