Masters of Fine Arts, LASALLE College of the Arts (Open University), 2007-2008

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting, with High Distinction), LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts (RMIT), 2002-2003

Diploma in Fine Arts, LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, 1999-2002

Bachelor of Arts, National University of Singapore, 1995-1998



Solo Exhibition

Secret Windows, The Substation Gallery, Singapore, 2004


Group Exhibitions

The Oort Cloud and the Blue Mountain, Kinder Biennale, Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands, 2021

Sewing Discord, Jendela Gallery Esplanade Singapore 2021

Stories from the Sea for Rediscover Telok Ayer Project, 2020

The Oort Cloud and the Blue Mountain, Children Biennale, National Gallery Singapore, 2019

Planes and Envelopes, UltraSuperNew Gallery, Singapore 2019

Still Like a Hummingbird, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Jogjakarta, Indonesia, 2018

The Great Lubricator, Alliance Francaise Singapore, 2016

International Triennale of Extended Media, Belgrade, Serbia, 2016

Looming Isles, an Opening Festival Community artwork for National Gallery Singapore, 2015

Mullae-Substation Artist Cultural Exchange Exhibition, Mullae Art Space, Seoul, Korea, 2014

Mullae-Substation Artist Cultural Exchange Exhibition, The Substation Gallery, Singapore, 2013

Etiquette III, The Substation Gallery, Singapore, 2013

If the World Changed - Singapore Biennale, Peranakan Museum, Singapore, 2013/2014

100% Linen, Brother Joseph McNally Gallery, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore, 2013

Still Building-Contemporary Art from Singapore, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space, Bandung, Indonesia, 2012

Nine +/- 1, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2012

Etiquette II, The Substation Gallery, Singapore, 2011

NINE, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore, 2011

Feeding Ghosts, Kitsch Gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2010

Traces II, Brother Joseph McNally Gallery, LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore, 2010

The Sustainable Shop Exhibition, SMU Gallery, Singapore, 2010

NAFA-LASALLE Fine Art Staff Show, LASALLE ICA Gallery and NAFA Lim Hak Tai Gallery, Singapore, 2010

Edgeworthia Gardneri, Praxis Space, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore, 2010

Centre to Periphery, The Japan Creative Centre, Singapore, 2010

Etiquette, Substation Gallery, Singapore, 2010

Connected:09, Pöllau, Austria, 2009

Only Breath, Café Kunst Sappho, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2009

Home – Inaugural NUS Alumni Art Show, Shaw Foundation Alumni House, NUS, Singapore, 2009

Manifold, The Substation Gallery, Singapore, 2009

SMU Arts Festival- Always Here But Not Always Present, SMU, Singapore, 2008

SCYA – Launch of website and artists works, Sculpture Square, Singapore, 2008

Flat Earth Society 0.1, The Lab Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, 2008

Flat Earth Society 0.2, The Substation Gallery, Singapore, 2008

The BIG Store, Temple Bar Gallery & Studios, Dublin, Ireland, 2007

Hopscotched, The Esplanade – Jendela Gallery, Singapore, 2007

The Vending Machine Project, Dublin, Ireland, 2006

Convergence, Ho Chi Minh City Fine Art Museum, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2005

Junction, Blue Space Contemporary Art Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2004

Made in Singapore, Art Seasons Gallery, Singapore, 2004

Philip Morris ASEAN Arts Award Exhibition, MITA Artrium, Singapore, 2003

Arts Jam-The Big Small Works Show, Art Seasons Gallery, Singapore, 2003

No Apologies (10th RMIT Bachelor of Arts Exhibition), Earl Lu Gallery, Singapore, 2003

Complementary, Earl Lu Gallery II, Singapore, 2002

Eye To the World - Nokia Arts Award Exhibition, MICA Building, Singapore, 2002

Imaginary Observations, Societe Generale Gallery, Alliance Francaise, Singapore, 2001


Scholarships/Awards/Professional Participation

In Conversation: Sewing Discord, Online artist talk, 21 May 2021

Roundtable discussion for the Materialities of Care and Modes of Making panel, Asia-Art-Activism, 28 March 2021

Image and Sound In Spite Of…, an online exhibition featuring LASALLE staff and alumni, 2020

Our Heartlands, online presentation of works for Plural Art Mag, 2020

The Opening Night of Festival of Women: N.O.W. followed by Live Chats with Women of N.O.W., 15 July 2020

Conference presenter at Birkbeck University, London - The Uncanny in Language, 2018

Painting of the Year competition judge, Yangon, Myanmar, 2015 and 2016

SG50 HDB Façade art at Ulu Pandan, August 2015

Art talk at Community Art Forum at Brack, 1 Feb 2015

Art talk/workshop at Peranakan Museum for SB2013, 2014

Mullae-Substation Art Exchange Programme, 2013/2014

Substation Associate Artist Program, 2011

Art Incubator Residency with Grey Space Projects, Singapore, 2010

Connected:09 – Art Residency in Pöllau, Austria, 2009

Taipei Drift, International Workshop for Art Academies, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008

Documenta: Openspace, International Workshop for Art Academies, Kassel, Germany, 2007

ASEF Project Grant 2007 , Singapore/Dublin, 2007

How to Cook a Wolf - Poetry Reading at BooksActually, 2006

International Artists’ Workshop in Khe Ga, Vietnam, 2005

Pulp Mash at the Substation – Painting vs. Graffiti performance, 2004

Creative Camp (organized by ASEF) in Paris, France, 2003

Melbourne Transport Shelter UrbanArt Public Program, Melbourneconnectionasia, 2003                                                  Philip Morris ASEAN Arts Award 2003 (Singapore) – Honorable Mention, 2003

Substation Associate Artist Award, 2003

LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts Art Award, 2002

Nokia Arts Award – Merit Award, 2002

LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts Special Award, 2001

National Arts Council Georgette Chen Art Scholarship, 2001

LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts Art Award, 2000


Commissioned Works

Art work for Circle Line station – Caldecott, Land Transport Authority, 2009

Paintings for Mr. Kwee Liong Seen, Executive Director of Pontiac Land P/L, 2005

Singapore Airlines, Drawings for SIA In-Flight Menus, 2004

Paintings for launch of CHIC – Carolina Herrera’s new fragrance, 2002

SQ (Service Quality) Centre Mural, 2001


Essay for Dr. Winston Oh watercolour solo exhibition catalogue, 2014

Writings for National Art Gallery’s Art archive, 2011

“Its little wonder”- Writing for ARTICLE, An accompaniment newspaper for the Singapore Biennale 08, 2008

Catalogue Article for Artist Parvathi Nayar, ArtSingapore, 2007

Articles for The Substation E-magazine, 2007-2008

Singapore Art History for the Encyclopedia of Singapore, EDM Books, 2005

Times Publishing Children Book, “My Acrylic Painting Class”, 2003


联合早報 Zaobao: 让针线在疫下, 缝织无私关怀 by李雅歌 , 28 May 2021 

Using Paper to Create Art, Straits Times by Toh Wen Li, 25 March 2019

Leaders of the Pack, Plural Art Magazine by Usha Chandradas, 10 April 2019

Times Higher Education: Unexpected shifts in perspectives (Singapore Biennale) by Dr. Peter Hill, 12 Dec 2013

The Straits Times Life! Section: Cover to Cover, article on exhibition Centre to Periphery, 08 May 2010

Lush Radio 99.5 FM: Interview about exhibition, Manifold, 02 April 2009

The Straits Times Lifestyle Section: Bookends, 10 Feb 2008

NewsRadio 938 FM: The Living Room segment, 01 Feb 2008

TheSundayTimes: Where are the women? Article on poetry reading-How to cook a wolf? 06 April 2007

Berita Harian: Belajar B. Inggeries Sambil Bercerita - Books on My Acrylic Class, 28 May 2005

联合早報,现在 Zb now:林素䝨,把自己变成一个門框, 08 July 2004

Vietnam News: VN, Singaporean artists unite for multimedia show in HCM City, 19 June 2004

联合早報,现在 Zb now:  100%新加坡制造, 01 Mar 2004