Penang as Launchpad for Fine Arts Graduates to Craft Art Careers?

By Nicole Chang

January 2024 FOR ART'S SAKE
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The ProsPenang’s rich and multicultural heritage is a constant source of inspiration.Fine arts final year students, Oon Zheng Yeow (Penang-born, Equator College) and Teh Qi Hong (Kuala Lumpur-born, SOTA USM), both desire to kickstart their art careers in Penang upon graduation. Zheng Yeow aspires to showcase the uniqueness of Penang, including its people, culture and identities, while Qi Hong is captivated by the well-preserved, unique arts, culture and history Penang holds.“This is particularly appealing to artists who focus on cultural-themed...

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Nicole Chang

has just completed her PhD programme at the Department of Development Planning and Management, School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia.