Her. New Vision II 每 Malaysia &
Singapore Women Artists Exhibition
byMalaysia Women Art Association and International Women Artists-
Singapore (INWAA-Singapore) will be held at the following venues :
Venue 1- Artseni Gallery, Lot 10, level 4, Kuala Lumpur 每 March 8每
Venue 2- DaTang Fine Arts, Singapore- May 5 -15, 2012
Aims & Vision:
provide a platform for women artists of Malaysia
& Singapore, to exhibit their paintings under one roof so as to promote
friendship and cultural interaction amongst women artists of different
nationalities and cultures.
promote cultural awareness and cooperative spirit among women artists for
the growth of a new global culture that stress on peace and international
Artworks created by contemporary women artists are concrete revelation of
a new vision and identity related to the unique female sensitivities and
the aspiration of the women artists for art, life and aesthetics. it is
hoped that this exhibition will help to remind people of love, compassion
opening of ※Her. New Vision II 每 Malaysia & Singapore Women Artists
be held on the March 10. 2012 at 3.00pm.
Dato Mohd. Yusof Ahmad, Director General national Visual Arts Gallery
has kindly consented to be the Guest of Honour to officiate the opening
This event is to commemorate with the International Women Artists Day 2012.
In March 2012, 12 artists from Singapore will be arriving in Kuala Lumpur
to attend the opening ceremony and to participate in art exchange activities
like art tour, art sharing and sight seeing.
In May 5, 2012,
12 Malaysian women artists will be attending the opening at Singapore by Dr.
Ho Kah Leong, the President of Singapore Arts Federation. They will also be
involved with art tour and art interaction with the Singaporean women
The Participants Malaysian Women Artists
Dr. Yuen Chee Ling, Sylvia
Lee Goh, Chiou Ling Chyi, Nurhayati Mhd. Yussof, Siti Mariah
Jackson-Sullivan, Yoon Sook Fong, Joy Wu, Lee Hui Lan, Loke Hung Tho, Yong
Seow Ping,, Khoo Shiau Lee, Tan Seok Boon
Singapore Women Artists
Irene Hong＊ Yoko Yoshinaga,
Winnie Cheong, Teo Lay Hua, Woo Ching Seang, Stephanie Oei,
Alice Lee, Lau Meow Noi, Chiam Cheng Koon, Tan Mui San, Tan Huan Khim, Loh
Malaysia Women Art Malaysia (Pertubuhan Seni Wanita Malaysia)
The establishment of Malaysia Women
Art Malaysia is to encourage cooperation, mutual support and friendship among
the women artists of Malaysia
The concept of promoting women＊s
art through exhibition of the artworks created by women artists began as early
as in 1993 when Dr. Yuen
Chee Ling, Director/ Principal of Conservatory of Fine Arts gathered a group of
7 women artists from the various regions of Asia to exhibit their paintings at
the at the Gallery
of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China under the banner of
※Her Presence In Colours 每 7 Asian Women Artists Exhibition§
. The pioneer group of women artists were: Sylvia Lee Goh, Sharifah Fatimah Syed Zubir and
Yuen Chee Ling from Malaysia, Nancy Koh Lee and Alysia Lee from Hongkong, Lin Lin Lan and Chen Chiu Zhin from Taiwan. The
aim of the exhibition was to foster the awareness of the unique essence of women
art that reflects female sensitivities and the innermost feelings and thoughts
of the individual woman artists in relation to life, art and compassion . Supported by the Ministry of Culture,
Youth and Sports Malaysia, Penang State Government , Foreign China Malaysia
Friendship Association and Central Academy of Fine Arts, the success of this first women
artists show in Asia was overwhelming.
To continue the mission of promoting women＊s art and to foster the awareness of
the contribution of the women artists who have offered their truthful and honest
self in art, Conservatory of Fine Arts continued to organize ※Her Presence In Colours II-
Asian Women Artists Exhibition§ to present the artworks of 12 well-known Asian
women artists at the Penang State Art Gallery in 1995. T.Y.T TunDato Sri ( Dr.) HajiHamdan bin Sheikh Tahir, The Governer of Penang officiated the opening.
YB Dato Kee Phaik Cheen The Penang State Executive Councilor for Tourism
Culture and Women Development hosted the welcome dinner for the women artists
from various regions of Asia- Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, HongkongandChina
Women Arts Associates
established in 1998 was the co-organizer of Her Presence In Colours
III- International Women Artists
Exhibition at the PenangStateArtGallery. The exhibition features the artworks
created by 41 women artists from 13 countries.
As time goes by, Her Presence In Colours
exhibition series has expanded in its scope and arena. Her
Presence In Colours IV- IX were held
in Bangkok, UK- Sheffield (UK), Melbourne, Dague( Korea), Beijing, Portland
coming Her Presence In Colours X- Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City) 2012 involved 211 women artists
of different nationalities with various cultural background from over 20 countries.
Conservatory of Fine Arts is now the headquater of the International Women
Artists Council (INWAC), an international network that coordinated with women
artists from over 20 countries. It is now a global network with 17 subcenters (
known as "INWAA- ( country name) established at different countries.
Malaysia Women Art Association, an offshoot of Women Art Associates
was officially registered in Malaysia
as a non governmental organization in 2009. The aim is to continue the
mission of promoting women＊s art through art and cultural activities like
exhibition, women art conference and cultural visit. Dr. Yuen Chee Ling serves
as the Founder cum President. The other founder members include the Vice President
Sylvia Lee Goh, Secretary Chiou Ling Chyi and committee members: Zuzila Zain,
Hurhayati Yusoff. Siti Mariah Jackson, Yoon Sook Fong, Lee Hui Lan.
The participants of Her Presence In
Colours 每 7 Asian Women Artists Exhibition: Chen Chiu Zhin,Sylvia Lee Goh, Nancy Koh Lee, Dr. Yuen Chee Ling,
Lin LinLan and Alysia Lee attended the opening at Gallery of the
Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China.
DatoNoorAdlanYahayauddin, Ambassador of Malaysia to the Peoples'
Republic of China, officiated the opening
ceremony at Central Academy of Fine Arts in July 8, 1993.
In 1995, Her Presence In Colours II- Asian Women Artists Exhibition held at the
PenangStateArtGallery. - T.Y.T TunDato Sri ( Dr.) HajiHamdan bin Sheikh Tahir, The Governer of Penang officiated the opening.
1998- Her Presence In Colours III- International Women Artists Exhibition held
at the PenangStateArtGallery in March
1998 was officially launched by Puan Sri Chui Kah
Ping, wife of the Chief Minister of Penang
Tan Sri Dr. KohTsuKoon officiate the opening at the PenangStateArtGallery
﹞2010- Women Art & Environment- Paintings created by 22 Local Women
March 5-15, 2010 @ GaleriArtPoint, Penang.
The first inaugural exhibition of Malaysia Women Art
Association was the ※Women Art and Environment ※exhibition held at Galeri Art
Point Penang commencing 5th of March, 2010 till 15th of March 2010. This event
is to commemorate with the occasion of the celebration of the International
Women＊s Day 2010. The exhibition was officially declared opened by YB Puan Ong
Kok Fooi, the Penang State Executive Councilor for Youth and Sports, Women,
Family and Community Development on the March 5, 2010.22 Malaysian women artists exhibited
their artworks using natural dyes colours. Highlight event is the displayed of a
large painting created by the participants of the exhibition using eco friendly
Her. New Vision 每 An Exchange
Exhibition between China & Malaysia Women Artists
Venue 1- ShanghaiNormalUniversityArtGallery 每 May 30每
Venue 2 - July 3 每 July 7, at Galeri Adiwarna, University Sains Malaysia
cross cultural art exchange event jointly organized by Malaysia Women Art
Association and International Women Artists- Shanghai and supported by Pusat
Pengajian Seni - USM and College of Fine Art Shanghai Normal University.
Her.New Vision 每An Exchange Exhibition between China & Malaysia Women Artists
featuring 40 women originated from 每 China - Malaysia was successfully held at the Wuxing
Gallery, ShanghaiNormalUniversity in May 30 to
June 3, 2010.
16 Malaysian women artists traveled to Shanghai to witness the occasion of the
opening and to visit the Shanghai World Expo. Other activities include art
conference at ShanghaiNormalUniversity, out -door painting session at the
Bund together with international artists of various nationalities, art tour and
Special guest to
the opening at Wuxing Gallery , Shanghai was Madam Zhang
Lili, the President of the Shanghai Women Federation
Viewers of the
exhibition at Wuxing Gallery, Shanghai Normal University
In July, 2010 the same group of women artists exhibitedtheir artworks at Penang Adiwarna Gallery, University Sains Malaysia (USM)
commencing July 3 to July 7.16 artists from Shanghai attended the opening of the
exhibition and took part in art exchange activities like cultural
tour, art workshop and art auction dinner.
YB Puan Lydia Ong Kok Fooi, Chairman of Penang State Youth
and Sports, Women, Family and Community Development officiated the
opening at Galeri Adiwarna, Pusat Seni USM on 6th July at .