leongwaikhong

Head of Department
Penang, Penang

About Me

Wai Khong is an Illustrator / Doodler / Designer who loves Art & Craft.

He has begun doodling for many years where he explores more of his arts in recent years.

He was graduated from Birmingham City University, UK with a Master of Arts in Visual
Communication, in the year of 2005.

He is now the Head of Department for Digital Media Design Faculty in The One Academy Penang.

He recently works on Arduino, and new media as teaching Dynamic interactivity – out of the box
interaction.

He loves to explore drawing and painting in acrylic, inking, oil paint, mixed media, digital colouring of
his hand drawn / ink illustration works.

His works get to be published in Asia Illustrators Collections 2016, 2017 and 2018. His works were
also being featured in Batugether Art Exhibition 2016 and the previous Penang Art Competition 2016.

His latest works won 2nd place in “Shark and Friends” competition, organized by Shark Savers
Malaysia.

He was also the Penang Open Art 2018 winner – with his works called “Dreams – Sound & Keyboard Installation” – a Multi-disciplinary Arts with Illustration and New Media.

Personal Details

Nationality
Malaysia
Gender
Male

Language

Preferred Language (Spoken)
English
Preferred Language (Written)
English

Current Status

Employed

Working Experience

  • Head of Department
    The One Academy Penang
    Penang
    May 2011 -- Mar 2019
    Company Type
    Other
    Industry
    Arts & creative design / Advertising & Media / Education
    Position
    Manager
    Specification
    Art & Creative
    Roles
    Management
    Manage, pioneer to open up department, teach and prepare, designing jobs as well.
  • Multimedia Lecturer / Programmer / Senior Lecturer
    The One Academy
    Selangor
    Nov 2001 -- May 2011
    Company Type
    Other
    Industry
    Arts & creative design / Education
    Position
    Senior
    Specification
    Digital Media
    Roles
    Digital Designer
    Educate, design, program, then manage departmental in different roles. Designing roles in web, teach and prepare in Interactive Design / Multimedia Design / Web Design.
  • Multimedia Designer
    Amalan Digital
    Kuala Lumpur
    Oct 2000 -- Nov 2000
    Company Type
    Other
    Industry
    Arts & creative design
    Position
    Fresh / Entry Level
    Specification
    Digital Media
    Roles
    Web Designer
    Web Designer for corporate and companies

Education

  • Other
    Master Degree
    Art/Design/Creative/Multimedia
    Sep 2004 -- Sep 2005
    Major
    Visual Communication

Awards

  • Shark and Friend Art Competition 2018
    2nd Prize
    Sharks Savers Malaysia
    Jul 2018
  • Penang Art Open 2018
    Minor Winner (2nd prize winner)
    Penang Art Gallery
    Dec 2018
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