Min Lo showed keen interest in drawing and painting very early in life. She, however had few opportunities learning art until she decided to go to the United States when she enrolled to study at the Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida where she earned her Bachelor of Arts and her Master of Fine Arts. It was there that she had the opportunity to work as an illustrator in A Beka Book, the largest Publisher of Christian textbooks. Under the tutelage of renowned painter Brian Jekel, she learned the importance of fundamentals of the subject. With the mentor-tutor she learnt to admire the works of the Old Masters.

In 1999, she completed her thesis on John Singer Sargent and his artistic influences on other artists and students.

Min has been active since then teaching in art colleges back in Malaysia. She joined the Institute of Advertising Communication Training in Petaling Jaya, Intec College in Penang and finally at Equator Academy of Art, also in Penang. Her specialist is in teaching Arts and Design subjects including Visual Studies, Color Studies and Drawing. At Equator Academy of Art, she holds the position of Head of Department of Foundation Studies and also helps out in Contextual Studies for the more senior students preparing them for credit transfer programmes at universities overseas in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.

Min has also been active going about and doing life sketches with her artistic friends. Among the people in the art circle she has also been active as a judge at children's art competitions.

Min Lo can be reached at min_lo@hotmail.com


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