Based in: Singapore
Armed with a Bachelor of Arts Degree form the National University of Singapore, Melissa Teo made a switch from teaching Art full time in a secondary school to venturing into painting full time. In addition, she does illustration and graphic design on a regular basis. Projects cater to a wide range of subjects both hand and digitally rendered. She still teaches adjunct. She became a member of the Singapore Art Society in 2010 and have since participated in the society's annual group exhibitions. Her works have been shown at the Utterly Art gallery , the Affordable Art Fair and the Art Apart Fair.
Her works may revolve familiar Singapore scenes but her bold and unique style gives a distinctive edge.
Local street scenes and wildlife
I usually take photos and then conceptualise from there. When I paint, I sometimes paint wothout prior mark marking as I like the spontaneous and unptedictable flow of the paints.
Wu Guan Zhong, Li Fu Yuan
I use almost anything that makes a mark with paints.
To keep on creating...
Immerse myself in the scene.
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