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Jerry Soo Tah Keng

Vice President, Academic

Senior Lecturer

3D Design

Qualification

Postgraduate Diploma in Higher Education (PGDHE),
Nanyang Technological University,
Nanyang Institute of Education, Singapore


Master of Design,
University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Bachelor of Arts (Architectural Studies),
National University of Singapore

Biography

Recipient of the Merit Award for the Singapore Furniture Industries Council Furniture Design Competition in 2000, Jerry Soo, a multi-disciplinary designer, has a wealth of experience working in the building, exhibition and media industries.

Jerry’s recent works include an art installation at the ‘Simple Pleasures’ exhibition at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (2013) and a cover-page feature of a residential project in ‘Square Room’ magazine (2010).  He has also been regularly invited as guest judge for “Best Booth Design” for exhibition events such as Water Week and Asia-Pacific Furniture Fair. He had previously served as a Council member in the Interior Design Confederation (Singapore) for several years.

Jerry brings to NAFA close to 20 years of experience in teaching as well as developing and leading research in arts education, with a particular focus on sociocultural, informational and technological changes that are transforming and impacting the creative industry.  This has led him to his interests in planning and developing academic curriculum that aims to ensure teaching and learning remains relevant and current for the students today. His varied interests also encompass writing, photography, painting and volunteer work.