Master of Arts with Distinction in Art and Design (Studio Practice)
Loughborough University, UK
Associate Degree of Applied Science in Women’s Fashion Design,
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, U.S.A
Diploma in Graphic Design,
Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore
Prior to being an educator, Gary worked in the fashion industry designing for GUESS Kids and was an Assistant Merchandising Manager for international label CK Calvin Klein(Club 21).
Having a strong passion for designing as well as fashion illustrations, he has had his work published in local periodicals and in the fashion illustration publication entitled the Great Big Book of Fashion Illustration.
He graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York specialising in womenswear fashion design. More recently, he obtained his Masters in Art and Design with distinction from Loughborough University, UK.
His current professional practice interest lies in understanding the semiotics in fashion with the intent of designing prints and patterns for communication.
When he’s not busy honing his ideas on his iPad, Gary is constantly on the lookout for ways to enhance his lessons with strategies for stimulating lateral thinking in his students’ fashion design process.