Jane Leong Wai Yee
Assistant Professor, NIE, 2004
MA Arizona State University, BA (Hons) Hong Kong
Jane Leong's main teaching areas cover Art History and Art Education. She studies various aspects of Asian art with specialisation in the history of Chinese Painting. She received a fellowship from the Arizona State University and the Phoenix Art Museum in the US to write her MA thesis and participated in various museum projects, including "Heritage of the Brush" (1989) and "Transcending Turmoil: Painting at the Close of China's Empire 1796-1911" (1992). Leong is the editor of Young Contemporary Artists in Singapore (Art and Artists Speak, 2000) and has published articles on the subjects of art appreciation and museum education. She has contributed a chapter “Art Museum Education in Singapore” in Tickle, L., Sekules V. and Xanthoudaki, M. (Eds.) Researching Visual Arts Education in Museums and Galleries: An International Reader (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003). She is currently doing her doctoral research with University of Durham in the UK, which focuses on art educational practices in museums and galleries.