Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Ng Woon Lam

Associate Professor, School of Art, Design and Media

Email: ngwoonlam@ntu.edu.sg
Assoc Prof Ng Woon Lam

Biography
Memberships and Appointments
• Associate Professor at School of Art Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University
• Dolphin Fellowship, American Watercolor Society, USA, 27 Mar 2014
• Visiting Assistant Professor 2009 to 2011 at School of Art Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University
• Master of Fine Art (MFA) in Painting from New York Academy of Art
• Signature member of National Watercolor Society (NWS), USA
• Signature member of American Watercolor Society (AWS), USA

Papers(Conferences)
• ICA Belgium Colour Symposium 2019, Ghent, 23-24 May 2019, KU Leuven Ghent Technology. https://coloursymposium.org
• The Munsell Centennial Color Symposium 2018, 10 June to 18 June 2018, Inter Society of Color Council. Wiley Online Journal, July 2018. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/col.22240
• Paper by Ng Woon Lam and Xiao Yikai 'Development of 3D Color Space to Improve Learning of Color Theory', 2nd International Conference on Modern Management, Education Technology, and Social Science (MMETSS2017), Publication: Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research (ISSN: 2352-5398) June 2017 Singapore
• Paper: 'A New Approach for The Teaching of Practical Color Theory', The 3rd International Conference of Creative Industry (ICCI 2015), 11 Aug to 12 Aug 2015, Denpasar, Bali
• Paper Ref. No : 1570081239 & Conference Presentation 'Comparison of Chinese Calligraphy and Ink Painting Brushes with Western Water-media Painting Brushes' to International Colloquium of Art and Design Education Research 2015, i-CADER 2015, 12 to 15 April 2015, Langkawi, Malaysia

Books Published

• Jan 2017, Author: Ng Woon Lam, In Search of Harmony, ISBN 978-981-110-6309
• Jan 2016, Author: Ng Woon Lam, Practical Applications of Color Theory & Design Concepts, ISBN 978-981-096-3750
• Aug 2015, Author: Ng Woon Lam, A Jazz of Colors and Shapes, ISBN 978-981-095-8992

Exhibitions and Awards

• W. Emerton Heitland Award for Excellence in Traditional Watercolor, Philadelphia Water Color Society 118th International Juried Show 2018
• Honorable Mention, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society 39th International Juried Show
• North West Watercolor Society 79th International Open Juried Show 2019 USA, April 29 - July 11, 2019
• California Watercolor Association 49th National Exhibition, 11 Jan 2019 - 16 Feb 2019
• Asian Art in London, 5 – 9 Nov 2018, Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, London, UK
• Asia Contemporary Art Show 2018, Hong Kong, 28 -30 Sep 2018
Research Interests
His research interests include areas in Art Education, Scientific study of art materials, Oriental Art History and Culture, South East Asia Art, Classical Painting language in Contemporary Art and Digital Animation, Digital Painting, Design, Illustration and Fine Art.

Potential researchers, Phd / MA students may contact him directly to discuss possible research collaborations or supervision.

Looking for potential Phd students / Master students in Computer Science or Engineering to work with Python programming for MAYA. The program is to work for Calligraphic brushworks in 3D space. Interested potential students, please contact Asst. Prof. Ng Woon Lam : ngwoonlam@ntu.edu.sg

Looking for suitable MA students to work on Fine Art related research, focusing on colors and design
Current Projects
  • Incorporating Calligraphic Simplification in 3D Animation Space - A Chinese Calligraphic Concept for 3D Compositional Dynamics
  • Study Of Chinese Calligraphy In Applied Arts (Application Of Chinese Calligraphy Brushwork And Design Concepts In Digital Animation And Digital Comic Art)
  • Study Of Historical Cities Of Malacca Strait; George Town Of Penang, Malacca And Singapore
  • To Develop Tonal Structure Analytical Software to Assist Students’ Learning of Tonal Design
Selected Publications
  • Ng Woon Lam. (2016). In Search of Harmony 探. Ng Woon Lam.
  • Ng Woon Lam. (2016). Practical Application of Color Theory & Design Concepts. Ng Woon Lam.
  • Ng Woon Lam. (2016). i-CADER 2015: Comparison of Chinese Calligraphy and Ink Painting Brushes with Western Water-media Painting Brushes. International Colloquium of Art and Design Education Research 2015, i-CADER 2015Malaysia: i-CADER 2015.
  • Ng Woon Lam. (2015). A Jazz of Color & Shapes 形色从容. Ng Woon Lam.
  • Ng Woon Lam, Don Low Chee Mun. (2014). Perception & Delusion 笔飞错舞. Ng Woon Lam.

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