Beauty and Grotesque Art Exhibition
Weirdly sexual and visually examining the nature of truth; meet the 11 Fine Art alumni and students deconstructing the beauty from their paintings.
The group exhibition by 11 inspiring artists were Cheang Chie Hoay, Tey Pheng Pin, Wong Joo Yee, Leow Xu Jia, Ang Ee Lyn, Sharifah Nadhirah, Lim Czen Yee, Ang Bee Ching, Lee Siew Wen, Ho Su San and Lee Sydney.
Meet them at Gehrig Art Gallery, 51 Stewart Lane, George Town, Penang on Saturday 25th July 7.00pm. As food and refreashment will be served, please RSVP 04-2612261.
The exhibition showcase start from 25th July till 1st August 2015, 10:00am to 6:00pm daily.
Creative Exchange Students Program from Thailand
An exciting months for 19 Thai students, they Study Hard & Play Hard! The students have the opportunity to study at Equator College, Penang.
Beside participating in Design & Animation classes, they explored our richness in arts & heritage, culture, warm hospitality, food and seaside. We hope all the Thai exchange students had a great and memorable time at Equator College. All the best and hope to see you soon!
Design Talk by Professor Raymond Quek
A design talk session by Pro Raymond Quek, Head of the Leicester School of Architecture, De Montfort University, Leicester UK on "Graphic Novels and the thematics of redemption in Architecture and the City" for Architectural Departmnet.
Speed & Effiency in Revit
Equator College is honoured to invite Mr.Kim Wong. A Revit Architect and BIM Manager to present the full potential and implementation of the advance software that started from concept, design until manage the project in Interior and Architecture Design
"走走畫畫喬治市 See it, Sketch it - Sketching Georgetown"
Thank you everyone for participating the urban sketching and artist sharing session in the evening. It was a great pleasure working together with famous artists such as Khoo Cheang Jin, Chong Hon Fatt, and Ch'ng Kiah Kiean. Their passion and commitment towards art has achieved a great height in sharing and developing the community with the same passion. Not to mention our main organiser of the events were China Press, Mr.Goh and Eu Yan Sang represented by Mr.Tang.
The exhibition last for 2 days, started from 6 to 7 July from 9am - 6pm daily at Leith Street Gallery. Free Entrance & Parking! For more information and collection of artworks, please contact us at Leith Street Campus Tel:04-2615 116.
The Mystical Art of Marrakech Workshop at Gurney Plaza
A fun session in the Mystical Art of Marrakech workshop where we guide you on how to embellish motif table lamp and weaving handphone pouch! Just in time to celebrate this coming Hari Raya! In collaboration with Gurney Plaza.
Congratulations to our Newly Elected Student Council 2015
Today's 17 students sworn in the Student Representative Council (SRC) Office. Our newly elected officers were Por Shi Wei (President), Ang Chun Kiat (Vice President), Lim Hui Chyi (Secretary) and Lee Yong Jin (Treasurer).
Penang Green Carnival - Model Making Competition 2015
Congratulations to our Equatorian who have participated in the Penang Green Carnival - Model Making Competition 2015!
The winners are Por Shi Wei & Ang Phei Fang, and the third prize goes to Lim Wei Shen & Bong Kian Nen.
Linked to The Star news article.
Live Demo by Khoo Cheang Jin
Today's live demonstration and sharing session for Batch 153 new students by local famous artist Mr. Khoo Cheang Jin. The streetscape with old buildings and unique Architecture has always been his subject for painting. During the demo, Cheang Jin shared his approach in skecthing and watercolour painting and encouraged new students to go out into nature to paint field studies and then create their works inspired by the atmospheric, memories and imagination.
"Design with Heart" NPYDA 2015 Official Launching
Improving functionality, enhancing experiences and transforming lives is the core ethos of "Design With Heart", selected as this year's theme at the Nippon Paint Young Designer Award. "Design With Heart" aims to be the catalyst that spurs young interior designers and architects to ideate concepts that infuse convenience, practicality and purpose into our living, working and leisure spaces.
During the official launching, alumni Ms Fendarie Su quoted before she end her presentation "When you are doing design, try to live in the design. We live in design. Give emotion to your design, bring soul to the space".
Equator College is honoured to be invited to the official launching for this year's NPYDA. Contest details, entry kit and submission deadline can be found at www.youngdesigneraward.com.my
Welcome Back Professor Roger
Our Diploma in Architectural Technology students started off their Monday with a critique session by Emeritus Professor Roger Fay from University of Tasmania
Congratulations to our Equatorian who have participated in the Pulau Tikus Logo & Theme Design Contest 2015!
We would like to thank YB Yap Soo Huey for the wonderful collaboration together with Ken Ray Communications Sdn Bhd.
The winners of Open Category goes to Mr.Lim Tiong Jin with RM5000, and Sin Boon Seang, student from Equator College for winning RM3000 in the Student Category!
Equator Concept Gallery 2.0 @ Gurney Plaza
Visit us at Gurney Plaza Penang, New Wing Ground Floor next to Aldo from 1st till 17th May 2015 to find out how you can begin your creative journey!
We would like to thank Gurney Plaza for giving us this great opportunity to showcase our students' work. June/August 2015 intake registration is ongoing. Visit us at Gurney Plaza / Leith Street Campus / Amoy Lane Campus to find out more!
Aden Yong Fashion Show 2016 Collection
A successful home grown and alumni began his own design label in 2010, with his vision to create dresses that are both elegant and luxurious. Tonight his couture exclusive gowns stole the evening spotlights at the Penang Fashion Week.
The showcase was amazing that people left that night inspired, impressed, and proud of all that you and your team accomplishing. Congratulations and all the best wishes from Equator.
ART13 Fashion Show @ Gurney Paragon
Join us for an exclusive session of dapper and chic elegance at the 'ART13 Fashion Show', in conjunction with Penang Fashion Week. Based off the theme 'ART13', this show highlights the latest designs from 13 Equator Fashion students all for your viewing pleasure.
Xue Kai 001 SS 2016 Fashion Show
Famed by his Sakura Collection 2014, alumni Lim Syer Kai dedicated his Avant Garde collection of Xue Kai 001 Spring/Summer 2016 unveiled during the Penang Fashion Week 2015 Festival. He explored the ideas of form & shape - modifying the pattern structure and monochromatic colors with suit, pants and long dress. Can't wait for his next up coming collection.
Pulau Tikus Logo Design Competition Exhibition at Gurney Plaza
The Pulau Tikus Logo & Theme Design Exhibition of 110 entries were held at Gurney Plaza, Ground Floor New Wing from 18th - 8th May 2015.
The grand Award Ceremony will be held at Balai Rakyat Jalan Cantonment, Pulau Tikus (next to Maybank) on Saturday, 9th May 2015, 6.00pm - 8.00pm. Stay tuned!
Dare to Dream Fashion Show, Workshop & Exhibition
We had a great time at the "DARE TO DREAM" Penang Fashion Week, The line-up activities included fashion workshop learning how to get trendy with Flip-Flips. An unique fashion exhibition "Art to Wear" by the emerging and talented fashion design students, included the recent Mercedes-Benz STYLO Fashion Grand Prix Malaysia 2015 Competition finalists students Heah Hui Xuan and Lim Yee Hooi creation.
Unforgettable Sunday night experience with 11 young emerging fashion designers send their projects down the runway, you will soon obsess.
Our most heartfelt thanks to Gurney Plaza and Fipper Malaysia collaboration, the wonderful students, models, and last but not least our ever-supportive audience!
VA VA VOOM Graduation Showcase 2015
VA VA VOOM Graduation Showcase features works by 58 graduates in their selected field, namely Graphic and Multimedia Design, Interior Design, Architectural, Fine Art and Fashion Design Technology.
The graduates are eager to expose their creativity and talent to all, hence everyone is invited to the showcase at Penang Times Square, Entertainment City Ground Floor from 10am - 9pm. The opening ceremony is on 27th March 15 (11am). Admission is Free.
For more details, please visit VA VA VOOM Facebook or call 04-2615116 / 2281315
Mercedes-Benz STYLO Fashion Grand Prix Competition 2015
We are so proud of both bright fashion students Heah Hui Xuan and Lim Yee Hooi whom have successfully emerged as the finalists in the STYLO Fashion Grand Prix Malaysia Competition in KL recently.
Mercedes-Benz STYLO Fashion Grand Prix Media Conference
Our heartiest congratulations to both bright fashion students, Heah Hui Xuan and Lim Yee Hooi whom have successfully emerged as the finalists in the STYLO Fashion Grand Prix Malaysia Competition. They both joined Equator in year 2014 and have already marked their names in the fame industry.
Let's wish them all the best for the final round and give them our greatest support!
Meet Us in Your Hometown this March 2015
The College representatives will be in Ipoh, Alor Setar and Penang on 10, 13, 21 & 22 March 2015. Visit us at this location for more information. Also find out more on Equator's Art & Design Scholarship and Financial Aids for deserving students.
- - 04/3 Taiping - Legend Inn Hotel from 12pm - 5pm
- - 10/3 Ipoh - Syuen Hotel from 12pm - 6pm
- - 13/3 Alor Setar - Holiday Villa City Center from 12pm - 6pm
- - 21 & 22/3 Penang - SPICE (PISA), Bayan Baru from 11am - 7pm, Booth No.H18 - H23, Arena (Level 2)
Make a Difference on Earth Day!
What can you make from egg cartons? An initiates project and public service activity to celebrate Earth Day!
This event is organised by Gurney Plaza, Penang
Penang Fashion Week 2015 Press Conference
We are honored to take part in the Penang Fashion Week 2015 event. This extravagant event is a good platform to showcase renown Penangite designers latest collection from casual wear to high fashion. The event is organised by Gurney Paragon and endorsed by Penang State Tourism.
Wall Art Competition 2015
Congratulations to our Fine Art students for winning the first ever Art At The U | Open Competition 2015! The students, Tan Jia Xuan won 2nd prize(left) and Ang Bee Ching won 4th prize(right), each walked away with cash prizes of MYR4,000 and MYR2,000 respectively. The event was organised by U Hotel, Penang.
Yu Cai Foundation Logo Competition 2015
Congratulations to two of our students -- Cheah Kok Hui who won 1st runner up and Chwung Jye Lan who won 2nd runner up in the Yu Cai Foundation Logo Design Competition at KLCC.
Equator Concept Gallery @ Gurney Plaza
Visit us at Gurney Plaza Penang, New Wing Ground Floor next to Aldo from 5th till 31st January 2015 to find out how you can begin your creative journey!
We have workshop line-up for every week including 'How to draw Marvel/DC Comic Characters', Red Packet Designing', Fashion Designing, Oil Painting Demonstration, Live Sculpting and many more.. Book your seat now!
We would like to thank Gurney Plaza for giving us this great opportunity to showcase our students' work. Through our workshops and live demonstrations, we've came across so many creative individuals of different ages, schools, and locations.
March 2015 intake registration is ongoing. Visit us at Leith Street Campus / Amoy Lane Campus to find out more!
Are you going to be the next movie star!
Production team of "The Journey", Woohoo Pictures is coming up with a whole new movie "OlaBola". It's a movie about Football connects love back in 1970s n 1980s. Currently we are still on the production stage of searching potential leading male actor. What are you waiting for? Join the Audition at Amoy Lane Campus this Wednesday, 14-1-15 (10am-3pm).
《OlaBola》男主角会是你吗？ 由最高票房大馬電影 《一路有你》原班制作團隊打造，全民導演周青元（Chiu導）領軍的全新足球電影計劃《OlaBola》试镜活动再次来到槟城宝岛。今次更与檳城赤道藝術学院合作举办公开试镜活动，只要符合以下条件都欢迎参与。还等什么，因为你可能就是下一位全民偶像!