News & Events
Mercedes-Benz STYLO Fashion Awards 2013
Friday, 22nd March 2013 | ALOFT Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Congratulation to fashion student Tan Chun Yong of winning 2nd Runner-Up of Mercedes-Benz STYLO Emerging Designer of the Year 2013 recently in KL.
All the staff and lecturers of Equator would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the winners Tan Chun Yong for his effort.
MOU between Taylor's University & Equator Academy of Art
Tuesday, 19th March 2013 | Leith Street Campus, Penang
Digital Sculpture Workshop
Friday, 22nd February 2013 | Amoy Lane Campus, Penang
FREE HPV Vaccination for Female Students
Wednesday, 16th January 2013 | Leith Street Campus, Penang
This year we started off with FREE HPV Vaccination program for our female students with the aim to protect women against cervical cancer. The program is under the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development and LPPKN (Lembaga Penduduk dan Pembangunan Keluarga Negara).
Welcome Class 133 New Student
Tuesday, 8th January 2013 | Leith Street Campus, Penang
Welcome to Class 133 New Equatorians, the students were greeted by friendly lecturer and start developing their creative potential in visual arts, and they were giving a chance to get to know each of their classmate.
Equator's "Doom & Gloom!!!" Artcamp 2012
Friday, 14th December 2012 | Leith Street Campus, Penang
This year's "End of the World" themed event will be filled with chills and thrills that will scare and send shivers down your spine! Open to students aged 13-19 years old.
Experience a day of creative learning by exploring and expanding your artistic horizons through our series of activities and games. Register before 5th December 2012, we need your Help to Stop the monsters invasion!
Equator's Convocation 2012
Sunday, 2nd December 2012 | Grand Ballroom, Traders Hotel, Penang
The Convocation will be held on Sunday, 2nd December 2012 with hundred of graduates from 7 disciplines in our art & design field.
ABU Digista teens Project, it's a new kind of international image festival that allows teens from various regions of Asia to challenge movie productions and makes it fun to learn from each other, connecting with participating countries. ABU Digista teens is a co-produced TV program by Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU).
This year's theme is "Life". Teens from 7 countries (Japan, Mongolia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Thailand and Malaysia) challenge a one-minute movie production per team. Equator's animation student Lim Ee-Wei are representing Malaysia with his title "Oh Butterfly!".
25th Anniversary Celebration
Sunday, 25th November 2012 | Grand Ballroom, G-Hotel, Penang
Equator of Art and Design was founded in the year 1987. This year we celebrate our 25th Anniversary milestone with a series of programs and activities which encompass events related to lively art & design. These include academic events, workshops, and exhibitions.
The grand finale is the Anniversary Dinner at G-Hotel on the Sunday, 25th November 2012. A fashion show and series of exciting programs will be the highlights of the night.
Adobe Design Software Presentation For Class 123
Thursday, 22nd November 2012 | Equator Leith Street Campus, Penang
Congratulation again to Class 123 students for receiving their Adobe Creative Suite CS6 design softwares, included Adobe Illustrator CS6, Photoshop CS6, InDesign CS6, Flash CS6 and etc. The software presentation were presented by the Principal Dato' Chuah, VP Dr.Lim, Ms Tan and Ms Ong. This is the college initiative to encourage our students to use original softwares.
Tanjong Heritage 2012 Winners
Thursday, 8th November 2012 | Maya Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Winners from Equator attended the Tanjong Heritage Awards Ceremony recently. The winners in the Charcoal/ Pencil/ Ink category are Lim Liong Ket (1st Prize). Other consolation prizes goes to Tan Shu Wei (Charcoal/ Pencil/ Ink), Khaw Chu Keat (Water Colour), Tan Jia Xuan (Print Making).
All the staff and lecturers of Equator would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the winners and participants for their effort.
Autodesk Panorama 2012 Finalist
Thursday, 8th November 2012 | Singapore
Finalists from Equator attended a week Autodesk Panorama Bootcamp 2012 in Singapore recently. The winners are Lim Ee-Wei, Tan Sheng Khai and Jonathan Abel produced their 3D animation title "Robsolete" that give them a chance to exchange ideas, explore new skills and paid for by Autodesk, Singapore.
All the staff and lecturers of Equator would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the winners for their effort.
Congratulations to our shortlisted finalists of the AKPK Video Competition!
Tuesday, 6th November 2012 | YouTube.com
They need your help by voting for them in Youtube, every vote counts! Voting period is from 5 - 11 November 2012. Thank you.
This national competition aims to promote financial awareness amongst students and young adults. Agensi Kaunseling dan Pengurusan Kredit (AKPK) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank Negara Malaysia.
"Now and Then" by student Lee Zhe Lin
"The Adventures of A Shopaholic" by student Tan Sheng Khai, Rynne Lee, Johnathan Abel
"Never Too Late" by student Chor Yuh Shuan
Then & Now Fashion Exhibition 2012
Saturday, 3rd - 10th November 2012 | Leith Street Campus, Penang
The "Then & Now" Fashion Exhibition 2012 showcase fashion alumus fashion portfolio and their success in fashion industry. Featured work by Chuah Joo Lee, Xavier Lim, Stephanie Yeoh, Aden Yong, Mervin Ng, Josephine Wong, Ong Lai Mun, Chewwis Chew, Brian Goh, Jessie Khoo, Tang Chia Ying, Jasmine Quah, Natasha Tan and Others. Fashion Design enthusiasts are welcomed, the admission is Free.
Photography Exhibition 2012
Saturday, 22nd September 2012 | Leith Street Campus, Penang
The "Heritage & Exploration" Photography Exhibition 2012 brings a new angle from young photographers perspective of our Malaysian culture and our local environment scene. The exhibition will be officiated by YB Tuan Ong Khan Lee (Penang State Assemblyman for Kebun Bunga) on Saturday, 22nd September 2012 (10.30am) at Leith Street Art Gallery. Photography enthusiasts are welcomed, the admission is Free and refreshments will be served.
Ricardo Lecturer from Mexico
Tuesday, 18th September 2012 | Leith Street Campus, Penang
Melvin Lecturer from Philippines
Tuesday, 18th September 2012 | Leith Street Campus, Penang
Giancarlo Lecturer from Italy
Tuesday, 18th September 2012 | Leith Street Campus, Penang
Jon Lecturer from England
Tuesday, 18th September 2012 | Amoy Lane Campus, Penang
Freaky Fright Night - Halloween Party
Saturday, 27th October 2012 | Amoy Lane Campus, Penang
The "Stardom" Graduation Design Showcase 2012 - Class 098
Friday-Sunday, 7th - 9th September 2012 | Caring Society Complex, Penang
Malaysia Youth Creative Awards 2012, 2nd Runner Up
Saturday, 23rd June 2012 | PenangPac, Straits Quay, Penang
Congratulation to animation class 113 students Lau Siew Ling, Pang Chyi Wen, Goh Jia Mei, Boon Yan and Ong Souk Teng for winning 2nd Runner-Up. Creatively produced an interesting pixelation animation title "Are You A Phone Addict". It's a Public Awareness Short Film of our present and future generation in mobile social age.
Interior & Architectural Design Alumni Showcase 2012
Saturday, 30th June - 16th July 2012 | Leith Street Campus, Penang
RTM - Digista Teens reality Show filming at Equator
7th-20th May 2012 | Penang
Thank you all for your support and hard work! The 1st Season to be air on RTM2 at 10.30am every Sunday, starting from 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th June & 1st July 2012.
Interior Design Workshop 2012
Monday, 16th April 2012 | Amoy Lane Campus
From our partner University of Wolverhampton, facilitator by Ben Slater, that the workshop aims to develop awareness of the importance of conceptual thinking in design methodologies, enabling a deeper and more considered approach to design solutions. More than 70+ 2nd year interior students attended the workshop in kinaesthetic learning style. The workshop geared toward the creation of a physical model of furniture, using only regenerated or discarded material with the aim of stressing the ability to interpret and represent form and functions in a quick, easy and very effective way, to support concept generation and project proportion.
German Tiger Art Exhibition 2012
Saturday, 14th April 2012 | Malaysian-German Society, Penang
A group of Equator's Fine Art and 1st year students participating in the recent Malaysian-German Society organised titled "German Tiger Art Exhibition 2012". The art exhibition is one of the many cultural activities promoting Malaysian artists whose work is somehow connected to Germany. The Art Exhition open ceremony is officited by Dato' Chuah Kooi Yong.
Fashion Redefined - Fashion Show
Saturday, 7th & 14th April 2012 | Gurney Plaza, Penang
Yes this trend is for everyone, Equator's 13 fashion students hold their fashion collection showcase titled "Fashion Redefined" recently at Gurney Plaza. More than 40 outfits were showcase, you can find custom made fabric and plenty of range for everyone. And for those who are, they can rest assured knowing that any investment pieces, will be worthy investment in 2012 fashion trends.
Recruit New Talents from Rhythm & Hues Malaysia
Saturday, 7th April 2012 | Straits Quay Convention Centre, Penang
Rhythm & Hues is a multiple Academy Award-winning global film production studio specializing in visual effects and computer animation for feature films and television commercials is here.
The "Score" Graduation Design Showcase 2012 - Class 093
Friday-Sunday, 6th - 8th April 2012 | Straits Quay Convention Centre, Penang
Adobe Design Software Presentation For Class 118
Thursday, 29th March 2012 | Equator Leith Street Campus, Penang
Congratulation again to Class 118 students for receiving their Adobe Creative Suite CS5 design softwares, included Adobe Illustrator CS5, Photoshop CS5, InDesign CS5, Flash CS5 and etc. The software presentation were presented by the Principal Dato' Chuah and VP Dr.Lim. This is the college initiative to encourage our students to use original softwares.
MOU between Hatyai University & Equator Academy of Art
Friday, 16th March 2012 | Hatyai University, Thailand
Saturday, 10th March 2012 | Times Square, Penang
Congratulation to our student Tan Zi Xing, 3rd Prize Winner of "My Dream Hero Design Contest 2012" recently.
Architecture Design Workshop by Prof. Dr.Roger Fay
Monday, 5th March 2012 | Equator Amoy Lane Campus, Penang
Our partner University of Tasmania, Professor Dr.Roger Fay's gave the lecture and workshops for 2nd and 3rd year Architecture Students. His presents enhancing the quality of the architecture department and compliance with international standards.
Students Overjoyed to Receive RM200 Book Vouchers
Thursday, 19th January 2012 | Amoy Lane Campus, Penang
Diploma students from Equator Academy of Art were delighted to receive their RM200 book vouchers from the Federal Government.
"The vouchers help the students lessen their burden in buying books and art materials" said the Principal Dato' Chuah at the presentation.
Sunday, 15th January 2012 | Times Square, Penang
1st year students Doreen Lim Xhin Wei & How Chia Wei, both won Consolation Prize of participating the Lion Dance's Lion Head Design Competition 2012 during Chinese New Year Festival.
A Double Celebration for the Year 2012
Wednesday, 28th December 2011 | Amoy Lane Campus, Penang
Equator Academy of Art was rated 4 Stars in Arts & Humanities and 4 Stars in Engineering, Manufacturing & Construction by Malaysian Quality Evaluation System (MyQuest) recently. It's a double happiness moment for everyone here at Equator to celebrate, where everyday is a little step towards achieving our goals to be a top rated education institution. Next year is also our 25th Anniversary in providing specialised art & design education. All the staff, lecturers and students of Equator would like to say Happy Happy New Year and have a fruitful year ahead. Thank You!
Friday, 23rd December 2011 | Klang Valley, Selangor
Equator's Interior Design 3rd year student Lau Jo Ee, won Consolation Prize in EVI Kitchen Cabinet Design Competition 2011 recently at Klang Valley, Selangor.
Agilent's Design Challenge 2011
Wednesday, 21st December 2011 | Agilent Technologies, Penang
Equator's Graphic Design students Amanda Cheong Yee Lyn and Thor Jin Man received their Prizes at Agilent Penang recently for their competition titled "Retool Your Expectations Design Challenge" in 2D and 3D category.
Congratulations to both of them, giving extra time and efforts in the competition.
Equator's "Circus Masters" Artcamp 2011
Friday, 16th December 2011 | Equator Leith Street Campus, Penang
Equator's "Circus Masters" ArtCamp 2011 has been successfully concluded. This year's circus themed event promises a magnificent amount of fun and creative learning, which was duly delivered.
The annual Artcamp is designed to explore and expand the participant's artistic horizons through our series of activities and games so that the participants are exposed to the wonderful world of Art and Design.
Thank you to everyone who participated and helped to make this such a successful and enjoyable event!
Equator's Convocation, Fashion Show & Dinner Celebrations 2011
Saturday, 3rd December 2011 | Grand Ballroom, Traders Hotel, Penang
YB Tuan Chow Kon Yeow, Executive Councillor of Penang, Principal Dato' Chuah, Staff and distinguished guests celebrated Equator's 20th Convocation Ceremony with enthusiastic graduates and their family members at the Grand Ballroom of Traders Hotel, Penang.
The Convocation was held on Saturday, 6th December 2011 with hundred of graduates from 6 disciplines in our art & design field.