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Bricks

Students in classes where such a programme has been used, have a better understanding of visual images, exhibit stronger growth in math and reading, and show better social-emotional growth.

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OUR  STORY

At Lil’ Palette, we strongly believe that kids who grow up making and seeing art - be it visual arts, music, dance, theatre, or poetry - are not only more empowered to express themselves, but they also have stronger language, motor, and decision-making skills.

That’s one of the reasons why we’re passionate about what we do here at Lil’ Palette - empowering the future generation to become young visual thinkers.

OUR TEAM

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Lynn Teo

Founder

Having studied Art at ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels, Lynn went on to pursue a Degree in the Fine Arts at the esteemed School of Visual Arts in New York City. After almost a decade of dabbling in the Arts abroad, Lynn returned to Singapore with the hope to cultivate a young generation of visual thinkers. She discovers her true passion in engaging young children through Art. Having studied Art History from a young age, Lynn realises its importance in broadening her mind and triggering profound sensibilities. She aspires to be a part of the journey of moulding young children to think visually, and strongly believes that every child can become better versions of themselves via the avenue of Art.

 

Lynn's works have been published in the Art Directors' Annuals and was also one of the 25 students of her cohort to be awarded special honors at graduation.

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Lee Jia Zhen

Associate Dean of School

Jia Zhen graduated from NTU School of Art, Design and Media with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications. As a young and budding Artist in Singapore, Jia Zhen has also extensively taught Art to young children of ages 5-13. She studied Art at ‘O’ and ‘A’ Levels and  believes that being exposed to art at a young age is integral to the jumpstarting of every child's creative journey. She hopes to inspire children to look at the world through creative lenses and help them capture it in their works through storytelling.

 

Jia Zhen has exhibited and auctioned her artworks at Ion Art Gallery and was also awarded the Most Promising Artist in the 2014 UOB Painting of the Year.

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Jamie Fong

Senior Art and Camp Specialist

Jamie Fong is an art director and designer currently based in Singapore. She graduated with a BFA in Communication Design with honours from Parsons The New School of Design in New York City.

 

As an art director in NYC, she has been at major advertising agencies working with global brands such as Dell, Colgate-Palmolive, Marina Bay Sands and more.

 

Having discovered her own passion for art after completing her Diploma in Business Studies, she believes in self-directed learning and its importance in creative expression.

 

With a multidisciplinary background ranging from coding to motion graphics, she hopes to inspire children to freely express their creativity regardless of what form and medium it might take.

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Esther Parn

Senior Art Specialist and Curriculum Writer

Currently pursuing a Masters in Museum Studies and Curatorial Practices at NTU, Esther Parn is a trained designer from Singapore and Australia. She has spent the better part of the past decade working as an museum exhibition designer creating experiential spaces.  Esther is deeply interested in the intersection of history, art and culture and the many ways it is presented and represented.

 

As a practitioner of Art and Design, Esther loves working with mixed media and is always looking to expand her repertoire of technical skills. Having also worked closely with young children, she hopes to inspire them to look beyond the mundane and gain skills that will aid them in expressing their emotions in creative and constructive ways.

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Annabelle Tok

Art Collaborator and Senior Camp Specialist

Annabelle Tok is a fashion designer, artist and photographer, living between Singapore and New York. In addition to being a fashion design honors graduate of Parsons, The New School for Design in New York, she also graduated with AEP at O-Levels and Higher Level Arts at IB in Singapore.     

Annabelle’s artistic endeavors and awards span across multiple industries and geography. She has showcased with many renowned companies including  Coach, Kate Spade, Thom Browne, Braun Büffel, Hermès, Dior, National Geographic, the Youth Olympic Games, and the National Museum of Singapore.     

Alongside her multifaceted ventures, she has also facilitated several Art and Fashion courses for adults, as well as children of ages 4-18 years in both New York and Singapore. With a strong urge to reinvent traditional perceptions and a non-conformist, Annabelle looks to carve out an ingenious space for the next generation in the Arts and Fashion world.

Our Team

TESTIMONIALS

"Lynn is such a fantastic teacher. My children love her, in fact they cry if they have to miss a session! I also love Lynn’s approach which is to teach the children about a style or artist and then allow them to create. There is no wrong or right. In short she is enabling my children to develop a love of art!"

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