Creative Macau

Center for Creative Industries

Visual Arts

Joana Ling Heok Joo

A Chinese Singaporean who moved to Macau in 1980 and began exploring her life to be a modern art artist. She works with mixed media even though most of her representative works are in acrylic on paper. Since 1991, she has held 7 solo and numerous joint exhibitions worldwide. She received several achievement mentions and awards, including an honorable mention from “The Phillips Moris Group of Companies” in 1995. In 1997, she co-founded Macau International Visual Art Centre with her artist husband, Kwok Woon and in 1999 they created the mural painting in the famous Kun Iam Ecumenical Centre in Macau.