Born in 1985, Mandy also known as MāMa is a self-taught artist from Penang, Malaysia. After completed her studies majoring in Graphics & Multimedia design she diverted her career pursuing her passion for fine art and mural paintings.
Her interests in portraits has been stemmed since young by the beauty, peculiarity and the uniqueness of the human features and figures. Her works taps on portraiture both in subdued figurative and contemporary style. MāMa is a full time fine-art painter and illustrator. She produces all of her work from her tiny home studio. She paints murals from time to time, both locally in Malaysia and in Europe.
She hopes one day to have a bigger studio to work in so she can paint on bigger canvases. She finds her inspiration from personal experiences, quirky daily nuances, influences from both western and eastern culture, music, past and current artists that she admires.
She enjoys the occasional F.R.I.E.N.D.S episodes, photography, people watching, reading, travel, working out, playing the guitar, good food and good company.
She held her first solo exhibition in 2016 titled “Songs in Strokes” at G-Hotel, Penang.
2017 – Can Can Desaku
2016 – Songs In Strokes @ G-Hotel, Penang, Malaysia
2017 – Play @ Hin Bus Depot, Penang, Malaysia