Meet our Trainers

CHONG SOONSENG

Soon Seng started as a hobby ceramist with 16 years of experience in clay art. His foundational skills originates from Master Potter Chua Soo Kim. Over time, with a keen spirit to learn from major traditions, his throwing style adopts a spirit of playful modernistic creativity.


 

KAREN PANG 

Karen is our lead trainer for school and corporate programmes. Her works has a modernist streak across various functional and abstract forms. She also works with the National Gallery Singapore to help stduents understanding art better. 

GENEVIEVE CHIA

Genevieve Chia is a part-time trainer at Goodman Ceramics Studio. 

As a design director in a creative-led agency, her multifaceted experience spans across diverse genres and media platforms.

 

When she is not mulling over a creative brief, Gen dabbles in ceramics to connect with her inner artist. She fell head over heels with the new-found hobby a few years back and uses this therapeutic past time to recharge her mind and inspire ideation at work. 

 

Some of her works showcase the multiplicity of wood ash effects on clay and the path of flame. 

RUSHAN TRINI

Rushan is one of our amazing pottery wheel trainers. Rushan started playing with clay, like many of us, as a hobby. Playing with clay soon became a passion for creating wares that are both useful and decorative. 

 

As part of our team, Rushan now shares her passion by training newcomers to the pottery experience. 

HAZEL WONG

Hazel Wong is an educator and ceramic muralist with more than 15 years of teaching experience. Her works at Goodman Ceramic studio is focused on structuring and maintaining quality educational programmes and services. Most of our programmes are designed by Hazel. She is NIE-trained in pedagogy of art education. Hazel's work includes identifying and setting up collaborative partnerships with various sectors.

 

Hazel's artistic work includes some of Singapore's largest community murals and public installation works such as HDB’s 50th Anniversary mosaic mural as well as the Youth Olympic Mural at Esplanade MRT station. She is also a specialist in Art Education (NIE trained) and a consultant in visible thinking methodologies.