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Born in 1980 in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Sio Yean graduated from the The One Academy in Malaysia in 2002, majored in Illustration. He worked as an illustrator and art tutor for 5 years before pursuit his Master degree in Art & Design at University of Hertfordshire (Distance Learning) in 2007. Since then, he has been… Read More
Born in 1980 in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Sio Yean graduated from the The One Academy in Malaysia in 2002, majored in Illustration. He worked as an illustrator and art tutor for 5 years before pursuit his Master degree in Art & Design at University of Hertfordshire (Distance Learning) in 2007. Since then, he has been drawing comics and writing about visual culture for local press. He now works and lives in Selangor. Read Less
Comics in Anthologies
“FUN FUN FAMILY” collected in Silence 2012. Anthology of Silent Comics.
Published by Ligatura 3rd International Comics Culture Festival, 2012

“SHE IS INFECTED!”, “HE IS INFECTED!” & “HIS TWO FRIENDS ARE INFECTED” collected in AIDS Awareness Comic Book, Malaysia, Dec 2006

Columns
“MONDAY BLUE” serialized in Nanyang Shang Pao since NOV 201… Read More
Comics in Anthologies
“FUN FUN FAMILY” collected in Silence 2012. Anthology of Silent Comics.
Published by Ligatura 3rd International Comics Culture Festival, 2012

“SHE IS INFECTED!”, “HE IS INFECTED!” & “HIS TWO FRIENDS ARE INFECTED” collected in AIDS Awareness Comic Book, Malaysia, Dec 2006

Columns
“MONDAY BLUE” serialized in Nanyang Shang Pao since NOV 2010

“FUN FUN FAMILY” serialized in Nanyang Shang Pao since AUG 2010

Writings
“CAVALIER PERSPECTIVE” a column on comic in Malaysiakini, since JAN 2013

“SOFT-SEE” a column on visual culture in Merdekareview, JAN - AUGUST 2012 Read Less
2013
MALAYSIA MANDARIN COMIC SOCIETY PROFESSIONAL AWARDS
“Fun Fun Family” won Best Comic Strips & Best Comic of the Year

2012
LIGATURA 3RD INTERNATIONAL COMICS CULTURE FESTIVAL, POLAND
Silent Comic Competition - Finalist

2011
MALAYSIA MANDARIN COMIC SOCIETY PROFESSIONAL AWARDS
“Fun Fun Family” was short… Read More
2013
MALAYSIA MANDARIN COMIC SOCIETY PROFESSIONAL AWARDS
“Fun Fun Family” won Best Comic Strips & Best Comic of the Year

2012
LIGATURA 3RD INTERNATIONAL COMICS CULTURE FESTIVAL, POLAND
Silent Comic Competition - Finalist

2011
MALAYSIA MANDARIN COMIC SOCIETY PROFESSIONAL AWARDS
“Fun Fun Family” was shortlisted for Best Comic Strips – Top 5 Finalists

2010
TROPICANA LIFE STREET LIFE COMIC STRIPS CONTEST
1st Runner up

2009
GEMPAK STARZ NEW TALENT COMIC COMPETITION
Champion of Comic Strips Open Category

2008
TROPICANA LIFE STREET TEE DESIGN COMPETITION
2ND Runner Up

COMIC KING MAGAZINE - THE ANIMAL ART COMPETITION
Special Prize

2001
THE ONE ACADEMY OF COMMUNICATION DESIGN
Second Year Top Student

THE ONE ACADEMY CREATIVE & STRATEGIC ART CLUB - LOGO COMPETITION
Consolation Prize

2000
NOKIA ARTS AWARDS - ASIA PACIFIC 2000
Finalist

1998
CENTRAL ART ACADEMY (CAA) - SCHOLARSHIP DRAWING COMPETITION
Third Prize Read Less
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