I am an artist, children picture book illustrator and art teacher who loves watercolour paintings.
I love stories, legends and anything related to nature.
Based in Malaysia, I illustrate picture book for publishing. Conducting art lessons at ammi art studio.
2000 Honourable Mention, Philip Morris Art Awards, Malaysia
2001 Best Student Award Fine Art Section, Kuala Lumpur College of Art, Malaysia
2013 Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers
2001 Diploma in Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur College of Art, Malaysia
1996 Diploma in Technology-Building, Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Malaysia
5-20 March 2022 “The Beauty of Malaysia’s Stories”, GMBB, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
10-31 Oct 2014 “May Leong . Ammi Artworks Exhibition”, Chai Diam Ma café, George Town, Penang, Malaysia.
2021 LangUR : Building Bridge Between Our Worlds, Penang State Art Gallery, Malaysia.
2020 BELANG : Save Our Malayan Tiger Campaign, Penang State Art Gallery, Malaysia.
2019 Frankfurt International Book Fair, Germany
2019 27th Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB), Slovakia.
2019 Malaysia Picture Book Art Exhibition, Summit USJ, Malaysia
2005-19 Penang Oil Painting Society annual exhibition, Penang State Art Gallery, Malaysia.
2017 Asian Festival of Children’s Content, Book Illustrators Gallery, Singapore
2008-21 Penang Water Color Society annual exhibition, Penang State Art Gallery, Malaysia
2010 & 13 Artist’s Favorite & II, Penang State Art Gallery, Malaysia.
2006 Open Art Exhibition, Penang State Art Gallery, Malaysia
2000 Philip Morris Art Award 2000, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Interview by NABILA AZLAN (17 March 2022 ) BASKL
Malaysia’s natural wonders via Ammi Leong’s picture books
Interview by Rouwen Lin published at 23 Jul 2021 in the StarLifestyle section
Interview in Mandarin, Guangming Daily published 15 March 2022
Interview in Mandarin, cityplusfm.my, June 2020 https://www.facebook.com/466481946823736/posts/1651448638327055/
Interview in Mandarin, CITYPlus Sarawak FM92.5, June 2019