“One cannot find a better place than Singapore and Yale-NUS College to study Asian art. Yale-NUS, with its excellent resources and ideal location in a region with a burgeoning arts scene, is a solid platform for students who wish to pursue their passion, and potentially a career in art,” says Mr Tan Wee Lee, the eldest son of late Singaporean artist Mr Chen Chong Swee. And that was what prompted the Chen family to set up the Chen Chong Swee Asian Art Programme at Yale-NUS.
This is an extract from the December 2013 issue of The Power of Potential publication, a twice-yearly publication from the NUS Development Office which shows how philanthropy helps the University realise its potential. To view the publication in full, please click here.