Artwork shaped by battle with cancer

Left: Madam Stephanie Phan with two of the art pieces done by her daughter Gillian Chen. Above: Miss Chen at 14 when she was a visual arts student at School of the Arts.
Madam Stephanie Phan with two of the art pieces done by her daughter Gillian Chen. PHOTO: KHALID BABA, ST FILE
Left: Madam Stephanie Phan with two of the art pieces done by her daughter Gillian Chen. Above: Miss Chen at 14 when she was a visual arts student at School of the Arts.
Above: Miss Chen at 14 when she was a visual arts student at School of the Arts.PHOTO: KHALID BABA, ST FILE

Exhibition showcases eight pieces by Sota student who died of cancer last year

As a child, she had an artistic streak and loved experimenting with different ideas and creations.

When she was in Primary 3, she secretly quit her co-curricular activity, Chinese orchestra, to join the art club.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 11, 2019, with the headline 'Artwork shaped by battle with cancer'. Print Edition | Subscribe