- MFA (Fine Art) (The School of Sculpture Charlottenborg), Danish Royal Academy of Visual Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
- BFA (Visual Communication), The School of Arts, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Basel Summer Workshop,The Visual Communication Institute HGK, Basel, Switzerland
Joanne Pang is an award-winning artist and designer with work experiences cultivated through international practice in the fields of contemporary art and graphic design.
In the field of graphic design, Joanne has worked in international creative firms such as Ministry of Design in Singapore, Scandinavian Design Lab in Copenhagen and FutureBrand UXUS in Amsterdam. Her design experience ranges from art direction, branding, publication to exhibition and experience design.
Joanne has also won numerous awards such as a gold medal in the Publication category for Several Island and a bronze medal in the Multidisciplinary category for self-initiated project It at the Singapore Design Award 2012. Her photographic series Breath also won the overall winner for the Body-them category at the Singapore Young Photography Award 2012, Her poster The Pools of Silence was exhibited at the 10th International Poster Triennial in Toyama, Japan. In 2018, Joanne also won the coveted 2018 UOB Painting of the Year, Gold Award, Established Artist Category.
From 2013–2016, she co-founded Yunrubin—an art practice that negotiates the physicality of urban material with the poetics of objects and space. Through the creation of sculptures, installations and objects, she has participated in international solo and group exhibitions in Singapore, Iceland, Japan, Korea, Finland, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UKm.
In 2019, she founded Prypress, a creative studio and publisher that curates exhibitions and designs and publishes books, prints and objects that explore the intersections of communication and spatial experiences through art and design inquiries. Prypress collaborates with emerging artists and designers to participate in international art book fairs such as Singapore Art Book Fair (2019), Taipei Art Book Fair (2019), Hong Kong Art Book Fair (2020), Focal Point Art Book Fair (2020) and 6th Melbourne Art Book Fair (2020).
As an educator, Joanne Pang develops cross-disciplinary practice that engages across various fields such as music + design, art + design and craft+ technology. She delves into the liminal spaces between type, image-making and materiality. Design minors that she helms includes Type Expression, Inquiry of Design, Colour and Spaces. She actively collaborates with industry partners such as Kvadraat, RJ Paper and The Substation to devise project briefs and exhibitions to connect students with the larger design community and to improve and enhance students’ overall learning experience.