This is a half-length photograph of Iskandar Jalil (b. 1940, Singapore -). He is a highly-regarded local ceramist who uses fine clay to develop bowls and pots into art works, integrating Japanese and Islamic styles. He was awarded two Colombo Plan scholarships, to study textiles in India (1962) and ceramic engineering in Japan (1972), which started him on the road to a highly successful career as a potter. In 1988 he was awarded the National Cultural Medallion for Visual Arts. Title devised by Library staff.
All Rights Reserved. Eric Foo Chee Meng 1979-2001.|Courtesy of National Arts Council.