Who We Are - The Artground


Who We Are

who’s doing it

A happy-go-lucky bunch of people striving to bring sunshine and happiness to families
as they work to showcase fresh concepts at The Artground for the young and young at
heart to discover..

The Busy Boardies

  • Thomas Wai


    With an eye for quality, nature and beautiful things, Thomas takes a keen interest in The Artground’s programmes. Coupled with his strong business acumen, it is no wonder that Thomas holds the key to the strategic direction of The Artground.

  • Maggie Yeo

    Honorary Treasurer

    Maggie Yeo brings a wealth of financial knowledge to The Artground as a Finance professional. Bubbly and young at heart, she brings laughter to people around her and is always eager to share. She hopes to give back to society what she has received from selfless people whom she has met in the course of her career.

  • Ian Goh

    Honorary Secretary

    Ian brings a people-centric perspective into our policies and processes, for the board and our organisation. A dreamer at heart, he stands by the possibilities of curiousity in each and every moment.

  • Lelaina Lim

    Board Member

    Lelaina appreciates the finer things in life, in particular paintings and performances. She is a highly committed volunteer who not only openly shares her financial expertise with those whom she mentors, but also gives a lot of her time through her active participation in the arts programmes.

  • Patricia Koh

    Board Member

    Patricia, a social worker by profession, enjoys engaging in social outreach and community development causes. Patricia’s warm-heartedness naturally makes her the ideal person for matters relating to beneficiaries and inclusivity.

  • Suchanda Mandal

    Board Member

    With a keen interest in arts and music, Suchanda believes in the power of creative processes to build a thriving community and nurture personal transformation. A seasoned business professional who is passionate about touching the lives of children through fun, she is best suited to increase The Artground’s reach and to champion our growth efforts within the community.

The TAG Team

  • Luanne Poh

    Executive Director aka Chief Worm / Board Member

    Luanne is the brainchild behind The Artground. This head honcho has a big heart with a soft spot for little ones.

  • Jane Choy

    Co-Founder aka Rainmaker

    Jane works behind the scenes to make things happen. This mother of two knows just how precious a quiet moment is.

  • Anisa Hamsani

    Centre Manager aka Busy Bee

    Anisa keeps the center buzzing. She loves jumping off planes and diving deep into the sea to explore the beautiful world around us.

  • Michelle Tan

    Programmes Manager aka Sunseeker

    Michelle is the go-to person on the ground. She is a child at heart and loves nothing more than interacting with young ones.

  • Yap Jia En

    Visual Design and Exhibitions Manager aka Flower Power

    Jia En is the artistic soul of The Artground. She draws, develops and dreams up ideas that turn a dot into amazing wonders!

  • Kimi Vynan

    Assistant Programming and Marketing Officer aka Moon Beamer

    Kimi is easy going and you’ll always find her in an affable mood. She brings much laughter to The Artground with her smile that lights up the skies at night.

  • Ainaa Ismail

    Operations Executive aka Baby Bee

    Ainaa is the friendly face who welcomes you once you enter The Artground. This fun-loving mother of one loves sewing and exploring make-up during her spare time when she is not busy chasing after her active toddler.