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About Me

Hello! ជំរាបសួរ!
I am Sopanha [so-pah-nee-ah]. Originally from Cambodia, but I've lived in New Zealand for over 9 years which has now become my second home.

I've always been interested in art and design from a very young age. My ultimate goal is to use design to create a better environment for our future living. I am very interested in speculative design and designing for the future. I am very passionate about all my projects. I love what I do and hope to keep expanding my knowledge. 


I am currently in my first year of Masters of Fine Arts at Massey University in Wellington, NZ. 

Education: 

  • Bachelor of Design Majoring in Spatial Design (Second Class, Division I Honours), at Massey University Wellington, NZ, 2014 - 2017
  • NCEA Level 1,2,3 with Merit Endorsement, at Chilton Saint James Wellington, NZ, 2009-2012
  • Lycee Renee Descartes, at Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Early Years - 2009

Skills: 

  • Sketchup
  • Revit (Basic)
  • Physical Modeling
  • Adobe Softwares (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, After Effect)
  • Indigo Rendering
  • Photography (Basic)
  • User Experience Design
  • Basic Business Understanding
  • Fluent in 3 languages (Khmer, English and French) 

Past Experience:

  • Intern at The Room (Cambodia) for 3 weeks - 2016
  • Exhibition with Exposure at Massey University Wellington - 2017
  • Solo Exhibition at Penthouse Cinema - 2018
  • AUT Circuit Symposium Hui - 2018
  • Exhibition with Asian Aotearoa Arts Hui - 2018