A dynamic and a very well known photographer in the Kuala Lumpur scene Bonnie Yap will be showcasing her Jewel of the Artic. The exhibition consist of a compilation of Bonnie Yap’s photographs that captured through her lens of the mesmerizing landscapes and wildlife of the northern hemisphere.
I came to know Bonnie Yap through functions and events she is really a talented photography with great exciting artistry. Her photography always mesmerizing me so is this collection of the arctic. This exhibition will be held in conjuction with Earth Hour 2014, the exhibition is to raise awareness on global warming.
This exhibition will be open to public from 1st to 31st March 2014 and will be held at the Ground Floor of Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. All photographs and merchandise sold during the exhibition period will be channelled towards children who are in need of financial aid for urgent medical procedures and treatment at Assunta Hospital.
A graduated from the Malaysia Institute of Arts, Bonnie started her photography career with a boutique advertising agency in 1990. After two years, she decided to move and joined Malaysia’s leading English newspaper, The Star Publications. She was assigned to the news desk for seven years before moving on to magazine arm of the company. There, she had the opportunity to broaden her photography portfolio and experience as she worked on capturing lifestyle shots for food, entertainment and business magazines.
After a 12-year stint with The Star Publications, Bonnie decided it was time for her to move to the next level in her professional career. With her extensive experience in the industry, she is a much sought after by corporate, FMCG, telecommunications as well as luxury fashion and lifestyle brands . She has certainly grown from a junior news and events photographer to a versatile professional photographer. Her work extends to indoor studio food shoots to entertainment, wedding, travel and fashion. She has also been commissioned by regional clients for photoshoots around the world.
Bonnie’s recent trip to the Arctic is one of many things-to-do as a photographer. The Jewel of the Arctic – A Photo Exhibition by Bonnie Yap is also her first and solo photo exhibition. Bonnie’s next goal is to visit the Antartica in 2015 and hopes to host her second solo exhibition in 2016