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SANDTKALLOCHalso known asSANDT , is an internationally acclaimed mixed-media artist born in Malacca, Malaysia and now resides in Malden, Massachusetts, USA. She received a MFA, Honorary BFA and Dip FA from the SMFA at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Prior moving to the States, she has studied at Malaysian Institute of Art in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and graduated with a Dip FA.

Sand T recently completed a major commissioned project entitled "Thousand Springs” for Marina One, an award-winning mixed-use development located at Marina South, Singapore. This extensive wall installation is comprised of 80 panels of 36" x 36" paintings that span over 70 meters (230 feet) covering two curved walls. It is the largest and longest permanent painting-installation  in Singapore and has been opened to the public since January 15, 2018.

Last November, Sand T shown alongside 119 artists from the Asia region in the 1st KL Biennale presented by the National Visual Arts Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Biennale ended March 31, 2018. Her recent solo at OK Harris Works of Art in New York City, has marked a significant milestone in the course of her artistic career. recommended her solo at Lanoue Gallery as one of the must-see art exhibitions in Boston. 'Stillness in Motion', her solo held at Farm Project Space and Gallery in Wellfleet, MA garnered an exceptional review in Cape Cod Times written by Andre Van Der Wende. Her work has recently been added to the permanent collection of the National Visual Arts Gallery (KL, Malaysia), South Cove Community Health Center (Malden, MA, USA), Silversmith Capital Partners (Boston, MA, USA) and Le Nouvel @ KLCC (KL, Malaysia).

Sand T has exhibited at the following art venues in the United States: OK Harris Works of Art, SOHO20 Gallery and BLANK SPACE Gallery in New York; Pentimenti Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; SENSE Fine Art in Northern California; FP CONTEMPORARY in Southern California; Westbrook Artists Site in Winterset, Iowa; Danforth Art Museum, Attleboro Arts Museum, The Revolving Museum, Fuller Craft Museum, Bromfield Gallery, farm PROJECT SPACE + GALLERY, HallSpace Gallery, Lanoue Gallery, Galatea Fine Art, McGladrey Art Gallery, Newton New Art Center, Newton Art Association, artSPACE@16, The Malden Mayor’s Gallery, Malden Public Library, The MATV Gallery,  Brickbottom Gallery, Cambridge Art Association, Brush Gallery, Lynn Arts, Nave Gallery, Gibbs Gallery, The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts, The Artists Foundation, Department of Environmental Protection, Tremont Gallery at International Society, Chinese Culture Institute,  Trustman Gallery at Simmons College, Gallery at Mount Ida College, University Art Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Cushing-Martin Gallery at Stonehill College, Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery at Bristol Community College, Schiltkamp Gallery at Clark University,  Student Union Art Gallery at University of Massachusetts Amherst, Mazmanian Art Gallery at Framingham State College, School of the Museum of Fine Art, and Tisch Gallery at Tufts University in Massachusetts. 
 
Internationally, Sand T has exhibited at the following locations: Malaysia National Visual Arts Gallery, TAKSU, Galeri MIA at Malaysian Institute of Art, Lot 10, Isetan of Japan Gallery, Wisma Kebudayaan SGM in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Jennifer Kostuik Gallery in Vancouver, Canada; ParisCONCRET in Paris, France; SNO Contemporary Art Projects in Sydney, Australia; TAKSU in Singapore and National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Her art representatives have shown her work in 23 art fairs and trade shows: ART STAGE SINGAPORE 2018, ART EXPO MALAYSIA PLUS 2017, 2015 and 2014; LA Art Show 2016, 2015 and 2014; CONTEXT Art Miami 2015, 2012 and 2011; Art Southampton 2015; Toronto International Art Fair 2013, 2012, 2011and 2010; Palm Spring Fine Art Fair 2013; AQUA Art Miami 2012; Junior League of Boston Show House 2012; Fashion Coterie New York 2012; San Francisco Fine Art Fair 2011, Interior Design Show West IDS West 2011, 2010; and ART SINGAPORE 2008.  

She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her work in the visual arts. They include: Jurors' Choice Award in 2012; Best Abstract, First Place, Honarable Mention, Best of Show and a Solo Exhibition Award in 2011; The 2009 New England Art Awards in 2010; Exceptional Work and Solo Exhibition Award in 2009; and a First Place Award in 2007.

Sand T has received awards and Recognition Proclamations for her volunteer work in art advocacy and community building from Boston Magazine (2008); The Malden Mayor’s Office (2007); The Malden City Council (2007); The House of Representatives/The Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2007), State Senate/The Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2007); The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office/The Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2007); Boston WBZ-TV and CityVoter (2007);  the Boston Globe Magazine (2006); and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Boston (2001).

She was an honoree of The Malden YWCA Tribute to Women Award in 2007. Sand T was nominated by her peers for a 2007 Commonwealth Award for Outstanding Contributions to Arts and Culture in Massachusetts, and a candidate for the Malden Citizen of the Year 2003 conducted by the Malden Observer in Malden, Massachusetts. Sand T has been the recipient of numerous private and state grants, which include: the LEF Foundation’s Contemporary Work Funds in 2006 and 2007; the Massachusetts Cultural Council LCC Grants in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007 and 2009.

Her work has been featured and reviewed in numerous publications including but not limited to: The Straits Times (SG), (US), New England HOME (US), Tufts Magazine (US), Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College (US), The Gallery at Mount Ida College (US), Brush Gallery (US), University Art Gallery at University Massachusetts of Dartmouth (US), The Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts (US), Institute for Asian American Studies at University of Massachusetts (US), Boston Magazine (US), the Boston Globe Magazine (US), artscope Magazine (US), Cape Cod Times (US), Museum School Alumni News (US), ArtSake of Massachusetts Cultural Council (US), Big, Red and Shiny (US), Boston Globe (US), Malden Observer (US), MaldenMuse (US), The Middlesex BEAT arts magazine (US), Making the Art Seen (US), The World Journal (US), Intersection Magazine (UK/US), Penang Palette (MY), The Blue Lotus Magazine (MY), Lot Ten Center (MY), Malaysian Institute of Art (MY), Pay Fong Art Gallery (MY), artMalaysia Magazine (MY), SENIKINI of the National Visual Arts Gallery (MY), The Malaysia National Visual Arts Gallery (MY), Correspondences (MY), Dusun (MY), The Star Magazine (MY), New Straits Time (MY), Prestige Magazine (MY), Oriental Arts Research Center at Malaysian Institute of Art (MY), Malaysian Institute of Art Alumni Association (MY), The Taiwan National Museum of Art (TW, R.O.C), and many more.  

Sand T Kalloch is represented by galleries in the United States, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. Her work resides in private art collections worldwide, including collections in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Singapore, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States. 

Her works are in corporate and public collections including but not limited to: Malden South Cove Community Health Center; Silversmith Capital Partners; Related Beal Boston; Trinity Financial, Boston, MA; SB Group, Menlo Park, CA;  Philip Schiller, CMO Worldwide for Apple, Boston, MA;  Education First, Cambridge, MA; Encana Corporation and Cenovus Energy in Calgary, Canada; McKinsey & Company, Brookfield Renewable Power, R+M Boston, Acadian Asset Management LLC, The Kensington, Bain Capital, Cassidy Turley, Grant Thornton LLP., Berkshire Partners Inc., Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Children's Hospital Boston, and the Yawkey Family Inn at Children's Hospital Boston in Massachusetts, USA; Le Nouvel @ KLCC, Malaysia National Visual Arts Gallery, Malaysian Institute of Art, Union Cultural Organisation, Art House Gallery, JS Design Partners, Prosper Dynamics Construction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Marina One, Bank of Montreal in Singapore; and many more. 

 

Updated July 2018