Joined in 19th of June 2019
Has an M.A. from National University of Tainan (2012) majoring in cultural anthropology and specialising in folklore, folk culture and folk belief, Tong is the founder and owner of Keng Hwa Carving Studio.
He learned wood carving from master wood carver Yeap Siew Kay for 3 years. A wood carving exhibition “入木三分 Into the Woods” in year 2016 which featured his selected works marked the end of his apprenticeship and the beginning of his wood carving career.
Tong’s handiwork can be found all around the UNESCO heritage site, from plaques and ritualistic objects for religious use, to reproduction and repair work for heritage Straits shophouses.