Terence Tan

Terence Tan (Terry Tan) has researched the ancient ornaments of Myanmar for almost three decades. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration, a Master’s degree in Archaeology and is a PhD Candidate in Archaeology. He has presented numerous papers at international conferences and has been a visiting lecturer in the USA at the universities of Yale, Harvard and Northern Illinois. He has been invited to present his work in the UK at Jesus College, Oxford University; in Singapore at the National University (NUS) and in Thailand at Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) and Chiang May University, in France at Nanterre university in Paris and in Japan at Doshisya university in Kyoto. In his native Myanmar, Terry has lectured extensively at Yangon University and at other learning institutions. His publications include articles in journals and magazines, including Arts of Asia. Terry is also an accomplished jewellery designer, deriving his inspiration from a long involvement in the research and documentation of ancient ornaments. He is an acknowledged expert in his field and has displayed his collection at a solo exhibition in New York. In Myanmar, he is a frequent designer-artist guest at the MRTV-4 channel.