Gallery Management


Gallery Management

Valentine Willie - Creative Director

After practising law for 20 years, Valentine established Valentine Willie Fine Art in 1996, a pioneer consultancy for modern and contemporary Southeast Asian art. In the next two decades, he built up a reputation as a leading art dealer. Until 2014, he ran five galleries across the region, building bridges between the different art communities and playing a role in nurturing young artists.

Rahel Joseph – Gallery Director
Rahel Joseph has over 18 years’ experience working in arts and culture. She was formerly at Galeri Petronas where she managed the exhibitions and public programmes and was also Director of Cultural Affairs at the Australian High Commission for seven years. She is co-editor of Hati & Jiwa: the Zain Azahari Collection and Narratives of Malaysian Art Vol 3. She was co curator of Love Me in My Batik exhibition at ILHAM in February 2016.

chi too - Project Manager
chi too is Project Manager at ILHAM. He is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice vacillitates between the high-minded and the frivolous, the social and the personal, the transparent and the esoteric. He also makes films.

Azzad Diah - Assistant Curator
Azzad graduated with a degree in Fine Arts from Universiti Institut of Teknologi (UiTM), Shah Alam. He was formerly at Galeri Petronas.

Wong Ee Ling - Gift Shop Manager
Ee Ling has over 15 years' experience in the retail & publishing industry.

Khat Mirzan - Gallery Executive
Khat is a gallery executive at ILHAM and is mainly involved in Marketing, Education and Outreach. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Art History and Psychology from Dartmouth College, New Hampshire.