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designer , quilt artist

Sally So Yap, Philippine quilt artist, designer. Licensed professional architect, Philippines. Member of Brooklyn Bird.

Background

Yap, Sally So was born on December 11, 1954 in Manila. Daughter of See and Norma (So) Yap.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University Santo Tomas, Manila, 1976. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1981.

Career

Architecture editor Vision magazine, College Architecture and Fine Arts, University Santo Tomas, 1974-1976. Assistant to senior partner Gabriel Formoso and Partners, Manila, 1976-1978. Free-lance architectural designer Allen, Brown and Sheriff, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1978.

Urban planning intern Department Housing, Preservation and Development City of New York, 1979-1980. Architect Human Resources Administration division City New York, 1981-1985, associate space analyst, 1985-1987. Free-lance architectural designer New York City, since 1987.

Free-lance quilt artist Brooklyn, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Licensed professional architect, Philippines.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Etching printmaker Postage Stamp series exhibited Bklyn Museum School Annual Exhibit, 1983. Quilts exhibited at Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, New York, Galeria Mesa, Arizona, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1987-1988.

Membership

Member of Brooklyn Bird.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Birdwatching, hiking, outdoor activities.

Connections

Married Stephen Michael Akey, January 9, 1981. 1 child, David Yap Akey.

father:
See Yap

mother:
Norma (So) Yap

spouse:
Stephen Michael Akey

child:
David Yap Akey Yap