Ms Lim Wei-Ling is the owner and founder of Wei-Ling Gallery and Wei-Ling Contemporary. The Wei-Ling group of galleries are acclaimed in the Malaysian art scene for being a strong advocate in developing, supporting and promoting contemporary Malaysian art, as well as introducing internationally renowned artists to Malaysia. Through the Wei-Ling galleries, several major Malaysian art projects and installations have been acquired for collection by international art museums.
A jewellery designer and Art History major by training, Ms Lim worked as a stockbroker and financial advisor for 10 years before combining her strong passion for art with her financial background in offering art advice to clients and artists alike. She served as an advisor for major organisations such as the National Art Gallery of Malaysia, The Singapore Art Museum, Petronas Gallery and Louis Vuitton (Malaysia). Ms Lim’s gallery is also the first and only representative from Malaysia to have been selected to participate in the prestigious Art Basel Art Fair in Hong Kong.
Ms Lim was nominated for the Great Women of Our Time Award, organised by the Malaysian Women's Weekly in 2013, and was one of 50 Malaysian women featured in the book, “50 Successful Malaysian Women Entrepreneurs” by Norlela Zubir. She was also a judge on the panel for the 2013 and 2014 UOB Painting of the Year (Malaysia) competition. Wei-Ling Gallery is ranked as one of the leading galleries in Malaysia by art website Artfacts.