Tuck Chong Kok was born on 19 October 1954 in Singapore. In 1990 he fell down the escalator of a metro station and has been suffering from a traumatic spinal cord injury at the level of the C6 vertebra ever since. The injury to the C6 vetebra is a complete lesion (tetraplegia). In the course of occupational therapy Tuck Chong Kok discovered his passion for mouth painting and has already made significant progress. He has participated in various exhibitions, some with the cooperation of VSA Singapore.
Date of birth: 19.10.1954
Scholarship holder since: 01.09.2012