Prof. Rafeah Legino

Prof. Rafeah Legino

The Fine Art Department within the College of Creative Arts at UiTM Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Rafeah Legino is an accomplished Associate Professor at the Fine Art Department within the College of Creative Arts at UiTM Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. Her diverse and impactful contributions span academia, research, and creative practice. Here is a detailed overview of her professional background:

Academic and Administrative Roles:

  • Associate Professor: Rafeah Legino holds the position of Associate Professor at the Fine Art Department, where she plays a vital role in shaping the academic landscape.
  • Coordinator of Logistics and Transportation at Research Nexus UiTM: She serves as the Coordinator of Logistics and Transportation at Research Nexus UiTM. In this capacity, she actively promotes collaborative opportunities between UiTM and potential partners, facilitating academic and research interactions.


Research Interests and Initiatives:

  • Fine Art Logistics: Rafeah Legino's primary research interest revolves around fine art logistics. She is dedicated to advancing the field and has identified critical knowledge gaps for future research to have a more significant impact.
  • Supervision: She takes on the role of supervising postgraduate research students, both local and international. As of the latest data, she has supervised and continues to supervise numerous Ph.D. and Master's students.
  • Publication Record: Rafeah Legino boasts an impressive publication record, with 26 indexed publications and 41 other publications, encompassing chapters in books, conference proceedings, and journal articles.


Research Grants and Consultation Projects:

  • Rafeah Legino has successfully completed 24 national research grants and is currently actively engaged in a national grant with ongoing consultation projects.


International Conferences:

  • She is actively involved in organizing annual international conferences, which may be conducted in hybrid or virtual formats. This initiative aims to enhance indexed publications for UiTM and other local and international stakeholders.


Creative Practice:

  • In addition to her academic and research endeavors, Rafeah Legino actively engages in creating artwork. Her primary focus is on printmaking techniques, such as collagraph and monoprints, along with innovative technological approaches.



  • Rafeah Legino earned her Bachelor of Fine Art and Master of Art & Design from the Faculty of Art & Design at UiTM, Malaysia.
  • For her research project, she pursued a Ph.D. in Fine Art with a specialization in Visual Art and Culture Management from the School of Art at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia.




Key Areas of Interest:

  • Rafeah Legino's key areas of interest encompass Malaysian and Asian visual arts, including crafts and visual art heritage. She is also open to transdisciplinary practice-based or artistic research.


Visiting Professorship:

  • Presently, she holds the esteemed title of Visiting Professor at Universitas Andalas (UNAND) in Padang, Indonesia.

Rafeah Legino's extensive academic, research, and creative accomplishments underscore her dedication to advancing fine art logistics and her active role in nurturing the academic and research community, both within Malaysia and on an international scale. Her work continues to make a valuable impact on the field of visual arts and culture.