Location: United States
A queer woman of color and a San Francisco native, I grew up in public housing in Chinatown and received my BFA in Industrial Design from the California College of the Arts. I am a visual artist and designer--enjoying all aspects of the process of making,
In my work, the fascination with the mechanics of construction and design continues to inform me, and a consistent feature is the layering of different histories and cultures. I consciously work to create a sense of the past by integrating found objects, distressing elements, and aging materials in order to reveal how corrosion, rust and wear accumulate on bodies and surfaces.
30"x40" acrylic on canvas, 2020. Childhood memory: wooden dolls in a box of fish flakes and hot steaming rice with umeboshi.
11"x14" acrylic on birch cradle panel, 2020. Still life of wooden carvings from Mexico. My guardians protect me.
30"x40", acrylic on birch cradle panel, 2019. Looking for mom. North Ping Yuen, San Francisco, CA
8"x11", collage on board. 2019