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Irene Chan
Associate Professor
Print Media

410-455-3537 FA 339A
ichan@umbc.edu

Irene Chan is a multidisciplinary artist who works conceptually in print media, papermaking, installation, storytelling performance, and book arts. Her books and works on paper have been exhibited internationally and held in more than 65 public collections. In 1995, Chan established Ch'An (ch' ahn) Press through which she has self-published prints and 29 limited-edition artist books to date. She is the recipient of grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Arts Council, Maryland State Arts Council, Washington D.C. Commission of the Arts and Humanities, fellowships to 12 artist residencies, and has exhibited and performed in 79 venues in the last ten years.

Professor Chan holds an M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute and an undergraduate degree in architecture (BArch) from California Polytechnic State University.