Irene Chan first came to WSW from San Francisco as a studio intern in 1996 and then two years later returned to produce her artist’s book C’. As a multidisciplinary artist working conceptually in book arts, installation, and performance, Irene examines her physical and cultural environments and her experience as an Asian American woman. As Ch’an Press, she has self-published 29 limited-edition artist books. Irene is currently an associate professor in the Visual Arts and Asian Studies department at the University of Maryland. She holds an MFA from San Francisco Art Institute.