Homemade joong made by the artists mother was preserved for over 20 years and recently cast in bronze to preserve this cherished part of their family history. Joong is a traditional sticky rice and was a family staple made with love and shared with relatives and friends.
MalPina Chan was born in California and received her BFA from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana. Her primary medium is mixed media collage incorporated into prints, glass works and artist books that reflect on cultural inheritance and societal effects on personal culture. Immigration, cultural shifts, and current discourse propel her work. She is a graduate of the Artist Trust EDGE Professional Development program and a recipient of an Artist Trust GAP (Grants for Artist Projects).