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Education
1994 - 1996  Master of Arts, University of Victoria, Canada
1993 - 1994  Bachelor of Arts, University of Victoria, Canada
1992 - 1993  BC Professional Fine Arts Teacher Certificate, University of Victoria, Canada
1990 - 1991  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emily Carr College of Art and Design and the University of Victoria, Canada
1986 - 1989  Diploma in Painting (Honours), Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Canada

A Selection of Exhibitions
2017  "Wanderlust," ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, USA.
2017  "Let Go," Kunstruam Tapir Gallerie, curated by David Kantounas, Berlin, Germany.
2016   ArtXchange Gallery, Seattle, USA.
2016  "Art Comes Alive," Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, USA.
2016  "Sooke Fine Arts Juried Show."  SEAPORT Leisure Complex, Sooke, Canada
2016  "Women Hold Up Half the Sky," curated by Astri Wright, The Bay Centre, Victoria, Canada.
2015  "Best of the Best," Massey Gallery, Victoria, Canada
2015  "Square Foot Art Basel Miami 3," Projects Gallery, Miami, USA
2015  L'Attitude Gallery, Boston, USA
2015  "Moving Forward Looking Back," Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, Canada
2015  "Arts Come Alive," Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, USA
2014  "Reflection," solo, Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, Canada
2014  Victoria International Airport, Victoria, Canada
2014  Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, Canada
2013  Massey Gallery, Victoria, Canada
2012  "Sooke Fine Arts Juried Show," SEAPARC Leisure Complex, Sooke, Canada
2012  "Wax Poetic," Massey Gallery, Victoria, Canada
2011  "Artist in Residence," Hotel Grand Pacific, Victoria, Canada
2010  "Wavelengths," solo, Collective Works Gallery, Victoria, Canada
2009  "Sooke Fine Arts Juried Show," SEAPARC Leisure Centre, Sooke, Canada
2008  Art Basil Miami, Miami Beach Convention Centre, Florida, USA
2008  Moos Galerie, Niederrohrdorf, Switzerland
2007  "Abstract Diary," solo, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, Canada
2007  Edward Montgomery Fine Art, Carmel, USA
2007  Halde Galerie, Wide, Switzerland
2007  "The Artful Home Show," Puck Building, New York City, USA
2007  "A Figurative Journey," solo, The Brown Gallery, Qualicum Beach, Canada
2006  "Abstract Diary," solo, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, Canada
2006  "Roots, Remakes, Reflections: Global/Canadian Kaleidoscopes," Maltwood Gallery, curated by Dr. Astri Wright and Machiko Oya, Victoria, Canada
2004  "Expo XXIII," B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, USA.
2004  "Body of Art," solo, Mildred Erb Gallery, Nelson Museum, Nelson, Canada
2004  "Accounting for Lost Objects," solo, Maple Ridge Art Gallery, Maple Ridge, Canada
2003  "Artropolis 2003: Art in Exile," CBC Television Studio, Vancouver, Canada. Curated by Vjeko Sager
2003  "Jazz: Visual Improvisation", Target Gallery, Alexandria, USA. Curated by Sam Gilliam
2003  "Il Corpo: The Body," solo, Officina dell'Arte, Besozzo, Italy
2002  "Gallery Walk," Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, Canada
2002  "La Petite X," Alder Art Gallery, Oregon, USA. Juried competition and exhibition
2002  "Cultural Intersections," Federation of Canadian Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. Curated by Rosalind Rorke
2002  "Beyond the Window, Behind the Curtains," Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. Sponsored by Vancouver Art Gallery and Simon Fraser University with guest artist and curator Sonia Boyce
2001 "Canadian Artists in the Kansai," International House Gallery, Osaka, Japan. Sponsored by the Canadian Consul General of Osaka
1998  "Portraits: Jazz and the Familiar," solo, Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, Canada
1997  The Massey Gallery, Victoria Art Gallery, Victoria, Canada

Awards & Honours
2016  Painter of the Year Award, Art Comes Alive International Competition, Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, USA
2005  Official Artwork for the 21st Annual International Jazz Fest Victoria, Canada
2005  Herbert Siebner Practicing Artist Award, Victoria, Canada. Juried by Walter Dexter, Martin Segger and Glenn Howarth
2004  Official Artwork for the 20th Anniversary International Jazz Fest Victoria, Canada
2003  Publication award, Hot Iron Express Original Artists' Postcards. Chapel Hill, USA
1989  Honours Award, Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada

A Selection of Corporate Collections and Commissions
Sima Malak + Alssamoure Design Associates, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Darryl Chinn Architects, Sacramento, USA
South Cove Community Health Centre, Quincy, USA
Del Coronado Resort, San Diego, USA
Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel , Orlando, USA
Orlando Health Medical Office Building, Orlando, USA
Orlando Hilton Homewood Suites, Orlando, USA
Vancouver Art Gallery Vancouver, Canada
Dansko Shoes Inc. West Grove, USA
Cumberbirch Insurance Agency Ltd.. Victoria, Canada
Queen Alexandra Foundation for Children's Health, Victoria, Canada
Hotel Grand Pacific Athletic Club, Victoria, Canada
Harps Inc. Toronto, Canada
ISW Wassermesstechnik Petersdorf, Germany
iD2 Communications Inc. Victoria, Canada
Swift Digital Ltd. Sidney, Australia
Rockland Oceanographic Services Inc, Victoria, Canada
Taka Dance Fashion and Music Production Company, Ltd. Osaka, Japan

Fine Arts Teaching
1993 - current  Chin Yuen Art Studio, Victoria, Canada
2017  Nicky Thomson Art School, Lanseria, South Africa
2016  Saanich Newcomers Alumni Art Group, Victoria, Canada.
2015  St. Michael's University School, Victoria, Canada 
2014  Shawnigan Lake School Artist in Residence, Shawnigan Lake, Canada
2014  St. Michael's University School, Victoria, Canada
2014  Salt Spring Island Painters Guild, Salt Spring Island, Canada
2014  Art Gallery of Greater Victoria's New Extreme Program at St. Michael's University School, Victoria, Canada
2013  Art Gallery of Greater Victoria's New Extreme Program at Mount Doug High School, Victoria,  Canada
2012  Abstract Art Workshop for the Enrichment/Gifted Program at the Sir James Douglas Elementary School, Victoria, Canada
2012  Art Gallery of Greater Victoria's New Extreme Program at Glen Lyon Norfolk School, Canada
1997  Camosun College Summer Art Session,Victoria,
1997 Victoria Art College Spring Session, Victoria, Canada
1995 - 1996 Art Gallery of Greater Victoria Summer Art Program, Canada
1993 - 1996 Art World Fine Arts, Victoria, Canada

A Selection of Bibliography
2017  Secrets of the Art World, Lisa Spanos, Art and Design Consultants, Cincinnati, USA
2015  Moving Forward Looking Back Catalogue, Emily Carr University, Vancouver, Canada
2015  Blink: Your Art Resource, Art Design Consultants Inc., Ohio, USA
2011  Book cover art for Education Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research 4th Edition by John W. Creswell, Addison Wesley, Boston, USA
2010  HG Style Council Spring 2011 Catalogue, Miami, USA
2010  “Wavelengths” by Mollie Kaye, Focus Magazine October 2010, Victoria, Canada
2008  Book cover art for Understanding Human Communication 10th edition by Ronald Adler and George Rodman. Oxford University Press, New York, USA
2004  Kate Cino: "A Lovely Lightness of Being: Visual Artist Chin Yuen has a Gift"
The Boulevard, July/August, Victoria, Canada
2004  Helen A. Harrison: "Art Reviews; Cosmic Forces and the Other Problems of Everyday Life," New York Times Long Island Weekly Desk, March 21, 2004, New York, USA
2004  "Show Finds Lost Meaning in Objects," The Maple Ridge Times, Feb. 6 issue, Maple Ridge, Canada
2004  International Artexpo 2004 Catalogue, Advanstar Communication, New York, USA
2003  Artropolis: See Art Now, Perspectives on Change Catalogue, A.T. Eight Artropolis Society and the CBC Television, Vancouver, Canada
2003  Hot Iron Express: A Collection of Original Artists' Postcards, Hot Iron Press, Chapel Hill, USA
2002  Rosalind Rorke: "Cultural Intersections" Art Avenue: A Federation of Canadian Artists Publication, Vol. 2 - No. 6 Nov/Dec, Vancouver, Canada