Self portrait as Hou Yi, a figure from Chinese mythology. He was an archer who saved the earth from being scorched by the heat of ten suns by shooting down nine of them. Here I have reimagined him in Mongolian garments as a reflection of the Mongols' rich heritage of archery. Completed 2018.
Based in Chicago, I'm a neuroscientist and educator who is also practicing at being an artist! I focus on self portrait collages as a means of (de)constructing and celebrating my Chinese-Mongolian-American heritage.
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.