C. C. Ann Chen is an artist and educator based in Chicago, IL. Her work stems from architecture and landscape, and explores perceptual translations and misinterpretations of place, time, and memory. Projects range from direct observation to site-specific ideas, allowing an intuitive, experiment-based approach in her studio practice. She has participated in exhibitions in numerous Chicago venues, including slow gallery, The Bike Room, Heaven Gallery, Research House for Asian Art, Beverly Art Center, Zhou B. Art Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Heaven Gallery, and The Franklin. Chen was a recipient of the Midwest Voices and Visions Award in 2012, and has been nominated for the 3Arts Award. She earned a BA in Architectural History from the University of Maryland, and MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is currently Adjunct faculty in the Liberal Arts Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.