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1993 - 1996 Master 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


2022 "Elevation," solo exhibition, ArtXContemporary Gallery, Seattle, USA
2022 Tofino Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tofino, Canada
2021 "Sooke Fine Arts Juried Show." Seaparc Leisure Complex, Sooke, Canada
2021 "Dynamic Reflections," Winchester Galleries Ltd., Victoria, Canada
2021 "Tree of Life," ArtXContemporary Gallery, Seattle, USA
2019 "Fantastic Journeys," ArtXContemporary Gallery, Seattle, USA
2019 "Sooke Fine Arts Juried Show." Seaparc Leisure Complex, Sooke, Canada
2018 "Something Found," artist in residency group show curated by Antje Blumenstein, Tapir Gallery,Berlin, Germany
2018 "Wanderlust and Souvenirs," solo exhibition. Fortune Gallery, Victoria, Canada
2017 "Art Comes Alive," juried show. Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, USA
2017 "Wanderlust," ArtXContemporary Gallery, Seattle, USA
2017 "Let Go," artist in residency group show curated by David Kantounas, Kunstruam Tapir Gallerie, Berlin, Germany
2016 "Art Comes Alive," juried show. Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, USA
2016 "Sooke Fine Arts Juried Show." Seaparc Leisure Complex, Sooke, Canada
2016 "Women Hold Up Half the Sky," curated by Astri Wright, Victoria Arts Council, Victoria, Canada
2015 "Square Foot Art Basel Miami 3," Projects Gallery, Miami, USA
2015 L'Attitude Gallery, Boston, USA
2015 "Moving Forward Looking Back," juried show, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, Canada
2014 "Reflection," a solo exhibition. Community Arts Council of Greater 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 exhibition. 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 show, 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," a solo exhibition. 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," juried show, B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, USA
2004 "Body of Art," a solo exhibition. Mildred Erb Gallery, Nelson Museum, Nelson, Canada
2004 "Accounting for Lost Objects," a solo exhibition. Maple Ridge Art Gallery, Maple Ridge, Canada
2003 "Artropolis 2003: Art in Exile," Curated by Vjeko Sager, CBC Television Studio, Vancouver,Canada
2003 "Jazz: Visual Improvisation", Target Gallery, Alexandria, USA. Curated by Sam Gilliam
2003 "Il Corpo: The Body," solo show, Officina dell'Arte, Besozzo, Italy
2002 "Gallery Walk," Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria, Canada
2002 "La Petite X," juried exhibition, Alder Art Gallery, Oregon, USA
2002 "Cultural Intersections," Curated by Rosalind Rorke, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery,Vancouver, Canada
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," a solo exhibition. Martin Batchelor Gallery, Victoria, Canada


2018 Takt Artist in Residency Alumni Grant, Berlin, Germany
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
2004 Official Artwork for the 20th Anniversary International Jazz Fest Victoria, Canada
2003 Publication award, Hot Iron Express Original Artists' Postcards. Chapel Hill, USA


2020 City of Victoria Commute Art Display, Canada
2020 City of Victoria Kiosk Art Display, Canada


Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, USA
Orca Bay Seafood, Seattle, USA
Acheson Sweeney Foley Sahota Law Firm, Victoria, Canada
Darryl Chinn Architects, Sacramento, USA
South Cove Community Health Centre, Quincy, USA
Rockland Scientific International Inc., Victoria, Canada
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
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
AC Hotels by Marriot, Pleasanton, USA
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


1993 - 2020 Chin Yuen Art Studio, Victoria, Canada
2019 Intercultural Association of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Canada
2018 Metchosin International Summer School of Arts, Metchosin, 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


2022 Journal cover art for Genetics in Medicine, American College of Medical Genetics andGenomics, USA
2022 Davis, Brangien. "An Abstract Approach to Labor Day Weekend in Seattle,” Seattle, USA
2022 Northwest Asian Weekly, Seattle, USA
2021 TD Artist Guide: Celebrating Creativity in Our Community, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and TD Group, Victoria, Canada
2017 Spanos, Lisa. Secrets of the Art World. 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 Kaye, Mollie. “Wavelengths,” Focus Magazine October 2010, Victoria, Canada
2008 Book cover art for Understanding Human Communication 10th edition by Ronald Adlerand 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 Harrison:, Helen A. "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 International Artexpo 2004 Catalogue, Advanstar Communication, New York, USA
2003 Artropolis: See Art Now, Perspectives on Change Catalogue, A.T. Eight Artropolis Societyand the CBC Television, Vancouver, Canada
2003 Hot Iron Express: A Collection of Original Artists' Postcards, Hot Iron Press, Chapel Hill, USA
2002 Rorke, Rosalind. "Cultural Intersections" Art Avenue: A Federation of Canadian ArtistsPublication, Vol. 2 - No. 6 Nov/Dec, Vancouver, Canada