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“It’s a line dancing lion dance.”

As a lion dancer, people often misheard me. “No, not line dancing, but lion dancing – as in, roar.” This is dedicated to all my fellow lion dancers…

“加油! Add Oil! We Can Do This!” Creative COVID-19 Communications

The Metropolitan Planning Area Planning Council selected nine artists and artist teams to create posters, videos, postcards, public art, comic strips, and other accessible artworks to communicate about the pandemic…

“What did the Chinese tamale say to the Mexican zong?”

It’s zong zi 粽子 making season, aka zong, joong, doong or Chinese tamale. In my family, we call them joong, which is the Cantonese pronunication. This traditional Chinese…

Not so fun facts.

My brother’s friend once helped me out by fixing our boiler. I’d never met him before. The first thing he said to me after hello was “my wife…

We don’t all look alike.

You know you’re Asian when… colleagues keep mistaking you for the only other Asian woman or man in the office. You could be 5 feet tall and the…

“Our” Social Distancing Normal

I was in the middle of working on an entirely different comic strip when this idea for a one-panel, The New Yorker-esque cartoon caption idea popped into my…

MAPC’s Arts & Culture and Public Health Creative COVID-19 Communications Grant

Great news to share: I received a grant opportunity from Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to produce creative, culturally resonant communications about COVID-19 and vaccinations. It’s the perfect art opportunity fit…

We are not the same people.

This latest comic for Sampan Newspaper was inspired by a Facebook post. Someone left a comment thanking their friend for sharing vaccine sign up information and that they…

The vaccine will solve everything…right?

The relief I feel now that I’ve been able to secure one of the very few vaccine spots for my mom and in-laws has now been tempered by…