Sandra Chi was born in California of South-Korean decent, and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia. She is a graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Her work is highly influenced by her trilingual background. Her visual language is a contemporary translation of European influences on traditional Southeast Asian decorative art. Growing up in Indonesia contributed to Chi’s avid interest in the country’s decorative elements, which became an integral part of her own visual language. Sandra Chi explores myriad styles across multiple mediums.