ABOUT CHRISTINA CHAN
Artist, Writer, and Herbalist
An amateur adventurer of the world, Christina has sung traditional Hawaiian chants beneath the Ko'alau Mountains on O'ahu and crawled into a beaver's lodge in Alaska's remote Innoko Wilderness Refuge.
She lives in a tiny house on a farm in Los Angeles and works as a junior herbalist at a Chinese tonic herb emporium where she creates custom herbal elixirs for customers. She loves educating others about history, indigenous cultures, medicinal plants, and nature .
Christina is currently writing and illustrating picture books with quirky characters, humor, and situations where protagonists triumphs over the odds.
All images shown are her own work, unless otherwise attributed.
Christina (in blue) standing with Fish and Wildlife rangers on the bank of the Innoko River in Alaska.
Art Center College of Design - Pasadena, California
Children's Book Academy - Sacramento, California
Institute of Children's Literature - Madison, Connecticut
Holistic Healing Arts Education
Hands on Healing Institute - Los Angeles, California
School of the Shamanic Arts - Glendora, California
Current Art Projects
Innoko Wildlife Refuge
Mini comic book showing the fauna and flora of the Innoko Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, a 3.85 million acres wildlife refuge that is a hot spot for migratory birds.
Finished art is donated to Galena's Fish and Wildlife department in Galena, Alaska.
Travel pictures, sketches, and stories will be posted shortly.
Educational illustrations showcasing conflict minerals and how it contributes to the ongoing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Massive population drops of many endangered species are part of the crisis.