Jia Qing Chen, born in Guangzhou, China, and moved to Vancouver, Canada in her teens. She is an artist whose practice spans experimental animation, photography and live-action.
Before pursuing her Master of Arts degree in Narrative Animation at the Royal College of Art, she graduated with a Bachelor of Media Arts in Animation at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design with honours.
Upon graduating from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, she volunteered at TEDxEmily Carr U, worked as the animation lead and curator and directed the opening short Greater Than You (2019). She has also given a short TEDx talk Explore and Experiment at TEDxEmily Carr U in 2021.
Her live-action music video AAAnsty AAAlice(2020) co-directed for a Vancouver-based indie band was made official selection in several international film festivals including Rome Prisma Film Awards; Kosice International Film Festival; International Mobile Film Festival.