Jinmei Chi was born in southern China as a Chinese Canadian. At the age of nine, she moved to a small town on the St Lawerence river in Ontario Canada named Kingston. Greatly influenced by her parents, Jinmei grew up with a deep interest in the fine arts. After graduating from high school in Canada, Jinmei decided to continue her pursuit of fine art in the United States. In 2016, she graduated with High Distinction from California College of the arts as a Sculpture Major and Visual Studies Minor .

  • Jinmei Chi