Lee-Jean Lin is the founder of the Art Experience Studio, and an art enrichment program in Torrance. She uses art to guide children through the creative process so that they can utilize such tools to empower their own lives. She is the art teacher at the Torrance Chinese School and as well as for onsite middle school programs. Her psychology background and her life-long passion with art places her in a unique position in children art education. She collaborates with local psychologists to provide art education to children with special needs.
Her favorite activity is designing art projects that spark the creativity of children as well as meet California Visual Art Standards. Her art projects have been selected by many school districts in the South Bay-Los Angeles area. More than 45,000 students have benefited from the program. She also hosts Art Experience Night at local restaurants, a monthly painting and entertainment event for adults to reignite their love for art.
Her students are frequently winners of various PTA Reflection Contests, and art contests at the national level. Many of these students are the recipients of scholarship from Ryman Arts, Alpay Memorial Art Education Fund, and other prestigious art colleges.
Simon Chen is a business owner for exporting recycling material to the Far East countries for 32 years in L.A. and also a teacher of Chinese Calligraphy Art in Torrance Chinese School more than a decade till now. He graduated from Taiwan Ocean & Technical University major in shipping administration and was working for world famous Shipping Lines such as OOCL & Maersk shipping company for 12 years in Taiwan. As to Chinese Calligraphy Art he is more leaning in standard script of Chinese written characters and spent more than 50 years in practicing this traditional Chinese Art and was awarded several prize during his studentship in Taiwan.