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May Chan

May Chan was born in Hong Kong. She immigrated to Canada in 1963. Chan studied painting and drawing at Concordia University in Montreal, graduating in 1967. She earned a degree in art education from Queen’s University in 1976 and an M.F.A. from York University in 1984. Chan currently is based in Kingston, Ontario, and is perhaps best known as a performance artist.


Dried Tangerine Skin

Toronto, Ont.: Pedlar Press, 2006.


The Fifth Girl

Toronto, Ont.: Pedlar Press, 2002.
Includes some text in Chinese.

Selected Criticism and Interpretation

Caught in the Act: An Anthology of Performance Art by Canadian Women.
Edited by Tanya Mars & Johanna Householder.
Toronto: YYZ Books, 2004.
NX456.5.P38 C39 2004