Chase Irvin is a visual artist based in Oakland. She is a self-taught painter and trained architectural designer. Her work explores themes around the body, rest and intimacy.
Chase’s work is a practice of self exploration and vulnerability. She focuses on the black psyche and body, and utilizes personal transparency as a form of resistance. With themes of queer identity and Blackness, Chase illustrates the body’s relationship with space, soft materials, and touch. Her work aims to open up the discussion of the black psyche as it relates to the body and the spaces it inhabits.