Chase Irvin is a visual artist and trained architectural designer born in Los Angeles and based in Oakland. Her work focuses on the black psyche and body and utilizes personal transparency as a form of resistance.
Irvin's work is rooted in navigating her queer identity and Blackness through the practice of self exploration and vulnerability. She muses with the mundane and intimate insights of her life to thread her work into the human experience. Her work analyzes the Black body's relationship to space, soft materials and touch, and the tension that sometimes comes with it. She opens the discussion of the black psyche as it relates to it's bodily and spatial expression.