Lenore Chinn is a San Francisco based artist and cultural activist long affiliated with Asian American Women Artists Association
A founding member of Lesbians in the Visual Arts and Queer Cultural Center (Qcc) queerculturalcenter.org, she served on the San Francisco Human Rights Commission under Mayor Art Agnos during a time when the City was shaping policies relating to domestic partners, defining benefits and rights that would have far reaching implications nationwide. In this context she views her art as an extension of her interest in human rights. Her work can be viewed at LenoreChinn.com and on Facebook.
She is currently consulting with the Bernice Bing estate and “The Worlds of Bernice Bing” documentary film project on the life and work of lesbian Abstract Expressionist artist Bernice Bing. For more info check out the production's Facebook page.