Xiaowei Chen works in the USA and China. She is known for dense and intricate drawings in figuration and abstraction.
Current focus is placed on large-scale drawings and sculptures which explore the interconnectivity between natural environments, disasters and human thought.
Chen was awarded an Artadia Art Foundation Award in 2007 and an Arte Laguna Prize in 2017. Her works are collected and exhibited in New York, Boston, Chicago, the UK, Italy and China.