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Katie Quan

Comic Artist

Born and raised on Ramaytush Ohlone land (now known as San Francisco), Katie Quan (she/her) is a third generation Chinese American. She is a comic artist, community advocate, and educator. In 2020, Katie founded REALSOUL, an educational toolkit, exploring Asian American history through art and discussion. Her comics and illustrations tell diverse stories of Asian American joy, struggle, solidarity, and intersectionality. Her work has been exhibited at SF Zinefest, Kearny Street Workshop, Asian American Women’s Artist Association and Chinese Historical Society of America. Today, she teaches Asian American Studies at City College of San Francisco and San Francisco State University. In her free time, you can find her drawing, bouldering, or swatting gnats away from her indoor plants.

Job Title

3rd Generation

Bay Area, CA, USA

AIR Fellow

Katie Quan

Photo by Kevin Yuen

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