Charlene Tan is an artist who lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area. Born in Houston, Texas, she spent most of her childhood in the Philippines only to return to San Francisco to begin her education. Her work has been shown at Intersection for the Arts, Marin Headlands Center for the Arts, [ 2nd floor projects ], ampersand international arts, and Southern Exposure among other spaces. Her practice is diverse ranging from sculpture to performance, investigating topics on assimilation, consumer culture, phobias, and socio-political passivity. Tan is represented by [ 2nd floor projects ] San Francisco.