And the great isn’t something accidental; it must be willed.” – Van Gogh. This has become a strong belief of hers and has resonate with Irene for life. Irene Lam, born in Hong Kong, raised in the sleepless in Seattle and now based in Hong Kong. She was once told by her elementary teacher that she has absolutely zero talent in art but her high school teacher in the US has again lit up her fire where she begins to practice in art. She believes everyone is a great artist of their own and should enjoy the process rather than seek for perfection. Irene picked up the hobby again about 8 years ago at studio83. She is captivated by the surrounded people, landscape. Fan of contemporary modern artist including Takashi Murakami and Jeff Koons.