Marilyn Chen is an Atlanta based artist, curator, and performer. After battling a difficult childhood and adolescence, she followed her passions and enrolled in art school. Marilyn studied fine art painting and photography at SCAD where she received the Forward Arts Foundation Scholarship. Her work has been exhibited at Eyedrum, MOCA, MODA, The High Museum, and an assortment of alternative art spaces. Marilyn is interested in issues that revolve around women, addiction, sexuality, violence, and dream psychology. She currently works as a fine art painter at Devenzia Studios as well as beginning her own commercial photography business. Marilyn, a Sky Gym alumni also performs aerial dance and owns a specialty entertainment company, Liquid Sky, that specializes in aerial and fire performance.