Episode 176 – Irene Lin Wei
Irene Wei is a pith flower maker and furniture designer whose work is deeply rooted in community and culture. Irene received her BFA in Furniture Design and a Concentration in Nature Culture Sustainability Studies from the Rhode Island School of Design. She has previously worked as a woodworking instructor at a maker space where she also made furniture on commission. In 2019, she was an Emerging Artist winner at the Philadelphia Furniture Show.