photo by janice karam chung

she/they

is a writer and editor from queens, ny, currently based in the hudson valley (ancestral lands of the Esopus peoples of Lenapehoking).

they are the current and founding editor of The Amp at Asian American Arts Alliance, as well as the editor of Hyundai Artlab Editorial. her writing covers art, ecology, and asian diaspora.

previously, she worked as an associate editor for Artsy covering news and the art market.  they also worked for the PR firm, Cultural Counsel and co-founded the experimental environmental journalism platform, Silica Mag.

in a previous life, they played in a band called Teen Body. she also cooks food for people sometimes. 

work status:
closed for freelance assignments


︎ cv
︎ shannyown@gmail.com
︎ shannonlee@aaartsalliance.org
︎ @shannpo


photo by janice karam chung.


she/they


is a writer and editor currently based in kingston, new york (ancestral lands of the Esopus peoples of Lenapehoking). they are the current and founding editor of The Amp at Asian American Arts Alliance, as well as the editor of Artlab Editorial. her writing covers art, ecology, and asian diaspora. in particular, they are interested in cultural practices that reframe/reclaim our relationship to nature.

she is a co-founder of the experimental environmental journalism platform, Silica Mag and used to play in a band called Teen Body. they also cook sometimes.

work status:

closed for freelance assignments

︎ shannyown@gmail.com
︎ shannonlee@aaartsalliance.org
︎ @shannpo






(photo by shaun lucas)

writer + editor in ny 
she/they  

editor at asian american arts alliance

formerly associate editor at artsy
editor + senior producer at silicamag.com

singer + guitarist at teen body

︎ shannyown@gmail.com
or
shannonlee@aaartsalliance.org

living and working on ancestral, unceded matinecock land

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updated april 2023