Irene is a Houston, TX based artist. She is currently pursuing a BFA in Photography and Digital Media at the University of Houston. She works in a variety of mediums, from photography and video to painting. Many artists influence her; some include Sebastiao Salgado, Linajos Moreno-Teva, Carrie Mae Weems and Henri Cartier-Bresson. Her work can be described as documentary, and incorporates her racial identity, health issues, past memories and family issues. Her work is relatable and comes from the heart, which shows her passion and dedication through her work.