Dean Wong

(American, born 1954)

Seattle-based photographer Dean Wong creates black and white documentary images and portraits with a focus on Asian American communities. Wong was born and raised in Seattle's Chinatown/International District and has photographed its communities for over four decades. He notes that "It is my wish, that through my work, people gain a better understanding of the Asian community and the cultural diversity that is such an important part of our lives in this country."