Chip Irvine is a multimedia artist and educator who has a multitude of diverse life experiences. He graduated from the Baltimore School for the Arts, attended Maryland Institute College of Art, and earned his M.F.A. from Towson University. He traveled to India, Taiwan, Western Europe, Hawaii, and large portions of mainland U.S.A. Irvine is a sailboat captain, interested in Buddhism and other spiritual philosophies, an avid outdoorsman, and passionate teacher. He has taught carpentry, sailing, and art to inner-city children. In addition, he taught visual arts and earth and space sciences to children with disabilities such as: autism and emotional disturbances. As an adjunct professor at Towson University, he has taught intro to video, drawing, two-dimensional design, and digital media. Irvine works with photography, video, performance, poetry, installation, drawing, painting, and sculpture. His work is dynamic and diverse: some pieces are vibrant, capturing aesthetically pleasing images while some pieces show disturbing reflections of "reality".  Irvine aspires to reflect the sublime in every aspect of life.