Brian Chan is an artist and craftsman with more than 10 years of experience at MIT and Mass Art. Some of the specialties he has had over the years are Japanese swords, replica props, and musical instruments. Brian also enjoys designing complex origami (he is currently working on an origami book to be published through Origamihouse Japan) and painting.

He works at the MIT Hobby shop, and hopes to continue teaching fine craftsmanship and design in the tradition of his mentors, Ken Stone, Hayami Arakawa, Fred Cote, Toby Bashaw, Mark Belanger, JD Smith (Mass Art) and Jim Kelso (an independent metalworker).