92Y Instructor Biography

Lena H Chandhok

Lena H. Chandhok is a Pennsylvania-born, California-raised, Vermont-educated cartoonist who currently resides in Brooklyn. She earned her MFA in comics and sequential art from the Center for Cartoon Studies in 2011. She also holds a BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz. When she’s not teaching, she spends most of her time self-publishing minicomics, although her work has also been featured in publications such as Slate and Story Collider Magazine. Her most recent piece appears in the anthology Anything That Loves: Comics Beyond “Gay” and “Straight”, which debuted at San Diego Comic-Con in 2013.

This instructor is currently teaching the following classes:



Girl Cartoonists / 11-14 yrs

Game Design / 9-12 yrs

Teen Drawing and Painting / 13-17 yrs