Leon Wen Xu is a multimedia artist whose works explores the theme of gentrification. Being from a transcultural background, it allows him to see in a more bi-focal perspective. Born in Zhongshan, China, he moved to San Francisco at the age of 10. In 2014 he relocated to Philadelphia to pursue his arts education. He received a Certificate degree from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 2016 and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from University of Pennsylvania in 2019. He is currently a teaching artist at the Center for Creative Works.