The creative genius behind Stock Pot Images and Asian Americans for Cannabis Education, Ophelia is guided by one mission: to advocate for the legalization of cannabis and offer truthful reflections of the faces and communities that embrace cannabis. After graduating from the Art Center College of Design in 1989, Chong traveled the world for a few years and found her calling in photography. She began her career as the photographer for David Carson at Raygun Magazine, Sony Music, Mercury, Epitaph and Interview Magazine. She went on to become the creative director at Strand Releasing, distributing over 50 films to the Sundance, Toronto, New York, Venice, Berlin and Outfest film festivals. She moved into the stock and assignment photography business next. Since 1999, she has specialized in marketing and designing for photographers, photography monographs and photography agencies. Ophelia has taught marketing and self-promotion to photography students at the Art Center College of Design since 2010 and has been an art director in the MFA writing program at CalArts since 2008.