As well as having completed a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Geography, a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Image Arts Photography and a Masters in Fine Arts in Photography, Elaine Chan-Dow has instructed Photography at York University, in addition to hosting her own developed courses.

Her award-winning photographic works have been on display in multiple exhibits throughout Ontario and NYC. You can find her conceptual work at Art Gallery of Hamilton and Arts Interior in Toronto. Her work has also been showcased in magazines and billboards in Canada and in United States. Elaine currently has a studio in the Distillery District, where she both works on her own and commissioned projects as well as instructs photography classes.