I-Hsun was educated from preschool to college in Taiwan, and was drawn to art and science at a young age. She attended Taipei Municipal University of Education, and majored in Visual Art to explore the field of fine art. To advance her learning experience in scientific and medical illustration education, I-Hsun attended the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, USA to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Arts, with a Scientific and Preparatory Medical Concentration; she graduated in May 2012.
In August 2013, I-Hsun matriculated into the graduate program in the Department of Art as Applied to Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is currently a candidate for a Master of Arts degree in Biological and Medical Illustration, to be awarded on May 21, 2015. She worked with Dr. Piotr Walczak at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering for her thesis, which is titled: Intraarterial Transplantation of Glial Progenitor to Regenerate Brain Damage Following Radiation Therapy of Brain Tumor: An Animation For Lay Audience And Scientists. This thesis project was sponsored by a Vesalius trust research grant.
Besides working on projects, I-Hsun likes to travel and try food from all different places.