他自大專開始學習設計、視覺及電影藝術，並接觸圖像及另類攝影藝術，曾赴倫敦中央聖馬丁藝術與設計學院(Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design)進修相關課程。陳氏曾辦個人展覽，參與多個聯展，創作亦奪得多個國際性藝術獎項，其中包括LICC英國倫敦國際創意大賽、IPA美國國際攝影獎、PX3法國國際攝影比賽、MIFA俄羅斯莫斯科國際攝影比賽等，作品並獲私人收藏。
Max Chan owns a multidisciplinary background and holds a Diploma in Design, a Bachelor's Degree in Cinema & Television, a Certificate in Liberal Studies (Performing Arts), and a MA in Cultural Management. He has extensive working experience in the creative industry, like TV production, creative writing and editing, and cultural management. Recently he works as arts manager of organising arts & cultural projects.
Chan gained formal training in arts and design in the university. He further studied and took course about alternative photography at Central Saint Martins in London. Chan is also an award-winning artist who held solo and joint exhibitions, and received prizes in the London International Creative Competition (LICC), International Photography Awards (IPA), Prix de la Photographie Paris (PX3), Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA), just to name a few. His artworks are owned by private collectors.