Professionals & Educators
Fine Arts Portfolio Instructor
Vincent (Yunshan) Yang
M.A in Visual Art Administration, NYU
Yang received his master’s degree in Visual Art Administration from NYU and Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art and Finance from the University of Rochester. Yang is an experienced art educational consultant and has been providing art education consulting services to international students for over six years. Through weekly workshops, he helps students to deepen their understanding of their artistic strengths, and matches them with the optimal art programs abroad. His previous students were admitted to outstanding art schools such RISD, SAIC, NYU Tisch, Parsons, and more.
MRes in Filmmaking, Photography & Electornic Arts, University of London
Yao graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London with a master’s degree in Film,making Photography and Electornic Arts. Her photographs have been exhibited at domestic and international photography exhibitions such as the East London International Photography Festival and the Lishui International Photography Festival. During her time in London, she assisted the Sino-British Arts Management Corporation in organizing exhibitions featuring contemporary Chinese artists. Yao hopes to help more students realize their artistic dreams through sharing academic and practical knowledge and experience in the arts.
Link to Yao Wu's personal website: https://www.yaowuphotos.com/
Guest Instructor, Professor at School of Visual Arts
Ziyang Wu is a contemporary artist and currently teaches at School of Visual Arts. He received his MFA from Rhode Island School of Design and his BFA from The Florence Academy of Art. His art has been focused on the micro-alienation phenomenon within contemporary society including the impact of new technology and the Internet on individuals through a combination of video, painting, sculpture, installation, and performance. Wu has shown his work internationally in China, the USA, and Europe. Wu was awarded the Art(ists) on the Verge Fellowship by Northern Lights.mn and the Jerome Foundation in 2017, and the AICAD Teaching Fellowship by Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design in 2016.
Link to Ziyang Wu's personal wesbite: http://ziyangwu.com/