Min Wang

After receiving a Master of Fine Arts from Yale University, Professor Min Wang went on to work as a graphic designer at Adobe Systems and then to hold the position as Design Director of Square Two Design in San Francisco for eight years. In 2006 he was appointed Design Director for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. In this role he was responsible for the Look of the Games.

He has also been the Director of the Art Research Center for the Games (ARCOG) at CAFA since 2004. Under his leadership, the Center created the medal, the pictogram, colour system and the image and identity guidelines for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

In 1989, he began lecturing in graphic design at Yale University School of Art, teaching graduate students there until 1997. Professor Min Wang is now the Dean of School of Design at The China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), the most prestigious and influential art school in China. He was appointed by the Ministry of Education in 2007, as the Chair Professor of Chang Jiang (Li Ka Shing Foundation) Scholars and he is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale. He has also been a visiting fellow in Germany at the Akademe der Bildenden Kunste, Munich and Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin and his work has been exhibited internationally.