AGI Open Rotterdam

24.09.2019

Min Wang (CN)

China Central Academy of Fine Arts

About

Min Wang is Professor at China Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing, Vice Chair of CAFA’s Academic Committee. Min Wang was the Dean of School of Design at CAFA from 2003 to 2016, he was appointed by the Ministry of Education as Chang Jiang Scholars Professor in 2007 and he was Chair Professor at School of Design of Hong Kong PolyU in 2013. Min Wang was council member of Creative Economy, World Economic Forum and he is member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) and was President of AGI China Chapter from 2013 to 2016.

Min was the Design Director for Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Committee from 2006 to 2008. And the founding Director of Art Research Center for Olympic Games at CAFA, under his leadership, the Center had created the medal, the pictogram, the color system, the image and identity guidelines, etc. for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Min was Vice President of ICOGRADA (the International Council of Graphic Design Associations) from 2007 to 2009.  He was the key person for organizing the ICOGRADA World Design Congress 2009 and the founding of Beijing Design Week, now he is the Chair of Academic Committee of Beijing Design Week, and advisory committee member of International Center for Creativity and Sustainable Development under the auspices of UNESCO (ICCSD)

Min Wang is DeTao Master and partner at De Boer & Wang Studio in Shanghai. Min was the Design Director at Square Two Design in San Francisco from 1998 to 2003, he joined Square Two in 1998 after serving 8 years at Adobe as Design Manager, Senior Art Director, Graphic Designer. Min received MFA from Yale University in 1988 and he had been a visiting fellow in Germany. In 1989, he began lecturing in graphic design at Yale University, teaching graduate students until 1997. Min’s work has been exhibited internationally and in the collection of Museums. Square Two Design clients include: Adobe, IBM, Intel, Netscape, and Stanford University.

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