Michelle Yang received her undergraduate art and design education in China. She immigrated to the United States 24 years ago to pursue her graduate degree in Visual Design. After receiving her M.F.A degree in Graphic Design, she worked as a Visual Designer at Elsevier, a world leading publisher. In recent years, she has shifted her focus from Visual Design to Fine Arts, she uses her art works to reflect social changes, political landscape, racial/gender inequality in modern society. Michelle Yang currently lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and son.