Shangning Wang

Arizona State University

New York, NY, USA
Shangning Wang is a graphic designer, an illustrator and a creative outlet, he is focusing on commercial art, typography, illustration, branding, poster design and exhibition design.
He just finished the Master Program at Arizona State University, majoring Visual Communication Design.

In 2015, his poster works were exhibited in many cities around the world, include in Dnepropetrovsk, La Paz, Seoul, Suzhou, Taipei, Sarasota, Bradenton, Phoenix, Trnava, Melbourne, and Lublin.

Studied Visual Communication Design back in China Academy of Fine Arts in his undergraduate years, he studied Interaction Design, Brand Design, Book Design, and Information Graphic Design. He has combined graphic design and drawing in his many projects. It makes his work unique and distinct. Shangning pursued an education career in addition to his studio practice. He had collaborated with fellow designers to found an Art Education Studio in Dalian, China before he went to United States. The studio taught a variety of art and design courses including 2D & 3D Composition, Intro to Graphic Design, and Color Composition.

Shangning enjoys cross-disciplinary learning and working. He would like work and interact with artists, engineers, musicians, and poets so he can get chance to analyze and interpret graphic design from different angles. It is fascinating to move between disciplines. Shangning also likes rational design and experimental design. Shangning aims to push his design far enough so that it can reveal flexibility and relevance to the subject.

Work Experience

UNICEF, United Nations

Graphic Design Consultant

September 2016 - New York, New York, United States

Arizona State University

Teaching Assistant

August 2015 - May 2016 Arizona, United States

Kitchen Sink Studios, Inc. Kitchen Sink Studios, Inc.

Graphic Designer, Intern

June 2015 - Present Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Icograda World Design Congress 2009

Designer

Taking charge of visual identity design for Design As Productive Force
Exhibition.
August 2009 - October 2009 Beijing, China

MORE Design Studio (now Is Named STAND Design Studio)

Designer

A member of color system design team of China Railway Pavilion in World
Expo 2010 Shanghai China
May 2010 - September 2010 Beijing, China

JinShi Art Education Studio

Designer&Teacher&Co-founder

Taking charge of the operation of studio and dealing with all problems
related with art teaching
February 2011 - July 2014 Dalian, China

Dalian Huifeng Museum

Freelancer graphic designer

Mainly responsible for the new branch’s visual identity design.
April 2013 - February 2013 China

Henan Huayu Brother Inc.

Freelancer graphic designer

Mainly responsible for internal graphic design of the working floor and
character design for new cartoons.
February 2013 - August 2012 China

Beijing 010 Art Education Center

Instructor

Taking charge of the subsidiary art education center’s course arrangement.
October 2010 - January 2011 Beijing, China

The CDMP Data Bank

Organizer and volunteer of The CDMP Data Bank Poster Design Competition

Organizer and volunteer of The CDMP Data Bank Poster Design Competition
October 2007 - November 2007 Beijing, China

Education

China Central Academy Of Fine Arts

Bachelor of Art Design

Major: Visual Communication Design GPA: 3.65/4.0
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
July 2012 - September 2007 Beijing, China

Arizona State University

Master of Visual Communication Design

August 2014 - May 2016 Arizona, United States

Languages

Chinese (Native),
English (Fluent),

Awards

Embracing Our Difference

Selection award

2015

CAFA Graduation Project Awards In 2012

Third Prize for Graduation Project in 2012

2012

Creative Quarterly Magazine

Two of my entries in CQ43 has been selected to be in published Issue 43 and their online Gallery. The paper magazine will be published in the next issue of Creative Quarterly due out in Summer 2016.

2016

Poster Selected by The Biennial of Poster Bolivia BICeBé Exhibition

2015

American Advertising Federation (AAF)

AAF District 12 Student ADDY

2015

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Phoenix Student ADDY Silver Awards

2015

8th IDA (International Design Awards)

Honorable Mention Awards 2014

2015

Trnava Poster Triennial

Posters Selected by Trnava Poster Triennial (TPT)(3 poster works / 370 works)

2015

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Finalist

2015

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Phoenix Student ADDY Silver Awards 2015

2016

The Good For Design International Poster Design Competition&Exhibition

Finalist

2015

The ISPB Lublin 2015 Exhibition

Posters Selected

2015

2015 Cow International Design Festival

Nomination Awards (prize 2)

2015

Creative Quarterly

Runner-up in Creative Quarterly 42

2015

Adobe - Design Achievement & MAX Awards

Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2015-Animation
(teamwork project directed by Jake Junjie Zhang)

2015

Poster For Tomorrow

Shortlisted

2015

International Reggae Poster Contest

Honorable Mention

2016

GPSA(Student Government For Arizona State University’s Graduate And Professional Students)

Nominated for the Spring 2016 Graduate and Professional Student Association Teaching Excellence Award

2016

IDA

9th IDA (International Design Awards) Honorable Mention Awards 2015

2016

Ecuador Poster Bienal

Poster selected in the Ecuador Poster Bienal

2016

Adobe - Design Achievement & MAX Awards

Semifinalists in the 2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards (four works selected)

2016

Adobe - Design Achievement & MAX Awards

ADAA 2016 Honorable Mention

2016

Muse Creative Awards

Jury for Muse Creative Awards 2016(Graphic Design & Print).

2016

COW International Design Festival

Jury for COW International Design Festival-COW: ILLUSTRATION 2016

2016

Skills

Draw, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop,