Yefeng Wang is a new media artist. He was born in 1984, in Shanghai, China. He left China for the United States after completing his BFA at Shanghai University, and received his MFA in Art and Technology Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2011. In 2013 he began teaching and building the Digital Media Art program at Rhode Island College as an Assistant Professor. Yefeng is currently based in Providence, RI and New York, and constantly travels back and forth between the United States and his hometown, Shanghai.
Yefeng actively pursues his artistic career in both East and West, and continues to think and work critically across media including Experimental 3D rendering and animation, video installation, virtual reality, and 3D printing. His recent works address issues related to an ecstasy of digital visual culture, a generic predicament of living in an over-speeding society, and his personal predicament of living and working in the Western world as a Chinese. Yefeng has extensive experience exhibiting in venues internationally, which include Co-prosperity Sphere Culture Center (Chicago, IL), El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe (NM), Herald Square (NY, NY), Xuzhou Museum of Art (Xuzhou, China), HEREarts Center (NY, NY), The Museum of Luxun Academy of Art (Shenyang, China), Gene Siskel Film Center (Chicago, IL), Hyde Park Art Center (Hyde Park, IL), Hong Kong Art Projects Gallery( Hong Kong), Between Art Lab (Shanghai, China), etc. He was also a residency artist and juried panel member in NARS Foundation in Brooklyn, NY.