Mary Yang is a designer currently based in Seattle, WA and Boston, MA. She collaborates with cultural and commercial clients on projects relating to music, design, art, and fashion designing identity systems, publications, exhibitions, websites, posters, performances, and programmes. She has worked with the RISD Museum, Brown University, and Victoria's Secret, among others.

She holds an MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design and a BFA in Communication Design from Washington University in St. Louis, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Previously, she worked on the Graphic and Brand Design Team at Victoria’s Secret PINK in NYC and Studio Blue in Chicago, Illinois. She has taught and lectured at the Rhode Island School of Design, University of Washington, and Boston University.

She is available for projects and collaborations. Full CV and work samples available upon request.

Email  mary@openrehearsal.us
Instagram  @marukie



︎Teaching, Lectures, Presentations
           
            2018
Adjunct Professor, Boston University, College of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

            2017
Speaker, Royal Musical Association Study Day on Music and Space as part of the Manchester Theatre in Sound Festival of Electroacoustic Music, University of Manchester, UK

Guest Lecturer & Critic, Publication Design with Jayme Yen, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Instructor, Digital Light Projection: Deconstructing the Screen (self-proposed curriculum with Da Wei), Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Newly Formed with Christopher and Kathleen Sleboda, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

            2016
Guest Critic, Architecture Portfolio Prep with José Menéndez, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Brand Identity and Typography II, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

            2015
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Brand Identity, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI



︎Selected Exhibitions & Awards

            2017
Seattle Design Foundation Grant
Runner-up and Popular Vote Grant

It’s in the Bag*
, RISD Grad Show 2017, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI

RISD Grad Selections Show, Sol Koffler Gallery, CIT/Mason Building, RISD, Providence, RI

Entr’acte, RISD Museum, Providence, RI

            2016
Scoring Sound Gestures in Space, X, Y, and Z: Graphic Design in Space taught by James Goggin, RISD EXPOSÉ, Providence, RI

SeeHER, AIGA Rhode Island, RISD Graphic Design Commons, Design Center, Providence, RI

            2015
ROI: Return on Investment, Design and the Gallery taught by Jiminie Ha, RISD Graphic Design Commons, Design Center, Providence, RI

Dimensions Variable: Graphic Design Triennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI

            2014
CHGO DSGN: Recent Object and Graphic Design (with Studio Blue), Curated by Rick Valicenti, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL



︎Index
© 2017 Mary Yang
Updated Nov. 2017