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Bianca Ng is a Chinese American designer, artist, and writer. Through visual storytelling, she investigates the Asian American identity, mental health, and vulnerability. Her work has been recognized by the Type Directors Club and featured in People of Craft, Art of Survival and more. Her background is in branding, illustration, and print design, and she's also known for her interdisciplinary personal projects.

In 2017 she founded Take Up Space, a visual storytelling project that celebrates everyday female voices. Currently, she's a Brooklyn-based freelance designer and the creative director of The Cosmos.

Watching: The Good Place

Playlist: yes and no
Podcast: Overshare

b. Edison, NJ
Working and living in Brooklyn, NY

Education
2016    The University of Michigan, BFA in Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI
2015    Central Saint Martins, Integrated Abroad, London, UK

Recognition
2016    The Type Directors Club, Certificate of Excellence
2015    Honorable Mention, Stamps Undergrad Juried Exhibition
2015    The Arts at Michigan Student Mini-Grant

Solo Exhibitions
2018    Defying Dualities, New Women Space, Brooklyn, NY

Group Exhibitions
2018    Women’s Art Collective Artist Showcase, Theaterlab, New York, NY
2018    Womankind Art Exhibit, One Art Space, New York, NY
2018    Art of Survival, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2017    Stamps Alumni Juried Exhibition, Stamps Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2016    Mind Your Head, Slusser Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2015    Stamps Undergrad Juried Exhibition, Slusser Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

Speaking
2018    #TDKTuesdays: the creative process behind Take Up Space, New York, NY
2018    NYC Salon #67: Power of Passion Projects & Taking Up Space, New York, NY
2018    Friends Work Here Happy Hour, Brooklyn, NY

Artist Residency
2018    The Seventh Wave Rhinebeck Residency, Rhinebeck, NY

Interviews/Press/Publications
2018    People of Craft by Amélie Lamont & Timothy Goodman
2018    “Waiting for Us” by Cassandra Lam and Karen Mok, Issue 2: Light & Dark, Slant’d Media
2018    “It’s me, Mom.” by Bianca Ng, Issue 8: Power And, The Seventh Wave
2018    “people making cool things: bianca ng” by Molly Mary O’Brien
2018    “Bianca Ng on art, womanhood, and defying contradictions” by Chery Sutjahjo, The Slant
2017    “A-Magazine: Winter 2018”, Argonaut

Workshops/Events
2019    Co-facilitator, Asian Womxn Rage: A Zine Making Workshop, Brooklyn, NY
2019    Organizer, The Cosmos’ New Year Market featuring Asian women creators, Brooklyn, NY
2018    Facilitator, The Cosmos NY Retreat, Creators Studio: Visual Storytelling Workshop, Catskills, NY
2018    Co-facilitator, A Zine Making Workshop with Femme Mâché & Take Up Space, Brooklyn, NY
2018    Facilitator, Defying Dualities: An evening of female art and conversation, Brooklyn, NY
2018    Co-facilitator, Gendered Contradictions Dinner, Brooklyn, NY

Related Work
2018    Creative Director, The Cosmos
2018    Member, THRIVE art studio mastermind
2017    Founder, Take Up Space
2017    New York City host, The Design Kids
2016    Designer, Alfalfa Studio

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