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Gallaudet alumna and employee Yiqiao Wang completes Minneapolis mural

November 12, 2021

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Yiqiao Wang, ’09, recently designed a mural that graces the side of Periscope corporate headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Periscope is an advertising agency that describes itself as a “visionary independent, full-service agency on a mission to Do Things People Love.” According to the company website, its employees primarily work remotely, and are based in Minneapolis, Chicago, Toronto, Hong Kong, and Delhi. 

Said Wang in her artist’s statement: “I was honored to get the opportunity to work with Periscope, and to learn and be inspired by the beautiful, powerful words from their brief, ‘See the Unseen.’ The concept led me to create the loon bird illustration, using the red-eyed bird that is an iconic image for the state of Minnesota. I illustrated the loon with its full wingspan and body length visible above a lake with waves. There is a sense of its wings spreading movement, including concentric lines, vibrating colors, and geometric shapes that blended to create new patterns on a bold composition.” Wang also noted the central themes of majesty and feminity.

Wang is a senior artist and coordinator of creative design for the Center on Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2). Originally from Beijing, China, she earned her bachelor’s degree at Gallaudet and her master’s degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Her work is on display at the Maguire Welcome Center in the Edward Miner Gallaudet Memorial Building, the Signing Starbucks on H Street Northeast, and a Starbucks store in Austin, Texas, among other places.

12 November 2021

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