Q holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Virginia Commonwealth University and an MFA in 2D Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Her work has a focus on printed matter and graphic identities, she has completed a variety of projects. Clients range from independent artists, musicians to brands, schools, and museums. Her work has been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), the Type Directors Club (TDC), and China Graphic Design Association (CGDA). Q has lectured at the Art Center College of Design, Parsons School of Design, and Pratt Institute.

She is currently freelance graphic designer in New York City and the director of design at Maybe Noise in Beijing (remote), worked for Maybe Mars Records/兵马司. She previously worked at McCabe+Various Projects, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy of Art, but is always looking for new collaborations.

Contact her for freelance projects, or just to say hi at qingyuwu at mail dot com. Full CV available on request.


It’s Nice That (UK)
AIGA Eye on Design (US)
AIGA/NY Fresh Grad 2017 (US)
People of Print (UK)
Design Everywhere (SG)
Ficciones Typografika (US)
China Graphic Design Association (CN)
Women of Graphic Design (US)

Cargo Collective (US)
City Like You (UK)
→ Books From The Future (UK)
Bēhance (US)
AIGA Member Gallery (US)


The Inspo Finds Collection I (US)
Creative Direct Mail Design:  
  The Guide and Gallery (HK)

Duotone—Limited Colour Scheme in Graphic Design (HK)
→ The 4th Shanghai Biennial of Asia Graphic Design
  Collection 2017


→ The A' Design Award & Competition 2018 (IT)
  ● Golden A' Design Award Winner,
    Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category 

→ The Young Ones ADC 2018 (US)
  ● Merit Award, Packaging Design
→ A Winner in TDC 64 Communication Design
  Competition 2018 (US)
  ● Certificate of Typographic Excellence

CGDA 2017 Graphic Design Academy Award (CN)
  ● Gold Award, Packaging Design
  Excellence Award, Packaging Design
The 18th Platinum Originality International
  University Students Graphic Design Competition 2017 (CN)
  ● Chen Zhengda’s Judges Choice Award
  ● Bronze Award, Book Design
  ● Excellence Award, Packaging Design

  ● Finalist Award, Poster Design
AIGA/NY Fresh Grad 2017 (US)
The 4th Shanghai Asia Graphic Design Biennial (CN)
  ● Asaba Katsumi’s Judges Choice Award

Aiap Women in Design Award 2017 (IT)
  ● Finalist, Students’ Category x 2
→ Cranbrook Academy of Art Merit Scholarship 2015-16 (US)
  ● Helen R. Griffin Scholarship

→ Virginia Commonwealth University (US)
  ● Dean’s List Commendation 2012-2015


The TDC 64th Awards Exhibition (US, CA, CN, UK,
  FR, DE, ID, IL, JP, PL, RU, KR, ES, TW, TH, VN)
→ The Annual of the Type Directors Club,
  The World’s Best Typography
2018 (US)

Shanghai Biennial of Asia Graphic Design Exhibition
(TW, SH)

→ Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Exhibition 2017-2018 (US)
→ Cranbrook Graduate Degree Exhibition,
  Cranbrook Art Museum 2017 (US)

→ The International Group Exhibition,
  Cranbrook Forum Gallery 2017 (US)

→ Detroit Art Book Fair 2016 (US)

→ Imagine Show, Cranbrook Forum Gallery 2016 (US)

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