Assistant Professor of Art, Graphic Design
MFA, Rhode Island School of Design; BFA, Washington University in St. Louis, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
Mary Yang is a designer and educator based in Boston, MA. She is the founder of Open Rehearsal, a design practice that works with clients and collaborators in the arts, music, and academia. She joined the faculty of Boston University as an Assistant Professor in 2019, where she teaches in the Graphic Design program. Her recent research and projects explore the relationship between design and music, identity design in public spaces and urban design, exhibition design, and publishing. Collaboration with cultural clients include the RISD Museum, Verso Books, among others. She has exhibited at institutions, lectured and served as guest critic nationally and internationally in the US and UK. Previously, she has taught and lectured at the Rhode Island School of Design and University of Washington and has worked on the graphic and brand design team at Victoria’s Secret PINK in NYC, the University of Washington Press in Seattle, WA, and Studio Blue in Chicago, IL.