Shiya Wu

SHIYA-WU

CRANBROOK ACADEMY OF ART

Stay hungry, stay foolish – Steve Jobs I am always hungry – Shiya Wu Shiya grew up in a place that has lots of great food. She loves art and design, enjoys experimentation and collaboration, and laughs a lot. She finished her BA in Studio Arts with minor in Psychology at Wheaton College in 2015, and completed the Graphic Design Post-Baccalaureate Certificate at MICA in 2016. Shiya’s undergraduate liberal arts background provides a unique interdisciplinary and humanist perspective to her work. Currently, she is exploring the intersection of art and design in the 2D Design MFA program and will graduate this coming May.

WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW?
I was born in Zhejiang, China, and currently live at Cranbrook in Bloomfield Hills MI

LEFTY OR RIGHTY?
Righty

MORNING PERSON OR NIGHT OWL?
Night owl

FICTIONAL OR HISTORICAL CHARACTER YOU IDENTIFY WITH?
Many people said I remind them of Momoko “Maruko” Sakura from the animation Chibi Maruko Chan; she is my sunshine.

FAVORITE MOVIE?
Ashes of Time by Kar-Wai Wong, Fantastic Planet by René Laloux, and The Fall by Tarsem Singh

FAVORITE TV SHOW TO BINGE WATCH?
The Adventure of DJ Hungry

FAVORITE TYPE OF MUSIC?
It’s really depends. Right now I like DJ Hungry’s music the best

FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM?
I don’t have a favorite

FAVORITE FINE ARTIST?
I admire many but have no favorite

LAST BOOK YOU READ?
Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art

FAVORITE CHARITY/CAUSE?
Organizations working on gender issues

FAVORITE FREE TIME ACTIVITY?
Eating

IF YOU WERE NOT A DESIGNER…?
Fine artist, soap opera screenwriter, psychologist, DJ

A MANTRA OR SAYING YOU LIVE BY?
Keep it real
STWP: 69

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