Yao Wang was born in Anshan, China, in 1986. He came to Savannah to study photography at SCAD since 2013. Currently. He is an M.F.A candidate in photography at SCAD and going to graduate in the summer quarter of 2019. He is working on his M.F.A thesis project - Edges of Savannah which is a body of work of urban landscape of Southern United States.