Meiyi Yang is a jewelry designer born and raised in Shenzhen, China. She completed her MFA at Rochester Institute of Technology, majoring in Metal and Jewelry Design. Meiyi is dedicated to pursuing her passions in life; she draws inspiration from the minor details that are often missed when living life too fast. Meiyi has a deep interest in fashion and garment design, this allows her to go beyond the traditional metal smith mindset. Fashion allows her to explore new creative boundaries and implement new ideas and concepts within her work. Meiyi firmly believes, “the mind and body are creative platforms that enable expression and growth.” Jewelry design serves as a catalyst to convey Meiyi’s ideologies and development.