YaYa Yajie Liang (b. 1995, Henan, China) has a BA Fine Art China Central Academy of Fine Arts (2018) and a MA Painting at Royal College of Art (2020). She is doing Ph.D. research at Royal College of Art. YaYa has been shortlisted for The Waverton Art Prize (2022). Recent selected exhibitions include Universe 25, Gillian Jason Gallery, London, UK (2023); BLANK Gallery, Shanghai, China (2023); Machines of Desire, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK (2022); 180 The Strand, London, UK (2022); Southwark Park Galleries, London, UK (2022); Fold Gallery, London, UK (2020); Beacon, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, UK (2020); Unit 1 Gallery, London, UK (2020). YaYa currently lives and works in London, UK and will present her first solo exhibition at Cob Gallery in London, in June 2023.