Yuqi Ye is the Summer 2017 Exhibition Design Intern for the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Ye works closely with the Director of Facilities, Installation, and Exhibition Design to create graphic drawings, elevations, floor plans, and virtual 3D models used by curators, visiting and exhibiting artists, and the exhibition designer.

Ye is a second-year MFA student in VCUarts Department of Interior Environments. She graduated from North China University of Technology in 2015 with a degree in interior design. Ye is interested in “green design.” She believes design can help guide people toward better habits and enjoys making more energy-efficient, low-carbon and sustainable designs. As a new member of the ICA team, she hopes to bring warmth and strength to people through design and excellence in art.

Photo: Diego Valdez