Jiaming You is a painter who lives and works in Chicago. They are currently pursuing their MFA in Painting and Drawing at SAIC and will graduate in May 2022. They received their BS at UW, Madison double-majoring in Psychology and Art (2018) and Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Painting and Drawing at SAIC (2019). Jiaming is the recipient of the SAIC International Graduate Student Scholarship and Oxbow Merit Scholarship. Jiaming’s work depicts the juxtaposition of physical and mental spaces with various social and psychological topics in contemporary life involved in the discussion. Their work has been shown in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and New York. Outside their studio practices, Jiaming works as a Graduate Curatorial Assistant at the Department of Exhibitions, SAIC since 2020.