Eager Zhang

Assistant Professor | Graphic Design, MFA Graphic Design

Education:

  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Master of Fine Art (Visual Communication Design)
  • Tongji University, Bachelor of Engineering (Media & Communication)

Bio/Affiliation:

Eager Zhang (She/They) is a visual artist and graphic designer. Being brought up as multi-lingual and trained with coding tools in college, they explore among the territory of nature studies, language issues and poetry writing, and expands their practice into printmaking, editorial design, and web architecture. They are the founder of their independent design practice, OmensOmens. 

Awards/Honors:

  • Tokyo TDC, Award of Excellence, 2021(x2), 2020
  • Society of Typography 100', 2019
  • IDA Awards, Gold, Bronze, 2017
    Eager Zhang graphic design: Cards
    Eager Zhang at H&R Block Artspace
    Eager Zhang graphic design: Connect
    Eager Zhang artwork
    Eager Zhang graphic design
     

Portrait photo of Eager Zhang

Professional Accomplishments/Exhibitions:

Publications:

  • Communication Arts Fresh, 2022
  • Creative Review Annual, 2022
  • Slanted #40 : Experimental Typography, 2022
  • It's Nice That, 2021

Clients/Employment History:

Selected clients:

  • GQ Japan (Japan)
  • Crack Magazine (UK)
  • Aston Martin Shanghai (China)
  • Charlotte Street Foundation (Kansas City, MO)
  • Jina Valentine Studio (Chicago, IL)
  • Mark Leibowitz Photography (Los Angeles, CA)