Assistant Professor, Graphic Design
MFA // 2D Design, Cranbrook Academy of Art, 2020
BFA // Book Arts with Honors, Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, China, 2016
Xiaojun Huang is a designer, curator, and educator based in Toledo, Ohio, with ties to Shenzhen, China. She holds a BFA in Book Arts from the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and an MFA in 2D Design from Cranbrook Academy of Arts, providing a solid foundation in artistic expression.
With teaching experience at Creative Studies and Upper Iowa University, Huang’s creative vision extends beyond academia. She served as the gallery director at Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery, curating exhibitions pushing contemporary design boundaries and showcasing emerging artists.
Currently an Assistant Professor at Bowling Green State University, Huang shapes the next generation of designers through innovative teaching methods and research initiatives. Her design practice explores the blending of Eastern and Western cultures, reflected in her typographic graphics and imagery installations that offer unique perspectives and bridge gaps between diverse audiences.
Huang’s research focuses on visual communication and emotional expressions, examining the challenges of work-life balance in modern society. Her work serves as a poignant reflection of the universal experiences the younger generation faces worldwide.