Yang Xu(b. 1996, Shandong, China) is Vice Chairman of UK - China Photography Association. Graduated with 1st Class Honours in BA Painting Wimbledon College of Arts (2018) and MA Painting at Royal College of Art (2018-20).

Winner of Barbican Arts Group Trust Artwork Open 2019. Xu has been nominated in many prizes including Contemporary Young Artist (2020), The Signature Art Prize (2019) and she received the Highly Commended award at the Air Gallery Open (2019). Xu was also shortlisted for the Clyde & Co Art Award (2018) and Whitechapel First Thursday University Competition (2017). Xu has contributed to collaborative art projects ‘Imaging Technologies’ With Painting Research at Wimbledon College of Arts at Tate Modern (2017) and ’Here she Comes’ with Monster Chetwynd at Royal Festival Hall (2016).